RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant in a Child and Youth Services program and maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth.
- Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs for program participants based on the group and individual 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 schedules and provides program options for children with special requirements.
- Maintains program participation data and complete daily report.
- Must be at least 18 years old or a 17 year old dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee.
- Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required.
- Meet Qualification/eligibility/physical/background requirements for this position.
- Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
- A one year probationary period may be required (either initially or upon conversion, if applicable).
- Successful completion of annual (or transition ) training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.
- May be subject to an irregular hours, evening and or weekends.
- Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) Check.
- For positions in Child Development Centers, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
- Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.
- Individuals who have been trained will be required to administer medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and aid in providing a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need.
- Travel to on and off post locations may be required. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
For Entry Level (CY-01): At a minimum, must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Applicants that are 17 years old
and a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee, and are in pursuit of a high school
degree are eligible based on verification of student status at the time of application. Must be able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
For information on the qualification requirements for the higher paying levels such as Skill Level (CY-01) and Target Level (CY-02):
Refer to our Applicant Information Kit.
Note to applicants: College transcripts or certificates may be required at the time of application for applicants who want to be considered for Skill or Target level. Education
At minimum a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.
Proof of education is required at the time of application.All education documents must be in English or have a translated copy provided.
In order to meet entry level requirement you must upload a copy of your HS Diploma, HS Transcript (showing the completion date), GED certificate or proof of a college degree. To meet the requirements beyond entry level a college transcript showing course work or certifications will be required to validate the higher graded qualifications.If you are 17 years old and a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee, you must present proof that you are in pursuit of a high school degree this could include (but is not limited to) one of the following: A letter from school administrator, validated enrollment in a high school program, etc. This can be provided at the time of application, however, if this is unavailable a document self-certifying that you are in pursuit of a high school diploma will suffice to meet the requirements of the position for referral.
Additional information in regards to the education requirement can be found in the Applicant Information Kit. Additional informationFt. Lee CYS is offering the following Recruitment/Retention incentive:
Area of Consideration
- A $200 Recruitment incentive shall be paid upon successful on-boarding
- An $800 Retention bonus paid upon 6 (six) months of employment.
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is _Fort Lee VA. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Proof of education is required at the time of application.
This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur. Manual Application
Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs:
- If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.
- Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
- Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is no authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
- Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
- Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf
- Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ .