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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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.

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 […]

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 […]