The MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board Team is working remotely until further notice, but we are making every effort to fulfill our responsibilities to you and stay in touch, whether you are a program participant, business, community partner, or Board member.  IMPORTANT: For updated information about COVID-19 as it relates to employment services, please go to the website of the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center, which is updated daily as new information becomes available. Links below:

For Job Seekers

For Business:

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.

Program Highlights

Want to prepare for a career in Advanced Manufacturing?

Attend our next Manufacturing Training Information Session 

RSVP at GCC RSVP Form or call 413-774-4361

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Interested in joining the fast growing industry of Healthcare?

Attend our next Healthcare UP Information Session to learn more about our FREE Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA) training program.

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Schedule of Meetings 2020-2021

This is an image of the FHWB Meeting Schedule for 2020-2021

Our Mission

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