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Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level 4 MVO) CY-02

Company: US Army Installation Management Command

Location: Fort Lee, Virginia, United States

Posted on: June 23

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. Reviews, provides input to, and implements schedules and activity plans. Demonstrates, instructs, leads, and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities. Sets up displays and bulletin boards. 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. 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. Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be 18 years of age or older at time of appointment or placement into the position. Proof of education is required at the time of application. Good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease (physical required) Immunizations must be current including annual influenza vaccinations. Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check. A completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis. Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors. Successful completion of prescribed training (transition and/or annual) is required. Failure to achieve desired training with demonstrated competence may result in separation. The incumbent must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license. Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect. Position is a Drug-Free Workplace (DFW)/Testing Designated Position (TDP). A negative drug urine test is required prior to appointment (to include periodic, random testing). Individuals who have been trained will be required to administer routine and rescue medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and provide a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need. Travel to on and off post locations may be required. Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors. This position has been identified as a Drug-Free Workplace (DFW)/Testing Designated Position (TDP) in accordance with Army Regulation 600-85. Tentatively-selected applicants must complete DA Form 5019. A negative drug urine test is required prior to appointment. Incumbent will be subject to testing requirements to include periodic, random testing. A one year probationary period may be required Qualifications All applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate and be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. In addition, candidate must: 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 Possess 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. HIGHLY PREFERRED: Applicants who have experience driving a 15 person bus may be sent first for consideration. Note to applicants: College transcripts or certificates are required at the time of application. Education PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, if applicable. Please see the Applicant information kit for additional information on education. Additional information Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. 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: 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/ . Benefits Review our benefits 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 found in the applicant information kit. 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. Benefits Review our benefits Required Documents As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies. The following documents must be submitted with your application: HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc. Resume To meet the requirements for target level, a college transcript showing course work or certifications will be required to validate the qualifications. 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. 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)11537124 Manually : Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions. Next Steps Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position! Agency contact information CHRA NAF C3RP Phone 0000000000 Email [email protected] Address AQ-NAF-W6CPAA US ARMY GARRISON FT LEE DO NOT MAIL Fort Lee, VA 23801 US Next steps Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the announcement period to allow themselves ample time for application updates, if warranted. (E.g., to provide missing required documentation such as transcripts, high school diploma, etc. before announcement closes.) After we receive your complete application package 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. Applicants may be sent based on cut off dates, the date order of application or other means outlined in the announcement text or in accordance with Army Regulation 215-3. 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. Fair and Transparent The Federal hiring process is setup 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 To meet the requirements for target level, a college transcript showing course work or certifications will be required to validate the qualifications. 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. H
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