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About the Position
Position #: 1597
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position: Network Friend 2016-2 - Volunteer to Build a Friendship
Location: 4090 Shelbourne Street

Lifetime Networks Vision

We see a future where people with disabilities live safely in their communities, where they can fulfill their potential, and enjoy lifelong friendships and support.

Lifetime Networks Mission

We build and maintain Networks of lifetime friendships to support people with disabilities.

Lifetime Networks Values

Lifetime Networks values and demonstrates:

Person rather than program centred planning
A commitment to maintaining Networks for the lifetime of the person being supported
Accessibility to services with no eligibility restrictions
Respectfulness through recognition and celebration of the inherent worth of each person
Financial responsibility by working diligently to keep services and supports cost effective and affordable
Volunteerism through belief in the importance of unpaid relationships in the lives of people we support
Lifetime friendships and support for people with disabilities
Description: We are seeking a network friend for a young man in his mid-twenties with disabilities. He is a friendly, pleasant young man with a great sense of humour. He enjoys interacting with animals, especially dogs. He is interested in finding a network friend who also shares his interest in animals.

More specifically, he would like to find someone to accompany him on dog walks with his own dog, or to join a network friend in walking their dogs. He is also open to new experiences with different animals and settings. He would appreciate someone with a sense of humour who likes to joke around and who is as easy-going as he is.

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: If you share some of these interests and this volunteer opportunity intrigues you, please contact Kate at 250 477 4112 ext. 305 or kate@Lnv.ca.
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Once or twice per month.
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Animals/Pets, Caring Support, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Accountability, Empathy
How to Apply
Application File:
Website: http://www.lifetimenetworks.org
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Kate Engert
Phone: 250 477 4112 Ext. 305
Address: 4090 Shelbourne Street Victoria, V8N 4P6
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