Male Gaming Befriender Volunteer

Job Reference: 80068
Posted: Tuesday 23rd January 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024
Voluntary Basis
Swinton, Greater Manchester

Are you a gaming fan? We are looking for a Volunteer Befriender who is a gamer who can meet regularly with an outgoing young gentleman with mild Learning Disabilities to play two player X-box and PlayStation games. Our volunteer will need to be confident in playing X-box and PlayStation games. We are also looking for someone chatty who will develop a friendship.

We support our volunteers with an Induction, training for the role, a named volunteer supervisor, a monthly newsletter and a monthly online peer support group.

Volunteer Duties:
• Meet regularly to play computer games.
• Follow safeguarding procedures, and report any concerns
• Develop a friendship and enjoy conversations together.

As a volunteer with Creative Support we offer training for your role, access to a volunteer supervisor, an induction, a monthly Volunteer newsletter, and an online volunteer’s peer support group. Together we can make a difference.

Suggested time commitment: Various times and days available
If you would like to discuss volunteering with us, the role you’re applying for or you application form you can contact our Volunteer Department on 0161 236 0829 or email

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

‘Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010’

Application Instructions:

To apply please submit a completed Volunteer Application Form: Application Form 2022 - Volunteer