Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill and Target) CY-01/02

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Employer
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Apr 05, 2017
Closes
Apr 30, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

Welcome to the Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation Activities at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. We proudly serve Military Members, Retirees, DOD Civilians and Family members in the surrounding area. Fort Belvoir Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Our military mission is global. As a strategic sustaining base for America's Army the work we do is vital to the success of the goals and objectives of the nation's defense strategy. A list of the organizations who call Fort Belvoir home reads like a "Who's Who" of the Department of Defense. No other Army installation in the world can compare to Fort Belvoir and its singular mission to provide logistical, intelligence and administrative support to such a diverse mix of commands, activities and agencies. Fort Belvoir has changed in many ways over the past several years, but some things will always remain the same. As dedicated stewards of the environment, we will continue to work always to conserve the natural beauty of the land around us, and to preserve our standing as one of America's enduring installations. Belvoir will always mean "Beautiful To See."

 

Location:  Fort Belvoir, Child Youth and School Age Center & Youth Center

Applications will be referred in the order they are received. The first cut-off date will be every 2 weeks starting on April 7, 2017 and every 2 weeks thereafter until the closing of the announcement.

**This is an intermittent position, meaning it runs throughout the summer (June - August).**

HOW TO APPLY:

You must submit a complete application by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement. A complete application contains a Resume (or DA Form 3433), any required documentation to support any preference/priority claims, certification, licensure or education requirements as well as a completed Occupational Questionnaire. All these documents must be uploaded/faxed/dropped off/mailed based on the application method.  If faxing, mailing or dropping off in person, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire must be completed on the OPM Form 1203-FX to receive consideration; no other document will be accepted instead of the OPM Form 1203-FX.  You may apply for this position using one of the four methods identified below.

1. ONLINE (Preferred Method):  Apply electronically via https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application and provide faster status updates. You can download the USAJOBS.gov app  to your smart phone for easy access and convenience.

 2. MAIL: Mail or email your application package to the point of contact listed for this vacancy announcement.  If mailing your application, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire must be completed on the OPM Form 1203-FX to receive consideration. 

3. IN PERSON: You may drop off your application package in person to the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office listed as the point of contact for this vacancy announcement if you are within the area of the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office. 

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.

*Application Forms and URL links provided below in the HOW TO APPLY section*


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security Card is required
  • Physical Examination
  • - Possess at a minimum a high school diploma or GED certificate.

    - Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal)

    - Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.

    To Qualify for Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry Level 2), CY-1702-01

    Candidate must:

    -Possess High School diploma or GED certificate.

    To Qualify for Child and Youth Program Assistant (Skill Level 3), CY-1702-01

    Candidate must:

    Meet Entry-level requirements

    AND

    - Possess three (3) months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.

    - Completion of Army or other military service Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent) as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion.

    OR

    - Six (6) months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus nine (9) semester hours of college credit with course content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying). One year vocational certificate in child care or equivalent to other child/youth programs meets the intent of the education requirement

    To Qualify for Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level 4), CY-1702-02

    Candidate must:

    Meet Entry-level requirements

    AND

    - Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Foundation Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion.

    OR

    - Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus an associate's degree or least 60 semester hours of college credit which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying).

    OR one of the following:

    1. A bachelor's degree or at least 120 semester hours which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.

    2. Possess and maintain one of the following directly related to the age group of the position to which assigned: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Military School Age Credential, Army Youth Practicum, or other nationally recognized Youth Development Credential.

    PLEASE NOTE: Your resume must reflect the qualifications stated in the announcement and questionnaire to be rated eligible. You must also include the Highly Preferred criteria in your resume, if applicable.

    Work schedule may vary:

    School Age Center hours: 0600-1800 Monday through Friday.
    May include late evening, holiday and/or weekend hours. Subject to change based on business requirements.

     

    Youth Center hours: 0600 - 1800 Monday through Thursday.
                                       0600 - 2200 Friday 
                                       1200 - 2200 Saturday
         
    Subject to change based on business requirements.

                                       

     

    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. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.

     

    NOTE (1): 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.

    NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.

     

     

    Not Applicable