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Child & Youth Program Assistant #2100748

Posted on 16/03/2021

Marshall Islands
Posted 4 weeks ago

Primary Location:  MARSHALL ISLANDS-OCONUS-KWAJALEIN ATOLL

Security Clearance:  CNACI

Job Summary

The Child and Youth Services Program Assistant supports the Child and Youth Services Specialists in administering a developmentally appropriate Early Childhood, Youth Services or Youth Sports program.

Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Assist the Child and Youth Services Program Assistant Lead in planning and implementation of daily and weekly program activities..
  • Supports one or multiple Child and Youth programs.
  • Maintains control and accountability of the whereabouts and safety of children and youth in compliance with local and DOD policies and accreditation standards.
  • Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.
  • Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules.
  • Participates in conferences with parents and staff when appropriate.
  • Assists children and youth with special projects, homework and life skills.
  • Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the Program Lead.
  • Helps  serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.
  • Supports Program Lead  in program evaluation.
  • Assists in achieving and maintaining applicable certification and national accreditation or equivalent.
  • Promotes, models and ensures compliance with health, fire, safety, facility and program regulatory requirements and CYS baseline standards.
  • Records and reports all accidents and incidents involving children to the Child Youth Program Assistant Lead.
  • Maintains, displays and bulletin boards.
  • Completes all required training and demonstrates competence in job requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to interact effectively with children, parents, program staff, and school personnel.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills.

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess six (6) months experience working in a group program with children or youth.
  • Completion of Army or other military service Entry Level Training certificate or Child Development Associates credential issued by Council for Professional Recognition,

OR

  • Nine (9) credit hours in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation, or related behavioral sciences
  • Specified training program or related experience may be substituted for educational requirements

OR

  • One year vocational certificate in child care or equivalent to other child/youth related programs
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications, preferred.
  • Child Care National Agency Check (CNACI) is required

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to work extended hours, often with short notice. Extended hours may include late nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.
  • Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
  • Must be in good physical health and able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
  • Position will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions.

 Education / Training  (Full-time) 

Job Features

Job CategoryEducation/Training
Security ClearanceCNACI
Posting Date03/11/2021
Job Number2100748