Our Mission
About the Position
Position #: 1601
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position: Network Friend 2017-6 - 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 looking for a volunteer who is interested in building a friendship with a young woman with a disability. Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive friends who are committed to hanging out with her once or twice per month.

Some of the activities she would love to share with a new friend include: going to the beach, walking the Breakwater, watching movies and TV, playing board games and card games, spa activities and sports such as swimming, badminton and bowling. She also loves dancing, karaoke, yoga, shopping and art activities. Baking, cooking, knitting and going to craft fairs are also activities she enjoys.

If you share some of these interests and this opportunity intrigues you, please contact Heather at 250 477 4112 ext. 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: Car required
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, 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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