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Volunteering Ballarat News December 2015




Ballarat Volunteer Coordinators Network re-ignites

The local Volunteer Coordinators’ Network (VCN) has had a resurggence over the past 12 months, with the instigation of the Executive group … find out more here


Mentoring with CAFS

Find out about the fantastic work of the CAFS leaving care mentoring program, a mentor and a mentee share their story … find out more here


City of Ballarat Young Volunteer of the Year

Jody Dontje, the founder of The Help Nepal Appeal was named Young Volunteer of the Year at the recent City of Ballarat Youth Awards… find out more here

National Conference program now available 

Have you booked to go yet?  Here’s the link find out more here


Good News for L2P Program

A local business in Daylesford stepped in to help and support the L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program … find out more here


Federation University SLP

An opportunity for volunteer involving organisations to be on the register for student leaders looking for volunteer roles within our community… find out more here


Have you visited Volunteering Victoria lately?

There are many interesting articles here; a new ministerial cabinet for volunteers, volunteer awards, International volunteer day and more…find out more here

Some Interesting Articles:

Volunteer West have a great article on dealing with stress in their newsletter
Importance of Formal & Informal Volunteer Skills – Report  

Australians Abandoning Volunteering?

From Volunteer to CEO





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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