Job Title: Child and Youth Program AssistantJob Announcement Number: WENAFEV131010678
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: Army Installation Management Command
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Hour
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 to
Sunday, February 09, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Multiple Schedules -
Multiple Appointment Types
Many vacancies in the following location:
Fort Wainwright, AK View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
US Citizens and Non Citizens
Public Trust - Background Investigation
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.
This announcement will close 9 February 2014.
Positions under this vacancy announcement may be filled with multiple employment categories (ex: Flexible/Intermittent scheduled or as needed, Regular full and part time etc.).
You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL ):
1. Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application. 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.
- Direct Deposit is required.
- Social Security card is required.
DUTIES:Back to top
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.
This is a developmental assignment to Target position Child and
Youth Program Assistant (Target Level-4), CY-1702-02, Job #AM299.
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.
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:Back to top
For Entry-level, candidate must:
- Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
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.
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.
For Skill-level, candidate must meet Entr-level requirements and -
Possess three (3) months experience working in a group program with children
- Completion of Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air
- Meet Entry-level requirements and
demonstrated satisfactory performance.
- One year of education above high
school level which included 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 one (1) year vocational certificate in
For Target-level, candidate must meet Entry-level requirements and -
- Meet skill-level
requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.
- Possess twelve (12)
months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.
Completion of Army Foundation Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy
- Two (2) years of education above the 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 or related
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.
5. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, training holidays, and as shifts.
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.