Migrateful is a charity supporting asylum seekers, refugees & migrants on their journey to integration. We do this by preparing them to lead cookery classes where they share their traditional cuisine and culture with public & private groups.

What You'll Do: 

Sign up for a six week volunteering cycle where you will support the smooth running of our Migrant-led Cookery Classes. You will choose a spot on the same day, at the same time and venue each week for the next six weeks.

During each 5.5 hour weekly shift, you might be...

  • Helping with set up of the space & cooking stations
  • Welcoming participants & ensuring they enjoy themselves
  • Keeping stations clear & clean by removing food scraps
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Washing up & helping facilitator pack up
  • Enjoying delicious meal prepared during class
Why You'll Love It: 
  • Supporting asylum seekers, refugees and migrants on their journey to integration and employment 
  • Forge new friendships with your fellows
  • Explore up to six cuisines from across the globe.
What We're Looking For: 

Someone with:

  • Genuine interest in supporting vulnerable migrants & promoting integration
  • Commitment to reliability 
  • Keen sense of initiative, positive attitude & willingness to get your hands dirty!


March/April Cycles

  • Monday Evenings at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (25 March–29 April)
  • Tuesday Evenings at Holdspace, N1 (26 March–30 April)
  • Tuesday Evenings at All Saints Church, SE15 (26 March–30 April)
  • Wednesday Evenings at Holdspace, N1 (27 March–1 May)
  • Thursday Evenings at Holdspace, N1 (28 March–2 May)
  • Friday Evenings at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (29 March–3 May)
  • Friday Evenings at All Saints Church, SE15 (29 March–3 May)
  • Saturday Lunchtimes at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (30 March–4 May)
  • Sunday Lunchtimes at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (30 March –4 May)
  • Sunday Evenings at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (31 March –5 May)


Location of opportunity: 
Various locations across London (Clerkenwell, Peckham, Angel)
6 Weeks Minimum
6 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Languages you should know: 
Professional working
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Over 18 years old

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