Workforce Development Recovery Program
Employ Prince George’s, Inc. is reaching out to Prince George’s County Residents to assist with employment and training needs. To best help Job Seekers, please complete this brief survey on employment and training.
Ready to get started? Follow the steps below!
Complete the Survey!
Receive an email invitation to attend an EPG Information Session from a Career Consultant.
Attend the virtual EPG Information Session. Complete the prescreen form and return it to the Career Consultant.
Create and/or update your Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) Profile.
Upload the required eligibility documentation, and discuss the next steps with the Career Consultant.
Thousands of businesses have closed due to the pandemic, leading to over 100,000 residents being laid off and out of work. Employ Prince George’s COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program is here to help restart careers. The COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program assists unemployed Prince George’s County residents with reentering their previous career or occupation, developing the skills to secure higher wage employment, or transitioning careers. The COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program utilizes various traditional and nontraditional services to achieve its goal.
Employ Prince George’s is the bridge between Jobseekers and Businesses. We will connect talented Prince George’s County jobseekers with businesses in the following industries:
- Healthcare and Social Services
- Food and Beverage Manufacturing
- Construction and Real Estate
- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
- Transportation and Logistics
- Government Services
- Information Technology
- Business Services
- Recreation, Tourism and Hospitality
- Energy & Utilities
Employ Prince George’s, Inc. has received a $175,000 grant from Maryland Department of Labor, through the United States Department of Labor’s COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant.
Employ Prince George’s is using the funding to launch the Covid-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program to strengthen and revitalize Prince George’s County’s workforce after significant job losses and business closures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Over 100,000 Prince George’s County residents, specifically hourly and low-wage workers, have been laid off due to Covid-19.
With these funds, Employ Prince George’s Covid-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program will feature a COVID-19 Response Specialist that will work closely with the Maryland Department of Labor, Maryland Department of Commerce, Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, Prince George’s County Department of Social Services, and various community partners to engage employers and connect out of work residents to training and reemployment opportunities.