Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2023

  • VO95001
  • Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering


Come and join Team Macmillan at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2023. As well as having fun cheering on our incredible runners, you'll be raising awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support and doing whatever it takes to support people living with cancer.

You can sign up for a cheerpoint location here - https://volunteering.macmillan.org.uk/opportunities/event-support-volunteer-edinburgh-marathon-festival-27-and-28-may-2023-2022-12-02

Organisation aims and objectives

Founded in 1911, Macmillan Cancer Relief (formerly Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund) works to improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their families. Each year they help more than 200,000 people throughout the UK. They provide funding for Macmillan nurses, doctors and other posts, provide patient grants, fund building developments or refurbishments and provide an information service. They can help by giving benefits advice and showing you how to fill in forms and apply for grants. Find local services on the website.










Frequency and commitment details

On the day only


Anyone aged 16-17 can volunteer with parental consent. Anyone under the age of 16 can volunteer with adult supervision.
Experience required: No skills and experience required. We're looking for people who are keen to support a great charity whilst having fun in a team environment.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We can cover reasonable out of pocket travel expenses through our online system Concur. These will be paid after the event and must be agreed before volunteering.
Training details: A volunteer brief will be sent before the event containing all the information you need to know. Someone from Macmillan will also be there on the day to support you.