Current Work

Workforce Development Services

Providing Expert Assistance to Maximize Success of Workforce Partnerships

Offering comprehensive technical assistance to help partners maximize the success of workforce development projects that improve career opportunities for lower-skilled adults.

Maria Flynn
President and CEO
617.728.4446 x129
mflynn@jff.org
@MariaKFlynn

Current Work

Jobs for the Future partners on several initiatives to maximize efforts of workforce partnerships and workforce development efforts across the United States.

Workforce Innovation Fund

We are a partner in the national team of technical assistance providers delivering a comprehensive program of support for Workforce Innovation Fund grantees. This work, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Employment & Training Administration, includes a broad range of coaching and consultant services designed to ensure successful programmatic outcomes. JFF’s technical assistance is designed to ensure successful outcomes for the system’s jobseeker and employer customers and generate long-term improvements in the performance of the public workforce system. Learn more on the Workforce Innovation Fund blog.

Advancing Career and Technical Education in State and Local Career Pathways Systems

JFF works with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education aligning career and technical education programs of study with state and local efforts to develop career pathways systems. JFF provides technical assistance to Colorado, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Oregon in building comprehensive career pathways systems that can serve high school-age youth, as well as adults—promoting alignment and cross-system development of structured pathways to and through postsecondary education, credential attainment, and careers in high-demand occupations.

Virtual Career Network

With funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration, JFF develops and delivers staff training for national networks of community-based service providers who prepare jobseekers for health care careers.