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Position # 3194
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2022-10 - Volunteer to Build A Friendship with a person with diverseabilities (COVID - low or no contact)

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 woman with a developmental disability in her early 40s. Ideally, the volunteer will live in or near Sidney. Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive friends who are committed to hanging out with her once month.

She is a delightful, easygoing woman who can be quiet at times and limited in conversation, but she would really like to enjoy your company. In friendship, this individual likes to be active playing bocce ball, mini golf, or swimming. She especially enjoys going for slow walks! Also, she occasionally would like to take a pottery class, a yoga class, or line dancing. She loves colouring and enjoys conversation over hot chocolate/tea. She prefers to meet in the mornings on a routine schedule. The right volunteer will be patient and understanding, and preferably an outgoing and positive person.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details If this opportunity to build a friendship interests you, please contact Emily at Volunteer@LNV.ca for more info.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail She prefers to meet in the mornings & keep a routine schedule.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
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, V8T 4E1
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