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Join us as an Event Volunteer and you'll help deliver a fun-filled day that will give children the chance to give triathlon a 'tri' and inspire them to get more active!

A variety of roles are available and no experience is necessary - just energy, enthusiasm and a smile! You’ll work alongside our friendly, experienced team and a variety of volunteers from the local community, local businesses, colleges and sports clubs. Our opportunities are suitable for volunteers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, sporty and non-sporty alike!

Our events are free for children to take part in and are aimed at 7-13 year olds. They are suitable for children of all abilities, including those that cannot swim or ride a bike, and the Triathlon Trust provides all the equipment including bikes, helmets, scooters and swim aids. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and delivery of safe, fun, inclusive and inspiring events.


We provide all our volunteers with a t-shirt to keep, a packed lunch and refreshments. Volunteering at our events is a fun, active, and rewarding experience. You'll be helping bring a fun, positive experience of sport to children and inspiring them to lead more active and healthy lifestyles. And you'll enjoy working as part of our friendly team and meeting new people!


Our volunteers help to ensure our events run smoothly and safely, and that every child goes home with a smile on their face. On the morning of the event you'll receive a full briefing and there are a variety of roles available, working both indoors and outdoors. They differ from event to event but include some of the following:

  • Course set-up

  • Course marshals

  • Welcome and registration

  • Transition area team

  • Kit distribution
  • Finish line - handing out medals & water

  • Poolside team

Volunteering as a group.. you can volunteer with a group of friends, work colleagues, or sports club, it’s a great way to get to know people better and work as a team.

Volunteering as an individual.. alternatively, why not come and join our small, friendly team and meet some new people!

Young Leaders.. Our events provide a perfect opportunity for Young Leaders to learn new skills, demonstrate leadership skills and gain experience in delivering events. We are experienced at working with Young Leaders from local schools and colleges and our opportunities are suitable for young people of all abilities. If you are school, college or apprenticeship scheme looking to support one of our events, or if you are a Young Leader interested in volunteering with us, we'd love to hear from you!

How to get involved

We run events across the UK so you can join as a one-off volunteer at an event local to you, or you can choose to volunteer with us more regularly. We regularly post our volunteering opportunities on Do-It where you can find more information and apply online - CLICK HERE to visit our Do-It listings.

Alternatively, to find events near you and for more information, please visit our Events pages and contact us at indicating which event(s) you are interested in volunteering at.

Alternatively, if you cannot see an event near you, please get in touch and we can contact you about future local opportunities. We also post our upcoming opportunities on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

We look forward to hearing from you!


The Triathlon Trust would like to say a HUGE thank you to all of our volunteers....

We simply couldn't do it without you.

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