Volunteer with us

Meals on Wheels volunteers

Volunteering is very important in our community. You can join hundreds of local volunteers who regularly give their time and energy to help others.

To view City of Ballarat volunteer opportunities, please visit our Current Vacancies page and under the Position Type, drop down to click on Volunteer.

Become a Ballarat Ambassador 

Our Ballarat Ambassadors provide information on Ballarat to a large number of visitors each year. Their love and knowledge of the city and its rich history adds to Ballarat's reputation as a friendly, welcoming and culturally vibrant city. 

Visit our Current Vacancies page to find out how to apply.

Other opportunities

We also recognise other volunteer organisations within the region. Check out United Way Ballarat to discover a range of volunteering opportunities in and around Ballarat.



Expression of Interest - Spotlight on Sebastopol Community Reference Group

Spotlight on Sebastopol will deliver a revitalisation of the Ballarat suburb of Sebastopol through place-based and community-led investment in infrastructure, strategic land use planning, and community activation.

City of Ballarat is seeking community representation on a Community Reference Group to assist and guide the selection, design and delivery of projects in Sebastopol, in the following project areas;

  • new public infrastructure
  • additions or changes to existing infrastructure
  • streetscape and beautification works
  • infrastructure that enhances the ability to activate spaces for increased community benefit
  • Community and resource activation to facilitate increased community connection
  • Strategic land use planning to inform future investment beyond the life of this funding

These outcomes will support an overarching revitalisation of Sebastopol that aims to improve economic and social benefits.

The Community Reference Group will meet at least 4 times per year.

For further information please contact Pete Appleton on 0407 339 641

Expressions of interest must be submitted by 5pm on Thursday 20 August 2020.

Submit your Expression of Interest.