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Volunteer at the Cancer Research UK Shine Night Walk!


First exciting one-off volunteering opportunity is just around the corner. We are looking for enthusiastic helpers for the Cancer Research UK Shine Night Walk. 

Shine Night Walk is a 10k night walk through the city helping to raise money for life-saving cancer research. 




What is the role? 

There’s a huge variety of opportunities including: 

Course Volunteer/Cycle Team Volunteer - direct and motivate walkers through the night. You'll be instrumental in ensuring that participants complete the course safely, as well as offering friendly and much needed words of encouragement. 

Pit stop Volunteer -  there will be pit stops along the course to allow walkers to get refreshments, take a toilet break and have a moment to take in those iconic sights at night. You will help to hand out snacks, offer bottles of water, and manage queues so nobody has to wait too long.

Venues Volunteer -  helping with a variety of tasks; from putting up marquees, handing out vital items like course maps and those all important medals, helping to run our bag drop service, cheering walkers from the start line and finally supporting them to get home safely. 

Driver Volunteer -  put your driving skills to good use by driving the event's welfare and medical support vehicles, as well as operating the essential Bag Drop service to keep walkers’ valuables safe.


Why you should do it?

  • You will be part of a team that has helped raised £88,000 for Cancer Research UK. You are helping to beat cancer.
  • It is only a few hours of commitmment on the 28th of September, main times are 5.30pm - 11pm. 
  • You will gain all the briefing and training on the night and be fully supported. 
  • You will develop your team working and organisational skills and gain valuable work experience!


To learn more about the roles and to sign up to volunteer, please click the link below and we will be in contact with more information.

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