Child&Youth Program Assistant (LEADER LEVEL)

Air Force Nonappropriated Fund (AFNAF) Services Career Program - Sheppard AFB, TX

Part-time
**MUST PROVIDE CURRENT, UP TO DATE IMMUNIZATION RECORD UPON APPLYING**

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.

You are responsible for uploading any documentation that supports your preference claim, experience, and/or educational background. We are not responsible for employment ineligibilities based on missing information or lack of documentation.

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.

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: 20-006 Opening Date: 17-OCT-2019

Closing Date: 24-OCT-2019

Position Title: CHILD AND YOUTH (CY) PROGRAM ASSISTANT (LEADER LEVEL)

Starting Salary: $15.41

Position Information: REGULAR PART TIME

Guaranteed Hours: 20.00

Location of Position: Madrigal Youth Center at Sheppard AFB

**MUST PROVIDE CURRENT, UP TO DATE IMMUNIZATION RECORD UPON APPLYING.**

DUTIES: Serves as a team leader for program staff with responsibility for the operation and program in accordance with applicable regulations in one or more child and youth programs. Accountable for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Oversees arrival/departure of children/youth. Supervises children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Works in ratio with children and youth. Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth and adults. Monitors staff/child or youth ratios to ensure adequate staffing. Plans, coordinates and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children/youth. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Works with trainer and supervisor to implement activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth. Works with team members to prepare, arrange and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Assist children and youth with special projects, homework and life skills. 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, program staff, and other representatives (as applicable). Briefs other employees and parents. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with an authorized person according to written parental instruction. Provides opportunities for parental involvement. Instructs team members in specific tasks and job techniques; makes available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies. Explains program guidance, procedures, polices and directives to team members. Resolves problems and conflict situations or obtains information and guidance from supervisor. Demonstrates proper work methods and provides work-related guidance to subordinates. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children/youth. Conducts on the job training and instruction for team members. Ensures team members follow safety, fire, fitness, health, and nutrition procedures and informs supervisor of compliance concerns. Relays instructions from the supervisor, makes activity assignments and gets work started in accordance with the daily activity plan. Provides input to the supervisor as requested concerning promotions, reassignments, performance appraisals, incentive awards, etc. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Arranges for/serves appropriate snacks/meals, where applicable. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities. Collects, maintains and reports program participation data. Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with AF standards and metrics. Ensures assigned area achieves and maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent Provides care/supervision to children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years. Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with AF and local policies, guidance, and standards. Ensures compliance with policies and regulations applicable to AF Child and Youth Programs. May be required to transport children in government vehicles. Acts as manager in non-routine/emergency situations for purposes of opening/closing of facility. Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
CY PROGRAM ASSISTANT (LEADER LEVEL): $ 15.41 PH

BASIC REQUIREMENT: 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, must 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: One year at the CY03 level or equivalent. Must have completed an Associate of Arts degree in early childhood education, youth development, or related fields or have a Child Development Associate credential or a Youth Development credential (must remain current). This is a drug testing designated position. This incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.

**MUST PROVIDE CURRENT, UP TO DATE IMMUNIZATION RECORD UPON APPLYING.**

BENEFITS: If selected for this position, you will be eligible for leave, retirement, 401(K), health and life insurance. If you are a civil service employee with DoD, you may be able to keep your retirement. As a Nonappropriated Fund employee, you are eligible to use the fitness centers, bowling centers, clubs, swimming pools and other Services facilities.

HOW TO APPLY: Visit our website www.nafjobs.org

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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

“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”

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER