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Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Needed:
Creative / Graphic Design
Breakthrough Breast Cancer are the charity partner of Perth Races Ladies Day. We need a talented graphic designed to help design the front and back cover of the race day programme. This is a fantastic day out and a cover that stands out and showcases our brand and message

Prostate Cancer UK

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
Over the last 12 months Prostate Cancer UK has been developing its services for health professionals working in the field of prostate disease. We want to be the first port of call for health professionals seeking information, resources, support and advice in relation to prostate disease. We want to both widen and strengthen our relationships with health professionals to ensure they are key stakeholders in our work so that together, we can improve care for men with prostate cancer. In this role you will worth with our Engagement Manager as part of small team focussing on health professionals. Main tasks include: event support, finance and administration, marketing and communications and data entry and analysis. Duties The role will be varied but include a combination of the below: Conferences and Events • Supporting the organisation of an important health professional engagement event in June • Assisting with organising exhibition stands at conferences – booking travel and accommodation, ordering stand material, writing briefs, and arranging couriers etc; Marketing and Communications • Coordinating the monthly health professional e-newsletter; • Assisting in the development of our digital communications for health professionals (web and social media, including Linkedin and Twitter); • Working with our marketing communications and design teams to develop new health professional resources and information. Administration and Data Management • Carrying out day-to-day administrative and finance tasks to ensure the efficient running of the engagement programme; • Being the first point of contact for telephone and email enquires for information from external organisations and individuals; • Updating, maintaining and analysing our database and excel spreadsheets Skills and experience This role will suit someone who wants to gain experience of working in a charity or a busy office environment. You might be a recent graduate, someone looking for a change in career, or just wanting to try something new. It will be particularly beneficial to you if you want to gain events experience or get a feel for marketing and communications. Essential: • Excellent IT skills - Word, Excel and Outlook Desirable • Knowledge of social media – Twitter, Linkedin Personal qualities • Strong communication skills, friendly and enthusiastic • Organised and proactive • A good team worker Location and hours Flexible days and times but ideally 1-2 days a week for at least one month. Based at our London Bridge office. Training • An introduction to the work of Prostate Cancer UK • An Introduction to our Services team Expenses We pay reasonable out-of-pocket expenses including travel and refreshments while volunteering in line with our expenses policy.

Tenovus

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Needed:
Creative / Photography
We are looking for someone with experience of, or a keen interest in, photography. Tenovus holds various events throughout the year; from runs, walks and treks to sky dives! We need a bank of photographers who are able to come along and give support to such events; it may also include corporate events or choir performances. This is a great opportunity for volunteers who also want to participate in an event/or an event participant who wishes to photograph it. These photos may go on to be used on our websites, social media, as part of various Tenovus campaigns, adverts, posters etc. Please note that most events are taking place in Wales. *Tenovus would retain the rights to all images taken whilst volunteering, however credit will be given when feasible and appropriate. What will I be doing? Your main duties will involve, but may not be limited to: - Getting out and about photographing our staff, patients, volunteers, patrons using your own camera and equipment where necessary. - Capturing photography from the event including participants before, during and after as well as the crowd or audience and members of the Tenovus staff involved - Taking exciting, clear and high resolution images which really capture the fun of Tenovus events ensuring the brand is prominent - Ensuring Image Release forms are signed by anyone who features prominently in any pictures - You may be asked to provide additional support at the events including cheering, marshalling or manning water stations if necessary. What skills do I need? - Experience and skill in photography – preferably in similar situations such as events where people may be moving quickly or lighting may be difficult - The ability to make people feel comfortable in front of camera, particularly when they feel they might not look their best (after a marathon for example) - Sensitivity when people may not wish to be photographed - A creative flare - Respect of confidentiality issues - The willingness to travel and own transport if possible. How much time do I need to commit? This role is very flexible and you can sign up to an event as and when you are able. Events happen on an ad hoc basis and you will be contacted with the details of the event beforehand to find out your availability. What support will I be given? You will have the support of the Marketing Manager and Volunteer Development Team in the run up to events and the various event leads who will also act as your supervisor on the day of the event. What benefits can I expect? - The satisfaction of knowing you are making a vital difference to the work of Tenovus and the people we support - The enjoyment of meeting new people and being part of our team - The opportunity to develop new and existing skills - Chance to develop valuable event experience - Access to all internal vacancies - Reimbursement of travel and food expenses, in line with company policy.

Tenovus

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
Creative / Photography
We are looking for someone with experience of, or a keen interest in photography to photograph our runners during London Marathon on the 13 April 2014. This is a great opportunity for volunteers who also want to participate in an event/or an event participant who wishes to photograph it. These photos may go on to be used on our websites, social media, as part of various Tenovus campaigns, adverts, posters etc. *Tenovus would retain the rights to all images taken whilst volunteering, however credit will be given when feasible and appropriate. What skills do I need? - Experience and skill in photography – preferably in similar situations such as events where people may be moving quickly or lighting may be difficult - The ability to make people feel comfortable in front of camera, particularly when they feel they might not look their best (after a marathon for example) - Sensitivity when people may not wish to be photographed - A creative flare - Respect of confidentiality issues

Fcancer

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
Marketing / Marketing & Advertising
We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help us with us with research for our current and future campaigns. Role description - research material for various marketing campaigns - prepare statistics about cancer - research our partner charities' campaigns and events - work from home - approximately 5 hours a week for 1 month - You will work closely with and receive help from our Marketing Manager What we offer - great charity experience - fun atmosphere - references at the end of the project

The Eve Appeal

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
Communications / Social Media
We will be holding an Art Auction in September featuring the work of international female artists and raising money to help fight women's cancer. We have set up a Twitter page to help promote the event and are looking for a volunteer who is able to dedicate some time to helping us grow our Twitter page and could offer some advice about how to make the most of social media in this context

MMRF

New York, United States
Needed:
General Volunteer
ABOUT MMRF LAUGH FOR LIFE: NEW YORK MMRF Laugh for Life: New York is a comedy event launched in 2003 to celebrate life through laughter, and has raised close to $5 million to support critical cancer research. With an outstanding 90% of the MMRF total budget directed to research and related programming, funds raised at MMRF Laugh for Life: New York have made a meaningful difference in accelerating the process to lead to a cure.

Cancer Research UK

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
Events / Production
We’re looking for enthusiastic people to help organise our EPIC TriLife events, where over 80 people aim to complete one of 3 crazy challenges. Why we need you: We’re looking for enthusiastic people to help organise our EPIC TriLife events, where over 80 people aim to complete one of 3 crazy challenges - the London three peaks challenge, a cycle race from London to Scotland’s T in the Park festival and the London Triathlon. Your skills as an event organiser will be invaluable to ensuring our 80-100 strong fundraising team are where they need to be to bring home those vital pounds. Without your support, there simply will be no events. What skills do I need? We’re looking for highly motivated people, ready for the challenge! You’ll have proven experience of events organisation, be computer literate and able to work both independently and as part of a dedicated team. We’re also looking for someone that is ok being filmed, so that we can turn our events into amazing movies, like this one and help spread the word about Cancer Research UK! What will I be doing? • Helping shape the overall plan to get 80-100 people up all three peaks in 24 hours, and up to Scotland by cycle. • Organising van hire, information for fundraisers and medical briefs • Working with a team of events volunteers, centralised by Tri-Life founding members • Managing the budget to ensure a successful fundraising mission. What support will we give you? We’ll give you a full induction into Cancer Research UK and TriLife, as well as the ongoing support of the organising team. What benefits can I expect? • The opportunity to develop events organising skills, alongside experienced event managers • A chance to meet new, highly motivated people • The satisfaction of knowing you are making a valuable contribution to Cancer Research UK. • Travel and other expenses, as agreed Where will I be based? The role will be primarily home-based, with regular meetings with the organising team Time Commitment Ongoing until 15th July 2014 (1-2 days a week or less depending on tasks –completely flexible regarding time).

cure: blood cancer

Ottawa, Canada
Needed:
Creative / Graphic Design
CURE are looking for an innovative designer to prepare a poster for our 1st Anniversary. We will supply different stats and info on what we've achieved during the year. We are looking for somebody who will be able to capture the character of the organisation and design the poster that would be used online and offline to promote our work and show everyone the difference one year of hard work can make
Needed:
Communications / Writing and Editing
We are looking for help writing up Visitor case studies to place on our website and use in fundraising applications.

Prostate Cancer UK

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
We need enthusiastic volunteers to help at this year’s Bupa London 10,000 running race. Volunteers will be needed at our supporter points to spot our runners, encourage and cheer them along the course and hand out sweets to give them a boost as they complete the run. The 10k run is taking place in the heart of London - starts and finishes at The Mall. When: Sunday 25th May 2014 – times would be approximately between 09:30 – 14:00 however tbc nearer event date. Where: London - we would need 2 cheer points - one at around the 2k mark and one at the 7km mark in Victoria Embankment (near Temple tube station) More detailed information: The BUPA London 10,000 will take place at 10.00am on Sunday May 25th 2014. It starts and finishes in St James’s Park and uses Green Park as its assembly area. The Bupa London 10,000 event is becoming more popular each year and 2014 is set to be bigger and better than ever with over 13,000 runners taking to the streets of London. Not only does the course pass through a historic and beautiful area of London – starting by Green Park and finishing in front of Buckingham Palace - but it is also based on the 10k loop the Olympic Marathon runners used in the 2012 Olympic Games The Race starts (and finishes) in The Mall and follows a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London. Runners pass many of London’s famous sights including, Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, Mansion House, Bank of England, Leadenhall Market, The Monument, Millennium Bridge, Tate Gallery, Cleopatra’s Needle, London Eye, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. It is also hoped that Buckingham Palace will act as the backdrop for both the start and finish. (All Royal Parks information is subject to approval). This year Prostate Cancer UK will have a team of over 56+ runners taking part and raising funds for the charity. Come along and join our staff at our cheer point - this is a fantastic way to experience the excitement of race day and support the people taking part! We need enthusiastic people to spot our runners, encourage and cheer them along the course and hand out sweets to give them a boost as they complete the run. The atmosphere on the day is brilliant and you can be part of it by volunteering to support our runners! You can either volunteer alone or with friends – there will be lots of other volunteers and staff there on the day to ensure you have a great time. There will be two cheer points - one at around the 2k mark and one at the 7km mark in Victoria Embankment (near Temple tube station). The atmosphere on the day is brilliant and you can be part of it by volunteering to support our runners! You can either volunteer alone or with friends – there will be lots of other volunteers and staff there on the day to ensure you have a great time.

Prostate Cancer UK

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
We need volunteers to help out at the Saxon Classic - a stunning ride on the Suffolk coastline designed to show you the best of the English countryside. It’s a brilliant challenge for budding new cyclists and a great route to clock up a speedy time. How you can help We need volunteers to help with the following tasks: Registering riders Arranging starting barriers and signs Directing riders Marshalling Manning out bag drop Presenting riders with medals Handing out water and recovery product Cheering on riders going through the finish line What you will get out of volunteering You will get to be part of a unique series of sporting events run by us. All of the sporting events in our Classic series promise to be a great day out full of excitement, friendly people and enthusiasm for a great cause. You will also gain experience of event management for a busy sporting event.

Prostate Cancer UK

nationwide, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
As The Football League's Official Charity Partner we have a fantastic opportunity to raise money and awareness at over 60 football grounds across the UK in March and April 2014. This is a great opportunity to reach millions of football fans and thousands of players, in football mad communities across England and Wales How you can help We need an army of volunteers to raise awareness and collect money before the match. You will be given all of the materials before hand and there will be a volunteer leader at each match to help make sure everything runs smoothly. What you will get from volunteering - A free ticket to watch the match - Meeting like minded volunteers - Getting to help raise vital funds to ensure men have access to better information and services around prostate cancer

Yes to Life

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
Communications / Social Media
We are looking for a volunteer to help us with our Twitter page. Our Twitter page needs improving. We would like it to be more interactive, vibrant in order to increase our engagement with the supporters and expand our supporter database. If you have experience with social media, graphics, info graphics, please pledge your hours now!

Yes to Life

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
Creative / Graphic Design
We are looking for a graphic designer to help us make our fundraising pack look professional, engaging and vibrant. The pack should involve a dynamic front page, then content pages, fundraising ideas, and ways for any current or potential supporters to get involved. We will provide the content and our initial ideas.

Maggie's Centres

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
Communications / Internet & Online Media
Help Maggie's build their digital library of image, video and design files on ThirdLight. The project will require experience with a digital library system (ThirdLight or other), and the work will be focused on revising the current metadata structure, organising the filing system and improving the search capabilities of the site. Working days and times are flexible, between one and three days a week until the project is complete. Volunteers can expense food and travel costs. Please get in touch if you are interested or have any questions.

Breast Cancer Campaign

Southend-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
Do you live in Southend-on-Sea? Do you want to help raise vital funds for breast cancer research with your fellow supporters? Join one of our Regional Groups! Breast Cancer Campaign is a unique community of scientists, supporters and people affected by breast cancer. All the money we raise from regional group activities that you could be a part of helps to fund world-class breast cancer research projects in the UK and Ireland, to understand how breast cancer develops, leading to improved diagnosis, treatment and cure. We are currently supporting 95 research projects, worth over £15 million in 33 centres of excellence across the UK and Ireland, including several research projects in the South worth £50,000. We could not fund these projects without the support of our volunteers so we would greatly appreciate any help you can give. Being a volunteer gives you the chance to try something new, meet like-minded individuals and have some fun at the same time! Your contribution of time to Breast Cancer Campaign is valuable and will help us to make our events really special. To be a volunteer you do not need any specific experience. We want people who are polite, friendly, enthusiastic, reliable and have a passion for supporting breast cancer research. Volunteers hold regular meetings; often in the evenings or weekends so availability around these times would be ideal. Please visit our website for more information – http://www.breastcancercampaign.org/support-us/volunteer/current-opportunities Closing date: July 2014.

