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Cheer Squad Volunteer Great North Run

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Research UK

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

Are you looking for a new volunteering opportunity? Volunteering with Alzheimer's Research UK is a great way to enhance your CV, meet new people and gain a new experience whilst supporting our mission to find a cure for dementia.

Join us at the Great North Run by signing up to our Cheer Squad near Temple Memorial Park, South Shields.

170 of our incredible supporters are taking part in the Great North Run this year. Runners will tackle a half marathon from Newcastle to South Shields raising vital funds for dementia research. Your support and encouragement will get them across the finish line. We will see all the runners at mile 9.5!

What: Cheering, clapping, photography, and enthusiasm!

Where: Near Temple Memorial Park, Corner of John Reid Rd & Whiteleas Way, NE34 8QN

When: Sunday 8th September 2024, 10am -4pm (or however much time you can spare!)

Alzheimer's Research UK will reimburse reasonable out of pocket expenses such as travel, within agreed guidelines.

To find out more about the role, please read the Role Description: https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Cheer-Squad.pdf

To registerto volunteer, please visit:www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/volunteering/cheer-squads/ and select 'SUN 8 SEPT - South Shields, Great North Run’ from the list when prompted.

We’ll provide you with all the materials you might want on the day including tambourines, whistles, accessories and a fantastic t-shirt!

Being a Cheer Squad volunteer is a great opportunity to:

  • Volunteer alongside your friends and family at a fantastic event.
  • Give back to your local community.
  • Meet new people, who may have similar experiences to you.
  • Gain experience of charity events management.
  • Contribute volunteering hours to your course or studies.
  • Build confidence by volunteering in a team with dozens of other volunteers.
  • Support a cause that is relevant to you - one in two people know someone affected by dementia.
  • Become part of the Alzheimer’s Research UK volunteering community, with other opportunities available to you.

Encourage your friends and family to come too!

If you have any questions please contact the volunteering team by email: volunteer@alzheimersresearchuk.org or telephone 0300 111 5555.

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About Alzheimer's Research UK


3 Riverside, Granta Park, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB21 6AD, GB

Mission Statement

Our vision is a world where people are free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia. We believe in the power of research to change the future. We’re striving for a cure, by revolutionising the way we treat, diagnose and prevent dementia.


Alzheimer’s Research UK are the leading dementia and Alzheimer's disease research charity. Without effective treatments, one in three children born today will die with dementia. Today, there are no dementia survivors but research can change this. We are dedicated to causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, uniting the big thinkers in the field and funding the innovative science that will deliver a cure.


Health & Medicine
Sports & Recreation
Community, Health & Medicine, Sports & Recreation


Sun Sep 08, 2024
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


South ShieldsNE34 8QNUnited Kingdom



  • Fundraising


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Sunday 8th September 2024, 10am -4pm (or however much time you can spare!)

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