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Position # 2632
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2020-10 - Volunteer to Build a Friendship
Location Gordon Head, Saanich, BC, Canada
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 friendship with a man with a developmental disability in his mid 50’s. Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive friends who are committed to spending time with him once or twice per month.

Some of the activities he would like to share with a new friend include: going for walks and grabbing hot chocolate, attending community events, going to movies, going swimming, eating out, visiting Victoria attractions and new destinations going to see new things (ie. opening of a store, a new building going up..). He also loves to watch sports, both on TV and live events, and always happy to talk sports.
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Training Details If this volunteer opportunity interests you, contact Jessie at volunteer@LNV.ca or 250-477-4112 ext.302
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy, 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
Address 4090 Shelbourne Street Victoria, V8N 4P6

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