London, Greater London
Job description

Volunteer with Shelter at Urban Rush London 2019


Shelter’s Urban Rush is back and with it we are looking for enthusiastic, hands on volunteers to help the event run smoothly and make it a day to remember for our amazing runners.

Urban Rush is a unique running event created by Shelter. 2019 will be its fourth year and will see 600 runners take on 15 miles across London, starting at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford and finishing in Putney to raise £185,000 to help families in England facing bad housing and homelessness.

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


The Event

Date: Sunday 6th October 2019 

Locations: East, Central and West London

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


What will you be doing?

We 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 Shelter Team leader on hand and receive a full brief beforehand. Some of the roles available are:

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

Roles will be allocated at random and all volunteers will receive an Urban Rush volunteer top to wear on the day.

More about Shelter

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Posted on: 05 July 2019
Closed date: 25 September 2019
Tags: Fundraising