Virgin Money London Marathon Volunteer

18 Jun 2020
16 Jul 2020
Part Time
Contract Type

Virgin Money London Marathon Volunteer

We’re looking for Cheer Squad volunteers to provide a great atmosphere for all at the Virgin Money London Marathon, spurring on supporters towards the finish line!

Location: London

Dates: 4th October2020 – Please note, this event is currently scheduled to go ahead as planned. Due to COVID-19 dates for events are subject to change. We will endeavour to inform you of any changes to any events/activities we are involved in as soon as possible

Time: For this event, all it takes is a few hours of your time to support the runners. Becoming a Cheer Squad Team Leader would involve committing time in the lead up to the event and being present from start to finish

The opportunity:

The Virgin Money London Marathon is a truly iconic event welcoming tens of thousands of runners and many more supporters each and every year. An occasion not to be missed, this is your chance to witness the collective spirit across an entire city. With hundreds running in support of Alzheimer’s Research UK, we need your amazing support to help cheer them on towards the historic finish line at The Mall.

As a Cheer Squad volunteer you will be:

  • Looking out for the team on the course
  • Cheering throughout the event, with an extra special cheer for #TeamARUK participants!
  • Distributing merchandise
  • Setup and takedown of flags and banners

The benefits:

By volunteering as Cheer Squad you’ll be part of a worldwide movement to defeat dementia. You will also benefit from:

  • Gaining insight into the charity sector and how sporting events are managed
  • The opportunity to meet new people
  • Gaining new experiences for career development
  • An opportunity to spur on runners which is invaluable!

About you:

You do not need to have previous volunteering experience, ideally you will bring with you the following skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • A commitment to be bold, loud and orange!
  • Enthusiasm and passion!

If this sounds like you and you’re looking for an opportunity that is fun and rewarding, then apply today!

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