The Social Service Workforce

A well-planned, well-trained, supported workforce is better able to contribute to the care of vulnerable populations.


The webinar series provides an inter- active platform to share information, expertise and promising practices.

Resource Database

Find and contribute to resources on a wide range of topics related to social service workforce strengthening. 

Join the Alliance

Make new connections and become actively involved in efforts to strengthen the social service workforce.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance works toward a world where a well-planned, well-trained and well-supported social service workforce effectively delivers promising practices that improve the lives of vulnerable populations.

The mission of the Alliance is to promote the knowledge and evidence, resources and tools and political will and action needed to address key social service workforce challenges, especially within low- to middle-income countries. Read More 

Information from the Social Service Workforce Strengthening Symposium

On April 29, 2014, the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance hosted a symposium entitled “Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children: The Role of the Social Service Workforce.” Read More

Learn about Social Service Workforce Week that was held during the week of May 5!

Social Service Workforce Week helped raise awareness and bring attention and support to the social service workforce.  Read More