What is the MassHire Greater Brockton Workforce Board?
The MassHire Greater Brockton Workforce Board is one of 16 Workforce Boards statewide working to build links between the business community and the workforce. Under The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) the Board oversees and implements workforce development activities in the Greater Brockton Region. We are composed of private sector business, labor, education, and community leaders. We also serve as conduits for federal and state workforce development funds. The Workforce Board helps to connect employers with job seekers and provides current members of the workforce, and those seeking employment, with training. MassHire Greater Brockton Workforce Board also serves as the fiscal agent for the Department of Labor’s Title 1 programs.
The MassHire Greater Brockton Workforce Board initiatives include, but are not limited to: Workforce Training Fund Programs (WTFP), One-Stop Career Centers, School to Career Connecting Activities, Youth Summer Jobs, Brockton Regional Veterans Council, economic development and a variety of education programs. In an ever changing economy, the Workforce Boards are vital to the workforce community.
Here’s how the Board can help you!
Offer opportunities to learn about and apply for training grants that will benefit you.
Create opportunities for networking and professional development.
Broker access to employer services provided by MassHire Greater Brockton Career Center.
Educate businesses and industries in our area on the resources available through the Workforce Board.
- Labor Market Information: Identifying trends and emerging issues for strategic planning
- Convening: Mobilizing key stakeholders to promote awareness and organizing interest groups for action.
- Facilitating: Developing alliances and partnerships among key stakeholders, providing leadership, promoting volunteerism and capacity building through improved coordination and communication.