Richmond Fruit Recovery Program Volunteer Application Form
Join us in reducing food waste and getting fresh fruit into the hands of those who need it.  We collect fruit from homeowners and split the harvest three ways: with the homeowner,  the volunteers, and the Food Bank.  It's win-win-win!

Gleaning Captain
Gleaning Captains will lead fruit picks. They will be responsible to pick up tools and equipment prior to the pick, orient and supervise the fruit gleaners, record fruit pick data, and deliver fruit to a community partner organization. Gleaning Captains must pass a criminal record check, have valid standard first aid, and have access to a vehicle that can carry fruit.  We are looking for a commitment of  1-4 days each month from May to October. They will get to take home some fresh fruit for their efforts.

Fruit Gleaner
Fruit Gleaners will help pick fruit from fruit trees throughout Richmond. They must be punctual and able to follow instructions given by their Gleaning Captain. They will also get to take home some fresh fruit for their efforts. 

Email address *
First name *
Your answer
Last name *
Your answer
Cell phone number *
Your answer
I am interested in volunteering as a Gleaning Captain (harvesting fruit, supervising volunteers, representing RFSS in the community). *
I am interested in volunteering as a Fruit Gleaner (harvesting fruit with guidance from a Gleaning Captain) *
Are you over the age of 18? *
Are you physically able to work outside and lift heavy boxes?
Do you have a driver's license?
If answered "yes" above: do you have access to a reliable vehicle? Note Gleaning Captains must have access to a vehicle that can carry fruit.
Do you have valid first-aid certification within the last three years? This is mandatory for Gleaning Captains.
Have you recently had a criminal record check done? They are free for volunteers and will be required for all Gleaning Captains. *
What languages other than English do you speak?
Your answer
Please indicate your availability for volunteering throughout the season:
Picks will only be scheduled for Thursdays (4-6 pm) and Saturdays (11-1 pm). We are working with the Richmond Food Bank and have to be able to drop off the fruit when they are open.
In a few sentences, tell us why you would be great at this role.
Your answer
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Richmond Fruit Recovery Program!
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