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Position # 1729
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2020-15 - Volunteer to Build a Friendship
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 Lifetime Networks is seeking a volunteer network friend for a friendly, enthusiastic individual. She is a university student in her 20’s with a variety of interests including anthropology, anime, arts and crafts, Minecraft, D&D, tabletop games, cosplay and paganism. She enjoys going to cafes, restaurants, walks/hikes, ice-skating, movies (after Covid restrictions), playing board games and RPG games with friends and making TikToks. She is autistic, hypersensitive (i.e. gets sensory overload easily) and can have a difficult time making and keeping friends due to struggles in social situations. Seeking someone close in age range (18-33), who is LGBTQ+ friendly with similar interests who can commit long-term to monthly hangouts and semi-annual events with her network. She spends the school year in Victoria, and is out of town in the summer months, so ideally you would be open to keeping in touch virtually during these times.
Training Details If you share some of these interests and this volunteer opportunity intrigues you, please contact Jessie at 250 477 4112 x302, or volunteer@Lnv.ca.
Working Conditions COVID protocols in place
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail A visit or 2 each month.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Caring Support, Special Events
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Creative Thinking, Accountability, Adaptability, Respect
How to Apply
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Website http://www.lifetimenetworks.org
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Jessie Berg
Phone 250 477 4112 Ext. 302
Address 2553 Quadra Street Victoria, V8T 4E1
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