Prostate Cancer UK

Brighton, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
We need enthusiastic volunteers to help at this year’s Brighton Marathon. Volunteers will be needed at our supporter points to spot our runners, encourage and cheer them along the course and hand out sweets to give them a boost as they complete the run. Role title: Event Cheerer When: Sunday 6th April 2014 – times would be approximately between 09:30 – 12:30 however tbc nearer event date. Where: Brighton More detailed information: The 2014 Brighton Marathon will take place on Sunday 6 April and will be our best event yet. With more runners, huge crowds and some exciting developments, the UK’s most exciting new marathon will be taken to a whole new level. In its fifth year, the Brighton Marathon takes you on a route through Brighton & Hove with glorious coastal views and a finish on the famous Brighton Beach. This year Prostate Cancer UK will have a team of over 50 runners taking part and raising funds for the charity. Come along and join our staff at our cheer point - this is a fantastic way to experience the excitement of race day and support the people taking part! We need enthusiastic people to spot our runners, encourage and cheer them along the course and hand out sweets to give them a boost as they complete the run. The atmosphere on the day is brilliant and you can be part of it by volunteering to support our runners! You can either volunteer alone or with friends – there will be lots of other volunteers and staff there on the day to ensure you have a great time. The cheer point will be on Marina Drive, Brighton, East Sussex. The atmosphere on the day is brilliant and you can be part of it by volunteering to support our runners! You can either volunteer alone or with friends – there will be lots of other volunteers and staff there on the day to ensure you have a great time.

Prostate Cancer UK

London, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
We need enthusiastic volunteers to help at this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon. The London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet – runners have raised over £600 million for good causes since the race began in 1981. Role title: Event Cheerer When: Sunday 13th April 2014 – Times will vary at each cheer point, I have listed the approximate timings below: 1. Canada Water – 9.30 to 12.00 2. The Narrow – 9.45 to 13.45 3. Commercial Road – 10.15 to 15.15 4. Temple – 10.45 to 16.00 Where: London - We will be holding four cheer points along the course where we will be looking for volunteer support: 1. Canada Water (Mile 9) 2. The Narrow (Mile 14) 3. Commercial Road (Mile 21) 4. Temple (Mile 24.5) More detailed information: The London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet – runners have raised over £600 million for good causes since the race began in 1981. This year Prostate Cancer UK will have a team of over 300 runners taking part and raising funds for the charity. Come along and join our staff at our cheer point - this is a fantastic way to experience the excitement of race day and support the people taking part! We need enthusiastic people to spot our runners, encourage and cheer them along the course and hand out sweets to give them a boost as they complete the run. The atmosphere on the day is brilliant and you can be part of it by volunteering to support our runners! You can either volunteer alone or with friends – there will be lots of other volunteers and staff there on the day to ensure you have a great time.

Tenovus

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Needed:
General Volunteer
On Saturday 17th May, Tenovus will be holding its annual ‘Goodnight Walk.’ The Mass Participation event sees hundreds of walkers helping to light up the night in Cardiff to remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have been affected by cancer. The event begins and ends at Cardiff City Stadium. To ensure a successful event is held, we need a team of marshals to help keep walkers safe and sound on the route, cheering them on, helping with water stations and being a key point of contact for the event organisers. What will I be doing? There are a number of key roles on the night of the walk, including: - Helping to register participants at the Welcome Desks at Cardiff City Stadium and help direct and guide walkers at the venue - Manning the water stations on the route - In pairs, man marshal points on the route, guiding walkers, cheering them on and making sure they are safe - Walk leaders who will walk the route with the walkers, keeping them motivated and safe. What skills do I need? - A fun, friendly and outgoing personality - Good communication skills - Reliability and punctuality - An ability to deal with any incidents in a cool and collected manner - An enthusiasm for the work of Tenovus - First aid skills would be an additional bonus, but are not necessary for the role. How much time do I need to commit? You will be asked to attend for a briefing prior to the event at around 7.30pm on Saturday 17th May. The walk will take place from around 10.00pm and may last until around 3.00am on Sunday 18th May. Please note that the weather is changeable and we advise that you wear warm, waterproof clothing. We ask that people commit to volunteering for at least three hours, but ideally you will be able to stay for the whole event, culminating in a big thank-you and refreshments at the end of the night. What benefits can I expect? - Being a key part of a Tenovus Mass Participation event - Meeting lots of new people and being a part of Team Tenovus - Reasonable travel expenses, in line with company policy. What support will I be given? - You will receive a briefing pack prior to the event which will give you all the information you need for the night - A member of the team will give you a call before the event - You will be provided with a reflective safety vest/jacket so you are fully visible and a Tenovus lanyard - We ask that all volunteers carry their own personal mobile phone if possible and save key contacts - You will be assigned a Senior Marshal for the section you will cover on the night.