Appointed by the Mayors of the City of Northampton and the City of Greenfield, the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board is the region’s policy-making authority in developing workforce skills. In partnership with government, business, labor, education and community-based organizations, the MassHire FHWB coordinates and oversees the region’s publicly funded workforce training and placement programs, including the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center and the School-to-Career/Connecting Activities program. The MassHire FHWB also serves as a clearinghouse for labor market information and hiring/training incentives. The Board’s goal is to contribute to the economic health and growth of the region by creating an effective workforce development system that is responsive to job seekers and employers alike.


*NEW* Job Opening: School to Career/Connecting Activities Coordinator

MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board is looking for its future School to Career/Connecting Activities Coordinator.  We are currently accepting applications. Please click the link below for more details.

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WIOA 4-Year Plan Addendum for Review and Comment

The WIOA 4-Year Plan has been modified and will be up for review and comment from September 5, 2019 until October 5, 2019.  The changes include additional verbiage and detail regarding the rapid response services and the Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW) services.  Click here to be directed to the plan addendum and attachments.

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To shape, nurture, and sustain a regional workforce development system that promotes the economic well-being of a diverse workforce and business base.