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Position #: 1594
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position: Network Friend 2018-22 - Volunteer to Build a Friendship
Location: 4090 Shelbourne Street
Impact Statement: Lifetime Networks Mission:
We foster networks of friendship and support for people with diversabilities to enhance community.

Lifetime Networks Vision:
We see a future where all people enjoy safe, happy, fulfilling lives.

Lifetime Networks Values:
Lifetime Networks values and demonstrates:
• person, rather than program-centred planning
• 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 and autonomy of each person
• financial responsibility by working diligently to keep services and supports cost-effective and affordable
• belief in the importance of unpaid relationships
• community inclusion, participation and engagement
• intentional and purposeful growth
• autonomy from funding streams which could compromise our ability to advocate
Description: We are looking for a volunteer who is interested in building a friendship with a social young man with a developmental disability who is fun to spend time with. Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive friends who are committed to calling and visiting with him consistently.
Some of the activities he would love to share with a new friend include: riding the bus, church activities, long walks, going on drives, attending music concerts and special events. He plays the piano and enjoys classical, hymns, rock and Irish music.
Training Details: If you share some of these interests and this volunteer opportunity intrigues you, please contact Emily at Lifetime Networks at (250) 477-4112 ext. 306, or at volunteer@Lnv.ca.
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Caring Support
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Accountability, Empathy
How to Apply
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Website: http://www.lifetimenetworks.org
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Emily Mayberry
Phone: 250 477 4112 Ext. 305
Address: 4090 Shelbourne Street Victoria, V8N 4P6
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