Request for Proposals: Denver Youth Employment Program - Fall 2022

Closed October 03, 2022, 04:00 PM

General Statement of Work

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO), through its division of Workforce Services, is seeking interested and qualified youth service provider(s) to deliver structured career exploration, job readiness, and case-management supports to more than 200 local youth between the ages of 14 and 21, all anchored around a paid summer internship. 

Services shall include intensive case management for vulnerable youth, career exploration services, job readiness training, financial literacy education, supportive services, resource navigation, summer internship placements, and other individualized offerings based on the needs of the youth.

It is Denver’s goal to create a state-of-the-art and coordinated workforce system that focuses on a fully integrated service delivery strategy to ensure that all customers flow seamlessly throughout. This vision promotes cutting-edge practice and technology that fosters livable sustainable wages and sustainable employment, as well as offering career pathways for Denver’s vulnerable populations. 

Eligible respondents include governmental, educational institutions or not-for-profit organizations or agencies engaged in a public service. Private, for-profit organizations engaged in providing employment and training and educational opportunities may apply. Proposers must be registered with the Colorado Secretary of State to do business in Colorado. 

Materials & Information



  • Deadline is Monday, October 3, 2022 at 4 p.m. (MST) 
  • Technical questions and technical support regarding the online application will be accepted and answered individually up to the proposal submission deadline listed above.
  • Proposal will only be accepted electronically via the application portal