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Position # 3163
OrganizationLifetime Networks
Position Network Friend 2022-9 - 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 female volunteer who is interested in building a committed friendship with an independent women in her early 60s. Through Lifetime Networks, we are building a small circle of supportive friends who are committed to hanging out with her once or twice a month. She is very cautious about COVID and can be counted on to follow public health protocols.

Some of the activities she would enjoy doing with her network friends include: becoming more active by going for walks/hikes, going for coffee, rug hooking, going to the rec centre, learning to crochet, watching tv shows and movies, knitting and going to craft fairs. She is hoping to find a peer friend of around the same age and she prefers to meet up on Friday afternoons.

She values her friends and is naturally kind and thoughtful to people - and would definitely brighten a new friend's day.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details If this volunteer opportunity interests you, please contact Emily at Lifetime Networks at (250) 477-4112 ext. 202, or at volunteer@Lnv.ca
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Currently available for visits on Friday afternoons but more time could open up.
Age 45+
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 2553 Quadra St Victoria, V8T 4E1
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