Frequently Asked Questions

Working Adults

We're a group of like-minded individuals, who share a vision of empowering everyone to live with dignity. Together, we make lives count as one Social Service Tribe with over 20,000 professionals and 500 agencies, serving in five key social service areas.
NCSS's role is in activating recruitment campaigns to educate and inform the public, so that they may choose a career in social service.

For more information about NCSS, click here.
There are diverse career opportunities in the social service sector you can consider. You may even wish to explore roles related to your prior job experience in corporate functions, or equip yourself with skills needed for specific social service roles. For a list of available job roles, click here.
Professional Conversion Programmes (PCP) are available for mid-career switchers interested in becoming Social WorkersOccupational Therapists, or Physiotherapists.

If you would like to seek career advice or employment assistance, please visit WSG Careers Connect Centres or call WSG at 68835885, or NTUC’s e2i Centres’ hotline at 64740606.
Various types of funding support are available at the Social Service Institute (SSI). You can enjoy up to 90% subsidies on your course fees for short courses and academic programmes offered by SSI. For more information on the criteria and how to apply, click here.

Funding support is available to successful applicants of the Professional Conversion Programs (PCP). Find more information on the PCP for Social WorkersOccupational Therapists, or Physiotherapists.
Yes, training programmes are available.
Click here to read more about these opportunities.
Scholarships and awards are available to people new to the social service sector and social service professionals. Scholars must possess strong leadership qualities, as well as the interest and commitment to work in the social service sector.

To learn more about scholarships, click here