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London Marathon Event Day Volunteer

Opportunity details

  • Westferry Station or Mansion House Station, London , London
  • Weekdays, Weekends
  • Charity shop
  • Customer service, Team work

Minimum time commitment: 1 hour

Be part of the world’s most iconic marathon and help cheer #TeamScope runners at the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3 October 2021. Help us to motivate the incredible runners who are running and fundraising to help create a fairer society for disabled people. 

Key skills you'll gain 

  • Experience in events logistics
  • Experience as part of a fundraising team

Why we need you

After more than 2 years without the London Marathon, the streets of London will once again come alive on Sunday 3 October. This will be the first major fundraising event Scope will deliver in over 18 months and we can’t wait to get back out there and support our amazing runners. Many of them have been training and fundraising for over two years for this day!

So, we’re creating the ultimate cheering team and are looking for enthusiastic, friendly, and outgoing people to join us at our cheerpoint. We need cheers, whooping and words of encouragement to shout at our amazing runners as they whizz by our cheerpoints.  Your role will help keep our runners going onto the finish line and make them feel super proud of what an amazing thing they’re doing for disabled people and their families. We’ll have music, banners, flags and you’ll get a free Scope t-shirt.

Where and when 


Sunday 3 October 2021

Mile 14.75 by Westferry Station, from 11.30am to 3pm


Mile 23.5 near Mansion House Station, from 12pm to 5pm

It would be fantastic if you’re able to volunteer for the full shift, but if you can’t then we’d be grateful for any time you’re able to give.

How we will support you 


We will ensure you have sufficient travel plans to and from the event, as well as some information about the event logistics and what we'd like you to do. On the day, we will be on hand to support you, answer any questions and ensure you are getting the most from your day out.

Inclusive adjustments will be made for anyone with accessibility requirements who wish to get involved.

What we are looking for 


We're looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic, friendly and ready to be the loudest and proudest cheerers on the course! No experience necessary.

What else you will gain 

  • A fantastic viewing point in the world’s most iconic marathon
  • A fun day out in London
  • The chance to meet new people
  • The opportunity to volunteer in a group with friends and family, if you wish
  • Satisfaction knowing you've made a big difference to our runners and helped make their day extra special


Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Scope is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and wellbeing of children and adults at risk, whether receiving services or being staff or volunteers. We expect all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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