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Position # 3354
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2022-8 - Volunteer to Build A Friendship with a person with diverseabilities (COVID - low or no contact)
Impact Statement VISION, MISSION AND VALUES

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 committed friendship with an independent man with a developmental disability in his 40s.

His only availability is on Tuesdays and Wednesdays - he'd love to find a “Coffee Buddy” for one of these days (he loves coffee!). He has a great sense of humour and also enjoys many other activities including: swimming, basketball, hockey, baseball, attending live sports events, playing UNO and volunteering. It can be difficult to understand his speech so we're also looking for someone with a keen ear and patient manner.
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 Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail A visit with the focus person once or twice each month.
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
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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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