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Announcing OPEN SOLICITATION #2019-68 Identifying Trainers/Facilitators for the Youth Development Community of Practice

Identifying Identifying Vendors for Trainers/Facilitators for the Youth Development Community of Practice

Issue Date: September 12, 2019

Deadline for Submitting Questions: September 20, 2019

Closing Date: October 4, 2019 4 p.m.

The Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families, Inc. (the Collaboration Council), is a quasi-public non-profit organization and the Local Management Board for Montgomery County, Maryland. The Collaboration Council’s mission is to improve the well-being of children, youth and families through collaborative partnerships. For information regarding the Montgomery County Collaboration, its initiatives and programs, visit our website at www.collaborationcouncil.org.

Community of Practice for Youth Development Practitioners

The Community of Practice (CoP) of the Collaboration Council coordinates the training and education/academic programs for youth development practitioners working in youth-serving fields such as workforce development, mentoring, recreation, and transition age youth ages 16-24. This solicitation seeks to identify qualified trainers to deliver workshops, webinars, and certification training programs with content that supports/aligns with youth development principles, social emotional learning, and cultural linguistics. The topics included in this open solicitation were identified through written feedback from practitioners and supervisors attending CoP workshops and the annual Youth Development and Mentoring Symposium.

CoP Open Solicitation Proposal Information

The Collaboration Council seeks proposals from organizations and qualified individuals with experience using adult learning principles to facilitate workshops and webinars. CoP workshops programs are 3-4 hours in length, facilitated using adult learning principles and support the principles of youth development. In the proposal, each workshop and webinar description must include:

  • Content with the most up to date research
  •  Interactive group learning experiences
  • Youth development principles
  • An agenda
  • A complete list of participant materials

Click here for complete details and how to submit your Letter of Interest

911 Dispatch Academy, SFT087 (60 hours) from Montgomery College

Coming This Fall:

911 Dispatch Academy, SFT087 (60 hours)

September 10 – October 12, 2019. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. AND Saturdays from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. On the Rockville Campus, Mannakee Building.

Cost: $800 + $170 fee = $970. Non-Maryland residents add $400.

This career pathway sequence of courses will enable you to apply for the Public Safety Emergency Communication Specialist position. Recognize the roles and responsibilities the 911 Telecommunicator plays in applying the principles, practices, and standards of care when servicing 911 calls. Learn and recognize the difference in fire, medical, or police responses to 911 calls.

  • Are you patient and calm during a crisis?
  • Are you able to multi-task with computers?
  • If so, then a career in emergency telecommunications may be for you!
  • To learn more about the class, please download the flyer

    Job Skills Series for Skilled Immigrants – Gilchrist Center

    The Gilchrist Center is offering an Employment Skills Series Workshops for skilled immigrant job-seekers.

    Finding a job in the US is challenging and competitive. Successful job seekers have:

    • A US-style, carefully edited resume

    • a well-written cover letter

    • practice in one-on-one, phone, and panel interviews.

    This class provides personalized assistance in the skills you need to start your career.

    To learn more about the class, please download the flyer, visit the Gilchrist Center’s website

    Workshops are offered on Thursday mornings from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

    • Registration fee $25
    • Space is limited, register early
    • Ages 18+, no children in classrooms
    • No make-ups or refunds for missed or cancelled classes
    RSVP 301-890-1983

    Announcing Open Solicitation #2019-66 Identifying Vendors for Excel Beyond the Bell Out-of-School-Time Programs

    Identifying Identifying Vendors for Excel Beyond the Bell Out-of-School-Time Programs

    Issue Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019

    Closing Date: : Monday, August 19, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Collaboration Council leads Excel Beyond the Bell (EBB), the County’s initiative to create a local out-of-school time (OST) system that will increase the number of quality programs promoting positive youth development, especially in our most vulnerable communities, that will inspire children and youth to achieve their full potential (see www.excelbeyondthebell.org for more information).

    Excel Beyond the Bell Middle School Program

    As part of this initiative, a three-year out-of-school time pilot was created in partnership with the Montgomery County Recreation Department (MCRD) and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). In its first year, EBB programs were located at Argyle Middle School in Wheaton, Roberto Clemente in Germantown, and A. Marion Loiederman in Silver Spring. EBB school sites have expanded to include Francis Scott Key in Silver Spring, Forest Oak in Gaithersburg, Montgomery Village in Montgomery Village, Neelsville in Germantown, and Col. E. Brooke Lee in Silver Spring.

