Child and Youth Program Assistant CY-01/02

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Lee, Virginia
Posted
Oct 19, 2021
Closes
Oct 22, 2021
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This announcement may be used to fill positions across the CYS program in different facilities and age groups in connection with a hiring event occurring on 20 October 2021 . See "Additional Information" for more information.

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Responsibilities

  • 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.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • 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.
  • Complete and signed DA 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
  • 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.


Qualifications

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.

    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 information

    HIRING EVENT INFORMATION
    ***As a recruitment incentive, we are offering a $200 recruitment bonus and an $800 retention bonus. Eligibility for these incentives and bonus will be applicable to newly hired/rehired individuals selected from this fair only.*** Note: The recruitment bonus will be paid to the New Hire upon appointment; the retention bonus will be paid to the New Hire after 6 months of satisfactory employment.****
    • Interested applicants must submit the listed documents
      • Resume
      • Proof of education (e.g, high school diploma, transcripts, etc.),
      • Other supporting documentation (e.g., PCS orders and DD 214 (if applicable for military Spouses claiming SEP and for Veterans claiming OAV), etc.)
    Virtual Hiring Event
    • Interviews will be conducted during between 1PM to 6 PM on October 20, 2021. If selected, the local HR Office will contact the applicant to notify them of their selection and how they will proceed during the pre-employment process. Eligible applications are expected to be available during this time.

    Area of Consideration
    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs:
    • Allowances, differentials, or incentives may be paid.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
    Other:
    • This announcement will be used to fill Regular Full Time (40 hours per work week) and Part Time (20 hours per work week) positions eligible for leave accrual and the NAF benefits package and Flexible positions with a guaranteed work week of at least 10 hours.
    • 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


    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
    • Spouse Employment Preference
    • Involuntarily Separated from the Military
    • Business Based Action
    • Current/Former NAF Employee / Current Appropriated Employee
    • Outside Applicant Veteran / Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran
    • Outside Applicant Non-Veteran

    Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit, point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if applicants have any questions about these consideration groups or documents. Applicants are also welcome to reach out to
    confirm receipt of the required documents or information when submitting an application for this position.

    Eligibilities are listed above in the consideration order in accordance with the AR 215-3. Applicants will only be awarded the highest preference/priority consideration found eligible.

    By claiming the "Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)" or "Current APF Employee (CAE)" priority consideration eligibility, applicants are self-certifying that they may not be eligible for other priority considerations. Failure to provide supporting documentation to validate preference or priority consideration claims could adversely impact the applicant's eligibility. For additional information on what may be required to support the applicant's eligibility claim, please refer to our Applicant Information Kit (URL: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Informati
    on%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf

    CNE/FNE/CAE priority consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the priority consideration. We will need position title, series, grade, location and agency in order determine priority consideration. To ensure we have enough information, we encourage you to submit a copy of your most recent personnel action.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:
    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc..
    • Resume


    PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

    ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTS FOR PROOF OF EDUCATION ARE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED) OR A COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT LISTING COURSES THAT WERE TAKEN. A HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT INDICATING A GRADUATION DATE IS ALSO ACCEPTABLE.

    All documents must be in English or have a translated copy provided.

    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.


    To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.

    Optional: Job Application DA 3433 will accepted in place of a Resume.

    The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214/ Statement of Service
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc..
    • DA 3434 or equivalent
    • References or letters of recommendations
    • PCS Orders
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • Transcript


    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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