Become a member

 

The criteria for membership are set out in SSPA Rules. Refer to rule 6. 


Full membership

Full membership is open to organisations with a government contract to deliver social services for children, young people, families or communities, irrespective of which government agency funds them.

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Affiliate membership

Affiliate membership is open to:

Organisations that deliver social services for children, young people, families or communities but are ineligible for full membership.

Other types of organisation that work in areas aligned to the interests of children, young people, families or communities.

Individuals working in areas aligned to the interests of children, young people, families or communities, and not working in organisations that are eligible for full SSPA membership but are not members.

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Student membership

Student membership is open to students who are studying in areas aligned to the interests of children, young people, families or communities, and are not working in organisations that are eligible for full SSPA membership but are not members.

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SSPA membership fees 

SSPA membership fees are related to the organisation's size of budget. 

Please refer to the fee schedule. . 

 

Join Us

Join us and get the benefits

Kia Mauri Ora: Social Service Excellence in Aotearoa - the SSPA magazine for all who work in social services


Workshops and seminars - SSPA's professional development programme


SSPA Conference - bringing the sector together


SSPA submissions to parliament


The social service workforce - an SSPA-led project