WEBSITE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The Government of Ontario passed the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act in 2005, with the goal of making Ontario accessible for people with disabilities by 2025. The Information and Communications Standard under the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation requires large organizations in Ontario to make their web content accessible. As such, CUPE 3903 is looking to hire a web developer to assist with the implementation of the accessible website requirements mandated under the AODA (2005). More specifically, to make adjustments to our existing website https://3903.cupe.ca/ to comply with Section 14: Accessible websites and web content of the Integration Accessibility Standards Regulations – Ontario Regulation 191/11.
The successful proponent will demonstrate the following qualifications:
- Familiarity with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act website standards
- Experience with WordPress and developing web content
The successful proponent will prepare a brief project plan outlining the above qualifications and proposed strategy for the updating of CUPE 3903’s website to achieve compliance with WCAG 2.0 – Level AA.
Request for Proposal Timeline
All proposals in response to this RFP should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org, and are due no later than December 22, 2015.
Evaluation of proposals will be conducted from December 23, 2015 to January 10, 2016.
The selection decision for the successful proponent will be made no later than January 11, 2016.
The successful proponent is expected to work cooperatively with CUPE 3903’s accessibility committee and CUPE 3903’s communication committee to develop a project schedule that is efficient and realistic for all three parties.
CUPE 3903 encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, members of LGBTQ communities, and women.
This is a non-unionized contract in a workplace unionized by CUPE 1281.