Proposals Being Accepted for Youth Employment Training Project/Bidder Conference July 21

Organizations are being sought to provide employment, training and education services to economically disadvantaged older youth in Oxnard. A bidder’s conference is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21.
 
July 14, 2011 - PRLog -- VENTURA, CALIF.—The Business & Employment Services Department (BESD) is seeking qualified organizations to provide employment, training and education services to economically disadvantaged older youth (ages 18 to 21) in Oxnard. Funding for the program is available under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, with funds being distributed by the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of Ventura County. A bidder’s conference is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Oxnard Public Library (251 South A St., Oxnard). Agencies or firms interested in applying for these funds are encouraged to attend.

   A total of $150,000 is available to one or more contractors to serve WIA eligible youth. Program services will need to be available beginning in late September 2011 through June 30, 2012. Contractors will work in partnership with the BESD of the County of Ventura Human Services Agency to ensure the full array of WIA services are available to assist youth achieve their educational and employment goals.
   
   Complete details of the funding opportunity, as well as the process and requirements to submit proposals, are outlined in the Request for Proposals. Copies of the RFP are available at the Human Services Agency office (855 Partridge Drive, Ventura) and at www.vchsa.org (click on the RFP link). The RFP submission deadline is 4:00 p.m., August 11.

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The Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County administers federal funds that help to support Job & Career Centers (JCC) and other adult, youth & employer programs & services in Ventura County. Information: 800-500-7705, www.wib.ventura.org.
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