Become a part of our Post Race Squad

About the role:

Every year, hundreds of runners and cyclists take part in challenge events to help us grow the number of dementia specialist Admiral Nurses. We want to give them a huge congratulations and appreciation at the end of their event, and we need volunteers to help us.

Availability/Hours:

Weekend work – between 2.5 – 4 hours

Locations:

London, Brighton, Newcastle, Birmingham, Cardiff

To see the even locations and dates of all our events please click here

Full role description:

About the team:

Dementia UK have a dedicated events team that manage our third-party events. We recruit and support those who have chosen to take on a physical challenge to support Dementia UK.

Benefits of volunteering:
  • Gain new skills
  • Expand your network
  • Giving back
  • Being a part of a community
Volunteer Tasks:

Join Dementia UK staff and volunteers at our post-race location to congratulate our amazing runners and cyclists

Help take photos with racers holding their well-deserved medal

If a massage therapist is present, help us keep track of who’s next in line

Help to hand out refreshments

Meet participants’ family members and friends who have come to congratulate their loved ones. They may want to talk about their experiences with dementia and explain why their loved one has taken on their challenge for Dementia UK

Talk about Dementia UK and our Admiral Nurse services to friends, families, and anyone who would like to know more. We will offer guidance on this

Skills and Experience:

No experience necessary, we ask that you are enthusiastic and enjoy meeting and talking to new people.

Additional information:

Access to a car / good transport links

Required to stand for long periods of time

I loved volunteering at post-race, it’s so much fun meeting the supporters and congratulating them for their achievements. There is always such a buzz and the excitement from everyone is infectious – Lucy