Picabeen Community Association Inc. is committed to providing fieldwork placements to tertiary students from a range of disciplines.


“I loved the community vibe at Picabeen and how you instantly felt part of it. The staff and volunteers are amazing and all very interesting and inspiring people. I really enjoyed working on the Yr 7’s program, doing food parcels, attending meetings and doing the volunteer posters” –   Human Services Student, 2016.

All the staff and volunteers were super welcoming and supportive. Everyone took the opportunity to involve me in projects and create a positive work environment”  – Human Services Student 2019

Question : what were the most enjoyable aspects of placement?

Doing group and individual work with youth workers and seeing projects I was involved in come to fruition. Critical discussion with peers and team”  – Social Work Student 2018