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    The duties and responsibilities of the CYP Leader fall into the following categories: Mentoring, Curriculum, Indoor and Outdoor Environment, Interactions and Relationships, Supervision of Children and Youth, Parent and Employee Communication, Assessment, Compliance, and Additional Responsibilities.

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    Mentor CYP Assistants and team members, and assist lower level employees in completing the DoD-approved competency-based training courses.

    Assist the Training and Curriculum (T&C) Specialist with helping junior level CYP Assistants to translate professional development training into practice through mentoring, guiding, and role modeling.

    Model appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children and youth.


    Plan activities for program participants based on the observed needs of individual children and youth, and continually review activities and lesson plans to ensure quality and appropriateness.

    Work with the T&C Specialist, Supervisor, and CYP Assistants to implement activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children and youth.

    Develop, prepare, and implement program options for children and youth with special requirements (e.g., special dietary needs, physical needs).

    Indoor and Outdoor Environment

    Work with team members to improve, prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to support daily schedules.

    Conduct inventories of program equipment on a recurring basis; recommend replacing damaged, missing, and/or depleted supplies; and secure supplies, equipment, and facilities.

    Interactions and Relationships

    Establish a program environment to sustain participant interest.

    Implement a program that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.

    Interact with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.

    Supervision of Children and Youth

    Maintain control of and account for the whereabouts and safety of participating children and youth, and oversee the arrival and departure of participants to ensure that they depart with the correct, parental authorized person in accordance with written parental instructions.

    Supervise children and youth during the daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, and on field trips, outings, and special events.

    Observe program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect, and report as directed.

    Serve as a mandated reporter of suspected incidents of child abuse and neglect.

    Parent and Employee Communication

    Interact professionally with all parents, employees, and local installation Command personnel.

    Participate in conferences with parents, employees, school representatives, and local installation Command personnel.


    Observe program participants, document their developmental progression and/or concerns, and incorporate the assessment and observation results into instruction.

    Participate in program evaluation using designated instruments, such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials, and national accreditation tools.


    Ensure compliance with all DoD, Department of the Navy (DoN), local installation and national accreditation standards, and regulatory requirements.

    Additional Responsibilities

    Collect, maintain, and report program participation data.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 10%

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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