Action Challenge - Lake District

Start Date Finish Date
12th Jun 12th Jun

Location: Kendal/Ulverston, Cumbria


DC Site Services has been contracted to provide the following services at this event:

Traffic Marshall

Ensure the smooth movement of traffic through the site or car park

Ensure traffic is moving but at the correct speed limit

Park cars quickly and efficiently

Check vehicle passes where appropriate

Escort vehicles through crowded areas

Be vigilant of possible hazards or issues and report to your supervisor

Event Steward

Assist the public where necessary

Be the ‘face’ of the event answering questions from the public

Assist with participant welfare including handing out water/teas/coffees etc

Assist the public in emergency situations

Follow instructions from the site manager

Any reasonable maintenance duties as required

You may be asked to perform additional duties whilst onsite. For detailed job descriptions of each role please see our FAQs.

Shifts Available (subject to change):

Between 8 hours and 14 hours long. All shifts will include an unpaid break. Depending on the length of the shift you could have a break between 20 minutes and 2 hours, but this will vary from job to job.

Day Shifts

Night Shifts

Split Shifts

Varying shift times and roles will be available for this event and it may be possible to work more than one shift -  please email for more information.

Event Information:

Action Challenge organises endurance walking events for a wide range of fitness & ages, taking in some of the UK’s finest scenery and countryside. You will be working as a steward directly for Action Challenge at these events, covering a variety of roles such as assisting with hospitality and participant welfare by handing out water, preparing and serving teas and coffees and clearing tables etc at rest stops, performing basic site maintenance duties and car parking.

You will be asked to arrive at the site where your shift is based however for some shifts it may be possible to arrange transport from the Event Start at Kendal or the halfway point at Newby Bridge, Ulverston to your shift location.

A full PAAM information pack will be available to all staff once they have been accepted to the event. A final updated version with any changes will be available on PAAM and will be emailed to you around 2 weeks before the event start date, at which point you will need to acknowledge your position. For further information please contact us.

Arrival Information:

You will need to arrive 15 minutes before the start of your shift. Please check the PAAM information for exact dates and times

Accommodation Information:

For staff working multiple shifts or those with early starts there will be onsite accommodation available in the form of camping, so you will need to bring your own camping equipment e.g. tent, sleeping bag and warm clothing.

Staff Catering Information:

Full information is available within the PAAM information pack.

If you do not receive an email accepting you to the event, then unfortunately all shifts will have been allocated. Please contact the office to discuss being placed on the waiting list, or to apply for another event.

Please visit our FAQs for more information.

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