Student placement application form


the drum loves to host work experience and student placements. We see this as a great opportunity to provide young people with positive experiences that enable them to navigate employment and career pathways.  We take work experience, VCAL, TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

As part of our commitment to building the communities we work in, we prioritise providing these opportunities to young people who live, work or have a strong connection to Carlton and Parkville and/or who are of:

  • Diverse cultural, ‘racial’, ethnic and religious backgrounds
  • Refugee and humanitarian entrant background
  • International students
  • Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+)
  • Public housing residents

Hit us up, put in an application!

Thank you for your interest in doing a placement with the drum youth services

All placement applications are reviewed with consideration of current opportunities, our capacity and your supervision requirements. Your completed form will be held securely and confidentially.

Requirements of all students over 18

Please note that it is a legal requirement that all people (aged 18 and over) having contact with young people must provide the following documents prior to commencing a placement with us. It is the responsibility of the student to secure these prior to their placement commencing.

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Police Check

Next steps, our process

  • We will consider your application within a 14 days
  • If we have capacity to accept student placements we will contact you for an interview

If you have any queries when completing this application form, please phone 03 9663 6733 or e-mail

Student placement application form

Personal details

Preferred pronoun:
Postal Address:
Telephone (home):

Your current student placement needs

What are you currently studying? Where are you studying? What level of your study are you at?

Where are you studying?

How many hours do you need to do for your placement? Over how long do you plan to these hours?

When do you need to start your placement by? When do you need to finish your placement by?

Your Skills and Interests

Have you done any work or a placement in the youth sector before? YesNo
If you answered yes, please tell us a little about the experience:

What has motivated you to get in touch with the drum?

Do you have any particular skills or qualities that you could use in your placement work?
What type of placement interests you?

On goingTerm baseAfter school activitiesProject based initiativesOnce off (working group, event)Other (please give an example)
What part of our organisation do you want to do your placement?
When are you available for your placement? Totally Flexible OR:

How did you find out about doing a placement with the drum youth services?

Information / Outreach meetingdrummond street services WebsiteLeaflet / PosterWord of MouthYour place of studydrummond street staff memberMedia Radio/Television/NewspaperInternetOther
The name of the website where you found about us:
Is there any additional information you would like to bring to our attention?
By submitting this questionnaire, I declare that the information I have provided is true. Yes