APG MWR - Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program APG MWR - Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program

Please contact the Central Registration Office, Bldg 2503, at 410-278-7571 / 7479,
HIRED! Apprentice Application Form HIRED Apprentice Pre-Assessment Form HIRED Apprentice Contract & SOU Form

The HIRED! Apprentice Program is an APG FMWR program available through CYSS Services that offers 15 - 18 year-old students, whose families work on APG as military or civilians, the opportunity to gain real-world career experience and get paid a stipend while working in a variety of positions at FMWR activities.

The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program provides 15-18 year-old youth with meaningful, professionally-managed career-exploration opportunities in Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) operations.

The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program offers valuable paid work experience and training to better equip each participant with the skills needed for a highly-competitive job market.

HIRED! has more to offer 15-18 year-old students:

  • cash award
  • educational incentive awards
  • challenging career areas
  • workforce preparation
  • college exploration workshops
  • Apprentice positions
  • Exploratory work experience in a selected career path aligned with specific collegiate or vocational courses of study
  • Workforce preparation trainings and college exploration workshops
  • Educational incentive awards available for 17 and 18 year-olds

    Examples of exploratory career fields in the HIRED! Apprenticeship Program:

  • Education
  • Child and/or Youth Development
  • Marketing & Graphic Design
  • Library & Information Science
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Pet Care Services
  • Recreation & Tourism Management
  • Physical Education
  • Information Technology
  • Sports Studies
  • Sports Management


    HIRED apprentice candidates must be eligible for CYSS Services programs. They must also be U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens of the United States and provide proof of successful completion of:

  • three (3) workforce preparation training sessions
  • two (2) post secondary education exploration training sessions
  • one (1) financial management workshop
  • school documentation showing a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher

    For more information, contact the POC for the HIRED! Program: Jay McKinney, CYSS Youth Workforce Preparation Specialist, FMWR, Bldg 2752, Rodman Road, Room 206, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; phone 410-278-3250; or contact CYSS Central Registration, Bldg 2503, phone 410-278-7571 / 7479, for an appointment.