Welcome Volunteers

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Sundays 1pm – 4pm or 3pm – 7pm Expected commitment: 2-4 Sunday sessions per month, 1 Saturday training session every 3 months, 1 weekday meeting every 3 months, occasional other meetings and events Welcome volunteers are the heart of the Akwaaba community. You will work directly with visitors to the project, making them feel relaxed […]

Kitchen Volunteers

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Sundays 1-4pm Expected commitment: 2+ Sunday sessions per month, We need confident cooks to help our kitchen team prepare meals for 100+ people per week. Experience in mass catering is an asset, but not required. A food hygiene certificate is also beneficial. Most important is the ability to be flexible, as we cook with vegetables […]

Children’s Volunteers

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Shifts: 1pm – 5pm or 2 – 6.30pm Minimum commitment: 2 sessions per month The children’s volunteers work under the supervision of the children’s supervisor and are expected to help with the following: supervising the children, setting up and packing away the children’s area and specific activities, early years play-work, homework/literacy, and providing general support […]

Volunteer Treasurer

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We are seeking a committed and experienced Volunteer Treasurer to oversee the financial affairs of Akwaaba, an entirely volunteer run social centre for migrants based in Hackney. Overall purpose of the role: Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation. Ensure the affairs are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practices. Advice on the financial situation […]

Computer Volunteers

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Expected commitment: 2 Sunday sessions a month 1-4pm or 4-7pm Do you have computer maintenance skills that you could use in our sessions? We need volunteers to maintain our stock of laptops and printers – they are all second hand and often need tweeking to get them running properly. Computer volunteers also help people use […]

Casework Volunteers

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Sundays 2-6pm Expected commitment: 2+ Sunday sessions per month, We are looking for people with a sound knowledge of the practical issues facing our members to support with small pieces of casework. This mainly involves signposting and referring to other agencies, as well as some advocacy work. Training and prior experience with organisations that support […]