The Big London Night Walk 2018 is a Friday night with a difference that helps to highlight the challenges facing people who are homeless. We are looking for volunteers to help us make this an amazing event for up to 350 walkers!
This a great opportunity for The Big Issue Foundation’s supporters to see the capital in a whole new light and hear from Big Issue vendors. Required roles include welcoming participants to rest stop on the route and walking the route with our solo walkers.
Starting off in central London at Shoreditch Town Hall, the unique route through the capital will take you on a tour of the iconic sites at night. Walkers will visit locations connected with our important work, and get the opportunity to hear personal insights from Big Issue vendors along the way on this 13 mile route.
We are looking for up to 90 fabulous volunteers to help us make this an amazing experience for all our walkers. We would welcome teams of volunteers as well as individual helpers.
We need people to take on the following roles helping out on different shifts between 6pm and 6am from Friday 2nd March – Saturday 3rd March. You will be able to choose your shift slot closer to the event.
Previous volunteers had great fun and told us they found the Big London Night Walk a really worthwhile experience:
“Charged by everyone's excitement and passion about the cause, it filled me with a great sense of achievement by volunteering to meet and greet the participants of The Big London Night Walk. Look forward to meeting new people and connecting with everyone next year!"
Matt, Big London Night Walk Volunteer, 2016
"I really enjoyed the community atmosphere and the freedom given to volunteers!" Big Night Walk Volunteer, 2017
"The whole experience is one that has kept me coming back!" Big Night Walk Volunteer, 2017
Volunteers need to be:
- Available for 4-6 hours on the night of Friday 2nd March – Saturday 3rd March 2018
- Confident in talking to members of the public and starting conversations
- Interested in learning more about The Big Issue Foundation
- Over the age of 18
For more information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7526 3459 or visit www.bigissue.org.uk/volunteer
To register your interest to volunteer, please fill in the below form.