The Color Run

We need a range of volunteers to help us run this fun event!
Volunteers are at the heart of our event and your hard work and smiling faces makes this The Happiest 5k on the Planet.
– Pre-Race Morning 12.30-7pm: you will help all of our color runners find their way to The Color Run and get them excited about what awaits..!

General Helpers 2-7pm: you guys are agreeing to arrive 2 hours before the race and go wherever you are most needed. You are amazing. Like super hero kind of amazing.

Course Marshalls 2-7pm: you want to watch everyone run around covered in color and cheer them on. You will make sure nobody gets lost. You are a very important person.

Color Zone 2-7pm: you are agreeing to working in one of our four on-course color zones. You will receive specific instruction. You will get really dirty. And you will look glorious when it”s all over.

All volunteers will receive t-shirts, snacks, drinks, up to £20 of travel expenses, a really great day out and as it”s an afternoon start, volunteers get a lie in!

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A new Sports Events opportunity has been added to Manchester VSB by Sporting Equals, starts 06 July 2013

Your role will be to help in Sport Zone this will consist of, attracting people to the sport zone, helping people play sport, giving out goodie bags, offering advice and various other tasks. This will be a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for sport. It will also be a good chance to work with national governing bodies of sport such as The FA, ECB, LTA.
Volunteers don’t need any specific qualifications but a passion for sport will be great. It’s going to be a great day.

Volunteers can choose how many hours they volunteer on each day and will be discussed when contact by Sport Equals staff.

Placement offered by Sporting Equals

Contact – Umar Ahmed

Phone – 07920759770

Location – Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, Manchester

Postcode – M145LL

Start Date – 06 July 2013

End Date – 07 July 2013

Minimum age – 16

Required Qualification – None

Duties – Assisting

A new BMX Racing opportunity has been added to Manchester VSB by Manchester BMX Club, starts 27 June 2013

to assist Manchester BMX club with this National event. This event is part of the National Series. Thursday is fully set-up day, volunteers need to be able bodied and willing to assist the club in all parts of setting-up event.
Friday is practice day but also final day of set up which will including car parking, the camp site, registration, refreshment making, programme selling.
Sunday is day two of the event this day is hands on on many jobs including car parking, marshalling, event information, making refreshments for the volunteers and on site staff, there will be jobs to do as and when the days go along at times jobs will dry up and the volunteers will be allowed to watch the racing.
Saturday is day one of the event this day is hands on on many jobs including car parking, marshalling, event information, making refreshments for the volunteers and on site staff, there will be jobs to do as and when the days go along at times jobs will dry up and the volunteers will be allowed to watch the racing. On this day we will be packing event as well.

Placement offered by Manchester BMX Club

Contact – Mike McDonagh

Phone – 07842 671200

Location – Manchester BMX Track, Platt Fields Park, Mabfield Road Entrance, Fallowfield, Manchester

Postcode – M146LN

Start Date – 27 June 2013

End Date – 30 June 2013

Minimum age – 16

Required Qualification – None

Duties – Stewarding

A new Running opportunity has been added to Manchester VSB by Sports Tours International, starts 14 July 2013

To assist with the WE LOVE MANCHESTER 10K road race. Mainly marshalling the runners along the route or redirecting within the Etihad Complex.

Placement offered by Sports Tours International

Contact – Graham Jackson

Phone – 0161 703 5806

Location – Etihad Campus

Postcode – M113FF

Start Date – 14 July 2013

End Date – 14 July 2013

Minimum age – 16

Required Qualification – None

Duties – Assisting

A new Badminton opportunity has been added to Manchester VSB by Manchester Tennis Development, starts 24 June 2013

Wimbledon in Wythenshawe – is a promotional tennis event being delivered at Wythenshawe Civic Shopping Centre and is being delivered in partnership between St Modwens (Shopping Centre Management Agent) / Lawn Tennis Association and Manchester City Council.

The main purpose of the event is to raise the public awareness of tennis facilities, social, coaching and competitive tennis opportunities in the Wythenshawe area and also across the city.

The shopping centre are bringing in a large screen to show live coverage of the Wimbledon Championships for two weeks. A mini tennis court will be set-up and staffed with coaches on hand to allow members of the public to experience one of the adaptive versions of the game and at times we will be also showcasing Cardio Tennis (Aerobic work-out using tennis)

Volunteers are required to promote the tennis opportunities available. This will include encouraging people to have a hit on the mini tennis court and distributing information on the tennis offer available in Manchester. We require volunteers from 10.30am – 3pm.

Its not essential to attend all days and we would welcome any assistance you can provide us in raising the profile of tennis in Manchester

Placement offered by Manchester Tennis Development

Contact – Darren Ashton

Phone – 07765 238 360

Location – Wythenshawe Civic Shopping Centre

Postcode – M225RL

Start Date – 24 June 2013

End Date – 07 July 2013

Minimum age – 16

Required Qualification – None

Duties – Assisting

A new Cycling opportunity has been added to Manchester VSB by Pennine Events, starts 30 June 2013

Feed Station Assistant (Old Trafford)
. Assisting with set-up and clear-up of the feed station post . Handing out drinks & food items to participants
. Keeping the site tidy

Placement offered by Pennine Events

Contact – Sophie Jackson

Phone – 01772447979

Location – Old Trafford Car-Park, Sir Matt Busby Way, Greater Manchester M16 0XL

Postcode – M160XL

Start Date – 30 June 2013

End Date – 30 June 2013

Minimum age – 16

Required Qualification – None

Duties – Assisting

A new Cycling opportunity has been added to Manchester VSB by Pennine Events, starts 30 June 2013

Session 1 – Meet & Greeter / Information Assistant
. Handling enquiries from participants
. Directing people
. Welcoming participants as they arrive on site
. Saying goodbye to participants as they leave the site
Session 2 & 3- Drinks Station Assistant
. Assisting with set-up and clear-up of the drinks station post . Handing out drinks to participants
. Keeping the site tidy

Session 4 – Goody Bag Distributor
. Assisting with set-up and clear-up of the goody bag post
. Handing out goody bags to finishers
. Keeping the site tidy

Placement offered by Pennine Events

Contact – Sophie Jackson

Phone – 01772447979

Location – Etihad Stadium (Manchester City FC / Sports City), Etihad Campus, Manchester,

Postcode – M113FF

Start Date – 30 June 2013

End Date – 30 June 2013

Minimum age – 16

Required Qualification – None

Duties – Assisting