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Availability Details

Volunteer for 1 - 2 hours per week, flexible hours.

Last session date (if known)

Venue Address

91-94 Saffron Hill
United Kingdom

Areas covered
Policies in place

DBS check required

Support and Training

Expenses Reimbursed

Other information

Age restrictions apply


We are currently recruiting for Online Peer Supporters, to provide one-to-one and group support to both individuals who gamble and those affected by someone else’s gambling.

Online Peer Supporters will:

  • Navigate and guide contacts through existing services at GamCare and the National Gambling Support Network.
  • Use motivational interviewing skills while drawing from their own lived experience to provide a supportive, non-judgemental space for those affected by gambling harms.
  • Facilitate discussions via our online support services, including:
  • Email – you will be paired with an individual for regular email correspondence (up to 3 emails per week for 6 months)
  • Chatrooms – you will facilitate group discussions and supporting conversation between people at various stages of recovery
  • Forum – you will initiate discussions, respond to posts, and provide encouragement, signposting and support to forum users
  • Help individuals set aims and goals to move to a more positive, sustained recovery whilst also providing resources to support people with these plans.
  • Recognise the purpose and remit of our service and signposting to other internal and external support where appropriate.

Skills needed

Skills and qualifications that may be needed or developed:

For any of our volunteering roles we ask that you have personal lived experience of gambling-related harms. This includes being affected by someone else’s gambling (friend or family member).
We ask that you’ve been in positive, sustained recovery for at least one year before volunteering with us.
This role is completely remote, so you’ll need access to a reliable internet connection, a computer and a confidential space.
To volunteer with us you must currently reside within the United Kingdom.
For more information and to apply please see:

Benefits for the Volunteer

In return, GamCare will:

Provide a full, comprehensive induction and training programme
Give you access to a dedicated Volunteer Coordinator
Offer and arrange 1:1 and group supervision
Fully support your own wellbeing and recovery journey
Give ongoing training and development opportunities
Provide access to some internal job opportunities within our services team
Provide a reference after 3 months of regular volunteering

Register your interest
Your details will be passed onto the organisation offering this volunteer opportunity so that they can contact you directly with more information. Anonymised information will be kept for monitoring purposes.