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End of an era

posted by pmckee, 13 Apr 2017

Late afternoon on a Tuesday is usually quiet at Ballarat Community Health in Lucas, with the last few clients leaving and possibly a yoga class in session.  This particular Tuesday, however, was a little more festive.  Possibly one of the largest Annual General Meetings in United Way Ballarat and The Ballarat Foundation’s histories saw around 60 …read more

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Festival of Volunteering

posted by pmckee, 13 Apr 2017

The 2017 Festival of Volunteering on Saturday, May 13 will celebrate all the volunteers in our region. Everyone is welcome at this FREE event. Saturday, May 13 10:00am to 4:00pm St Patrick’s Hall, Dawson Street South, Ballarat Stalls and displays will be on-site showcasing the volunteering opportunities in our community. The day will include entertainment and discussions. Below …read more

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A year in review

posted by pmckee, 13 Apr 2017

Read your copy of our latest Annual Review below: Or download your own copy here: 2016 A Year in Review Our Annual Review relates stories and activities undertaken by United Way Ballarat during 2016.  If you would like to see more in-depth financial statements or find out more please contact us. To find previous annual reviews …read more

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Ballarat Community Food Insecurity Partnership project

posted by pmckee, 13 Apr 2017

Food security is “the ability of individuals, households and communities to acquire food that is healthy, sustainable, affordable, appropriate and accessible in a socially acceptable means” The History Ballarat Community Health and the City of Ballarat’s Food Security Partnership engaged Monash University 4th year dietetic students who undertook several projects investigating food security in Ballarat. …read more

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The stories behind the programs we fund

posted by pmckee, 13 Apr 2017

Each of the projects funded through United Way Ballarat provides us with a report twice a year.  Here are some of the stories we recently received. LARF John* is a mentee in our LARF primary group.  His initial involvement in the program, while generally positive, was fairly reserved and included some gaps in attendance.  When …read more

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L2P is thriving beyond expectations

posted by pmckee, 13 Apr 2017

Most people in Ballarat will have seen one of the L2P cars on the road, they are hard to miss and are a testament to the benefits of everyone working together to help with an identified need. United Way Ballarat in partnership with 40 active volunteer mentors, TAC, eight agencies (listed below) and many generous …read more

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Nominations now open for 2017 Administrative Professional of the Year

posted by pmckee, 23 Mar 2017

nominations have now closed. Do you know a superstar administrator who works tirelessly to keep things running smoothly?  Would you like to show them how much you appreciate their hard work? Why not nominate them for the Administrative Professional of the Year Award?  It’s simple to nominate; simply click here The winner will be announced …read more

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Tickets Now Available for this year’s Administrative Professionals Breakfast

posted by pmckee, 21 Mar 2017

This year’s Administrative Professionals Breakfast allows employers from all over the Ballarat region to say THANK YOU to the men and women who are the backbones of their businesses; giving their administration staff the chance to be entertained, inspired and indulged. The event will see guests treated to a champagne breakfast, entertained, and inspired in …read more

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Volunteer Drivers required – Ballarat District Nursing and Healthcare

posted by pmckee, 14 Mar 2017

We are seeking people to be volunteer drivers to assist our podiatry clients get to and from their appointments.

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER THE BALLARAT FOUNDATION and UNITED WAY BALLARAT

posted by pmckee, 06 Mar 2017

The Ballarat Foundation and United Way Ballarat is one of Australia’s leading rural community philanthropic organisations. Based on the community foundation philanthropic model and the United Way philosophy of charitable activity, The Ballarat Foundation and United Way Ballarat works to strengthen Ballarat and the surrounding regional community through community partnerships and volunteering activity. Following the …read more

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Wozzles Wearhouse Retail Volunteers and Wozzles Wearhouse Warehouse Volunteers

posted by pmckee, 16 Feb 2017

Do you have an outgoing personality? Do you consider yourself a retail extraodinaire? We need Volunteers to work in one of our three local Wozzles shops and Wozzles Operations Warehouse. You will be responsible for shop sales, cash handling, re-stocking and general shop duties. If you have great customer service skills and think this is the opportunity you have been looking for then Wozzles would like to hear from you on 03 5339 9166

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Vision Australia Ballarat Day Program Support Volunteer

posted by pmckee, 16 Feb 2017

Do you like woodwork and helping others? If yes, then we would love your assistance in our Day Program. Our clients participate in various activities while attending the Day Program at Vision Australia Ballarat. Clients are supported in the program by staff and volunteers. This is a great opportunity for you to participate in a supportive, social and fun environment. Please feel free to contact Michelle on 03 5337 4555 to gain more information about this wonderful opportunity.

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Local business employees give generously at Christmas

posted by pmckee, 16 Feb 2017

Each year we at United Way Ballarat and The Ballarat Foundation approach the agencies we support and ask what they would like to be able to give to the people they work with at Christmas if they could. Armed with this information, we then contact the people and businesses who support us and ask them to …read more

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Alcohol & other Drugs (AOD) Peer Support Leader

posted by pmckee, 02 Feb 2017

Ballarat Community Health Voluntary Position AOD Peer Support Leaders Number of volunteers required 4 Commitment required Able and willing to work collaboratively with other Peer Support Leader (PSL) volunteers to facilitate support group meetings on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoon of each month. The support group meetings are of 2 hours’ duration. Outside of …read more

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Volunteer Senior Football Coach – Ballarat Bulldogs

posted by pmckee, 23 Jan 2017

Senior Coach Required Voluntary Position The Ballarat Bulldogs football team are seeking a Senior Coach for the 2017 season. About the Ballarat Bulldogs and F.I.D.A. The Ballarat Bulldogs are a mixed gender football and netball club for people with intellectual disability, who are aged between 14 and 40 years. The Ballarat Bulldogs compete in the …read more

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