Community Impact Grants NOW OPEN!

posted by Olivia Pezzimenti, 21 Jun 2018

The Ballarat Foundation allocates funding annually. Applications for the Community Impact Grants Program open on Monday 11 June 2018 and close 5:00pm Monday 2 July 2018. grants for funding in 2018 are now open For more information, follow the links: Community Impact Grants Program Funding Guidelines Project Budget Template Community Impact Grants Program Application Form



posted by Matt Jenkins, 11 May 2018

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Volunteer Client Services Assessor and Assistant

posted by Olivia Pezzimenti, 10 May 2018

Volunteer Client Services Assessor and Assistant At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, …read more


Volunteer – Food preparer and guest liaison

posted by Olivia Pezzimenti, 09 May 2018

Volunteer Community Breakfast Food Preparer and Guest Liaison At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the …read more


Finance Coordinator Position

posted by Olivia Pezzimenti, 07 May 2018

Finance Coordinator Position Help build a better Ballarat Part time permanent position Work with a passionate team United Way Ballarat and The Ballarat Foundation work to unite our community to break cycles of disadvantage. It is our vision that our community thrives. We bring together those able to help with those in our community that …read more


Annual Review 2017

posted by Olivia Pezzimenti, 24 Apr 2018

2017 Annual Report:  We encourage you to read through and see all the great achievements of 2017. We are very excited for what we have in store for 2018, as we move ahead with breaking the cycles of disadvantage in Ballarat.  


2018 United Way Ballarat & The Ballarat Foundation AGM

posted by Olivia Pezzimenti, 03 Apr 2018

2018 Annual General Meeting We have great pleasure inviting you to join the Board and staff of The Ballarat Foundation and United Way Ballarat to our Annual General Meeting. Come along if you are interested in hearing about the impact that The Ballarat Foundation and United Way Ballarat have on the community now, as well as, what they plan …read more


2018 Administrative Professionals Breakfast

posted by Olivia Pezzimenti, 08 Mar 2018

Friday 4th May, 7am @ North Ballarat Sports Club. Guest speaker – Meshel Laurie Tickets at $45 We are excited to announce Meshel Laurie as this year’s guest speaker Meshel Laurie works in TV, radio, podcasts, writes columns and books, and parents 6 year-old twins. She describes herself as a very bad Buddhist but puts …read more


What is Workplace Giving?

posted by Kathy Horvat, 02 Nov 2017

Workplace giving is an option for employees in participating organisation to nominate a certain amount of their pay before tax to be donated to United Way Ballarat so it can be disbursed in the community with other donated funds. To participated as an employee or employer, please call 5331 5555  or email To Donate …read more


L2P celebrates 10th Birthday & new 5th Car!

posted by Kathy Horvat, 02 Nov 2017

The L2P Ballarat Learner Driver Mentor program celebrated its 10th birthday this year. Supported by VicRoads, TAC, City of Ballarat and administered by United Way Ballarat. The L2P program provides young people, aged 16-21, who do not have access to a car or responsible driver, the opportunity to accumulate the 120 hours required to gain …read more


What is the Ballarat Imagination Library?

posted by Kathy Horvat, 02 Nov 2017

United Way Ballarat is partners with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to provide children in Ballarat an age appropriate book, each month, for the first five years of their life? The Dolly Parton Imagination Library delivers over 1 million books each month to young readers around the world, with the aim to engage young children …read more


Victorian Teachers’ Games Volunteers

posted by pmckee, 27 Jul 2017

Job Title Victorian Teachers’ Games Manager Description Volunteers are the back bone of Victorian Teachers’ Games. Without our volunteers, we would be unable to create the amazing atmosphere that has continually been a lasting experience for all who have attended. Victorian Teachers Games is running from Sunday 24 of September through to Wednesday 27 of …read more


Ballarat & District Community Support Register – Volunteers

posted by pmckee, 27 Jul 2017

Job Title Community Register Support Volunteer Description Ballarat & District Community Support Register is managed by the Police Proactive Unit and is a program of Neighbourhood Watch Ballarat. Our Mission: To support confident and secure living among residents in Ballarat and the surrounding district. It is a register where personal information (mainly contact and medical) …read more


Good News for volunteering in our region

posted by pmckee, 14 Jul 2017

Funding reinstated for Volunteer Management Programs in the Ballarat Region The volunteering sector is celebrating today after the Department of Social Services announcement; funding for Volunteer Management programs will be reinstated following the Volunteering Australia-lead Tower of Strength campaign. With this announcement, $19.95 million in funding is now dedicated to Volunteer Management Activity from 1 …read more


IT Computer trainer – Pineview Residential Care

posted by pmckee, 27 Jun 2017

Job Title IT Computer Trainer Provide basic computer skills to assist the elderly Number of volunteers required 2 The Role is based at: Pineview Residential Care, Nicholson Street, Ballarat Commitment required 10 am to 2 pm twice a week. Desirable personal skills/qualities: Computer skills/operation of windows 10/vista Volunteer Role Key duties Assist the elderly with activities …read more




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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