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Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity raises money to enable the hospital to provide world class care and to pioneer new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses. With over 255,000 patient visits to the hospital every year, the charity needs the support of fundraisers and volunteers to help us continue to give hope to young patients and their families and .

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, around 750 children and young people from across the UK arrive for treatment. Every day, doctors and nurses battle the most complex illnesses. Every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs. Every day is a chance for you to make a difference. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential.

A better future for seriously ill children starts here.


RBC Race for the Kids

Participants can walk, jog, wheel or scoot 2k or 5k in London's Hyde Park on Saturday 12th October 2024. This family festival is the perfect day out for all ages and abilities. There'll be live stage entertainment, an eclectic mix of fabulous family activities, and even a few famous faces. You can check out the RBC Race for the Kids webpage here: 


There are lots of fun varied roles to get involved with. Roles will be allocated closer to the event day - every role is valuable and important for making the event a success. Possibilities include:

  • Medal distributor
  • Cheerer
  • Stewarding around the park
  • And many more!

A full volunteer shift is 7am till 2pm on the 12th October 2024 at Hyde Park in London. Ideally, you will be able to do the full shift, but a half shift is also available from 9am till 1pm.

- Pre event briefing information via email and briefing on-the-day
- On the day support from the GOSH Charity events team
- Volunteering Policy and Volunteer Handbook

Time commitment

What can you gain from volunteering at RBC Race for the Kids?
- Experience supporting a mass participation charity event
- Development of events-specific skills
- Enhancement of your CV if that is important to you
- Participation in the GOSH Charity volunteering community
- Knowing you are helping seriously ill children and their families at Great Ormond Street Hospital

What we are looking for
- Individuals aged 18 and over interested in volunteering for GOSH Charity
- Ability to follow our policies and procedures to keep you, our staff, our patients, and our supporters safe
- Ability to represent GOSH Charity and our values

What we offer in return
- Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses in line with GOSH Charity guidelines
- Training and support as outlined above
- A reference after volunteering

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.


Event Maker at RBC Race for the Kids 2024
11/10/2024 | 23:00 - 12/10/2024 | 22:59