NCOSS advocates for policy that improves the lives of people experiencing poverty and disadvantage and delivers a strong community sector.
Join NCOSS to lend your voice to ensure we are influential, effective and truly representative. Through your membership you will participate in, and strengthen, work that will set the agenda around key debates affecting the community.
1. Access to policy development groups, information sharing forums and joint advocacy on key issues:
Forum of Non Government Agencies (the big players in the space – big NGOS and Peaks)
Children, Families and Young People’s Alliance (1 in 7 campaign)
NCOSS Women groups – Seven Sisters, Young Women, CALD, Financial Literacy, Super, Employment, Housing (New Year for Women campaign)
Fair Deal Forums on key issues for the Sector (Fair Deal Campaign)
Discounts on advertising on the Jobs Board
Discounts on advertising in eNews
Discounts on insurance products from AON
Discounts on training workshops and forums
Consultancy page – must be a Friend of NCOSS
As a members, you have the right to vote at our AGM
4. Take a look at the campaigns our members are working on!
We have different membership streams for different organisations and people. Organsational membership, Friend of NCOSS and Individual Memberhip. Check out which one is best for you and join us today!
Organisational membership of NCOSS is open to non-government and not-for-profit organisations based in NSW which deliver human services or are involved in community development, policy or advocacy.
Through our diverse set of policy forums and reference groups you will have the opportunity to shape policy positions that set the agenda around key debates affecting the community.
We know our organisational members play a crucial role in supporting our community. We support you to build your capacity to run innovative, effective services that keep pace with our ever changing environment.
As an organisational member you will be kept up to date through our regular NCOSS e-News. You will be entitled to our recommended insurance broker Aon’s, discounted and tailored NFP insurance policies, able to vote to elect members to the NCOSS Board and will receive substantial discounts on NCOSS training, products and services.
Are you an organisation working outside the sector but would like to support our work? If you're a library, trade union, political organisation, business or a government department or service such as schools and hospitals - become a friend of NCOSS!
You will be kept up to date through our regular NCOSS e-News and will receive substantial discounts on NCOSS training, products and services.
Friends of NCOSS who are consultants specifically working in the areas of management and governance for NGO and not-for-profit organisations can be listed free in the NCOSS Consultants Directory.
Are you someone who wants to support or be involved with our work in your own right? Individual membership is for you.
You will be kept up to date through our regular NCOSS e-News, you are entitled to vote to elect members to the NCOSS Board and you will receive substantial discounts on NCOSS training, products and services.
Please note: NCOSS membership is subject to Board approval