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About the Position
Position #: 1696
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position: Network Friend 2018-05 - Volunteer to Build a Friendship
Impact Statement: Lifetime Networks is a not for profit society that offers support to people with developmental disabilities, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and disabilities under the Autism Spectrum. 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.
Description: We are looking for a volunteer who is interested in building a friendship with a young man in Fairfield who has a developmental disability. He is full of personality and a very expressive individual. Communication can be a challenge in the beginning when meeting new people, but this can be easily helped by using his iPad for assisted communication. Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive and fun friends who are committed to hanging out with him several times per month.

He is an energetic and fun-loving young man who would love to build a bond with a new humorous friend he can share the following activities with: going to the movies or a casual meal, going to Royals and Vikes games, and just hanging out. He also loves sports like basketball and swimming, going on hikes at Mt. Doug, and going to the gym. Watching YouTube is also one of his favourite things to do his favourite YouTuber is Sam Tsui
Training Details: If you share some of these interests and this volunteer opportunity intrigues you, please contact Heather at Lifetime Networks at (250) 477-4112 ext. 202, or at heather@Lnv.ca.
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Empathy, Adaptability
How to Apply
Application File:
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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