Metro North Regional Employment Board
Building Partnerships for a Better Workforce





(formerly, Metro North Regional Employment Board)

As of September 27, 2018 we are pleased to join the Massachusetts Workforce System's new, unified brand - MassHire!!

What is MassHire?

Our new webiste is coming soon!!!



Based in Cambridge, the Metro North REB serves 20 cities and towns in Massachusetts.

"Building Partnerships for a Better Workforce"

The MassHire Metro North Workforce Board (MNWB) is a public-private partnership whose mission is to enable area residents to gain skills that will maximize their economic self-sufficiency and to provide employers with the workforce they need to effectively compete in the changing world economy.

The REB serves the following 20 Massachusetts cities and towns: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Revere, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Watertown, Wilmington, Winchester, Winthrop, and Woburn. 


Metro North REB FY 2017 - 2020 Strategic Plan

Greater Boston Workforce Planning Blueprint

Metro North REB Local Plan

All comments or questions regarding this Local Plan may be submitted to: PolicyQA@Massmail.State.MA.US.  Please place "MA Local 4-Year Plan" in the subject line.


2018/19 Upcoming Events, Meeting Notices and Agenda Links:


Development Task Force Meeting

Date:  Friday, November 30, 2018,10:00a.m.- 11:00a.m.

MassHire Metro North Workforce Board, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 216, Cambridge, MA

Agenda to be posted

(Posted 11/16/2018,2:50pm)


Youth Committee Meeting

Date:  Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 2:00p.m.- 3:30p.m.

MassHire Metro North Workforce Board, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 216, Cambridge, MA

Agenda to be posted

(Posted 11/16/2018,2:50pm)




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***What's New?***

The REB is hiring a Program Manager

Job Posting: Youth Programs Specialist

NE Metro Tech and Draper Laboratories host Science and Engineering Career Panel for High School Girls

Urban Agenda Grant announcement


NECAT Everett Culinary Program Kickoff


REB's Sunny Schwartz spoke about Jobcase on WBUR:  This Job Search Website Tries To Be LinkedIn For Everyone Not On LinkedIn (1-24-2018)


News from our Board - Jobs Linkage in Somerville!

Job Training Opportunity! Northeast Advanced Manfacturing Consortium's Manufacturing Technology Training

Those With Drive Find Jobs That Deliver - Boston Globe article quotes REB Member James Donovan

Manufacturing Training Grants Announced - REB Awarded $465,300.

Advanced Manufacturing Training Program Graduation at Bunker Hill Community College

REB visits Teamsters Local 25 Driver Training in Tewksbury

Metro North REB Executive Director, Sunny Schwartz, spoke on Retail Panel at the National Association of Workforce Boards' national meeting

REB to Host Information Session on MA Workforce Training Fund Program

Metro North REB Awarded $500,000 to Build Capacity between Hardware Startups and Advanced Manufacturing Companies in the Northeast Region of MA

Career Source Hosts Successful Veteran Opportunity Day

NAMC Receives Partnership of the Year Award

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2.4 Million in Workforce Training Grants

Metro North Regional Employment Board Receives $400,000 Grant to Strengthen Retail Industry Career Services in the Region

Commonwealth Corporation Launches Working on Wellness (WOW) Program for MA Employers




 Metro North REB, Fresh Pond Mall, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 216, Cambridge, MA 02138