Akwaaba’s day-to-day management and coordination is undertaken by a steering committee, which currently consists of four volunteers. The steering committee works with a board of trustees who (pending the outcome of our application for charitable status) are responsible for legal and financial oversight, and safeguarding the development of Akwaaba in line with our constitution. The […]
We are looking for Football Volunteers to supervise the children playing in our 5-a-side cage from 3-6pm. The role basically involves sorting teams, refereeing and making sure everyone is playing in a positive and safe way. If you don’t have a DBS check, you’ll need to register for one. Understanding the rules of football is an optional extra.
Could you help us run fun workshops for children and young people? Do you have a skill, craft or passion that you would like to share on a one off or regular basis? We’re looking for children’s workshop facilitators to help us entertain and engage our young members. We see around 40 children age 3-16 […]
We are seeking volunteers with charity fundraising experience to help our core team get Akwaaba to a position of financial stability. Most of our funding comes from trusts and foundations, but we also raise money through community fundraising like sponsorships, crowdfunders and fundraising events. What we need help with Keeping our fundraising planner up to […]
Akwaaba is looking for a trustee with financial management experience to join our trustee board. We are currently waiting to become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Please find a detailed role description here: Role-Description-Trustee-with-Financial-Management-experience. If you would like to be considered please email firstname.lastname@example.org a supporting statement explaining why you would like to be considered, preferably with […]
English and Literacy Coordinator Akwaaba is looking for a volunteer English and Literacy Coordinator to oversee, develop and expand our language teaching project. In keeping with the rest of the project, our English classes aim to be safe, friendly and non-hierarchical spaces. Learning is collaborative and reciprocal and teaching opportunities emerge from the needs or […]
We are seeking experienced yoga teachers to help facilitate our weekly yoga sessions. Yoga happens from 2.30-3.15 at Akwaaba on a drop-in basis. We normally have between 1 and 5 participants of all abilities/experiences. Classes are informal and conducted according to Akwaaba’s principles of inclusion and solidarity. Requirements: – professional insurance – experience of teaching […]
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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