Ballarat YMCA is a community based organisation which delivers programs and services to build healthier, happier and connected communities. YMCA work in partnership with local government, non-profit groups and other community service organisations in the areas of recreation, health and fitness, children’s services, youth and family services. Youth Services provides opportunities for us to fulfil our belief statement; “we believe in the power of inspired young people,” by providing opportunities for young people to be engaged, grow and thrive through our varied programs that encourage young people to develop life skills confidence and connections.
There are a range of opportunities that you can get involved in including:
In all YMCA opportunities, we would encourage volunteers to make appropriate relationships and build rapport with young people to support them in their growth and development. Volunteers would provide suitable supervision, ensure participant safety and be a positive role model for young people.
Various sites across Ballarat.
Various times and dates. Usually at 1-3 hours per shift.
To apply for a program please contact
0434 743 993
YMCA Barkly Square 25 – 39 Barkly St Ballarat East
Ph. 43 111 500
Important notice: If you are accessing this opportunity as a volunteer outside of a requirement of your course (i.e., for a unit or practicum requirement), then you are NOT covered by ACU's insurance policies. If you are completing this as a required part of your course, then you are covered by ACU's insurances. If accessing this opportunity as a volunteer, we strongly recommend you confirm with the organisation that they have appropriate insurance for volunteers.
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