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Volunteer with us

Middleground is fully volunteer-run. If you're interested in joining us, check below for our current vacancies.

Social media assistant

Do you eat, sleep and breathe social media? Are you up to date on all the latest Instagram, Twitter and Facebook trends? Then join our existing social media team as a social media assistant. 


  • A creative and strategic mindset.

  • Experience creating digital content and knowledge of how to grow a following and develop and maintain an online brand.

  • Independence, proactivity and a team spirit.

  • Good written English and excellent communication skills, both with the rest of the team and with our audience.

  • A good understanding of and love for Middleground's mission and voice, as you'll be representing the project online.

What do we need from you?

  • 1 to 2 hours a week to create and schedule content alongside our existing social media assistant, Olivia.

  • Regular engagement with our audience (commenting, reposting, following, etc.).

  • A reliable, professional and approachable attitude, and a team spirit!

What do you get in return for your time?

  • Full training provided.

  • A very friendly, supportive and passionate team! 

  • Support wherever we can offer it with your own work and projects. 

  • A voice when it comes to the future of Middleground — whether that's new projects, ideas or visions. 

Who can apply?

  • This role is only open to mixed-race/multiracial applicants.

  • Applicants can be based anywhere in the world (please note the core team is UK-based).

How to apply

To apply for either role, please send us:

  • A short bio (around 200 words) listing relevant experience and explaining why you want to join the Middleground team.

  • Any additional information you think might be relevant for this role.

  • If you want to, you can also attach a CV, cover letter, or portfolio — though this is in no way necessary.

Please email us at with the subject line containing the role you're applying for as well as your name before the 10th of December 2021

If you've got any questions, please get in touch! We'd be more than happy to answer them.

All the best,

The Middleground team