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Position # 3113
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2021 - 24 - 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 looking for a volunteer who is interested in building a committed friendship with an independent man in his early 30s. Through Lifetime Networks, we are looking for peers who are able to hang out with him once or twice a month. He enjoys many activities with his network friends including: going for walks in the Fernwood area or Downtown; baked goods and food; and discussing history. He communicates well over the phone and in person but does not wish to text/e-mail/zoom. The ideal candidate would be able to meet him at his home in the Fernwood area.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details If this position is of interest to you, please contact Emily at volunteer@LNV.ca
Working Conditions Build A Friendship with a person with diverseabilities (COVID - low or no contact)
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail A visit with the focus person 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
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 2553 Quadra St Victoria, V8T 4E1
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