New blog from volunteers and guests!
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 […]
Children’s Volunteers 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. We need people who can: be part of a collective commitment to making Akwaaba a non-hierarchical, anti-racist space provide a supportive, safe, […]
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 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 […]
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.
Do you speak Polish, Arabic, Turkish, Russian or Ukrainian? Some of our members struggle to communicate in English as well as having other vulnerabilities. We need volunteers to support them during our sessions including to access the activities that we offer. You would work directly with members of our community, making them feel relaxed and […]
Expected commitment: 2 Sunday sessions a month from 4-7pm Preparing a meal for 70+ people creates a lot of washing up! We always need more people to help get our kitchen back into good order after lunch. We also need help with tidying and packing up at the end of the session: cleaning up spills, […]
We aim to have one drop-in arts and crafts workshop at Akwaaba every week. The workshops should be accessible, safe and not intimidating – other than that we are open to whatever ideas you have! Past workshops include drawing, painting, printing, clay modelling, leatherwork amongst many others. If you have a skill, craft or passion […]