Social Service Sector Manpower Projected to Grow to 16,000 by 2019 Due to Evolving Social Needs
12 Apr 2017
2 in 5 are unaware that the social service sector offers employment, according to a sector perception study led by National Council of Social Service (NCSS), which surveyed over 1,200 students from Institutes of Higher Learning and mid-career professionals.
The sector workforce has grown from 8,400 in 2007, to more than 13,000 today, and is projected to grow to 16,000 by 2019. Social service professionals are key to the capability of every social service organisation in Singapore. NCSS is building capacity and capability for the sector, through its three-pronged holistic approach of Talent Attraction, Talent Development and Talent Retention.