Ballarat’s active women and girls

About Ballarat’s active women and girls program

The free City of Ballarat’s Active Women and Girls program started from the Active Women and Girls Strategy 2018-2021. The program includes Council’s volunteer ambassador program, event and social gathering support and resources, and Active Women and Girls-branded marketing and promotional items such a event banners and event flags for groups and clubs to hire. 

The Ballarat Active Women’s Network was developed as part of the program is supported by work around gender equity and equitable places and spaces for better participation and the Active Women and Girls Strategy.

Ambassador program

The ambassador program is open to all Ballarat women and girls who would like to share their sport or active recreation story while supporting the Ballarat Active Women and Girls program. 

The ambassador role is a 12-month volunteer position. Four positions are available each year. Community members who identify as female are encouraged to apply. 

The program is inclusive of women and girls of all abilities and encourages newly arrived, Indigenous, LGBTIQA+ and marginalised community members to apply.

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply as their application will be saved and considered each term. If you do not wish to have your application saved, please let our team members know. 

Applications for the ambassador usually open in September. Successful ambassadors are notified in early October.
Submit your application.