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Shelter – Event Volunteer (Urban Rush 2018)

Details of the Charity:

Shelter is a registered charity that campaigns to end homelessness and bad housing in England and Scotland.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

Urban Rush is a unique new London event created by Shelter. 2018 will be its third year, and will see 750 runners take on 15 miles across London, starting in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and finishing in Putney to raise £200,000 to help families in Britain facing bad housing and homelessness.

We are looking for enthusiastic, hands on race makers to help make the event run smoothly and make it a day to remember for our amazing runners.

Events like this simply can’t happen without the dedication and support of on the day volunteers.

When: Sunday 7th October 2018

Locations: East, Central or West London

Time commitment: Three-hour shifts between 7.30am and 2pm depending where you’re based

What will you be doing?

We will have plenty of roles to fill across London for those who want to be part of this exciting event. You’ll be positioned in a set zone with a Team leader on hand and receive a full brief beforehand, along with a contact number for the day.

The roles available are:

  • Start Marshals
  • Event Stewards
  • Water Marshals
  • Side-line Supporters
  • Medal Givers

Skills Required:


Additional Benefits:

  • Event management skills
  • All hours volunteered will be added on your H.E.A.R – which goes on your permanent university record
  • Hours volunteered will contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invitation to the annual Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony in May
  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?