Join our movement

Joining VCOSS makes you part of a powerful movement for change.

VCOSS makes your organisation stronger and more effective.

We amplify your views in policy development and advocacy.

Becoming a member gives you direct benefits including:




Receive free or discount tickets to a range of VCOSS events, including the annual post-Victorian Budget Treasurer’s Breakfast


Participate in policy consultations (including for flagship budget and election submissions), advocacy campaigns and sector projects.


Join and contribute to a series of VCOSS networks and communities of practice


Attend President and CEO forums


Access to tailored strategic information and advice


Be sent updates on sector issues, trends and opportunities

Receive timely and targeted CEO alerts on critical and developing issues


Participate in learning and development opportunities


Have your organisation’s work featured across a range of VCOSS channels, including in sector forums, on social media and in the fortnightly newsletter Amplify


Access advocacy tools and resources


Participate in the VCOSS Comms Alliance


Vote at the VCOSS Annual General Meeting and Special General Meetings

Be eligible for election as an elected Board member (three positions)


Be eligible for nomination as an Be eligible for nomination as an appointed Board member (six positions)


Membership is open to all individuals and social service organisations in Victoria that support the objectives of VCOSS and agree to comply with the VCOSS Member Code of Conduct.

All membership applications require the approval of the VCOSS Board. Once approved, you will be sent a tax invoice and member pack, and invited to activate your VCOSS website login so you can access exclusive member benefits.

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Organisation Membership Application Form

Individual Membership Application Form