What does volunteering mean to you?

Yesterday, our Employment Skills Workshop group finished their public speaking unit. They each gave a short presentation to their classmates about their experiences with volunteer work. Everyone did a fantastic job! Check out some of the highlights below.   Amanda shared with us about her position volunteering at Sanctuary Youth Centre, an experience that she … Continue reading What does volunteering mean to you?

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I’m In To Hire: an inclusive employment initiative

If you are familiar with Lifetime Networks, you are probably also familiar with the Best Buddies program. Lifetime Networks works with the University of Victoria to match student volunteers with community members with disabilities to facilitate friendships throughout the school year. But you might not be aware that Best Buddies International also has a Jobs … Continue reading I’m In To Hire: an inclusive employment initiative

Public Speaking: What makes a good speaker great?

September is Public Speaking month for the Lifetime Networks Employment Workshop group. This month we will be learning what it takes to be a great public speaker. At the end of the month, each participant will give a short speech to the group to demonstrate what they've learned! To kick off our first lesson on … Continue reading Public Speaking: What makes a good speaker great?