Rockaways Economic Advancement Initiative: Workforce Development Program Request for Proposal
CEO, in collaboration with Small Business Services (SBS), NYCHA, and Citi Community Development, is launching a new initiative to connect Far Rockaway residents to high-quality, full-time employment by expanding place-based strategies that promote economic empowerment and mobility.
The selected vendor will contribute to positive employment outcomes in close coordination with the Far Rockaway Workforce1 Career Center and the Workforce1 system with a particular focus on residents of the six NYCHA developments in Far Rockaway. Furthermore, this investment in Far Rockaway is intended to be a pilot program that will inform best practices which can be replicated on a city-wide scale in other targeted communities with similar structural challenges as well as used to enhance the Workforce1 system’s approach to promoting access and opportunity for higher quality, full-time employment among all New Yorkers.
Final applications are due December 8th, 2014 at 5pm.
Download the RFP (in PDF); Addendum 1; Addendum 2
Work Progress Program Application for Fiscal Year 2015 Now Open
CEO in partnership with the NYC Human Resources Administration is seeking qualified youth service providers to deliver the Work Progress Program (WPP) in fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015). WPP is a subsidized wage program designed to complement existing youth services programs by providing participating low-income young adults with work experience. The original WPP pilot in spring 2012 selected 17 youth service providers across the five boroughs to serve over 300 participants. Since then, the program has expanded to serve over 600 participants through more than 20 service providers.
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NYC Recovers Application for Fiscal Year 2015 Now Open
CEO in partnership with NYC Human Resources Administration is seeking qualified service providers to deliver NYC Recovers in fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015). NYC Recovers is a subsidized wage program designed to provide Hurricane Sandy-affected residents with general employment opportunities and to place unemployed New Yorkers in recovery-related work within Sandy-affected communities. Since December 2012, NYC Recovers providers have served neighborhoods including those on the Rockaway Peninsula, Breezy Point, Gerritsen Beach, Brighton Beach, Broad Channel, Coney Island, Gravesend, Red Hook, St. George, Dongan Hills, New Dorp Beach, Tottenville, Throgs Neck, and Lower East Side.
Apply (in PDF)