3RWIB, City, County, announce 2015 Summer Learn and Earn Summer Employment Initiative Request for Proposals
On behalf of the Learn and Earn Collaborative, representing Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, we are pleased to announce that a Bidders' Conference on the 2015 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Initiative will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. EST March 23 at the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, 650 Smithfield Street, Suite 2600, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
This Bidders' Conference is the forum the Learn and Earn collaborative has selected to present detailed, non-competitive information on the Request for Proposals (RFP) released on March 9, 2015, and to answer questions so that all interested parties have the benefit of receiving the same information at the same time. As described on page 12 Technical Assistance section of the RFP, all questions must be submitted to LaTrenda Leonard at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions submitted in advance will be answered during the bidders conference.
Advanced registration is required by noon on Friday, March 20, and can be made to email@example.com.
On behalf of the Learn and Earn Collaborative, we are pleased to issue this Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2015 Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Initiative. Proposals are being solicited for summer employment programs serving youth ages 14 to 21 from June 29, 2015, through August 7, 2015. We seek programs that use creative and productive approaches to summer work experiences through service learning, paid work experience and internships.
3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board is proud to be a part of this special report, led by Vibrant Pittsburgh and PittsburghTODAY, highlighting how the southwestern Pennsylvania workforce lacks diversity, posing a major challenge for the region.
Jerome Bettis joins 3RWIB, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County in the push to provide summer jobs to many in 2015
NFL Hall of Fame player Jerome Bettis joins 3RWIB, the city and the county in the push to fund summer jobs for young people in the region. Click here to watch video from the Feb. 25, 2015, press conference announcing the Summer Learn and Earn initiative.
Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) has amended the Request for Proposals (RFP) for In-School and Out-of-School Youth Services released on January 20, 2015, to include an additional program model for out-of-school youth. This program will operate within a proposed Youth Center currently sought by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS). More information about the center can be found at Allegheny County DHS website. This addendum also corrects and supplants the performance measures section from the original RFP. Click here for more information.
3RiversWIB leads the public workforce system for the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, connecting job seekers to careers and employers to talent, to create a thriving workforce and an economically viable region.
3RWIB is a key partner in the nationally lauded New App for Making it in America, recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as one of the most innovative initiatives for both employers and jobseekers.
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At 3RWIB, we are passionate about investing in the region's workforce and being responsive to the needs of businesses.
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3RWIB strives to lead a public workforce development system for the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County that balances the needs of those seeking careers with the talent demands of local industry to create a thriving local workforce. Regional economic viability is fueled by the strength of this local workforce development system.
3RWIB has revised its plan for the workforce development system for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County and is accepting comments about those revisions.
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Innovative efforts are underway in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to assist job seekers in gaining in-demand skills leading to meaningful employment.