English and Literacy Coordinator

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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 […]

Bike Volunteers

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]