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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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 […]
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 […]
Shifts: 1-4pm, 2-5.30pm, or 3-6.30pm on Sundays Minimum commitment: 2 sessions per month for at least 6 months We’re looking for more children’s 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: provide a supportive, safe, friendly […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Sundays 11.30am-12.30pm We need volunteers with access to a car/cargo bike to help with food collections in the Stoke Newington area.