Collaborative Space Manager

Architecture and/or Urban and Regional Planning, Art and Design, Business Studies and/or Management Science
3 Feb, 2020 to 29 May, 2020
20 Dec, 2019

General information

6 months

Why joining us? 

Do you dream to work in a space full of creativity and experimentation in the heart of Paris, surrounded by entrepreneurs, creators, co-workers? Are you engaged and curious? You have a spirit of initiative and you are polyvalent. You are not afraid to put your hands in grease?

This Mission will allow you to connect to the Volumes ecosystem (startups, freelancers, associations, corporates, communities ...) and take advantage of the foodlab and fablab resources for your personal projects.

Working at Volumes is moving in an environment where multidisciplinarity is daily. Our three hubs Coworking, Fablab and Foodlab will offer you many opportunities to develop your horizons, projects and networks. If you wish to develop your professional skills started at university while maintaining other parallel passions, you're in the right place! Collaborative spaces are much about sharing & caring, if you like to share your meals, your passions or whatever else, come to join us!


Which profile?

Volumes is a space of various activities and projects. More than a specific type of profile, we are looking for a person interested in the field of collaborative work and the movement of creative hubs in particular. The personal skills to develop during this internship are autonomy, flexibility, curiosity and open-mindedness, hospitality and the ability to move from theoretical topics to eminently practical functions. A B1 in French level is required. 


As part of the expansion of Volumes and the opening of new places, possibility of hiring is an option.


Which missions?

The space & event Manager will be the essential support for the daily life of the place and its community and will have the mission of making our place a friendly and pleasant working spaces. It also manages space rentals, workshops and hackathons organized by Volumes. He / she collaborates with the fixed team of four people. 70% of the mission is defined, 30 % will be defined together with the intern. 


  • Management & animation of the coworking space: (60% - 20h/w )

    • Welcome coworkers, partners and visitors

    • Ensure the proper functioning and quality of the spaces and services offered to coworkers and partners

    • Manage inventory and supply of consumables

    • Meet & connect members

    • Propose an improvement of existing organizational processes

    • Communicate internally about space events and daily live topics

    • Propose in-house events (thematic breakfasts, collaborative meals ...)

    • Make space tours


  • Management of space and events: (10% 4h/w)

    • Organize and planify event

    • Ensure the reception and smooth logistical functioning of events and privatizations


  • Project on improvements of collaborative space management* (30% 10h/w)

    • You spend 30 % of your time on a project related to your proper skills and interests in order to make Volumes a better place. We understand its management as a permanent beta situation that can always be improved through the creativity of its team. Possible subjects: Zero waste management, infographics, collaborative work sessions, inclusion… .   




Work conditions?

Type of contract: Internship min. 4 - 6 months

Working time: 35h per week

2 days holidays / month


  • Financial compensation of  300,- Euro / month or accomodation

  • Erasmus funding (if eligible). We are a registered Erasmus+ organization.

  • Refund of urban transport card

  • Possibility of additional salaried hours during specific events

  • Access to resources and services from Volumes in the makerspace and foodlab for  an equivalent of 500 € HT

  • A free hot desk coworking station for 3 months after your internship, valid for 5 years


Applications process:

Send a CV with a cover letter to Wolf at the email address [email protected], mentioning "Collaborative-Space Manager Application" as an object before December 31 2019.

Please mention in the cover letter

  • what you could imagine to do in the project of your own choice* 

  • how much time you wish to stay ( minimum 4, maximum 6 month)

  • if you prefer the financial compensation or accomodation or if on or the other would be acceptable for you. 


2019. Position starts the 3rd of February 2019.


Financial compensation
Transportation costs
Years of Experience required: 


collaboration  creative hub  management  
English: Basic User A2
French: Independent User B1
The applicant should have a B2 level in french