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.

Join us at an upcoming Symposium - April 29 - in DC or via live webcast

At our upcoming Symposium Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children:  The Role of the Social Service Workforce” presenters will discuss current initiatives underway to strengthen the social service workforce and improve systems and services that keep families and children at the heart of the work and promote wellbeing, protection and healthy development. Register here.

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