Premises Supervisor

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Purpose of the role: – coordinating set up and pack up of the space – keeping everybody safe before, during and after the session – keeping the space clean and tidy during the session by circulating through the space, looking out for the hazards  and responding to issues – making sure activities have the appropriate […]

Transitional steering committee member

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We are recruiting 1-2 volunteers to join the transitional steering committee for a maximum period of 1 year, before we all dissolve and step into other roles at Akwaaba…  Transitional steering committee member role description The time commitment is around 2 hours per week, in addition to the time you otherwise commit to Akwaaba sessions. […]

Creative Writing Facilitator

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Akwaaba’s Storytelling Group  takes place on a Sunday from 2.30-4.30 pm. It is cofacilited by two to three practicing writers and each session is led by one of these writers. We provide a safe, creative space for participants to meet in solidarity and friendship, to explore experiences and share stories. Sometimes we discuss short texts […]

Apply to become an Akwaaba Steering Committee Member

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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 […]

Football Volunteers

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Shift: 3-6.30pm on Sundays Minimum commitment: 1 session per month for at least 6 months We’re looking for more Football Volunteers to be part of Akwaaba’s Children’s Space, which has around 40 children and young people between the ages of 3-16 each week.  We need people to: oversee the 5-a-side football for children aged 7+ […]

Volunteer Fundraiser

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We are seeking a volunteer with charity fundraising experience to help keep Akwaaba running on a secure financial footing.   Most of our funding comes from trusts and foundations, but we also raise money through community fundraising like sponsorships, crowdfunders and fundraising events. The role involves Keeping our fundraising planner up to date Managing our fundraising […]

Trustee (with financial management experience)

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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 a supporting statement explaining why you would like to be considered, preferably with […]

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 […]