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Position # 3111
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2022-7 - 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 mature, warm and committed volunteer who is interested in building a friendship with a creative and independent woman who is a talented artist, a passionate musician/composer, and an avid writer in her late 50s. Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive friends who are committed to hanging out with her once or twice a month.

Some of the activities she would enjoy doing with her network friends include drives to see beautiful scenery, going to cafes, attending music events, public concerts or lectures on music, art & literature, and attending art shows. She would also enjoy attending community theatre events or watching movies or listening to music together.

She plays the keyboard and guitar and would love to play guitar with another musician who enjoys composing together.

This volunteer opportunity requires a vehicle to provide transportation to activities.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details If this position is of interest to you, please contact Emily at volunteer@LNV.ca
Working Conditions Volunteer to build a friendship with a person with diverseabilities (COVID - low or no contact)
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, Accountability, 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, V8T 4E1
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