Job Overview

Summary

There when you need us!   Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYSS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL to apply):

 

1.   Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - https://usajobs.gov/. This will ensure faster processing of your application.   You will also receive faster status updates.  

 

Please upload all required documents.   Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status.  *You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience!

 

2.   Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144.   The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf.

 

NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view.

 

To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job.

 

3.   Mail or email your resume (or Optional NAF Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement. Please call 718-630-4734 before doing so, as there are additional steps required to use this method.

 

4.   If you are in the area, you may drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.  Please make an appointment to do so by calling 718-630-4734 .

 

You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation prior to closure of the vacancy announcement.   This will speed up the process to consider you for the job if you meet the minimum qualification requirements.

 

IMPORTANT!: Applicants that chose option #3 or #4 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement.   If you wish to complete them online, go to the 'apply online' button on the vacancy announcement.   If you wish to complete them manually, print the full

occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf) to (478)757-3144.

 

Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.   You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.


Fort Hamilton FMWR is a comprehensive network of quality support and leisure services that enhances the lives of Soldiers, Civilians, Families, military retirees and other eligible participants. The FMWR's vision is to be the driving force for programs and services that provide the foundation for the Army's home by increasing Soldier and Family resiliency, restoring balance, enhancing recruitment, readiness and retention for Soldiers and Families.

Selection as a result of this vacancy announcement will result in employment within the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Youth Center at Fort Hamilton, NY. This position is primarily for employment during summer programs but may be extended based upon program needs.

Duties

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:
Performs routine or repetitive established tasks, following verbal and written instructions, under close supervision of higher-level employees. Work is reviewed in detail, while in progress and upon completion, to ensure and assess trainee's progress, and to evaluate attainment of training objectives and readiness for increased autonomy and further training.

MAJOR DUTIES:
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. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and the Command.

Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices. Notifies supervisor on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Helps arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals where applicable.

Observes a program participant for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instruction.

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.

Completes designated training requirements and records and tracks completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP). Participates in program evaluation as required. Assists In achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. Performs other related duties as assigned.