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Position # 2372
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2022-5 - Volunteer to build a friendship with a person with diverseabilities

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 middle-aged man who has a brain injury. An older volunteer able to commit to a long-term position and who understands that memory loss can occur with brain injury is an ideal candidate.

This man needs physical support and uses a wheelchair so we hope to find someone who is able to travel and visit at his house.

His interests and possible activities would include: watching sports together, playing video games together or going for walks around his neighbourhood.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details If this position is of interest and you think you are a suitable candidate, please contact Emily at volunteer@LNV.ca
Working Conditions Volunteer to build a friendship with a person with diverseabilities
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail A visit with the focus person once or twice each month.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application File:
Website http://www.lifetimenetworks.org
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Emily Mayberry
Phone 250 477 4112
Address 2553 Quadra St Victoria,
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