Request for Proposal (RFP) NPAAMB Indigenous Youth Employment and Training

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Request for Proposal (RFP) NPAAMB Indigenous Youth Employment and Training

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Author alnationtalk
Deadline December 04, 2020
Type RFP
Email [email protected]
Sector Private Sector
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Score 30
Channel 690
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Client Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board

Request for Proposal (RFP)
NPAAMB Indigenous Youth Employment and Training
50 Generations Drive, 2
nd Floor, Box 9
Ohsweken, ON    N0A 1M0
Tel: 519-751-8333, ext. 221
Email: [email protected]
Attention: Jason Shawna, Executive Director



NPAAMB – Indigenous Youth Employment & Training is soliciting proposals from proponents who will research, facilitate discussion, test, and design the content of a one-day training workshop and an on-line webinar on approaches to effectively engage urban Indigenous youth in programs or services delivered by NPAAMB non-Indigenous partners. The intent of the training is to make system changes and to advance reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders and ultimately help urban Indigenous youth on their career path.



Date of Issue: October 14, 2020
Submission Due Date: December 4, 2020 by 4 pm
Review of Proponent Submissions: December 7-11, 2020
Select Proponent: December 15, 2020

Although every attempt will be made to meet all dates, NPAAMB reserves the right to alter any or all dates at its sole discretion. Changes will be placed on NPAAMB’s website. All submissions must include the following elements:

  • Complete proposal including activities to address identified goal and deliverables, company experience and credentials, detailed methodology (workplan), clear division of proponent responsibilities and associate team members, realistic budget, and any supporting documentation.
  • Complete contact listing of principle contact and team support and sub- contracted personnel and a biography of each.
  • Three (3) written letters of references from previous clients who have direct knowledge of proponents’ work within the last 5 years.
  • Description of previous work experience with Indigenous organizations and/or clients.
  • Portfolio with previous research and/or delivery of Indigenous cultural competency training.


If selected as the successful candidate, a clear criminal records check and vulnerable sector screen will be required. Submissions must be received by mail or purolator on or prior to December 4, 2020 by 4 pm. In addition, an email of the submission must be sent to [email protected] on or prior to the same date.


All submissions and inquiries are to be addressed to:
Jason Shawna, Executive Director
NPAAMB Indigenous Youth Employment and Training
50 Generations Drive, 2nd Floor, Box 9 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
Tel: 1-519-751-8333 ext 221
Email: [email protected]


 NPAAMB is a not-for-profit Indigenous organization with a mandate to provide employment and training solutions for Indigenous urban youth ages 15-30 years old who reside within the catchment areas of Fort Erie, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Brantford and Kitchener-Waterloo.


The successful proponent will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Good working knowledge of Indigenous cultures, history and their application in today’s society
  • Knowledge of and experience with large and small group facilitation
  • Possess the in-house technical resources to effectively facilitate focus groups/interviews, identify themes, and clearly articulate reports of findings
  • Must be in business for at least (4) four years
  • Sample or links to completed research and group facilitation reports of projects similar in nature
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


 The length of engagement of the contracted services will be from December 21, 2020 to March 31, 2021. Upon awarding of the contract, the Proponent’s principal contact will be contacted to meet with NPAAMB’s Executive Director to discuss the details within their submission. The successful Proponent must be available for a meeting via a telephone call or face to face meeting on December 21, 2020.


 Submissions must be received by mail or purolator and by email on or prior to December 4, 2020 by 4 pm (eastern standard time).

All questions, requests for information, instructions or clarifications regarding any part of this RFP must be set out in writing and directed to NPAAMB’s Executive Director at email at [email protected] and must be made prior to and no later than three business days before the closing date of this RFP.


 The budget to complete all deliverables is $28,000. Contact the Policy and Programs Analyst at [email protected] for full content of the RFP.


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