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Process Improvement Consultant

Request for Qualifications

Deadline for Submission:  October 7, 2020 

School’s Out Washington (SOWA) is seeking a consultant to facilitate an effective Process Improvement Project for the newly centralized Program Quality Operations Team.


Organizational Overview

SOWA’s mission is to provide services and guidance for organizations to ensure all young people have safe places to learn and grow when not in school. SOWA is dedicated to building community systems to support quality afterschool, youth development and summer programs for Washington’s children and youth ages 5 through young adult.  We support these programs through: (1) Quality and Training; (2) Policy and Advocacy; (3) Grants to Programs; and (4) Racial Equity.


Scope of Work

The goal of this project is to develop greater efficiencies and functionality through a comprehensive, streamlined operations model. An ideal candidate would be able to coach at all levels of the organization to support the following:


Process Development/Continuous Improvement Process


Visual Management and Communication


Change Management


Project Timeline: October 2020 – January 2021






Total cost for the project will not exceed $20,000.


Interested individuals should provide a written response in no more than 3 pages which includes:

  1. Organization/Lead Consultant Background

Describe the general nature of the organization and/or lead consultant’s work.  Provide information on the education, skills, and experiences that uniquely qualify the lead consultant and/or team for this work.  Provide examples of related work completed with contact information for the organizations served.

  1. Statement of Proposed Work

Describe the methodologies proposed to complete the process improvement plan, including how you would structure the work and guide the team through the process.

  1. Budget, Timeline, and Deliverables

Provide a detailed budget as well as a description of the specific deliverables that will be submitted, the timeline , and expected schedule of compensation.


Email response to Ka’ohe Wong by Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm.