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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Child and Youth Program Assistant

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:EUNAFJU2013946376

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$12.60 to $14.50 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 to Tuesday, September 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-01/02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time 20 hours - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Brunssum NetherlandsView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens currently residing within the commuting area of BRUNSSUM, The Netherlands (not ordinarily resident in The Netherlands). US resident alien family members of US sponsors who are citizens of NATO countries other than The Netherlands.

JOB 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, CYS 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.

 

4.  If you are in the area, you may drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.

 

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.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Social Security card is required.
  • Citizenship eligible under country SOFA agreement.
  • Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the July 26, 2012
  • Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25, Volume 1230
  • (http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf)

DUTIES:

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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.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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CY-01 (Entry Level-2):   Applicants must be graduated from High School or equivalent AND be 18 year of age at the time of appointment AND be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).

 

CY-01 (Skill Level-3):   Applicants must meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2)requirements AND possess three (3) months of specialized experience working in a group program with children and/or youth AND demonstrate satisfactory performance AND possess the Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).   OR Meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2) requirements AND one (1) year of education above high school level, which includes nine (9)semester hours of college credit in early childhood, elementary, secondary, special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation or related behavioral sciences.   OR Meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2) requirements AND one (1) year vocational certificate in childcare.

 

CY-02 (Target Level-4):   Applicants must meet CY-01(Skill Level-3) requirements AND possess twelve (12) months of specialized experience working in a group program with children and/or youth AND demonstrate satisfactory performance AND possess the Army Foundation Level Training (Air Force/Navy equivalent).   OR Meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2) requirements AND two (2) years of education above high school level, which includes twelve (12) semester hours of college credit in early childhood, elementary, secondary, special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation or related behavioral sciences.

 


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION : See above.

Candidate must:


- Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
- Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
- Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
- Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
- Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom from communicable disease.
- Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Checks.

 

Conditions of employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required.

2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.

3. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check.  

4. Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening.

NOTE: Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following: Conviction for a sexual offense, a drug felony – or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Credit may be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


BENEFITS:

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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits.   For additional benefits information go to http://www.armymwr.org/hr/nafbenefits/default.aspx.

 Conversion of employment category (from RPT to RFT) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Your resume must be submitted by 11:59 PM (eastern time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement.

To apply for this job online, select - https://www.usajobs.gov/.

 

To fax supporting documents that you are not able to submit online:

1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 946376.

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online follow the below procedures:

1. Click the following link to view and print the job experience related questions View Occupational Questionnaire.

 

2. Complete the 1203-FX (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf) form to provide your response to the job related questions.

 

3. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203-FX form will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Please continue completing all questions within section 25 of the 1203-FX form (Occupational Questionnaire) regardless of the numbering sequence.  

 

For additional tips & pointers to successfully complete the application process you can review additional guidance by accessing the following URLs:

Application help - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/Application%20Manager%20Help%20for%20Applicant~466.pdf

Applicant checklist - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/applicantchecklist~466.doc

Applicant brochure - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/USAS%20Applicant%20Brochure~466.pdf~



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

 

Before you can start working, the following documents will be needed:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·DD-214
   ·Other
   ·SF-50
   ·Transcript

For education requirements please note the following:

Before you can start working, you must provide Official transcripts (copy or original) as proof that positive education requirements have been met. 

 

Other supporting documentation that may be needed are listed below:

 

-  Permanent Change of Station Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference

-  Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent)

-  DOD NAF BBA documentation (DA form 3434 or equivalent plus issued BBA notice)

-  Current and Former NAF employees (to include current APF employees) (DA form 3434 or equivalent, ex: SF50)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Shawndae E. Wilkins
Phone: 0113268275306
Email: SHAWNDAE.E.WILKINS.NAF@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
DA NAF USAG Chievres
USAG Chievres
Unit 21419
APO, AE
09708
Belgium

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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

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Job Announcement Number:

EUNAFJU2013946376

Control Number:

349930200