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The purpose of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is to improve the opportunity for everyone on the economic ladder in Workforce Development Area 4 (LWDA 4) to contribute to the economy in the way that they are most capable. We provide workforce development activities through the American Job Center system that increase the employment, retention and earnings of participants, and increase skill attainment.  As a result, WIOA improves the quality of the workforce, reduces welfare dependency, increases self-sufficiency, meets skill requirements of employers and enhances the productivity and competitiveness of this area, the State, and the Nation.


ETHRA is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) for the Local Workforce Development Board Area 4 (LWDA4) One Stop Operator and Career Services Provider for the American Job Centers in Local Workforce Development Area 4. 

The purpose of this RFP is to identify and fund an entity to manage and coordinate service delivery in the American Job Center One Stop in a functional arrangement where all partners are working together in a manner that ensures the provision of excellent business services and job seeker services. This entity will also provide the delivery of Title 1 Career Services for adults and dislocated workers within the network of AJC’s. This proposal will cover all American Job Centers in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Cumberland, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane and Scott counties.

If you are interested in submitting a bid, please contact Kay Norton, Procurement Officer for ETHRA, at

Responses must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the requirements and time frames in the RFP.  This RFP closes on June 12, 2017.

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