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Social Service Workforce Week

Social Service Workforce Week 2017

Save the date and make plans to participate in the 4th annual Social Service Workforce Week from September 25 - 29. This year's theme will highlight why we need to advocate for a stronger workforce to help achieve the Sustainable Development goals. Daily themed blogs, worker profiles and related resources will help to increase attention and action for strengthening the social service workforce. We encourage you to share the daily emails with colleagues and allied health groups.

Day 1: Why do we need to advocate for a strong social service workforce?
Day 2: How does the social service workforce contribute to SDGs related to violence?
Day 3: How does the social service workforce contribute to SDGs related to migration?
Day 4: How does the social service workforce contribute to SDGs related to health?
Day 5: How do we advocate for the social service workforce?

Social Service Workforce Week 2016

Social Service Workforce Week was held September 26 - 30. The year’s theme was “Building the Case for a Stronger Social Service Workforce.” Daily blogs will review the reasons a stronger workforce is needed to best care for vulnerable populations, and how this can be achieved. Read each day's blog below.

Social Service Workforce Week 2015

In 2015, Social Service Workforce Week was celebrated from September 21 - 25, 2015. The theme of the week focused on the role of community level workers. Read the daily blogs to learn more about this important aspect of work.

There were many excellent examples of how other organizations promoted the week and shared resources in 2015 about the para professional workforce.

Social Service Workforce Week 2014

The first Social Service Workforce week was held in April 2014 as a means to raise awareness for the Alliance and garner support from members, organizations and the public around the issue and importance of social service workforce strengthening. A blog and other resources were released each day during the week.

Read the blog posts from each day: