The Stanley Street Quarter CIC is looking to work with a number of volunteers to deliver essential and exciting projects in the area.
If you feel like you can bring something to the Stanley Street Quarter and make real change, whist gaining valuable experience, please apply or request more information.
We aim to make sure that all of our opportunities offer a worthwhile experience – ensuring you go away with useful training, portfolios and/or experiences that will help you further your career and personal development.
Listed below are the various teams we are looking for volunteers in and examples of the types of positions available.
We take our responsibility seriously and hope to offer travel and food expenses as well as an exciting perks package from local stakeholders.
Further general placement information is available at the bottom of this page.
Branding & Marketing Team
We are looking for a team to work on all aspects of branding and marketing in the Stanley Street Quarter. This will include the area as a whole as well as working with individual stakeholders to support their businesses. Maintaining the social media and online assets of the CIC and furthering our reach will be an essential part of this team in addition to expanding how we reach people through campaigns and merchandise. We are also hoping to develop our inward investment potential through our marketing streams and this team will play an integral part to making the company sustainable. Graphic designers are also welcome to apply to help us boost our online and offline presence.
Street Scene Improvement Team
The Stanley Street Quarter is an area of the city that needs further investment to create a space where people can live, work and enjoy. As part of our Street Scene team you will be on the front line of making sure that the area’s physical appearance, safety and appeal is improved. This placement would be ideal for anyone interested in the physical environment and making visible changes in the community and would involve a variety of roles from coordinating physical projects, safety campaigns, liaising with stakeholders and the local authorities.
Area Visioning & Graphic Design Team
We are seeking a small team of talented individuals to produce visionary renders/imagery of potential projects in the area to encourage stakeholders and partners to work with the Stanley Street Quarter.
Stakeholder Engagement Team
One of the most important work that the Stanley Street Quarter does is with our stakeholders, the Stakeholder Engagement Team are responsible for ensuring that all businesses, residents and visitors to the area are kept involved, up to date and their connections with external partners, events and the area are maintained.
As a Community Interest Company we are able to apply for grant funding in addition to fundraising for our projects. We require a mix of both experienced and new fundraisers to join our team and support the board of directors in our funding bids and being on the ground to be creative about how we can raise funds for the area.
More details about the opportunities:
At the interview stage we will discuss with you what specific role(s) you feel you could fulfill – Each role will be tailored around the individual volunteer to ensure that the experience benefits them as well as the area/CIC. Each position will be based on a recommended 1 day per week (6-8 hours) of work. Placement duration/hours are negotiable.
In each team there will be the opportunity for a ‘team leader’ position with the responsibility of reporting to the board of directors on behalf of that team.
Volunteers will be required to work remotely, however some shared work spaces can be arranged if appropriate for the role.
The Stanley Street Quarter CIC will endeavor (subject to us obtaining funding) to provide an appropriate level of expenses and/or provide refreshments/travel on the day(s) of the placement. In addition volunteers will receive a benefits package, compliments of the area stakeholders in return for their work which will include offers and gifted products, at the stakeholders discretion.
Applications will be reviewed by the board and applicants will then be invited for an interview before a decision is made. All volunteers will be required to complete a standard training and induction course before the placement can begin.