Request for Proposals: Future Directions: Developing a Multi-Year CISSA-ACSEI Strategic Plan

June 17, 2021 – CISSA-ACSEI has released a request for proposals (RFP) “Future Directions: Developing a Multi-Year CISSA-ACSEI Strategic Plan”.

Summary of Project: Consultations with existing board members, key past board members, community and national stakeholders (CCR, TCRI, OCASI, LIP/RIF providers, FCFA) as well as key federal government representatives such as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to develop a medium- and long-term vision and strategic plan.

Project Objectives: The Board of Directors of CISSA-ACSEI is seeking a Consultant to support the development of a medium and long-term vision and strategic plan which includes the following:

  • Membership structure and membership review
  • Governance structure
  • The link between provincial/regional umbrellas, the umbrellas’ autonomy on selecting membership to CISSA-ACSEI and how that impacts CISSA-ACSEI’s Board
  • Allocation of resources and collective efforts in the coming years as a pan-Canadian advocacy voice
  • Determine the value proposition /overarching value of CISSA-ACSEI
  • Sustainability of resources (staffing, funding, volunteer work)
  • Alternative funding possibilities
  • Interest, feasibility, and funding options for a staff position

To ensure all perspectives are considered, the Consultant will develop and analyse a survey to seek feedback from the broader sector, as well as interview all CISSA-ACSEI board members, IRCC National Headquarters staff and Regional Directors to ensure a broad perspective on CISSA-ACSEI’s value/perception and future direction.

For more information and how to submit a proposal, download the RFP by clicking here.

Please note that the deadline for submission has been extended to July 15, 2020.

 

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