Event Volunteers - Brighton Half Marathon

Volunteers needed for RISE at the Brighton Half Marathon Sunday 26th February 2017

Brighton Half Marathon Volunteers

Department: Fundraising

Place of Role: Marine Parade, nr. Sussex Square 

Hours of Role: 07:00 - 12:00 Sunday 26th Feb.

Reporting to: Fundraising Manager

The organisation will reimburse reasonable travel expenses. Where a volunteer works more than five hours in any one day a lunch allowance of up to £3.50 will be provided.

Sign up here!

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Moving water from stock position to delivery position.
  • Opening bottles in preparation where required.
  • Picking up empty bottles/cups dropped by the runners.
  • Cheering RISE runners as they come to the water tables.
  • Handing out water refreshment to all runners as they pass by.
  • Representing RISE by wearing a RISE high viz. 
  • Answering occasional questions from the general public. 

PERSONAL SKILLS & QUALITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to focus at all times within an environment that can be quiet and suddenly very active.
  • Awareness and support of the team you are working with.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • This is a physical role with a fair amount of lifting.  Good fitness levels are required.                          
  • Ability to understand and work with confidential data;
  • Ability to be flexible and work according to the needs of the team;
  • At all times you will be expected to protect the safety and security of services, service users, staff, volunteers and buildings, and the confidentiality of records and other information
  • Acknowledge and actively support the rights of women, children and young people who have experienced domestic violence.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A great sense of team work, feeling part of a great event, supporting RISE.
  • An early start, and experiencing Brighton without traffic.
  • Refreshments will be freely available, together with a RISE goody bag.
  • Comprehensive induction and training to perform your role effectively.
  • Volunteer pack is issued to each volunteer prior to the event, with an on the morning briefing.
  • We will reimburse reasonable travel expenses.
  • Where a volunteer works more than 5 hours in any one day a lunch allowance of up to £3,50 will be reimbursed.

To register interest please use the email form below.