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Position # 2439
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2020 - 12 - 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 seeking a Network Friend with a positive attitude and resilience for a man in his early sixties living with MS. He is a laid-back individual whose professional music career was interrupted due to MS after he received his Bachelor of Music degree. The MS does affect his energy level but he is astute and is able to carry on an intellectual discussion. He has limited mobility and uses a manual wheelchair. With handyDART transportation arranged, he would enjoy going out to concerts, cafes, the museum and the IMAX theatre in the post-pandemic future. At the moment, he would also love to receive visits once or twice a month, following the protocols of the care facility where he lives.
Training Details If you share some of these interests and this volunteer opportunity intrigues you, please contact Jessie at Lifetime Networks at (250) 477-4112 ext. 302, or at volunteer@Lnv.ca
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail A visit once or twice each month.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support
Skill(s) Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
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Website http://www.lifetimenetworks.org
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Contact Jessie Berg
Phone 250 477 4112 Ext. 302
Address 4090 Shelbourne Street Victoria, V8N 4P6
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