Summary This position is located at Silver Spring, Maryland. This announcement may be used to fill positions across the CYS program in different facilities and age groups in connection with a hiring event occurring every Thursday. See "Additional Information" for more information. Proof of education is required at the time of application. This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed. Responsibilities Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant in a Child and Youth Services program and maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs for program participants based on the group and individual children and youth. 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 schedules and provides program options for children with special requirements. Maintains program participation data and complete daily report. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications For Entry Level (CY-01): At a minimum, must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Applicants that are 17 years old and a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee, and are in pursuit of a high school degree are eligible based on verification of student status at the time of application. Must be able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing. For information on the qualification requirements for the higher paying levels such as Skill Level (CY-01) and Target Level (CY-02): Refer to our Applicant Information Kit. Note to applicants: College transcripts or certificates may be required at the time of application for applicants who want to be considered for Skill or Target level. Education At minimum a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required. Proof of education is required at the time of application. All education documents must be in English or have a translated copy provided. In order to meet entry level requirement you must upload a copy of your HS Diploma, HS Transcript (showing the completion date), GED certificate or proof of a college degree. To meet the requirements beyond entry level a college transcript showing course work or certifications will be required to validate the higher graded qualifications. If you are 17 years old and a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee, you must present proof that you are in pursuit of a high school degree this could include (but is not limited to) one of the following: A letter from school administrator, validated enrollment in a high school program, etc. This can be provided at the time of application, however, if this is unavailable a document self-certifying that you are in pursuit of a high school diploma will suffice to meet the requirements of the position for referral. Additional information in regards to the education requirement can be found in the Applicant Information Kit. Additional Information Virtual Hiring Event Information **Note: As a recruitment incentive for the CDC, we are offering a $1000 recruitment incentive for Regular positions with a one year commitment and a $3,000 recruitment incentive with a two year commitment. The recruitment Incentive will be paid to the New Hire upon appointment. For the purpose of eligibility, a newly hired employee is defined as an individual being hired to a NAF position for the first time, or one who is being reinstated or reemployed after a break in service of at least 1 year.** Interested applicants must submit the listed documents Resume Proof of education (e.g, high school diploma, transcripts, etc.), Other supporting documentation (e.g., PCS orders and DD 214 (if applicable for military Spouses claiming SEP and for Veterans claiming OAV), etc.) Applicants will receive communications from the HR Office to inform them of the status of their application (e.g., application received, rating completed, referral status, etc.) Applicants should be on the look out for custom notifications that may contain reminders and/or specific details regarding the local recruitment fair. Interviews will be conducted on: every Thursday. 10:30am - 2:00pm Eligible applicants are expected to be available during this time. Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this announcement is Forest Glen Annex, MD and the communities within 100 miles of the installation.(Military Spouse Preference (MSP) /Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Proof of education is required at the time of application. This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur. 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 CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs: Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Other: Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.