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 […]
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.
Children’s workshop facilitators Could you help us run fun workshops for children and young people? Do you have a skill, craft or passion that you would like to share on a one off or regular basis? We’re looking for children’s workshop facilitators to help us entertain and engage our young members. We see around 40 […]
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 […]
We’re looking for experienced volunteer youth/children’s workers to help us plan, manage and take responsibility for the children’s sessions at Akwaaba. Each week two children’s supervisors plan, manage and take responsibility for the children’s session. Supervisors will need to co-supervise children’s sessions once a month and then help out as a children’s volunteer once a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.