Tehama County
California

Consent Item
10130

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Information

Department:Social ServicesSponsors:
Category:Agreement

Financial Impact

The cost of this contract has been anticipated in the 2017/2018 budget and is budgeted as an expense in account 53230, Professional and Special Services. The contract is for services for CalWORKs Welfare to Work participants and is direct charged to the CalWORKs Expanded Subsidized Employment allocation which is funded with Federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and AB 74, which is 100% State General fund. The CalWORKs Expanded Subsidized Employment Allocation is intended to fund subsidized employment opportunities for CalWORKs Welfare to Work participants.

REQUESTED ACTION (S)

a)              AGREEMENT - Request approval and authorization for the Director of Social

Services or her Designee to sign the Agreement with Job Training Center for the provision of the subsidized employment program called Washington Street Productions (WSP) with maximum compensation not to exceed $425,475, effective 7/1/17 and shall terminate 6/30/18

(Miscellaneous Agreement #2017-116)

BACKGROUND INFO

The subsidized employment program, called Washington Street Productions (WSP)  provides paid work experience opportunities for CalWORKs Welfare to Work participants that assists them in achieving their work participation rate by providing immediately available, meaningful work for a 30 day period. This program focuses on teaching work related soft skills, applying behavior modification techniques, and assists the case manager in evaluating work readiness to develop an ongoing service strategy and plan.

 

Eligible CalWORKs participants are identified and referred for participation in subsidized employment by Social Services. Job Training Center is the Employer of Record and assumes responsibility for the employee, including: supervision, payroll, worker’s compensation, and training. Job Training Center provides coaching in job skills, workplace skills, and life skills necessary for participants to successfully complete their assigned subsidized employment activities.