Sundays 2.30pm – 6.30pm Expected commitment: At least 2 sessions per month We are seeking English and Literacy volunteers to grown and develop our language project at Akwaaba. Every week we run drop-in English conversation and literacy classes at a range of levels for around 10-15 students. Classes are either one-to-one or in small groups […]
Saturdays 1-5pm (focused on upcycling); 1st and 3rd Sundays 2-6pm (on the spot repairs) Expected commitment: 2 Saturday/Sunday sessions per month Bike volunteers help fix up donated bikes to give out to regular visitors of Akwaaba, and undertake on the spot repairs to visitors’ bikes as required. They’re involved in identifying issues with a bike, […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sundays 11.30am-12.30pm We need volunteers with access to a car/cargo bike to help with food collections in the Stoke Newington area.
Do you speak Polish, Arabic, Turkish, Russian or Ukrainian? Some of our members struggle to communicate in English as well as having other vulnerabilities. We need volunteers to support them during our sessions including to access the activities that we offer. You would work directly with members of our community, making them feel relaxed and […]