CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM ASST (Entry, Interm,Target

Air Force Nonappropriated Fund (AFNAF) Services Career Program - Grand Forks, ND3.6

Part-time$13 - $16 an hour
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**May hire at the Intermediate or Entry level if no qualified applicants available for Target Level, Review the requirements for all levels in the basic and specialized requirements section.

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, will not be appointed.

For current appropriated fund (APF) employees, portability pay setting rules apply (REF: AFMAN 34-310, NAF Personnel Program Management and Administration Procedures, para 13.6.2.2).

For current nonappropriated fund (NAF) employees, pay setting rules apply (REF: AFMAN 34-310, NAF Personnel Program Management and Administration Procedures, Table 18).

Announcement Number: B-93-19

Position Title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Intermediate, Target Level)

Location: Youth Center

Starting Salary: Target: $15.97 per hour; Intermediate: $14.52; Entry: $13.20

Position Information: Regular Position with Benefits

Guaranteed Hours: 20-40

JOB OVERVIEW: Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one or more child and youth programs. The location of this position is at the Child Development Center on Grand Forks AFB, ND.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Accountable for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Plans, coordinates and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years. Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth. Assist children and youth with special projects, homework and life skills. 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 skills. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Develops and implements schedules and plans. Demonstrates, instructs, leads and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, supervisors and volunteers. Participates in conferences with parents and staff. Briefs other employees and parents. 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. Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the supervisor. Notifies supervisor of health, fire and safety compliance concerns. Helps arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals, where applicable. Observes program participants 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 an authorized person according to written parental instruction. Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials and national accreditation tools. Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent. Provides care/supervision, oversight and accountability for program participants in compliance with local policies, guidance, and standards. Ensures compliance with policies and regulations application to AF Child and Youth Programs. Inventories equipment on recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities. Collects, maintains and reports program participation data. May be required to transport children in government vehicles. Performs other related duties as assigned. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.”

QUALIFICATIONS:
BASIC AND SPECIALIZED REQUIREMENTS

TARGET LEVEL: Must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma (or equivalent) and must speak, read and write English. Must meet specific physical requirements, pass a physical examination, and have required immunizations. Must be able to lift 40 lbs or more and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate, and satisfactorily complete installation, state and national criminal background checks. Must satisfactorily complete mandatory training as specified below. Must possess maturity and good judgment and like working with children/youth and their parents. Employee must have a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record if required to transport children. SPECIALIZED REQUIREMENT: Six months experience equivalent to the CY-02 level working in a group program for children or youth. Completion of the AF Modules; or, 30 semester hours above the high school level which included at least 15 semester hours in early childhood education, youth development, or related fields.

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL: Must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma (or equivalent) and must speak, read and write English. Must meet specific physical requirements, pass a physical examination and have required immunizations. Must be able to lift 40 lbs or more and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate, and satisfactorily complete installation, state and national criminal background checks. Must satisfactorily complete mandatory training as specified below. Must possess maturity and good judgment and like working with children/youth and their parents. Employee must have a valid driver's license and have a good driving record if required to transport children. SPECIALIZED REQUIREMENT: Six months experience equivalent to the CY-01 level working in a group program for children or youth. Completion of 3 AF modules (or equivalent) and AF Orientation Training Program; or, 15 semester hours above the high school level in early childhood education, youth development, or related field.

ENTRY LEVEL: Must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma (or equivalent) and must speak, read and write English. Must meet specific physical requirements, pass a physical examination and have required immunizations. Must be able to lift 40 lbs or more and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate, and satisfactorily complete installation, state and national criminal background checks. Little or no previous training or experience is required. Must satisfactorily complete mandatory training as specified below. Must possess maturity and good judgment and like working with children, youth and their parents. Employee must have a valid driver's license and have a good driving record if required to transport children.

***PCS and relocation assistance will not be offered for this position***

All Federal NAF employees are required by PL 104-134 to have salary payments made by electronic funds transfer/direct deposit.

Tour of Duty:
Schedules set by management. Applicants may work an uncomon tour of duty to include nights and weekends.

TRAINING

Prior to working with children and youth, applicant must successfully complete the AF orientation training program. Must complete First Aid and CPR (as applicable) within the first 6 months of employment. Must complete a minimum of three AF Modules, First Aid and CPR (as applicable) within the first 6 months of employment. Successfully complete a minimum of three modules every three months after fulfilling the initial 6 month period requirement; demonstrate competency in and complete all modules within 18 months of employment. Must complete 24 hours of annual training and retain current First Aid and CPR certification (as applicable).

BENEFITS:
Part-time Employment: Guaranteed a minimum of (20) twenty hrs to a maximum of (40) forty hrs per week. Part-time employee’s work schedules are dependent on the activity’s needs. Part-time employees are eligible for leave, retirement, 401 (K), health and life insurance.

EEO Policy Statement
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.