Child and Youth Program Assisant CY 01/02


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    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is World Wide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    This position is located at Child Development Center & Mini CDC.

    Applications will be valid for 90 days after submission date. You will need to re-apply every 90 days if wanting to be considered in the future.
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    Responsibilities
    • Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one or more CYS programs
    • Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth
    • Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants
    • Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth and adults
    • Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule
    • Uses prepared curriculum/program materials and assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment
    • Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques
    • Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events
    • Observes a program participant for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed
    • Assists in maintaining program participation data and completing required daily reports. Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance, and standards


    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
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
    • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
    • Health Assessment
    • For the Mini CDC: Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be available to work rotating hours
    • 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
    • Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority
    • This is a flexible position that there are no guaranteed hours. A flexible employee serves in a continuing position on a scheduled or as needed basis
    • Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays
    • For positions in Child Development Centers, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis
    • Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect
    • Individuals who have been trained will be required to administer routine and rescue medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and provide a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need
    • 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
    • Must be 18 years of age at time of employment
    • Attend Team Member Orientation within the first 30 days of employment
    • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR215-3, 2-13i to include a National Agency Check (CNACI)

    Qualifications
    Minimum 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:

    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: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. 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: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. 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

    • Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or 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 1:00pm on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
    • 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

    Drug test required
    No

  • 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:
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • PCS Orders, Marriage Certificate, and DA3434
    • Resume
    • SF-50
    • 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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  • 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: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.


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    Agency contact information Melissa Lennon

    Phone
    (334) 255-3053
    Email
    melissa.d.lennon2.naf@mail.mil

    Address

    EG-NAF-W6CEAA US ARMY GARRISON FT RUCKER
    DO NOT MAIL
    Fort Rucker, AL 36362
    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/510603100 . 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
09/20/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Fort Rucker, AL, US