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Benefit from our coworking space, networking events, and community co-learning sessions. Find out more in this blog or contact us for more information.

What is our Membership about?

We offer a platform where community members can gather to:

  • Share skills for the common good
  • Be creative
  • Network
  • Work with like-minded people

The membership includes a shared workspace and a way to connect with people who want to contribute to community building. Find inspiration in the tranquil yet warm buzz of this homey house in the heart of Muizenberg. Well accustomed to the life of changemakers, we offer a range of flexible and affordable memberships to suit diverse members’ needs. As a member, you are welcome to join free workshops and events offered by Amava Oluntu on a monthly basis.

Our membership levels are flexible and commitment-free, allowing members to be agile, fluid, and focus on their work with low rental fees. All memberships are month-to-month, require no deposit and no commitment. We do encourage members to give us a 1-month notice before they have to leave the membership.

You should sign up for this membership if you …

    • Share the passion for contributing to community resilience
    • Are keen and open to learn from others
    • Appreciate diversity in all its forms
    • Want to promote skills sharing

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Amava's Membership Levels and Descriptions

Hot Desking

Hot desks give members access to our work space. The desks are not assigned to a particular person. Members enjoy the same basic benefits such as access to workshop rooms, community events, discounts, and so on.

  • Communal kitchen, courtyard and chill-out zone
  • A secured space
  • Internet

Operating hours at the workspace are from 9am to 5pm where the space is limited to 6 persons at a time.
Once you are a member, you can view and block your preferred slots on our calendar.

Desk space and people working together at Amava Olutnu

An example of the space available for hot desking and workshops.

Other Coworking Plans

We are open to weekend plans, night plans and hourly rates, as long as it does not interfere with the timing of our sustaining members.
We also provide virtual office membership options in case you need an office address and a place to hold meetings occasionally. This may be interesting for Solopreneurs as it fulfils basic professional needs.
Simply get in touch with us so we can see if we can come up with a plan that suits both you and us.

Hosting Workshops

As a member, you can book our workshop rooms for free and host your own activities. You can use the workshop space on weekends from 9am to 6pm and on weekdays from 5pm to 9pm.
The space can host up to 8 persons/room.
Once you are a member, you can view and block your preferred slots on our shared calendar. Reserve your slot at least two days in advance.

 

Print Making workshop at Amava Olutnu

Catering

When hosting workshops, you can order food and snacks from the Muizenberg Community Kitchen. Supporting locals and those in need was never as easy 😊 They are just next door.

Equipment Hire

Below are the rates per day for hiring equipment for workshops and content creation.

 

Amava Oluntu's equipment and hire rates

Joining Events and Workshops

Join our monthly events, connect with community members and get inspired from people’s stories and wisdoms. Members have free access to monthly networking events, co-learning sessions and workshops organized by Amava Oluntu.

  • Networking events: 2x / month
  • Talks on Zoom: 1x / month
  • Outdoor community activities: 1x/ month
  • Open creative sessions and DIY: Fridays
  • Free access to training sessions and Amava projects :
    • 3 months training on constructive communication (July- September)
    • Non-violent communication trainings
    • Participatory Video trainings
    • Social media trainings

Follow our newsletter and Facebook event page to stay updated.

Location

The coworking space of Amava Oluntu is situated in the heart of Muizenberg, just opposite the Muizenberg train station, at 148 Main Road. It’s a 1-minute walk to the beach and 10 seconds walk to the Muizenberg Community Kitchen and Dr Juice Bar, which are just next door. There are plenty of parking options, may it be at Muizenberg Park or along Main Road.

Don’t Forget

With your monthly membership you support Amava Oluntu in keeping the space running. Thanks to you, young changemakers can continue accessing the space and joining training offered by Amava. Together, we can make use of this beautiful house and continue contributing to our community.

Membership Rates and Options

Amava Oluntu's Membership Plan and Information

*Apply for a sponsorship if you can’t afford the fee. Alternatively, you can offer your time and skills to the space in return (e.g. facilitate workshops or co-learning sessions).
We also accept a 50/50 combination of the fee and talents (Cape Town Talent Exchange).

Donate a Membership

Amava Oluntu’s primary target group is young people from under-resourced communities. We offer the space at 148 Main Road primarily to be able to support these young adults through personal development, skills sharing, and connecting them to opportunities in and around our community.
Consider donating a membership to one of these young adults so they can access our projects and trainings:

Choose your preferred amount.
We are aiming to offer annual memberships:
12 months x R300 = R3600

For all donated memberships, we can hand out 18A donation certificates.

We also offer gift vouchers. Contact us now.

Scheduling

Use Calendly to schedule your slots. Once you are a member, you can see available time windows for hot-desking and workshops.


Are you curious and want to find out more?

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Teresa Boulle

About Teresa Boulle

Teresa is certain that everyone has something precious to share, and that it is the diversity and sharing of those gifts that can enable us transform for good. Her mission is to enable such spaces so that we can gain better understanding of each other’s perspectives and rethink our own role in this world. She is also excited about how communities and individuals can collaboratively respond to challenges and turn them into opportunities of social change.

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