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Position #: 2439
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position: Network Friend 2019-05 - Volunteer to Build a Friendship
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 for a man with autism in his forties. He is a coffee connoisseur and a foodie, and he is looking for a volunteer Network Friend who shares his love of computer programming. He is also interested in going for walks in nature or at the beach, yoga, tai chi, photography and pottery. He is interested in most forms of art, including oil painting, sculpture, watercolours, pastels and drawing. We hope to find one (or more) patient, empathetic friends who could each visit with him at least once per month.
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
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): Interpersonal Communication, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
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: 4090 Shelbourne Street Victoria, V8N 4P6
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