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Alliance Staff

Our Secretariat is based in the US and works to increase awareness and support of the Alliance's work and membership around the world. Our network of 2,500 members in 141 countries generates the knowledge and evidence, resources and tools, and political will and action to address key social service workforce challenges in low- and middle-income countries. Contact us to explore how the Alliance can support your next project. Please complete the online form and an email will be sent to our general staff email box that is frequently checked.

Amy Bess, MSW is the Acting Director of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance. She has 20+ years of program and management experience with international non-profit organizations and has worked in over 20 countries. Amy has designed, managed and evaluated programs for vulnerable children and refugee populations in development and humanitarian contexts in Africa, Asia and the Balkans, focusing on the psychosocial well-being and protection of children and youth. She has also managed US-based refugee resettlement programs. She has an MSW in community organization and administration from the University of Michigan.

Nicole Brown is the Consultant supporting the Interest Group on Supervision as well as communications efforts. She has supported the work of the Alliance for the last five years, previously as Deputy Director and Communications Manager.

Job openings and consultancies:

The Alliance is currently hiring for a Director. This is a full-time, remote role. The Director is responsible for managing and providing strategic direction to the overall work of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance (the Alliance). In collaboration with the Steering Committee, the Director represents the Alliance with key stakeholders and members and provides leadership and strategic support to achieve the Alliance’s mission, strategy, goals and objectives. A combination of leadership, management, and business development skills is required. Review the full job description and how to apply.