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Project Coordinator: Inspire, Debate, Change Political Education Coordinator

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Bristol Hub are recruiting for the 2021/22 Inspire, Debate, Change Committee!

Inspire, Debate, Change was launched by Bristol Hub this year, in collaboration with Southampton Hub. In 2021/22, Bristol Hub will run this programme independently, and we are looking for one to two individuals to act as Coordinators. This is a great role for someone passionate, innovative and determined to make change. 

We’re looking for one to two individuals that are passionate about politics, civil education and innovation to take on the role of Political Education Coordinator. Don’t worry if you feel like you don’t have experience, we are keen to hear from self-starters and enthusiastic individuals.

This opportunity will run for the duration of the 21/22 academic year (September-May).


How will you benefit?

Being a part of the committee gives you access to a range of unique opportunities including:

  • Experience in fundraising, publicity and events management - key skills for a career in the third sector and transferable skills for any job.
  • An opportunity to have significant responsibility and develop leadership skills
  • Access to professional training and tailored support from the Hub staff team
  • Optional personal development plans
  • Insight into the working of a third sector organisation
  • The chance to make a practical difference to the local community in the causes you really care about


Key responsibilities:

  • Programme development - support the Programmes Manager to develop the programme from its pilot, and support with session preparation and planning 
  • Stakeholder management - correspond with schools 
  • Communications and outreach - create marketing materials, organise information sessions, spread the word on campus through lecture shout-outs/ flyering/ social media and more
  • Volunteer recruitment - support staff with recruitment communications, facilitate training sessions 
  • Volunteer management - deliver the workshops and support other volunteers

Alongside the key responsibilities specific to this role, members of the Inspire, Debate, Change Committee also have the following general responsibilities:

  • Attend committee meetings
  • Support the rest of the committee in their work
  • Provide logistical support at Freshers’ Fair, socials and events as required
  • Communicate effectively with the rest of the committee and the Programmes Manager


How to apply:

If you would like to apply please click here to complete an application form.

Applications are open now and will close on 14th May. Interviews for successful applicants will be held at a convenient time in the last half of May.

Have any questions about the application process or need reasonable adjustments made? Please contact Lydia at We are always keen to hear about how we can make our opportunities more accessible.

We are inclusive and encouraging of all University of Bristol students who want to volunteer, and welcome BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled applicants.

If you have questions about the roles or application process more generally, feel free to email

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Required Role

Project Coordinator: Inspire, Debate, Change Political Education Coordinator

Key responsibilities

Programme development Stakeholder management Communications and outreach Volunteer recruitment Volunteer management

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  • Communication
  • Team Work

Desirable Skills

  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Marketing
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Marketing
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 27-04-2021

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To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up