REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Children’s Council –Watauga County’s Partnership for Children, is accepting proposals for Smart Start funding to provide the Dolly Parton Imagination Library for fiscal year(s) July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. Smart Start funds must be used for the continuation and expansion of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and must fall in the range of the allocation of $5540 + $1.80 per child per year. Proposals should offer services for 2 years beginning November 1, 2017. Additional funds will need to be provided by the contractor to cover the cost of existing Imagination Library registrants. A budget for each fiscal year ending on June 30th is required. Smart Start funding is secured for the first two years. For additional information including required proposal forms, contact Mary Scott, Program Coordinator at The Children’s Council: 225 Birch St., Suite 3 Boone, NC 28607, 828-262-5424 or go to our website www.thechildrenscouncil.org. The deadline for submitting proposals for Smart Start funding is October 20, 2017 by 4:30pm. Bids should be submitted via US Postal Mail to The Children’s Council, 225 Birch Street, Suite 3, Boone, NC 28607 attn: Mary Scott or via hand delivery or express delivery service to same address.
Are you interested in working in child care while making it fit your schedule? Come by the Children’s Council to pick up/fill out an application packet. Application process includes criminal background check and fingerprints which is approximately $40. Must have High School diploma/GED and be at least 18 years old. Early childhood experience and education is preferred. Competitive pay depending on experience and education. For more information call Lee Marshall at 828-262-5424.