The Healthcare Workforce Partnership of Western Massachusetts is an initiative of the MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board. It is a collaboration among employers, workforce development leaders, training and education providers, community-based organizations, and philanthropic organizations. All of these partners have come together with the shared mission of strengthening the region’s healthcare workforce and enhancing the quality of patient care.
This website provides updated, peer-reviewed career descriptions that inspire and motivate students to find health careers that suit them.
This initiative was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration under the leadership of the American Association of Community Colleges. They offer basic workforce refresher courses, Healthcare Information Technology courses, Health Science and Terminology courses, and links to multiple other resources for online learning.
Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Clearinghouse develops and distributes health promotion materials on a wide variety of topics including physical and environmental health, as well as workplace safety and laws. Educators can create an account and order multiple copies of free booklets, posters, etc.
Careers in Social Assistance
Click to read about Helping Those in Need: Human Service Workers.