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STAND Student Festival Coordinators

Environment/Animal welfare

STAND Student Festival Coordinators

STAND (a Suas initiative)


At a Glance

  • Start Date:29/07/2019
  • End Date:29/11/2019
  • Closing date:30/08/2019
  • Post Updated:17/06/2019
  • Min Hours:30 hours in total, over 4 months
  • Role Type:Events/Stewarding




NUI Galway: midnight 29 June 2019

UCC, Trinity, UCD, Maynooth, DCU: midnight 26 July 2019

DIT Aungier Street: midnight 15 August 2019


The STAND Student Festival is run by students, for students, to raise awareness about the burning issues shaping the world around us. Previously known as the 8×8 Festival, this year’s festival will focus on the environment and its impact across the globe. Our STAND Festival Teams will work with us to host festival events and raise awareness of climate change on campuses around Ireland. If you’d like the chance to run a festival on your campus, keep reading!



Training and ongoing support from the staff at STAND!

The chance to run your own festival!

Personal and professional skills that will make your CV stand out!

A warm fuzzy feeling inside, knowing you’re helping to tackle climate change!


CAMPUSES (exact dates tbc)

September 2019 – NUI Galway (Coordinators needed Jul-Sep)

October 2019 – University College Cork, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, Maynooth University, Dublin City University (Coordinators needed Aug-Oct)

November 2019 – DIT Aungier Street (Coordinators needed Sep-Nov)

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:


We aim to have four students on each STAND Festival Team. You will each bring your own unique skills, experiences, and knowledge of your campus to make the festival success. The four roles we are recruiting for can be found below, and we provide training and support throughout!

Festival Manager
Are you super organised? Do you love it when it a plan comes together? Do you have what it takes to plan and manage the festival on your campus? If so, the Festival Manager role is the one for you!

Festival Marketing & PR Manager
Are you a great communicator? Do you know who’s who on your campus? Do you know how to spread the word and draw a crowd? If so, the step right up for the Festival Marketing & PR Manager role!

Festival Ambassador
Are you passionate about global justice and equality? Do you want to learn more about climate action? Could you be the spokesperson for your team, host events and speak to campus? If so, you’re perfect for the Festival Ambassador role!

Skills required for this role:

Great organisational skills and buckets of enthusiasm!

Details of time commitment needed for role:
TIME COMMITMENT STAND is a not-for-profit initiative. This is a voluntary position for students who want to gain great experience and help make a difference on their campus. The total time commitment is about 30 hours, spread out over four months as follows: 1 x coordinator training day with STAND staff (7 hours) 2 x monthly planning meetings with your team during the summer at times that suit the team (2 hours) Three hours per week in the month before your festival (12 hours) Up to eight hours during the week of your festival (8 hours)

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
To apply, please sign up here!


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Mary Fleming

Address: STAND (a Suas initiative), Floor 1/2, Unit 3, Whitefriars, Aungier Street, Dublin 2


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