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Volunteering Ballarat News December 2016

Stories provided by the Volunteer Coordinators Network


Volunteer Coordinators Network – A year in review

Sue Jakob, Chair of the Volunteer Coordinators Network Executive tells us about the activities of the VCN in 2016 … find out more here.


Celebrating Veterans Health Week

Two volunteer organisations share in the celebration of Veterans Health Week …. find out more here.


LARF wins award

Salvo Connect Western’s youth mentoring program LARF recently won an award at the City of Ballarat Youth Awards … find out more here.


An ode to Ballarat’s Big Brothers & Big Sisters

A humorous chronicle of a year in the life of a Big Brother or Sister … read the story here.


L2P in print

The Ballarat L2P Program was included in Volunteering Victoria’s 12 Days of Volunteering promotion… find out more here


Advertising Volunteer Positions

The December Volunteering Ballarat Page – an inexpensive way to reach your target volunteer audience … see the page here.

Some Interesting Articles:

It’s official, Volunteers give more – Journalist Wendy Williams reports on findings from the Giving Australia 2016 Project

Fair Work Australia: The difference between volunteers and employees in sports organisations

Don’t forget to keep up-to-date with Volunteering Victoria, a free subscription to their newsletter is a great way to stay connected






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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