CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT (ENTRY/SKILL/TARGET), CY01/02


  • Duties
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    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is open to all applicants. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    This position is located at FORT HOOD OUTREACH SERVICES, CYS SERVICES AND CENTRAL REGISTRATION.

    The School Age Center (SAC) provides childcare before and/or after school for children ages 6-10 in grades 1st - 5th. Full-day care is provided during school vacation periods. The SAC program is certified by the Department of Defense and accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA). The framework for our SAC curriculum is based on the following four service areas: Sports, Fitness, and Health; Life Skills, Citizenship, and Leadership; Arts, Recreation, and Leisure; and Mentoring, Education, and Support Services.

    Kids on Site offers 24/7 hourly child care for ages 6 weeks to 12 years in a variety of on and off post events. These hours can include early morning as well as late evenings depending on the event to include weekends. Applicants interested in working for the Kids On Site program must be flexible in their availability

    This announcement will have bi-weekly cut-offs every wWednesday, with the first cut-off date of 03/21/2018. All eligible applicants from that week will be referred to the hiring manager on the Thursday after the cut-off date.

    Salary will be determined based Entry, Skill, or Target level qualifications

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    Responsibilities

    Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years. Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children and youth. Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.

    Travel Required
    Not required

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    2

  • Job family (Series)
    1702 Education And Training Technician

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
    • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
    • A one year probationary period may be required
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
    • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
    • For the Youth Center: Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.
    • Satisfactory completion of required training must be accomplished within three months of appointment leading to reassignment to CYPA (Skill Level - 3). Failure to achieve desired training with demonstrated competence may result in separation.
    • Must be 18 years of age at time of employment
    • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks i
    • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
    • Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.
    • Travel to on and off post locations may be required. Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
    • Successful completion of Annual training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.

    Qualifications
    (ENTRY LEVEL-) QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidate must:
    -Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    (SKILL LEVEL-) QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidate must:
    -Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
    In addition to the above, candidate must possess:

    1. Three months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Entry Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion.

    OR

    Six months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus nine (9) semester hours of college credit with course content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: . School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying). One year vocational certificate in child care or equivalent to other child/youth programs meets the intent of the education requirement

    (TARGET LEVEL 4) QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
    -Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
    In addition, candidate must:

    Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Foundation Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion.

    OR

    Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus an associate's degree or least 60 semester hours of college credit which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example:School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying).

    OR one of the following:

    1. A bachelor's degree or at least 120 semester hours which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.

    2. Possess and maintain one of the following directly related to the age group of the position to which assigned: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Military School Age Credential, Army Youth Practicum, or other nationally recognized Youth Development Credential.
    .

    Education
    This position requires a High School Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma or College Transcripts. Please see above for educational requirements. Transcripts, High School Diploma General Equivalency Certificate must be uploaded along with application packet. FAILURE TO UPLOAD PROOF OF EDUCATION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

    Additional information

    • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
    • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: http://cpol.army.mil/employ/NAF/NAF_Applicant_Information_Kit.pdf
    • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.


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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
    • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
    • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Applicable

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:
    • Resume
    • Transcript

    Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume.

    The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
    • pcs order and marriage certificate
    • Resume
    • Transcript


    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
  • Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)
  • Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
    • If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form.
    • All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than NOON on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

    Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.

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    Agency contact information Kate Lugo

    Phone
    (254) 288-2090
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    EF-NAF-W0VCAA US ARMY GARRISON FORT HOOD HQ
    DO NOT MAIL
    Fort Hood, TX
    US

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    Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493847500 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Army Installation Management Command
Posted
06/22/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Fort Hood, TX, US