Volunteer with IFT

Volunteering with the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is about more than just getting involved. It’s about learning, collaborating, and supporting a global community that is working together to help feed the planet safety, nutritiously, and sustainability. Help advance the future of food and the food innovation profession. Get involved today. Learn more

Volunteers

2000+

volunteer opportunities available
Country facts

24

countries represented
Hours served

400K

hours served annually

Top 3 Reasons Why IFT Members Volunteer

  • Expand professional and personal network
  • Develop Leadership and communication skills
  • Contribute to the profession

Volunteer Locally

IFT Regional Sections are a great way to volunteer in your local area. Learn more.

Find the Volunteer Role That’s Right for You

Get involved to help shape scientific programming, recognize leaders by serving as an award juror, or change the life of an aspiring food scientist by awarding scholarships. 

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Make an impact in your area of expertise!

Volunteering for one of IFT’s 24 Topical Divisions is a great way to take an active part in shaping the future of food in your area of expertise.

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