Donation from the Arana Hills Uniting Church

      Thank you to Lyn and Bailey from the Arana Hills Uniting Church for their generous donations for our food pantry which aids local people in need of food...
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Alan Marsh farewell function

Yesterday Picabeen farewelled one of its long standing volunteers – Alan Marsh Alan has been with Picabeen for 12 years and during that time has ran the reception desk each Thursday. In addition he has served on the Management Committe as President, Vice...
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Chelsea’s Story

      Chelsea has just completed a tertiary student placement here at Picabeen – “Picabeen exceeded my initial expectations. As this was my first placement I had no idea where to begin in terms of thoughts around how placement would be like....
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New laundry service for those in need

Picabeen is now able to offer laundry facilities with our new washer/dryer which will be available for people who are homeless or sleeping rough and for others who are awaiting a NILS loan to purchase their own washing machine. This ‘laundry project’ has only been...
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Join the Picabeen community

Would you like to contribute to the community as a Picabeen volunteer? A volunteer Reception Worker is the first point of contact for community members seeking to access the services and activities of Picabeen Community Centre. This role is diverse and complex with a...
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Anne, Volunteer and NILS worker

My role at Picabeen is one of volunteer.  I volunteer 2 days per week by working on the front desk one day and the other day I do tasks such as updating Facebook, distributing food hampers and computer work.   As I have a physical disability I do not work and...
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Alan Marsh’s Story

Alan Marsh has been a volunteer at Picabeen for 10 years. So why does Alan volunteer? Originally I decided to do some volunteering after I retired from work.  It was because I believed I needed an interest and it provided a need for social connection.  When I...
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