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Great North Run - Cheer Team volunteers

Description of what will be involved: 

Alzheimer's Society will have a number of people kindly running the Great North Run in the groups name to raise some funds.

In order to cheer these runners on the group are looking for volunteers who will help to demonstrate to them how much their hard work is appreciated.

The main volunteers that will be recruited will form the cheer team and will be based at one of the two cheer buses along the route of the Great North Run.  These will be at 5 miles at Heworth and 12.5 miles at South Sheilds in the race. 

Volunteers will need to give a commitment of 2 - 4 hours starting either at 11:00am or 12:00pm on Sunday 8th September 2019

Volunteers will be provided with cheer items and a volunteer t-shirt to wear on the day.  The main role will involve cheering the Alzheimer's society runners on as they pass.

By taking part in this role and comitting your time you will play your part in helping to beat dementia. .  


Does opportunity require DBS check?: 
Additional Information: 

If you are interested in this volunteer role please email volunteering@gateshead.gov.uk 

Takes place on: 
2- 4 hours starting from 11:00am or 12:00pm
Opportunity start date: 
8th September 2019
Opportunity end date: 
Monday, 9 September, 2019
Contact Person: 
Kate Marshall
Contact details: 

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