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Lead On Ballarat joins forces with United Way

It’s official,  Lead On Ballarat now has a new home and a new CEO!!Lead On Logo FINAL

Lead On is a community organisation ‘Here for YOUth’ offering opportunities for young people to get involved with the community.

Geoff Sharp, CEO of United Way Ballarat and now Lead On Ballarat is excited to announce this new partnership.  He says,  ‘Lead On is a great fit for United Way with our focus on Education, Income and Health.  Lead On provides all of these in reaching out to the young people of our community giving them the opportunity to build skills with industry mentors.’

eventYOUth – youth building hands on skills in event management by organising community events.
Log_on – industry mentors work with young people to build skills in web development.
Get Reel – youth creating short films on topics important to them under the guidance of industry professionals.
L2P – trained community volunteers mentor disadvantaged young people to get their 120 hours compulsory driving experience in order to gain their probationary licence.
Loop –  young people gaining valuable experience in copywriting, editorial, production, journalism, creative writing, graphic design, photography and pictorial aspects of media.
Take back the streets – professional artists work with young people to create and paint artworks onto designated public facilities and spaces.

Find out more about the amazing programs that Lead On provide here…









United Way Ballarat is working to advance the common good of our community by focusing on Education, Income and Health.  These are the building blocks for a good life—a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.  United Way Ballarat asks all the citizens of Ballarat and surrounding areas to do three things: GIVE – money and goods; ADVOCATE – on behalf of those who cannot; and VOLUNTEER – to invest time in our community More about United Way Ballarat


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