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Position #: 1588
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position: Network Friend 2017-13 - Networks Program
Location: 4090 Shelbourne Street
Impact Statement: Lifetime Networks is a non-profit organization that creates opportunities for people with disabilities for friendship and support as they live full lives in the community.

We are looking for a volunteer who is interested in building a friendship with a young man in Langford who is non-verbal and has a developmental disability.
Description: Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive and fun friends who are committed to hanging out with him once or twice per month.

He can be shy initially, but he would love to build a bond with a new friend he can share the following activities with: Engaging in fun sports activities such as hockey, soccer, swimming, bowling and mini-golf. He would love to explore and enjoy the sights and sounds of the outdoors with hikes and trails. He also enjoys painting and crafts.

If you share some of these interests and this volunteer opportunity intrigues you, please contact Heather at 250 477 4112, extension 202, or heather@Lnv.ca.
Training Details: Orientation and support building your friendship with this young man is ongoing and will be provided by Lifetime Networks.
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Once or twice per month.
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Accountability, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.lifetimenetworks.org
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Heather Bergink
Phone: 250 477 4112 Ext. 202
Address: 4090 Shelbourne Street Victoria, V8N 4P6
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