UPDATE: We’ve made some changes to our previous ambassador callout below.

For up-to-date details on how you can get involved as an ambassador, take a look at our new callout here:


Do you care about Moston, Harpurhey or Charlestown?

We are looking for 8-10 community ambassadors to help us connect with the neighbourhood

Term: one year fixed term. Monthly group meetings

We will offer a £75 contribution for your time each month


We are looking for a small group of 8 – 10 young people aged 16 – 25, with a range of experience and perspectives, to help us shape our 10-year programme of exciting creative projects in Moston, Harpurhey and Charlestown.

You will attend monthly meetings to discuss issues that are important in the area, help us come up with new ideas and look at how we communicate with the wider community.

We want you to help us shape and deliver a series of community dinners, share our plans and progress with the community, deliver word of mouth marketing to local residents and offer share your knowledge of Moston, Harpurhey and Charlestown.

Who We Are Looking For:

We are looking for young people who either live, work or have a connection to Moston, Harpurhey and Charlestowny aged 16 – 25 who:

  • Are committed and enthusiastic about making a positive change in the community.
  • Want to help raise awareness about issues that matter to you and members of your community.
  • Are interested in getting involved in enjoyable and thought-provoking creative activities.
  • Would like to make new social and professional connections.
  • Want to help shape cultural activity in the neighbourhood.


To apply to be a SICK! Ambassador please email danielle@sickfestival.com telling us;

  • A bit about yourself including age, interests and hobbies
  • What do you love about your community?
  • What would you change about your community?


SICK! Festival present and commission powerful, innovative and engaging work by artists from across Manchester, the UK and internationally. We take the conversation to the heart of the communities where the subjects matter the most guided by those communities and individuals who ground our work in real-life experience and immense understanding of the sensitivities of emotive issues. All too often these subjects are kept away from public view, we exist to change that.


Manchester City Council
Peter Sowerby Foundation
Oglesby Charitable Trust

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