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Request For Proposals For Management & Operations of Workforce Centers (Updated 4/18/24)

Mar 22, 2024

CEDAR PARK, Texas ⎯ Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area has posted Bidder’s Conference Presentation, Audio and Attendance sheets to the Bonfire portal that took place April 4, 2024, for Request for Proposal (RFP) No. 320-15-2401 Management & Operations of Workforce Centers. This is an active RFP that was released March 22, 2024.

RFP Summary

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA) is seeking proposals from qualified and eligible organizations to provide for the management and delivery of direct workforce and training services in the WSRCA Workforce Centers and satellite office sites in the Rural Capital Area (RCA). The RCA includes the following nine counties: Bastrop, Bianco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Fayette, Lee, Llano, and Williamson Counties.

WSRCA intends to engage a Contractor to focus on effectively and efficiently administering programs in the workforce system to achieve the following objectives:
1. Develop an employer driven workforce system.
2. Assist individuals in achieving self-sufficient employment and retention.
3. Assist students in moving from high school to further education and training that lead to high wage jobs.

The Contractor will accomplish the objectives by:
· Providing outreach and recruitment, intake and eligibility, assessment, case management, information and referral, training, supportive services, job search assistance to job seekers.
· Developing and maintaining partnerships with local businesses and industries, economic development operations, chambers of commerce and training providers.
· Providing students, parents, and independent school districts with labor market information for career planning.

Background on WSRCA:

WSRCA is a certified local workforce development board serving Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Fayette, Lee, Llano, and Williamson Counties and is incorporated as a 501(C)(3) private, on-profit organization. It is the grant recipient and administrative entity for specified federal and state programs. WSRCA has responsibility for planning, administration, and oversight of employment, training, and subsidized childcare programs. The Board also determines the types and areas of training provided; the delivery of training, employment, and related services; and the policy on procurement and selection of service providers.

The Board of Directors is composed of representatives of business and industry, organized labor, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, educational agencies, the state employment service, state department of human services, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation agencies. Representatives of the private sector constitute a majority of the Board membership.

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About WSRCA:

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area is a nonprofit community partnership providing no-cost recruitment, employment services, and early-learning child care tuition scholarships to empower businesses, employers, and job seekers in the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas. This nine-county region includes Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, and Williamson counties. For more details on WSRCA and the services it offers, visit http://www.workforcesolutionsr....

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