Child & Youth Program Assistant

Announcement Number:
OC-EC-122
Department:
Child Care
Location:
California
Position Status:
Flex, No Benefits
Salary:
$12.48 - Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
ALL SOURCES
Relocation Expenses:
Relocation Expenses Not Authorized
Application Email:
nafswjobs@navy.mil

Vacancy Announcement Number                     OC-EC-122           

Job Title, PPlan, Series, & Grade                      Child & Youth Program Assistant

                                                                                Entry/Intermediate/Target Level, CY-1702-01/02

Location                                                                NAF El Centro

Status                                                                    Flexible 

Rate of Pay                                                           $12.48/$13.80/$15.49 Per Hour

Opening Date                                                       10 September 2018

Closing Date                                                        Open Continuous 

Who May Apply                                                   All Sources – Relocation Expenses Not Authorized

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES The incumbent will provide appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in one or more Child and Youth (CY) programs. Incumbent will assist in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect child or youth’s experience in the program. Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the supervisor. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules. Assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment for submission to the supervisor. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques as provided by supervisors. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • All applications must contain a copy of a high school diploma/GED or higher degree; All Spouse Preference applications must contain a copy of official PCS orders; Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • Entry Level-must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience working with children and/or youth preferred. Ability to complete all DoN training requirements within the specified timeframes, including orientation, Standardized Module Training, and ongoing training requirements. Ability to obtain a food handler’s card and a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) if the position requires the incumbent to transport children
  • Intermediate Level-must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent with six months experience working with children or youth in a child or youth setting. Completion of CPR/First Aid, Child Abuse modules and modules 1, 2 & 10 of the DoN Standardized Module Training is required. Knowledge of basic child and youth development principles as they relate to children and youth’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Ability to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles and practices under immediate supervision to provide direct care, education and development for children and youth, individually or with groups of children and youth. Ability to interpret a curriculum or activity plan.  Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to obtain driver's license and food handler’s card
  • Target Level-must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent, have a Child Development Associate (CDA) or Military School-Age (MSA) credential or a 2-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or other related field and DoN Standardized Module Training 1, 2 & 10, CPR/First Aid and Child Abuse Modules. The incumbent may have completion of the DoN Standardized Module Training and 12 months of experience working with children and youth may be substituted for formal education. Ability to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles/practices and services to provide direct care and education. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to obtain driver’s license and food handler’s card. Ability to complete all DoN training requirements within the specified timeframes, including orientation, initial, Standardized Module Training, and ongoing training requirements
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing in English
  • Must be able to favorably pass both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment
  • Must be able to favorably pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free of communicable disease
  • Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation. Background Investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms

 

HOW TO APPLY  Submit a NAF employment application to the NAF Human Resources Office, Building 3210, Anchors Catering and Conference Center, Naval Base, San Diego, 2375 Recreation Way, San Diego, California 92136-5518 or fax to (619) 556-9537. Applications may also be submitted via email to nafswjobs@navy.mil Applications will be retained for 90 days. For more information, visit our website at http://navylifesw.com/elcentro/about/jobs/. Applicants who do not meet the above requirements or submit all required forms may not be considered. Due to volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection. As a condition of employment participation in direct deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer upon employment is required.

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