NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide TTA to our award recipients in the areas mentioned above. The Consultant will serve as the subject matter expertise and identify site TTA needs and priorities; develop and deliver virtual, interactive and asynchronous trainings; provide group and ad hoc technical assistance; and provide tools and resources to award recipients.
This project is designed to increase the capacity of local health departments (LHD) that serve rural and/or frontier jurisdictions to effectively respond to, recover from, and build community resiliency related to the COVID pandemic and future public health emergencies. NACCHO will achieve this goal by providing funding, training, and technical assistance to approximately 12-15 rural and/or frontier serving LHDs to build their workforce emergency preparedness capacity, including by strengthening their:
- administrative preparedness planning
- public health communications
- health equity
- mental health and wellbeing
- emergency preparedness workforce
- sustainability planning
- and other important areas that emerge
The consultant should be familiar with the functioning of local health departments; their unique role in emergency response; the needs and successful strategies for training the LHD workforce, including in emergency response; the complex political and social landscape of public health; and the existing frameworks that guide LHD staff in today’s public health environment relevant to the above listed areas of focus. Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 5:00pm. ET. The full RFP may be found here. Additional questions may be directed to Victoria Friere at [email protected].