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 […]

Yoga Facilitators

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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]