We are looking for warm, friendly volunteers with the ability to energise our cheer points at events. By joining our cheer point team, you’ll be helping to motivate our runners to make it around the course. You’ll also have a great view of the event and the chance to soak up the amazing atmosphere. Please sign up and help support our team.


4 to 6 hours.

Great North Run (Newcastle): 10 September 2023

Essential skills required   

  • A friendly and approachable personality
  • Plenty of enthusiasm

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 with bang-bang sticks, pom-poms and 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.
  • Cheering on 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, when a child grieves or when a child dies.

Key working relationships
Fundraising Team 

Equality and diversity
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.

We encourage diversity and equality in all our volunteer roles. If you have a disability or additional need and would like to discuss this with us prior to signing up, please email: [email protected] to see how we can support you. 

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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