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Volunteering Ballarat News July 2015


JULY 2015

Training Opportunities

We’ve rounded up some upcoming training opportunities for those working with volunteers. Some are local and others within easy travelling distance … find out more here

National Volunteer Week in Ballarat

Volunteering Ballarat hosted a flag raising ceremony and morning tea, a volunteering expo and produced a volunteering magazine  find out more here

National Standards for Volunteer Involvement 2015

Have you downloaded your copy yet?  Here’s the link find out more here

Work for the Dole

An opportunity to get some of those projects done that you haven’t had the resources to do.  Or to start dreaming of what you might be able to achieve with a bit of help … find out more here

State Volunteering Awards

Awards with a difference, seeking to recognise the volunteer managers doing amazing things in our communities find out more here

Become a Foster Carer

CAFS are seeking foster carers of all walks of life to become part of this life-changing program … find out more here

MIND celebrates Volunteers

On Friday 5th June 2015, at the  Ballarat Personal Helpers and Mentors Program office, we held a lunch in recognition of National Volunteer Week… find out more here

Some Interesting Articles:

Letting Volunteers into the Team’s Locker Room

.. this isn’t what you might think.. has very little to do with locker rooms 🙂

Houston Conference on Volunteering and Service

Australians Abandoning Volunteering?

Australians Abandoning Volunteering?

Australians Abandoning Volunteering?





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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