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Clackamas Workforce Partnership opens RFP process for NW Promise

Contacts: Jan Filgas, 503-657-1730 [email protected]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Clackamas Workforce Partnership opens RFP process for NW Promise Clackamas Workforce Partnership is soliciting competitive proposals for the delivery of workforce development services to adults and dislocated workers through grant program

Clackamas County, Oregon (March 6, 2017) – Clackamas Workforce Partnership, the local workforce development area comprised of Clackamas County, is activity soliciting proposal for the delivery of workforce development services to adults and dislocated workers under the NW Promise Department of Labor H-1B America’s Promise job-driven Grant Program and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

“I am thrilled to announce this opportunity for our county that will cultivate a diverse, homegrown talent pipeline to meet the hiring needs of the Healthcare sector,” said Bridget Dazey, Executive Director at Clackamas Workforce Partnership. “NW Promise will create a pathway to Health careers for over 900 workers in the Portland-Vancouver region.”

As part of the NW Promise $6 million H-1B Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor’s America’s Promise, the grant will result in a contract that is anticipated to begin July 1, 2017 and end December 31, 2020. Planned total funding for the three and one-half period of this RFP is $155,750 to fund a .5 FTE Community Based Organization (CBO) Career Coach and the delivery of supportive services to participants enrolled in the grant. Clackamas Workforce Partnership reserves the option to extend the contracts for an additional 18 months based on future funding availability, contractor’s performance and other factors to be determined.

For more information, check out our website with the full RFP available for download at http://www.clackamasworkforce.org/partners/rfp-info/.

Any inquires specifically related to the RFP or RFP process should be sent to [email protected] Questions will not be taken over the phone.

Clackamas Workforce Partnership is a non-profit agency that coordinates and oversees the public workforce system in Clackamas County. The organization brings together business and community leaders, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, to promote and expand workforce development activities to ensure long-range economic vitality in the region. For more information please visit www.clackamasworkforce.org

Posted on March 6, 2017 in Adult/DW, Workforce Development.
Tags: nw, promise
 

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Clackamas Workforce Partnership, formerly known as Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County, is a nonprofit organization which serves as an advocate for workforce development within Clackamas County and the State of Oregon. Our mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of businesses and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County. Learn more about us.