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: 

You will be supporting asylum seekers, refugees and migrants on their journey to integration and employment on a weekly basis in a way which fits around your schedule (choosing the same venue, day and time each week). These cycles are also a great way to forge new friendships with your fellow class cycle sidekicks and 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!


November/December 6-Week Cycles:

  • Monday Evenings at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (20 November–18 December) 
  • Tuesday Evenings at Holdspace, N1 (21 November–19 December) 
  • Tuesday Evenings at All Saints Church, SE15 (21 November–19 December) 
  • Wednesday Evenings at Holdspace, N1 (22 November–13 December) 
  • Thursday Evenings at Holdspace, N1 (23 November–21 December) 
  • Friday Evenings at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (1 December–15 December) 
  • Friday Evenings at All Saints Church, SE15 (24 November–15 December) 
  • Saturday Lunchtimes at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (25 November–16 December) 
  • Sunday Lunchtimes at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (26 November–17 December) 
  • Sunday Evenings at the Migrateful Cookery School, EC1R (26 November–17 December) 



United Kingdom
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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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