Job Overview

Summary

 The driving force that builds and sustains the strength of the Total Military Family.

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/pdf/a3433.pdf 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.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  

*You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone!

2.  Fax your resume to (478)757-3144.  The following cover sheet must be included http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf for proper processing. NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.  To complete the job related questions complete http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

3.  Mail or email your resume (or Optional Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement.

4.  Drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.

You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation as well as complete the job related questions.

These positions will be located at the Child Development Center

Duties

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

Works under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor, who provides guidance on scope of assignments and assistance on the more complex, non-routine problems encountered. Work is reviewed in terms of results achieved and adherence to established standards and procedures. Routine day-to-day assignments are normally performed independently with technical assistance available from supervisor when required. Routine assignments are spot-checked; the more technical assignments are closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions.

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. Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children/youth. Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth. Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth and adults. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Assists children and youth with special projects, homework and life skills. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.

Reviews, provides input to, and implements schedules and activity plans. Demonstrates, instructs, leads and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities. Sets up displays and bulletin boards.

Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and the Command. Participates in conferences with parents and staff. Briefs other employees and parents.

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.

Explains and models program guidance, procedures, policies and directives to entry and skill level staff. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children/youth.

Observes program participants 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.

Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required) self-inspection materials and national accreditation tools. Assists In achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. 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 tracks and records completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).

Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities. Collects, maintains and reports program participation data.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No