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Bid for Facilitators


Judy Fullylove


Texoma Council of Governments
1117 Gallagher Drive, Suite 200
Sherman, TX 75090


This request for bid is contract work for 2 facilitators for the Bridges Out of Poverty Program, Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World.


Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World is a 16-session curriculum that helps individuals in poverty build resources for a more prosperous.                            

The Getting Ahead curriculum involves rigorous work done in a safe learning environment with the support of two experienced facilitators.

Scope of Work

  • Guide participants through an examination of their own experience of poverty.
  • Explore issues in the community that impact poverty.
  • Provide critical information the community can use to take action to end poverty.
  • Guide participants through an assessment of resources and how to build resources as part of a move to self-sufficiency.


  • Facilitate one class for 2 ½ hours each week for 16-weeks.
  • Complete of Bridges Out of Poverty course.
  • Complete of Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting’-By World
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Positive interpersonal and collaboration skills dealing effectively with stakeholders at various levels.
  • Recruit, select, enroll and teach a maximum of 12 individuals.
  • Review all Getting Ahead applications for basic requirements.
  • Coordinate supportive services for participants including but not limited to meals, on-site child care, books and supplies, gift cards, curriculum and supplies.

Include in Bid

  • Agency and/or individual(s) name, address, and contact information
  • Relevant experience (i.e. resume)
  • Facilitator cost per 16-week session for 2 facilitators
  • Certificate of completion of Bridges out of Poverty Course
  • Certificate of completion of Getting Ahead Course

Submission Deadline:  May 31, 2019