Are you a youth ages 14-24 who needs help with job applications, resume writing, interviews and other work readiness skills? We can help! Learn more about the services we offer below or visit the Career Center website for more information.

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Request for Proposals WIOA Out-of-School Programs RFP Greater New Bedford Region Fiscal Year 2022

This is an important announcement from the MassHire Greater New Bedford Workforce Development Board’s Chair, Dave Slutz and CEO, Jim Oliveira. We are seeking robust proposals from educational institutions, training providers, private businesses, labor organizations, trade and professional associations, and social service, faith-based and community-based organizations interested in operating an FY 2021-22 Out-of-School Youth Program.

Our funding source is the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). All program participants must reside in our New Bedford Service Delivery Area (SDA) of New Bedford, Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Lakeville, Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester and Wareham.

The RFP is now accessible on our website at

Get RFP details


Our career center provides one-on-one and group work-readiness and career development guidance to youth ages 14–24 who live in the Greater New Bedford workforce area including:

  • Career and Education Assessments that help solidify your future.
  • Job Search Tips that help get you noticed.
  • Job application guidance that helps to put your application in the YES pile.
  • Résumé and Cover Letter Writing assistance to help you catch an employer’s attention.
  • Interview Preparation and Mock Interviews to help you interview with confidence
  • Job postings and referrals to open positions.
  • Onsite recruitments and job fairs that put you face to face with hiring managers.
  • Helpful resources, articles and labor market statistics.
  • Access to Massachusetts Child Labor Laws, Youth Work Permit and Minimum Wage information.

Contact us with any questions you may have.

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