Subcontracting Opportunity: Peer Employment Trainer (Los Angeles, CA)

CSH is seeking subcontractors to provide classroom instruction as part of a new Peer Employment initiative. The subcontractors will be responsible for designing and delivering content in their areas of expertise. The purpose of the training is to prepare students who have a lived experience of homelessness, with varied levels of expertise, for employment in the peer specialist field. The Trainers will support students in the development and enhancement of peer expertise and workplace skills, particularly those relevant to employment in community health worker positions.

Desired areas of expertise in which to deliver trainings are as follows:

  • Peer support, including practical skills and the peer model
  • Homeless services, landscape and delivery
  • Community health work
  • Housing navigation
  • Advocacy, peers, and human rights
  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

Essential Job Functions:
Lead the development, modification, preparation and organization of specific training curricula, instruction, and related resources, including visual aids, handouts, and evaluation materials, along with collaborative support of co-trainers.

  • Deliver trainings in a classroom setting using a variety of instructional modalities such as lecture, roleplaying, experiential learning, team exercises, group discussions, multi-media, etc.
  • Ensure that training materials and content comport to standards established by the Lead Trainer

Expected Outcomes, Milestones, and Deliverables:
Deliverable 1: Content delivery to build the capacity of individuals with lived experience of homelessness to gain and excel in peer support positions, developed and delivered in consultation with the Lead Trainer.

Funding Available:

Payment is negotiable and may be based on either an hourly rate or a package rate for content and delivery.

Special consideration will be given to small, disadvantaged, minority or women-­owned businesses

Please note that CSH requires subcontractors, including individuals and sole proprietors, to carry workers' compensation insurance while performing work under a CSH subcontract. CSH subcontractors cannot have existing, pending or expired debarments that preclude them from doing business with the United States government and cannot have convictions for, nor have any pending indictments for, fraud or a criminal offense in connection with a public contract or subcontract.

Application Process and Vendor Requirements: To apply for this opportunity email Andy Perry at andy.perry@csh.org. CSH will accept proposals until June 30, 2017 but will award subcontracts as soon as June 9, 2017.

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