Ardoch delivers education support programs to increase engagement in education, build aspirations and enhance learning outcomes for vulnerable children.
Learn about our approach to keeping children safe.
Work for Ardoch.
Strategy 2025 sets out five strategic priorities for Ardoch to focus on as we work towards our vision.
Ardoch’s history – 30 years of impact.
Ardoch’s Annual and Financial Reports.
The team at Ardoch work tirelessly every day to drive our mission forward and support more children in disadvantaged communities.
The philanthropic, corporate and community partners who support our programs.
Ardoch delivers educational programs to children in disadvantaged communities. Our programs promote literacy and STEM learnings and enhance student aspirations by broadening their horizons.
Ardoch’s Literacy Support provides early intervention programs to improve the literacy and language skills of children in their crucial early and primary school years.
STEM Support provides a suite of programs to foster children’s STEM skills in fun, engaging and relevant ways.
Ardoch’s Broadening Horizons programs provide a range of unique and engaging learning and life experiences.
Ardoch uses an outcomes framework that is common to all of our programs to measure the impact of our work.
Ardoch School Costs Guide.
We measure our program outcomes using a range of methodologies and conduct internal and external evaluations to assess the impact of our programs.
Ardoch partners with schools that are identified as needing educational support.
Published external research and evaluation reports.
Volunteers are central to Ardoch’s work. We offer opportunities to volunteer individually or as part of a workplace.
Over the year Ardoch offers different events that our supporters can attend or sponsor.
Become a corporate partner and help improve the educational outcomes for children and young people in disadvantaged communities.
Leaving a gift to Ardoch in your Will is an especially thoughtful and valued form of support.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of its supporters to help every child realise their potential. We offer several different ways to fundraise for Ardoch.
If you become a regular donor, your monthly donation will provide important, ongoing funding that will help every child realise their potential.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of philanthropy, corporate partners and the community to deliver our programs.
Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Jones commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer of Ardoch in January 2022, bringing an extensive background in social impact, humanitarian action, community engagement and policy across the not-for-profit, public and private sectors.
National Programs Manager
Dominique brings to Ardoch both her passion for sustainable social change and community development, and her 25+ years’ experience in developing and implementing transformational strategies to achieve greater social impact. She has worked across a diverse range of organisations including local government, not for profit, legal & the education sector.
National Fundraising and Engagement Manager
Kim has extensive experience in fundraising and marketing, having been engaged in the sector for over 20 years. She has worked across a wide variety of sectors with a focus on social justice and has a track record of fostering innovation and growth, and is also currently Deputy Chair on the board of Wombat Housing.
National Business and Finance Manager
Mandy is an experienced CPA who has worked in the non-profit sector for over 10 years. She’s eager to contribute to Ardoch’s financial success and overall community impact, and ensuring operational transparency to stakeholders and donors who make Ardoch’s work possible, providing non-profit corporate services and risk management.
Programs Manager, Program Partnerships and Delivery
Programs Manager, Volunteer Programs
Program Development Coordinator
Program Coordinator, Workplace Volunteers
Education Partnerships Coordinator South East Melbourne
Program Compliance and Administration Coordinator, Volunteering
Early Years Partnerships and Volunteer Coordinator
Programs Coordinator, Education Volunteers and Training
Education Partnership Coordinator, New Education Partnerships & Remote Delivery
Education Partnerships Coordinator, Melbourne's West
Programs Coordinator, NSW
Program Support Coordinator, Workplace Volunteers
Education Partnerships Coordinator, Geelong
Senior Partnerships Executive
Fundraising and Engagement Coordinator
Operations Support Coordinator