The Mountain Area Workforce Development Board is seeking proposals for NCWorks Dislocated Worker Outreach.
Proposals are being solicited for NCWorks Dislocated Worker Outreach for the Local Area which includes Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, and Transylvania Counties. The COVID19 health pandemic has resulted in significant economic disruption in the Local Area. The Local Area’s unemployment rate is currently over twice what it was in March 2020. There are approximately 12,000 unemployed individuals in the Local Area as of November 2020.
The campaign will encourage unemployed individuals and individuals that qualify as Dislocated Workers pursuant to the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) to consider high-demand careers in Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and other sectors.
Request for Proposal (RFP) packages will be available for distribution at a Bidders Conference to be held virtually at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 1, 2021. To request the meeting link for the virtual bidder’s conference, contact Nathan@landofsky.org. RFP’s may also be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:00 p.m, Thursday, February 18, 2021. The completed bid packages must be returned to the above address no later than 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 18, 2021. Late submittals will not be accepted.