Professional Staff



     Professional Staff for The Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program  

    The application for employment is open on a continuous basis.  Feel free to apply at any time.  We will contact you during the next recruitment cycle.  All positions with Youth@Work/SYEP are part-time and temporary. 



     Prince George's Community College is now recruiting persons to serve as instructors and navigators for its Youth@Work Job Readiness Training Program.  In partnership with the Prince George's County Summer Youth Enrichment Program, instructors and navigators will assist young people ages 14-22 with opportunities to gain life, social, and job skills.  The program begins January 12, 2019. All courses for Youth@Work both online and face-to-face.  All face-to-face instruction and navigation occurs on Saturdays, from 9:00 - 1:00 p.m. or from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    Instructors will connect with students online before, between, and after the four face-to-face training dates. There are varying scheduling options for instructors and navigators.


    Youth@Work Instructors  are responsible for delivering a structured workforce development curriculum in a manner that is dynamic, engaging, and empowering. Instructors are required to deliver both online and face-to-face content (training provided).  The instructional environment encourages a balance of direction, doing, and debriefing. Instructors receive of $27 per hour.  

    Bachelor's degree preferred, with:

    1. Previous experience delivering of academic or personal development curricula is required.
    2. One year full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct services (instruction or tutoring) in an educational or human service environment.

    Youth@Work Navigators  responsible for providing direct support services for the instructors, and students. The role of the navigator requires detail, energy, resourcefulness, enthusiasm, and drive. 

    1.   Must be punctual and able to maintain good attendance.   
    2.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Primary hours of work are Saturday 7:45 - 1:30 p.m. 
    3.  Must be able to lift, move, and organize classroom supplies, including text books.  
    4.  Must be able to stand, walk, bend, and stoop for long periods.

    .Associate's degree preferred, or two years full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing indirect and non-instructional services (clerical, mentoring, or coordinating) in an educational or human service environment.  Navigators receive $22 per hour.   

      How do I apply?

    Persons interested in one of these positions must apply online. Persons currently employed with PGCC should call the office of Human Resource Management to verify their status before completing the online application. 

    1.  We are not accepting resumes instead of the completed online application:     
    2.  Persons interested in applying for positions as instructors and navigators must attend a full day interview, and workshop (CEUs available).  IF SELECTED FOR EMPLOYMENT you must complete a 16-hour train-the-trainer workshop. 
    3.  No phone calls, please.   
    4.  For more information, please READ the FAQs below and peruse the website.  


    Are instructors and navigators paid for completing the train-the-trainer course?

    Yes.  You become eligible for compensation upon completion of your first day of work. 

    Is the pay rate negotiable? 

    No, the rate of pay is $22/hour for navigators and $27/hour instructors.

    Who is the employer? 

    Prince George's Community College.  Standard withholding (and taxes) applies to these positions. 

    What is the dress code for instructors and navigators? 

    Instructors and navigators must model appropriate business casual attire at all face-to-face meetings.

    Where are the employment sites located for the training? 

    Typically, Job Readiness Training takes place at six high schools in Prince George's County: Northwestern, Parkdale, Central, Largo, Suitland, and Crossland High Schools.  We are always expanding.

    Career Pathway Course take place in various locations around the county.

    How are staff members assigned to the various locations? 

    We are unable to guarantee equity and preference in placement. However, we will make every attempt to place instructors and navigators at convenient locations. 

    Are the instructors required to develop lesson plans? 

    No. Youth@Work will provide all training curricula and materials for instruction.  Instructors and navigators will have the opportunity to complete a 'train the trainer' course.

    Are instructors paid for online line engagement? 

    Yes.  Instructors are responsible for facilitating the student's online assignments and maintaining contact throughout the course. 

    Are instructors and navigators allowed approved absences? 

    We will employ the best practices with the aim of improving outcomes for the youth.  Absences disrupt the continuity of the training model and are strongly discouraged.  Please choose a scheduling option that best fits your availability.

    We look forward to working with you!