Event Volunteer – Mental Elf Fun Run

Opportunity by Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Mind
Location Victoria Park, Granville Road, Leicester, UK

We're looking for several volunteers to help us organise and deliver LLR Mind's Mental Elf fun run on Sunday 3rd December in Victoria Park, Leicester. Specific duties will be agreed with each individual.

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About this role

Mental Elf is a family fun run taking place on Sunday 3rd December 2023 at 11.30am in the beautiful Victoria Park in Leicester City.

Hosted by Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Mind, it will be full of festive fun while raising awareness of mental health and much needed funds to support people with poor mental health. We are your local Mind, providing mental health support and services across the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland communities.

We are looking for multiple volunteers to support the successful delivery of the event.

A range of duties are required on the day. The specific responsibilities of each volunteer will be discussed individually. These might include:

  • Preparing for the Mental Elf event:
    • Decorating Victoria Park
    • Erecting route markers
    • Constructing the start and finish lines
    • Organising the registration/marketplace area


  • Running the event:
    • Registering runners
    • Managing the marketplace tables/stalls (e.g. games, food & drink, etc)
    • Route marshalling – directing runners and ensuring everyone’s safety
    • Back runner
    • Handing out medals/goody bags


  • Post event
    • Taking down decorations
    • Packing up staff/finish line
    • Picking up litter
    • Packing up marketplace

Volunteers will be needed between 9:30am and 2:30pm on the day, as well as required to attend an online briefing event prior to the day (date and time TBC).

When you can volunteer



The opportunity is open to all


Location Victoria Park, Granville Road, Leicester, UK

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