Race for Life - Volunteer Application

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Event details

If the event is less than 4 days away, it won't appear in the list view above, but you can still volunteer by emailing your contact details and the event you would like to volunteer at to volunteering@cancer.org.uk.

Other opportunities in your area

Sign up to volunteer for Cancer Research UK at a variety of major sporting events in your area.

Other opportunities in your area

Sign up to volunteer for Cancer Research UK at a variety of major sporting events in your area.

Personal details

You need your parent or legal guardian’s legal permission to volunteer.

If you’re under 16 this form must be filled out by your parent or legal guardian, or an adult over the age of 18 who has the consent of your parent or legal guardian, and they must accompany you on the day.

Contact details

If you don't have an email address , please check if you can use your partner's or friend's email, so we can send you a confirmation email after you've signed up to volunteer with us.

Emergency contact details

Please provide us with details of who to contact in case of an emergency at the event

Application details

It may help us place you in a role most suited to you if you can tell us about any previous experience in a similar role or event. (max 500 characters)

Organisation details

If you are volunteering as part of an organisation, please enter their details here

If you are representing an organisation or a group of volunteers, please discuss the size of your group with your Area Event Manager who will contact you after registration. All members of your organisation or group, aged 18 or over, should either register online or complete a volunteer registration form at the event.

Join us

Help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Hear about our latest breakthroughs, campaigns and how you can help support our life-saving work. We may contact you by post or phone unless you select ‘no’ below.

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You can change your mind at any time by contacting us on 0300 123 3379 or preferences@cancer.org.uk or via this form.

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To make our fundraising efforts targeted and effective and understand how much you may be able to give, we may research you using publicly available sources.

We may try to obtain up-to-date contact details for you using external sources if you move house, so that we can stay in touch.

Criminal convictions

Please select ‘yes’ if you have any criminal convictions which are not yet spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are not sure whether your convictions are spent, guidance can be found here. If you have an unspent conviction, it doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t volunteer with Cancer Research UK but we’ll need to consider it when reviewing your application. If you fail to disclose an unspent conviction, or provide false or misleading information, we may withdraw any volunteering opportunity.

Skills pack

If you'd like to develop your skills through volunteering, you'll be sent a Skills Pack via email. The Skills Pack is a helpful guide and place for you to log your objectives, learnings, skills and achievements from your time volunteering. Your Volunteer Manager can also support you to achieve your skills development goals.

Personal declaration

By submitting this form, I agree to abide by the principles outlined in the volunteering declaration and the welcome to volunteering booklet.