Get involved

There are so many ways for you to get involved with IFST. Whether you are an experienced food professional or a recent graduate, you can become an IFST volunteer and help shape the future of the profession. Volunteering with IFST provides a fantastic way to gain valuable experience, hold leadership roles, network with other food professionals, and of course, make a positive impact on the Institute.

Here are some of the ways you can get involved with IFST:

  • Join a Committee
  • Write an article for one of our specialist areas or 'Food Science and Technology'
  • Join a special interest group
  • Join a Branch or Hub
  • Help us plan an event
  • And more..

For those of you who already volunteer with us, you can find guidance for planning events and other activities, as well as templates for flyers and other communications.

For those of you who would like to get involved, check out our latest volunteering opportunities.