The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department is seeking consultants to provide the volunteer coordination and leadership for the Green Seattle Partnership programs in 2017, with the possibility of an extension for 2018. The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the support of the Green Seattle Partnership’s (GSP) efforts to engage the community and manage the citywide restoration of the forested parklands. The ultimate objective is to procure a Consultant(s) who can develop long-term volunteer resources for the continued care of Seattle Parks and Recreation Green Seattle Partnership sites, focusing recruiting efforts on underrepresented community stakeholders. Minimum qualifications are required for a Consultant to be eligible to submit a RFP/RFQ response.  Your submittal response must show compliance to these minimum qualifications. Seattle Parks and Recreation may select multiple vendors from this solicitation to achieve these outcomes.

The RFP can be downloaded from the City’s Consultant Connection AND e-bid exchange at  or requests for the RFP or points of clarification may be directed to:

Project Manager: Jon Jainga, Manager II
Seattle Parks and Recreation
1600 S. Dakota Street
Seattle, WA 98108

Submittals: Submit one (1) original unbound, two (2) of bound copies, and one (1) electronic copy of the response must be received by Mr. Jon Jainga no later than 4:00 P.M. PDT, Wednesday, December 21, 2016.


  • Plant Ecologist, Seattle Parks and Recreation Michael joined the Green Seattle Partnership team (GSP) in 2011. He is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Bolivia ’02-’04) and former AmeriCorps volunteer. He also worked with several land trusts before returning home to Seattle. Michael currently coordinates professional crews for the steep slope and wetland restorations. He also jumpstarted the Madrone Recovery Project and Arbutus ARME. Professional tree-hugging during the week, you can also find Michael running in the local mountains and frequenting park playgrounds with his 9-yr old son.

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