    The Collaboration Council seeks Letters of Interest from organizations and qualified individuals to serve as a pre-approved pool of potential out-of-school time vendors to serve middle school students at a particular school or schools within the Excel Beyond the Bell Middle School out-of-school time system. Vendors are strongly encouraged to consider operating at more than one location.

    Click here for complete details and how to submit your Letter of Interest

    Community Advocacy Institute Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 – 2020 Institute!!

    Are you interested in learning how to be an advocate for your community?

    Apply today to the Community Action Board’s Community Advocacy Institute!

    The CAI includes FREE workshops featuring guest speakers, activities to practice your advocacy skills, and networking opportunities.

    To qualify for this program, participants must be Montgomery County residents with household incomes of $55,000 or less.

    Applications are due August 16.

      Apply online

    Notice of Re-Issuance for Request for Proposal: Evening Reporting Center for Juvenile Justice System Engaged Youth (Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020)

    The Montgomery County Collaboration Council seeks one qualified vendor to provide Evening Reporting Center (ERC) services for youth ages 14-17 assigned by the juvenile court as an alternative to secure detention. The ERC will be a structured learning environment focusing on education, positive skill building and treatment. The ERC is a highly accountable service directing youth towards compliance with court/probation requirements. It is intended to prevent future involvement in the juvenile justice system and/or out-of-home placement. The setting is one where youth receive personal attention to manage behaviors and learn life skills. Funding is provided for operational expenses for nine months beginning October 1, 2019. .

    The full Notice of Issuance can be accessed here.

    Final Deadline for Written Questions: July 15, 2019
    Deadline for Submission of Proposals: July 29, 2019, 4:30 pm.

    Fax completed form to 301-610-0148 or email to info@collaborationcouncil.org. Interested applicants can also come to the Collaboration Council’s office at 1801 Research Blvd., Suite 103, Rockville, MD 20850 between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm weekdays to obtain the RFP

    Announcing OS #2019-65 – Community Needs Assessment

    Local Management Board 2019 Community Needs Assessment Scope of Work : Open Solicitation #2019-65

    Issue Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Closing Date: 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2019

    The Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families (Collaboration Council) and the Children’s Opportunity Fund (COF) are working in partnership to develop a Community Needs Assessment that will be beneficial for both parties. The goal of the Community Needs Assessment (CNA) is to establish a set of priorities for Montgomery County that will drive the focus of work for both the COF and the Collaboration Council.

    For complete details and where to send your letter of interest please click here: OS #2019-65

    Notice of Issuance for Request for Proposal: Evening Reporting Center for Juvenile Justice System Engaged Youth (Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020)

    The Montgomery County Collaboration Council seeks a qualified vendor to provide Evening Reporting Center (ERC) Services for youth ages 14-17 assigned by the juvenile court as an alternative to secure detention. The ERC will be a structured learning environment focusing on education, positive skill building and treatment. The ERC is a highly accountable service directing youth towards compliance with court/probation requirements. It is intended to prevent future involvement in the juvenile justice system and/or out-of-home placement. The setting is one where youth receive personal attention to manage behaviors and learn life skills.
    Funding is provided for operational expenses for one year beginning July 1, 2019.

    The full Notice of Issuance can be accessed here.

    Final Deadline for Written Questions: April 24, 2019
    Deadline for Submission of Proposals: May 3, 2019, 4:00 pm.

    Census 2020 is Hiring

     The Census Bureau is hiring temporary office managers to conduct recruiting office and field activities, personnel and payroll functions, and office and field technology operations. The Bureau also is looking for managers to supervise and manage hundreds of field staff. including census-takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisory staff. The jobs offer excellent pay, flexible hours and paid training. With some jobs, you can work from home. Click here to see what jobs are available in Maryland. You can apply online here. For more information, visit 2020census.gov/jobs, which has a handy FAQ section, or call the Jobs Line at 1-855-JOB-2020 (1-855-562-2020).

    Mobile Food Market at Montgomery College

    The Montgomery College Student Health & Wellness Center for Success’s Mobile Market provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods as part of a partnership between Montgomery College and the Capital Area Food Bank. Food availability is based on a first-come, first serve basis. Bring bags to carry food. No proof of eligibility required..

    The food is distributed on campus at no cost to students, faculty/staff and the community. See this flyer for dates and times:

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    Contact

    Carmen Poston Travis (240) 567-5253 carmen.poston@montgomerycollege.edu

    Benita Rashaw (240) 567-4389 benita.rashaw@montgomery.college.edu

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