Each year over 700,000 people join the fight against cancer by taking part in an event and fundraising in aid of Cancer Research UK, they can't cross the finish line without the passion and energy of an amazing team of volunteers, like you!
Be a part of something special. Support participants at one of our biggest series of fundraising events, which has raised over £500 million since it first began. Come and be a part our Race family! Helping us set up and support our racers around the course, or handing out medals at the finish line, we'll find the right activity for you.
Event Day Volunteer – Pretty Muddy Manchester – Saturday 16th July 2022
(Approx 8.30am – 3.30pm)
Event Day Volunteer – Race For Life Manchester – Sunday 17th July 2022
(Approx 8.00am – 12.30pm)
400,000 participants across the UK are limbering up to join the fight against cancer, but they can’t cross the finish line without the passion and energy of Event Day volunteers like you. Our events raise an incredible £40million each year and this funds our researchers who are working hard to make sure 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034.
Whether you want to help at our Race for Life 5k, 10k or Pretty Muddy event, bring your energy, smiles and passion and let’s beat cancer together.
What you'll be doing
As an event day volunteer, you'll be getting hands-on to help deliver some of our great events and provide a fantastic experience. No two events are the same, but you could find yourself doing some of the below activities, all of which play an important part*:
This is just a sneak peak of some of the ways you'll be involved and is not an exhaustive list. No matter what you do you’ll know you are making a huge difference to those taking part in our amazing events.
What kind of person we are looking for:
We’re on the lookout for individuals and groups who are
At Cancer Research UK we value diversity. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse volunteer community will help us to beat cancer.
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