ABCD-operated MassHire Metro North Career Center partners with City of Medford on job readiness program for people in recovery

Source: ABCD

The City of Medford is launching its first Job Readiness Program (JRP) for job seekers in the early stages of substance use recovery, Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn announced. The program is run by the City Health Department’s Office of Prevention and Outreach, in collaboration with the Bridge Recovery Center and Mass Hire. 

The program is a two-day training, taking place on March 31st at the Bridge Recovery Center and April 7 at the Mass Hire Metro North Career Center. The program begins at 9am on both days, with transportation and lunch provided for attendees. 

Attendees of JRP will receive a $200 stipend as support for those in early recovery and so they can attend the program, as well as funding of up to $500 to get started on their career path.

Learn more and request the link to apply here.


About the MassHire Metro North Career Centers

Operated by ABCD — Action for Boston Community Development — the MassHire Metro North Career Centers are overseen by the Metro North Workforce Board and provide customer-centered job search assistance to enable individuals to meet their training and employment goals. Also, our connections to businesses provide valuable information to keep you informed of the in-demand occupations in our region and how best to prepare for those opportunities. We are dedicated to connecting job seekers and employers, to meet the employment and career advancement needs of individuals and the workforce needs of businesses.