About FSSI

A collaboration between the government, the Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) and RMIT University, the Institute will put Victoria in the box seat ahead of significant change in the delivery of social service.

The Institute will:

  • DESIGN world-best education programs for the social service sector.
  • HELP TRAIN the ‘workforce of the future’.
  • RESEARCH emerging trends and opportunities in social sector reform.
  • EMPOWER not-for-profits to reorient to a global market.

It’s the first time a government, a tertiary institution and the social service sector have come together in this way.

The social service sector has an exciting future and by working together we have an opportunity to champion solutions to complex social issues.

Most importantly, the Institute will be working to provide those most in need of support and assistance with the ability to pursue the lifestyle they value, through the backing of a highly skilled and growing workforce.