Student Placement - Why Berry Street?

Berry Street has a strong commitment to providing quality learning opportunities to students undertaking placements across the organisation. We are the largest independent child and family welfare organisation in Victoria and provide an extensive range of services to children, young people, women and families across metropolitan, regional and rural Victoria.

Our clients come to us from a range of backgrounds including Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse and refugee groups. Our staff work together to improve the lives of children, young people and families with the most challenging and complex needs through all aspects of their work, every day.

Our work includes: Community, Education, Family Services, Family Violence, Foster and Kinship Care, Residential Care, Therapeutic (Take Two) and Youth Services. You can find out more about all our programs on our website.

Berry Street Student Placement Unit

A placement with Berry Street ensures you will be surrounded by an encouraging and supportive team, receive regular supervision and be offered professional development opportunities. 

We receive all applications for placements through our website. Berry Street does, however, receive a large number of student placement requests each year and regrettably we are unable to accommodate them all.

If you are seeking a student placement opportunity with Berry Street, we would appreciate you submitting your request with plenty of time before you are required to undertake your placement. Please research the various programs/regions we operate in before completing the placement form. Use our website to review About Us and Our Work. Information on where each program operates is available on each individual service web page.


Please note: Berry Street are at capacity for Student Placements in 2019, all available Student Placement positions have been allocated to Education Providers. We will therefore not be monitoring emails or accepting any applications via this web portal. If you are seeking a placement please contact your Education Provider directly.