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Army Installation Management Command Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant (Level 5) CY-02 in Fort Hamilton, New York

Summary

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US citizens & Non US Citizens who reside within Ft Hamilton's local commuting area. This is defined as: Kings, Queens, New York, Richmond, Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Monmouth, Fairfield counties. Military Spouses moving to the area within 30 days from the closing date of this announcement and Involuntarily Separated Military(ISM) members claiming ISM Preference are included in this AOC.

Responsibilities

Supervises children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events.

Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.

Instructs team members in specific tasks and job techniques; makes available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies. Explains program guidance, procedures, policies, and directives to team members.

Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with, Dept of Defense (DoD), and local installation standards. Ensures assigned area maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.

Completes training requirements using approved service materials to include designated training modules. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

Candidate must:

-Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

-Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

AND

  1. Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children or youth plus

  2. An associate's degree or at least 60 semester hours with 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. 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.

  3. A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above. The full position description can be found here.

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

This is a Regular Full-Time position with a minimum work week of 40 hours and eligible for benefits. 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 on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur.

For additional information, refer to our Applicant Information Kit. Copy and paste this URL to view kit: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf

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