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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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+ […]

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Children’s Workshop Facilitators

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Welcome Volunteers

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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 […]

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Children’s Volunteers

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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 […]

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Computer Volunteers

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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 […]