09 Jan Request for Proposals: Seeking short-term consulting and facilitation services
The New Orleans Business Alliance is hiring a consultant to assist the New Orleans Workforce Development Board with assessment of year 1 implementation of the Board’s strategic plan for workforce system transformation in New Orleans. The New Orleans Workforce Development Board (WDB) is committed to building a strong and collaborative workforce development system that meets the needs of New Orleans’ businesses and job seekers through regional priorities which include:
- To provide relevant and value-added services to businesses and jobseekers, with particular attention to meeting the needs of New Orleans’ most at-risk individuals and families, including those who face challenges caused by racial and socio-economic disparities, who have limited work experience, and/or who are returning citizens.
- To prepare the workforce to meet the current and future needs of businesses through training that is responsive to the needs of industry.
- To serve as a center for workforce innovation through capitalizing on models developed by local partners, learning from our peers around the country and collaboratively crafting high quality initiatives.
- To promote effective regional alignment, collaboration, and partnerships in conjunction with a broad array of businesses, public sector institutions, nonprofit organizations, education institutions and other stakeholders.