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Summer Opportunities 2019

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Get Active. Do Good. Have Fun! Take advantage of your Summer break and get involved in the local Sheffield community with our summer programme of volunteering and community engagement. There are lots of activities to take part in - all for a good cause!

Event Volunteer - Theo's Obstacle 5K

This opportunity takes place until 13 Jul 2019.

The Children's Hospital Charity are hosting their annual fun teddy bear themed event - Theo's Obstacle 5K on Saturday 13th July 2019! Volunteers will marshal the route, help out at some of the obstacles and get involved in the fun! Volunteers will also be needed at the finish line handing out medals and goody bags.

What skills do I need?

No skills required, just enthusiasm and willingness to help out!

What will I gain?

Be part of a brilliant fundraising event! Help to raise money for a local charity

Training and support

All guidance and support provided by The Children's Hospital Charity staff. Briefing session on Tuesday 9th July 5.30pm - 6pm at the TCHC offices, 4 Marlborough Road, Sheffield, S10 1DB.

Time commitment

Briefing: Tuesday 9th July 5.30pm - 6pm Event: Saturday 13th July 2019 8am - 2.20pm







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Hesley Wood Scout Camp, White Lane, Chapeltown, S35 2YH
  • CausesCommunity events and festivals, Health, Sport and exercise
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenSaturday morning, Saturday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsEvents and stewarding, Hands-on tasks, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

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