Fort Leavenworth is often referred to as "The Best Hometown in the Army". Overlooking the Missouri River on the border between Kansas and Missouri, its campus-like setting, open green landscaping, and hometown friendliness enhance Fort Leavenworth as a wonderful place to live. Fort Leavenworth MWR
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.
As a Child and Youth Program Assistant you will work in one of the Child and Youth Services (CYS) facilities. Duties vary slightly between centers and with the age range of children. may supervise children and/or youth ranging from 6 weeks through 18 years of age. maintain control of and account for whereabouts and safety of children and youth. You will use prepared curriculum/program materials and assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment. Supervise children on field trips, outings and special events. Promote and model safety and appropriate behavior. Rotates between different centers and programs, as required. May work in non center based, off site events to include Kinds on Site.
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
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.