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Host/Sponsor

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When you hire a young person (ages 14-24), you are in a position to change the trajectory of their life, ignite their creativity, and mentor and shape their future, while providing them with a meaningful work experience. With summer job opportunities, participants are more engaged, more connected to the community, and more likely to complete school.

You may find the talent your organization was missing. Help your organization, while helping the County's talented youth gain employment this summer.

Sponsorship Opportunity

If you do not currently have positions open but wish to support youth employment, we invite you to become one of our Sponsorship Partners. As a Sponsorship Partner, your organization will be recognized on Youth@Work/SYEP marketing materials and social media. Your organization will receive our communications and invitations to our special events.

Your financial contribution will assist County youth and young adults with access to summer employment opportunities. Your contribution may assist with:

  • Transportation subsidy
  • Technology access to close the digital divide
  • Work opportunities for additional youth

To join us as a Sponsorship Partner, please complete our Sponsorship Partner Form.

 

Make A Commitment to Work with County Youth!

 

Get engaged by making an inquiry to become a host employer! Email SYEPPartners@co.pg.md.us if interested. A member from the team will be in contact with you soon to discuss the next steps.

How can I participate?

Your organization and/or company can participate in the SYEP by hiring youth directly to work for your organization or by serving as a worksite. 


A nonprofit organization or governmental entity may be selected as a County-funded worksite. 

Once selected, a Referral Agreement will be prepared for corporate partners or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for nonprofit and government partners. The below documents are also required. 

  • Certificate of Insurance (COI) Form (valid throughout the SYEP program term)
    Ensure that the following information is included in the COI:
    • Commercial General Liability Insurance - $1,000,000 per occurrence limit and includes sexual abuse and child molestation coverage
    • Commercial Auto Liability Insurance - $1,000,000 per occurrence limit
    • Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Insurance – Maryland Statutory Benefits
    • For nonprofits only:
      • Certificate Holder: Prince George’s County Government, 1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 159, Largo, MD  20774
      • In the Description of Operations Section: Name the Prince George’s County Government as an additional insured on your General Liability policy.
  • IRS Form W-9
  • Personnel Policy that covers Sexual Harassment and Workplace Disturbances
List of corporate sponsors for the SYEP program

Partner Resources

The SYEP Worksite Partner Handbook and various forms are for your use. If you have questions, please contact SYEPPartners@co.pg.md.us for assistance. 

Guides and Forms