Council on Aging: The mission of the Council on Aging Department is to improve the healthy aging of a broader segment of the 55 and older population of Framingham by solidifying collaborations in the community to actively reach out to underserved groups by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and those with health conditions that otherwise limit their connection to the center
Daniels Table: The mission of Daniel’s Table is to provide food security services to our neighbors in need with dignity and respect. Offering education and opportunity
Department of Housing and Community Development: The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is the Commonwealth’s housing and community development agency. As an all-voucher MTW program, DHCD serves more than 20,000 households across the state and provides supportive services and other housing supports to more than 900 additional families through local non-traditional programming. DHCD administers the program through a network of regional housing agencies.
Framingham For Racial Equity in Education: Framingham Families For Racial Equity in Education is an organization with a prominent focus on making our public schools a more inclusive and safe space for students of color and immigrant Families.
Metrowest Mediators: Metrowest Mediation Services Inc. are neutral third-party mediators who facilitate conversation, build understanding, and overcome impasses in order to end conflict. We help parties craft durable agreements based on what matters most to them.
They train community members and organizations in the skills of conflict resolution, equipping them with the tools to improve relationships and increase efficiency.
They serve residents and businesses throughout MetroWest Massachusetts, including the towns and cities of Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Carlisle, Concord, Framingham, Hopkinton, Hudson, Lexington, Lincoln, Marlboro, Maynard, Natick, Sherborn, Stow, Sudbury, and Wayland
Mothers Helping Mothers: Mothers Helping Mothers Inc. provides knowledge and essential skills needed to inspire mothers to become advocates for themselves and their families. We provide mothers with services and community connections that offer support when needed and foster empowerment that cultivates independence.
SMOC: As a multi-service agency, SMOC is in a unique position to provide integrated community-based services recognizing that the lives of individuals and families are complex and that needs are interrelated.
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The City of Framingham encourages residents to participate in local government by volunteering to serve on boards, commissions, or committees. Boards, Commissions, and Committees serve a public purpose to inform legislation, City goals and objectives, bylaws, and/or ordinances. They also provide community insight to the Executive (Mayor) and Legislative (City Council) branches of government and essentially shape the future of the community and quality of life.
Serving on a board, commission, or committee gives residents a voice in government and the opportunity to contribute unique perspectives and enhance the processes of democracy.
Selection for appointment to one of our boards, committees, and commissions is generally based on the following:
- A broad perspective and concern for the welfare and progress of the City
- Familiarity with the City’s history, issues, and goals.
- Interest in the functions/responsibilities of the board, committee, or commission sought
- City residency, in most cases
- A willingness to devote time and effort to the work of said board, committee, or commission
- Balanced and diverse representation on boards, committees, and commissions
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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT
The City of Framingham is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to the municipality and community-wide excellence in the City of Framingham.
In doing so, Framingham strives for a city culture and environment that fosters a true sense of belonging for all and provides an opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the City, their communities, and neighborhoods in ways that help to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference.
Given an evolving national context and the richness in the demographic and linguistic profile of our city, the City of Framingham has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its community climate, culture, and multiplicity of service capabilities as a city.
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The mission of the Purchasing Department is to ensure that the supplies, equipment, and services required for the functioning of municipal offices and departments are delivered on a timely basis, at the best price, and in compliance with applicable regulations.
- Minority-owned businesses
- Woman-owned businesses
- LGBTQAI+ owned businesses
- Veteran owned businesses
- Disability-owned businesses.
Are encouraged to apply for the City of Framingham contracts. For more information, please click here Version Options Get Involved Headline.
Mayor's Summer Internship Program
Cultivating a Diverse Talent Pipeline Through Summer Experiences
Welcome to the Mayor’s Summer Internship Program (MSIP), an immersive ten-week paid internship venture tailored to exceptionally talented college students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. As a trailblazing "pipeline" initiative, MSIP is meticulously crafted to empower enthusiastic undergraduates, graduates, and recent alumni to delve into the realm of potential administrative careers within a genuine municipal setting.
This pioneering program opens doors for individuals yearning to harness their skills within a collaborative team environment, driven by the mission to address genuine challenges faced by the Framingham community on a daily basis.
Exploring the MSIP Program Design:
City Hall's 10-week paid summer internship offers a focused administrative experience in areas such as Finance, Human Resources, IT, Public Safety, and Public Health. Each year, six accomplished undergraduate or graduate students are engaged in project-based work over the span of 10 weeks, commencing from May through June.
This internship program provides an unparalleled opportunity for students to gain hands-on exposure in local government settings, guided and mentored by experienced local government practitioners. Participants can enrich their professional journey through engaging Lunch & Learn Sessions, expert-led lectures, networking luncheons, resume-building workshops, and insights into effective job search strategies.
The MSIP not only enriches students' practical skills but also fosters personal and professional growth. Managerial interactions and expectations are thoughtfully integrated into the program, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience.
Beyond skill development, the MSIP empowers participants to explore their passions and interests, aiding them in identifying the most suitable career paths for their future aspirations.
The program is scheduled to run from June 5th to August 11th.
Note: Applications for the 2023 Summer Internship Program are no longer being accepted. We appreciate the overwhelming response from talented individuals who expressed interest in joining this transformative journey.
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