COVID Volunteer Update
NSW and ACT
Thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic! Every day we are able to deliver good food to people in need thanks to your tireless dedication and effort. We understand that COVID restrictions and advice change rapidly, so we’ve put together this page to answer some of the most frequently asked questions. If your question isn’t answered by this page, you can contact us at [email protected]
Sydney Emergency Response Volunteering FAQ’s
Anyone who has previously registered to become an emergency response volunteer is welcome to come along to any emergency response activities where there is space available on your personal calendar. At this time, we are not accepting new applications for Emergency Response volunteers, and we ask that you do not bring any unregistered friends or family along to shifts with you.
Sydney COVID-19 FAQ’s
Yes, all volunteers regardless of activity must complete their regular surveillance testing.
Your authorised worker letter was sent in the email you received after submitting your application, and is also sent in your weekly volunteer newsletter.
If you live in Sydney, you are allowed to volunteer at OzHarvest as an authorised worker regardless of which Sydney LGA you live in. The work we carry out falls under the NSW Government definition of “health care and social assistance”.
No. If you live outside of Sydney, you cannot travel into Sydney to volunteer. For those live in the NSW Government recently termed Greater Sydney (Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Shellharbour, Wollongong), please do not travel to metropolitan Sydney to volunteer.