Sign up to volunteer at our outdoor events

Event volunteers are essential to the success of our big fundraising days like the Virgin Money London Marathon. Without you, we wouldn’t be able to provide the level of support we do to our amazing supporters. 

Our volunteers play a vital role in making events a massive success and we have opportunities to suit everyone:

  • handing out medals and goody bags
  • being part of a cheer squad
  • helping with on the day administration
  • managing a refreshment point at a post-race reception 
  • marshalling a route

Please remember that it does not matter if you can attend the events for a few hours or the whole day – every minute you give will help us raise vital funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Our participants will rely on you for motivation so all we ask is that you are enthusiastic and that you enjoy your time at the event.

Two to three weeks before the big day, we'll email you a full overview of the event with all the information you will need for the day. You'll also have access to our event volunteers Facebook group

Please note that we do not reimburse travel expenses for event volunteers. You need to be 16 years old or over to apply for one of these opportunities.

If you have any questions about volunteering with us, please email volunteering@gosh.org.

Please select the event(s) you would like to volunteer at.
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