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Checkpoint Volunteer - Pedal to the Pier - Saturday 14th September

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Advertising End Date:
13 Sep 2019
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Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. We want to see a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

We are determined to achieve this by changing attitudes, providing services and influencing those who can help us change the lives of people with a learning disability.

For more information about what is a learning disability click here

Volunteering with Mencap is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.

Job Advert
We are looking for a team of volunteers to support a fundraising bike ride from Manchester to Blackpool, called Pedal to the Pier, on Saturday 14th September.
You will be Checkpoint Volunteer or a Marshal at various points along the route, where you will look after our checkpoints, hand out refreshments to our fundraisers, point them in the right direction and cheer them on! We are looking for volunteers at the following checkpoints at the following times: 
  • Drinkwater Park car park, Salford. 7am to 9:30am
  • Firwood Paints car park, Bolton. 8am to 11am.
  • Great House Barn, Rivington. 9am to 12:30pm
  • Cuerden Valley Park Wigan Road carpark, Preston. 10am to 2:30pm.
  • UCLAN Final Whistle Café, Preston. 11am to 4pm.
  • Lytham St. Anne’s Bath Street carpark. 12:15pm to 6pm.
  • Blackpool Tower Festival Headland. 12:30pm to 7pm 
You will be given a volunteer briefing in advance and are welcome to bring friends and family members with you.
For more information, please click on the Role Profile button below.
  • The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a diverse team
  • An introduction to Mencap
  • The opportunity to learn new skills
  • To feel appreciated and valued for my contribution
  • Full support from Daisy, your local area fundraising manager