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Volunteering is very important in our community. You can join hundreds of local volunteers who regularly give their time and energy to help others.
Volunteering for our community
For Leanne Neville, being a Ballarat Ambassador is a perfect fit. “I love meeting new people and I love travelling,” she says. Leanne says the most important part of the role is creating a helpful and positive experience. “It’s about connecting with every person who comes in.” The Ballarat Information Centre is located at the Town Hall and provides daily assistance and information to visitors to our city. City of Bal...
Parent Place seeking volunteers this National Volunteer Week
City of Ballarat’s Parent Place is seeking dedicated Ballarat people to support local children and families by volunteering and giving a helping hand at the centre. Parent Place is a free service in our region providing connections to family services, a safe space in the middle of town, and help and support for families and carers. Families can also visit Parent Place to feed and change their children and have a play or so...
Volunteers sought for Planned Documentary
Respected Ballarat filmmakers Wind and Sky Productions will film behind the scenes of this year’s January 26 Survival Day Dawn Ceremony for a potential documentary to be used as an education resource. Due to COVID restrictions, the Koorie Engagement Action Group (KEAG) will livestream the 2021 service from 5.30am at View Point, and is encouraging Ballarat residents to become involved at home to help capture the moment on film. The...
Call-out for volunteers at Parent Place
Parent Place volunteer, Val has always felt a strong connection to children and says volunteering at Parent Place following her retirement is her way to reconnect with children and families.
June finds her happy place at Parent Place | ourballarat Spring 2021
When Japanese-born June moved to Ballarat, she didn’t know a soul.
From waste to wellbeing | ourballarat spring 2022
The City of Ballarat’s Waste to Wellbeing program is working to empower the Ballarat community and businesses to improve social and economic wellbeing, using activities like reselling, reusing, sharing, repairing and composting to keep and create value from our waste.
Parent Place is open between 9.30am and 2.30pm, Monday to Friday. Families can visit Parent Place to feed and change their babies, get information and have a play! Our friendly team can give you general support and information on services for families with young children.You can still call or email us for information about: playgroupskindergartenMaternal and Child Healthimmunisationchildcarefamily day care Parent Place helps famili...
Youth volunteers get the opportunity to host the All-Ages Tour
Sonika volunteers will host The Push, All-Ages Tour this weekend. Volunteers from the City of Ballarat’s Youth Services team make up Sonika, a FReeZA committee and State Government-funded initiative that gives young people the opportunity to lead the planning and staging of live music, recreational and cultural events within their own communities. This program provides the participants with hands on experience and traini...