Male Gaming Befriender Volunteer

Salford, Greater Manchester (On-site)

Actively Interviewing

This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!

Job description

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.

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.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start volunteering with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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

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Posted on: 23 October 2023
Closing date: 18 January 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 69839
Tags: Social Care/Development

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