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    Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.    We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.  

    This position is located at MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII / MCBH / MCAS / MCB HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, HI, OAHU, MARINE & FAMILY PROGRAMS, CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAMS. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a FLEXIBLE (CYPA) CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT (GSE-02/03/04) CY1/CY2* for MCCS.

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    Responsibilities

    Independently performs the more routine simple child care tasks following step by step instructions.  Works under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor who provides instructions and assistance on scope of assignments and in completing tasks.  Performs work that is reviewed by the supervisor, in detail, while in progress and upon completion to ensure and assess progress, and evaluate attainment of training objectives and readiness for further training.  

    Serves as a Child &Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one child & youth activity room.  Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants.  Uses prepared curriculum and program materials.  Assists with the implementation of daily schedules and activity plans.  Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily skills.  Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.

    Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants.  Incorporates special instructions provided by parents pertaining to dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth’s experience in the program.  Cares for special needs children, and youth as directed by the supervisor.  Provides input to, and implements schedules and activity plans.  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 Command representatives.  Participates in conferences with parents and staff.  Assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment for submission to the supervisor.  Helps create games and play materials (mixing paint and play dough and assembling props for dramatic play, activities, etc.).

    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.  Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parent instructions.  Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reports as directed.  Participates in program evaluation as required. 

    Observes children for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed.  Participates in program evaluation as required.  Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.  Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for children and youth in compliance with local policies, guidance and standards. 

    Completes all training requirements, including orientation, monthly, annual and the approved Marine Corps Standardized Module Training as prescribed, 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.

    Lifts and carries children and objects up to 45lbs independently and over 45lbs with assistance as needed.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504438400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.