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Seeking a Consultant for COO

Request for Qualifications open through April 27 for consultants to co-design process leading to systems and policy agenda

April 11, 2018

Communities of Opportunity is seeking a consultant to facilitate the co-design process to develop a Systems and Policy Agenda with community organizations. Communities of Opportunity is an initiative to create equitable community connection, economic opportunity, health and housing outcomes in King County regardless of place or race.

The agenda will create a set of priorities that will inform Communities of Opportunity funding and guide other systems and policy change work within the initiative. The consultant will work with the 50+ organizations that were recently awarded Community of Opportunity grants from Seattle Foundation and King County to influence changes to systems and policy that will reduce racial and geographical disparities in the areas of community connection, economic opportunity, health and housing.

The most competitive candidates will be an individual/agency/organization with demonstrated experience that includes:

  • History of work in community and demonstrated racial equity analysis.
  • Ability to facilitate large group process, build relationships and drive towards consensus.
  • Knowledge of local landscape and policy environment.
  • Ability to synthesize and produce written reports.

Organizations led by people of color and women are encouraged to apply. The deadline to submit qualifications is April 27.

Interested parties should view the full RFQ, with project scope of work and timeline, then fill out the application form.





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