Title: Cheer Point Volunteer

Department: Fundraising      

Role Summary: We are looking for warm, friendly volunteers who can energise our cheer points at events. By joining our cheer point team, you’ll be helping to motivate our runners to make it round the course while being in an ideal location to soak up the amazing event day atmosphere. Please sign up and help support our team.

Terms: 4-6 hours depending on the event.


Great North Run (Newcastle) – 11 September

London Marathon (London) – 2 October

Royal Parks Half Marathon (London) – 9 October

The Charity is committed to creating a safe and welcoming atmosphere for everyone, and one that challenges all forms of oppression or discrimination including those based on age, gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity leave, disability, race (which includes nationality, citizenship, ethnic or national origins), religion/faith or belief, sexual orientation (collectively known in law as the ‘protected characteristics’), as well as any oppression or discrimination based on other physical characteristics or impairments, occupation, income, wealth, or unrelated criminal convictions.

Essential Skills Required:

  • A friendly and approachable personality
  • Lots of enthusiasm and a big smile.

Support Given       -        Staff on site to support and brief you on the day.

  • A written brief with detailed instructions before the event.
  • Everything you need to cheer on our participants from bang- bang sticks and pom poms through to whistles.
  • A Child Bereavement UK branded volunteer t- shirt
  • Refreshments on the day.

What you’ll get out of the experience

  • Meet new people and make a huge difference to our runners by supporting them to reach the finish line.
  • Enjoy the friendly and exciting atmosphere and get a great view of the race.
  • Support Child Bereavement UK fundraisers who are taking on a challenge to raise vital funds, helping us to support bereaved children, parents and families to rebuild their lives.

 Key Working Relationships - Fundraising Team 

Terms and Conditions

This job profile is not intended to be a complete list of duties and responsibilities but is a guide for information. It may be reviewed and changed in the light of the evolving needs of the Charity and as part of the volunteer’s development. Any changes will be made following discussion with the post holder.

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