Army Installation Management Command Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry Level 2 - Target Level 4) CY-01/02 in Sagamihara, Japan

Army Installation Management Command
Few vacancies in the following locations:
  • Sagamihara, Japan
  • Zama, Japan
Work Schedule is Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types

Opened Tuesday 11/1/2016 (38 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 1/4/2017 (26 day(s) away)

Job Overview
Summary

Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.

For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.

This announcement will be used to fill Child and Youth Program Assistant positions located at Camp Zama CDC, SHA CDC, School Age Center and Middle School/Teen program. CDC hours: 0530 - 1800; Youth Programs 1100-2000/2200.

*Referral list will be issued upon management request *

* Failure to provide require documentation such as copy of HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA or GED CERTIFICATE will result in an incomplete submission. Your application will not be referred.*

Duties

This is a developmental assignment to Target position Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level-4), CY-1702-02, Job #AM299.

Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one or more CYS programs. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants.

Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth and adults. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Uses prepared curriculum/program materials and assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and the Command. Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices. Notifies supervisor on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Helps arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals where applicable.

Observes a program participant for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instruction. Assists in maintaining program participation data and completing required daily reports. Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance, and standards. Completes designated training requirements and records and tracks completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP). Participates in program evaluation as required. Assists In achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel required for Training purposes
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security Card is required
  • Citizenship eligible under country SOFA agreement
  • Physical and immunization is required
  • Area of consideration: Local commuting area only
Qualifications

ENTRY LEVEL

  • 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.

  • Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.

  • Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom from communicable disease.

  • Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Checks.

SKILL LEVEL

Meet Entry-level requirements and candidate must:

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

  • Completion of Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).

OR

  • Meet Entry-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.

  • One year of education above high school level which included nine (9) semester hours of college credit in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation or related behavioral sciences, or one (1) year vocational certificate in childcare.

TARGET LEVEL

Meet entry-level requirements and candidate must:

  • Meet skill-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.

  • Possess twelve (12) months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.

  • Completion of Army Foundation Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).

OR

  • Two (2) years of education above the High School level, which includes twelve (12)- semester hours of college credit in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration or related behavioral sciences.

Transcripts and/or related Certificates ARE required at the time of application to be considered as Skill Level, or Target level.

Please provide a copy of HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA or GED Certificate prior to the closing date of the announcement in order to be considered for this position. Failure to provide required documentation is result in an incomplete submission your application will not be referred to the selecting manager

Various education requirements. Please review Qualifications above.

Conditions of Employment:

  1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
  2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
  3. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.
  4. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation to determine suitability for this position.

  5. Successfully complete a Child and Youth National Agency check with Inquires (CNACI)

  6. Must meet physical requirements and be able to life and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, stop and stand on a routine

  7. Immunizations is required a s condition of employment

  8. Able to occasionally work weekends and nights for special events

  9. Successful completion of prescribed training (transition and/or annual) is required. Failure to achieve desired training with demonstrated competence may result in separation.

NOTE (1): No person, regardless of circumstance, will be approved to provide child care services and/or approved for hire in positions designated as having regular and recurring contact with children if the background check discloses that the individual has been convicted for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim or a felony drug offense.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

BENEFITS

Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits. For additional benefits information go to http://www.armymwr.com/naf-benefits.aspx

Other Information

Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is LOCAL COMMUTING AREA ONLY. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP), Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) and Family Member (FM) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable to the individual, will not be appointed.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.

Refusal of a family member of active duty military or U.S. citizen civilian to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (For example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of FMP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process notify your servicing NAF Human Resources Division (HRD). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

Salary Range: $10.73 to $15.58 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: CY-1702-01/02

Promotion Potential: 02

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non Citizens

Control Number: 455195300

Job Announcement Number: FENAFFC161831297