Events Volunteer - Gung-Ho Leeds - Saturday 19th May 2018

Temple Newsam, Leeds
06 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours

Candlelighters provides financial, emotional and practical support to every family affected by childhood cancer in Yorkshire.

Gung-Ho Leeds is a 5K Fun Run involving the world largest inflatable obstacle course. We have got an amazing team of runners talking part in the event to raise money for Candlelighters. We are looking for an equally fantastic team of volunteers to help make the day really fun and exciting and a huge success for everyone involved.

Activities may include:

  • Race Volunteering - helping the race organisers to ensure the event runs smoothly including
    • Marshalling/ helping to guide participants and supporters along the course
    • Giving out water, headbands, certificates etc
  • Cheering-  wearing our T-shirts, banging our cheering sticks and making lots of noise to help encourage and motivate our amazing runners
  • Charity Village Volunteers – helping to set up our stall, meeting and greeting runners and supporters, giving out snacks and refreshments and selling merchandise
  • Photography – taking photo of participants and volunteers for use on our website / social media /publicity materials

We Are Looking For Volunteers Who:

  • Are fun and friendly
  • Have lots of energy and enthusiasm
  • Have great communication and people skills
  • Can work well as part of a team
  • Can follow written instructions
  • Are prepared to volunteer outside and be on their feet for long periods of time
  • Are flexible and willing to volunteer in different roles, as required
  • Are 18+ years old (cheerers can be under 18, but will need to be accompanied by an adult).


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