REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Year-Round Youth Programs
Adult & Dislocated Worker Programs
Business Engagement Coordinator(s)
PURPOSE: The Region Q Workforce Investment Consortium (administered
by Mid-East Commission) is seeking proposals from qualified and eligible
organizations/businesses/individuals to provide the following:
comprehensive, year-round services with emphasis on out-of-school youth;
services to adult & dislocated workers; and business engagement services
in support of increasing work based learning opportunities for Adult,
Dislocated Worker and Youth program participants. In all programs,
participants must meet the eligibility requirements of the Workforce
Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and reside within the five county
region of the Region Q Workforce Investment Consortium. The intent of
Region Q Workforce Investment Consortium is to enter into a contractual
relationship with one or more proposers beginning July 01, 2017.
SERVICES & SERVICE AREA: The Region Q Workforce Investment
Consortium is comprised of Beaufort, Bertie, Hertford, Martin & Pitt
Counties. Request for Proposals are being accepted to operate the
Year-Round Youth Program in Beaufort, Hertford and Pitt County and the
Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs in all five counties.
PROCUREMENT DATES: Request for Proposals (RFP) packages will be
available for distribution after 10:00 a.m. beginning Monday, March 20,
2017 at the Region Q Workforce Investment Consortium office located at
1502 N. Market Street, Washington, NC 27889. The response deadline will
be no later than 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Daylight Time), Friday,
April 21, 2017. Late proposals will not be accepted regardless of the
circumstance. A copy of the RFP package may be requested via e-mail. To
obtain an electronic copy of the RFP, you must provide a contact name,
company name, address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address.
Please submit your request to
The Region Q Workforce Investment Consortium will accept questions
regarding this proposal that are submitted in writing before March 29,
2017 (12:00 p.m.). After that date, we will not accept nor respond to
any questions. Should technical corrections need to be made to the
Request for Proposal (RFP) package, said corrections and responses to
any written questions received/answered will be posted on the website
www.regionqwdb.org. It is the
responsibility of the Prospective Bidder to check the website for any
Region Q Workforce
Investment Consortium is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals
Consortium, a public-private
partnership, administers a five county system of workforce development
programs that prepare citizens for the workforce including those who are
facing economic disadvantage, job loss, and other barriers to employment.
Serving Beaufort, Bertie, Hertford, Martin and Pitt Counties, these
programs also provide a central point for businesses for listing jobs,
applicant screening and development of training systems. The Region Q
Workforce Development Board (WDB) develops policy and oversees these
Region Q provides high support training and
other services that result in increased employment and earnings, increased
educational and occupational skills and decreased welfare earnings. The
cornerstone of the programs is a system of NC Works Career Centers. These
Centers are part of a statewide network designed to improve the quality of
the workforce as well as the state's competitiveness in the global economy.
The Centers and the related Workforce Investment Act (WIA) programs are
administered through the Mid-East Commission, a regional planning and
development commission established by state statute that provides leadership
in identifying regional issues and solving regional problems.
Workforce Development Board Meeting Schedule
Region Q Youth Council Meeting Schedule
Region Q NC Works Committee Meetings
Are you a
job seeker needing assistance in resume preparation, skills training, educational assistance,
application for federal educational loans or access to job openings?
Are you a
business who needs
assistance in accessing qualified employees or would be interested in
information on how your business can save money?
Are you a
young person aged 14-21 who is interested in educational and work
Equal Opportunity Program Auxiliary Aids available
upon request for individuals with disabilities.
Relay numbers for the
"Committed Equal Opportunity Employer/Programs"