Chicago Transit Authority Red and Purple Line Modernization

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is issuing a Request for Qualified Respondents (RFQ) for one to two American Job Center providers to support our efforts in the outreach, enrollment, training, and placement of jobseekers in skilled trades positions that become available through the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Project. …

Request For Proposal – Industry-Focused Sector Centers

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and LWIA 7 Workforce Innovation Board are issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for highly qualified organizations to assist The Partnership and its network of delegate agencies in the offering, delivery, and facilitation of workforce development services with businesses in the given industry sector throughout Cook County. Proposals are due Friday, May 29, 2020, …

Request for Proposal – Community Hiring of Chicago COVID-19 Contact Tracing Corps – Funding Round 2

***IMPORTANT RFP UPDATES – PLEASE READ ALL*** Posted 8/18/2020: The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership requests demographic information about the leadership of responding organizations. Upon electronic submittal of proposal, respondents will receive an auto-confirmation of receipt that directs them to complete a brief online survey. We thank respondents in advance for their participation. Posted 8/11/2020: The …

Request for Proposal – Community Hiring of Chicago COVID-19 Contact Tracing Corps – Funding Round 1

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 7–10 non-profit community-based organizations (CBOs) to serve as local employers of the City of Chicago COVID Contact Tracing Corps.   This is the first of two RFPs that will be released under the Chicago Contact Tracing Corps grant program.   NOTE:  Eligible respondents for this current solicitation (Round 1 RFP) are:  …

$56 million grant awarded to the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership to create 600 contact tracing jobs to combat the spread of COVID-19

July 2, 2020 News, Press Releases

Instant translation available via Google Translate on the top right Dear Friend, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is proud to announce our collaboration with education and research partners University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Public Health (UIC), NORC at the University of Chicago, Malcolm X College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, and …

Free Access to Coursera for Illinois Job Seekers

June 2, 2020 News

As part of Get Hired Illinois, job seekers can access free Coursera online IT training courses, including the Google IT Support Professional Certificate program, as well as other courses that teach high-demand job skills. Sign up for free Coursera access on the State’s Illinois workNet website at https://www.illinoisworknet.com/Training/Pages/CourseraQuickstart.aspx.