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Child and Youth Program Assistant CY-01/02

Fort Liberty
FULL TIME
High School

This job vacancy requires that you have a minimum qualification of High School. full time work can provide an opportunity to gain experience in different work environments and cultures. Since the salary is not exposed by the employer, you can negotiate based on the company's approach to employee benefits such as health insurance and retirement plans. The Child and Youth Program Assistant CY-01/02 job opportunity has been available since January 1, 2024, and it will be inaccessible after March 31, 2024. The job opportunity is based in Fort Liberty, but it is possible for the company to accept applications from candidates living elsewhere if they possess the required skills.

Duties
  • 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.
Requirements Conditions of Employment
  • Must be at least 18 years old at time of appointment.
  • 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.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2, and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation is required.
Qualifications For Entry Level (CY-01):
  • At a minimum, must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • 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.

Additional information in regards to the education requirement can be found in the Applicant Information Kit.

Additional information

Area of Consideration
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide.

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

  • 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, Incentives and PCS Costs:
  • Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
Other:
  • This is a Flex position with no minimum workweek and not eligible for benefits.
  • This is a Part Time position with a 20 hour minimum workweek and eligible for benefits.
  • 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/.
For more information on working with Child and Youth Services, please go here (: https://www.armymwr.com/cys-careers/professions )

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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%20Information%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.

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  • Required Documents

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    The following documents must be submitted with your application:

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    • 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.

    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.

    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.

  • How to Apply

    You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:

    Electronically: (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)12242898

    Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.

    Agency contact information CHRA NAF C2SC - Recruitment Branch Phone

    0000000000

    Email

    [email protected]

    Address

    DN-NAF-W0U3AA U S ARMYGARRISONFTLIBERTYHQ
    DO NOT MAIL
    Fort Liberty, NC 28310
    US Next steps

    After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your resume supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. Applications will be sent in date order based on the application date. You will be notified when your rating is determined. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualification and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility.

    We appreciate your interest in this position!

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request
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.

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.

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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U.S. Citizens and Non-U.S. Nationals who have resided in the U.S. or U.S. Territory for three (3) or more continuous years immediately preceding the start of Federal affiliation.

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