Commander, Navy Installations

Child & Youth Program Assistant (Youth Center Summer Camp Counselor)

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Job Location

Dahlgren, VA, United States

Job Description

The purpose of the CY Program Assistant is to provide appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in one or more CY programs.

Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) professionals make a difference every day in the lives of our military families. Confident children are safe and in good care, they can concentrate on fulfilling their responsibilities. What we do truly matters. We're worldwide: we are in 19 states including Hawaii and other exciting locations in Bahrain, Cuba, Guam, Italy, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Spain. We've got it all: options, advancement, and great benefits. Build your career today! Find the right fit for you: Child Development Centers - ages 6 weeks to 5 years Child Development Homes - home-based programs ages 6 weeks to 12 years School Age Care - ages 5-13 years Youth/Teen Center - ages pre-teens (9-12 years) and teens (13-18 years) Youth Sports and Fitness - ages 3-18 years Advancement: No degree? No experience? Let us train you. Plus, we'll help pay for industry certification or college courses. Advantages: Competitive wages, a variety of work schedules, amazing health insurance, retirement savings, and paid time off (13 days to start) are just a few of the perks of working here. Navy CYP Employees receive 50% off child care for the first child and 20% off for additional children in child care. $500 Sign-on Bonus, plus up to $1,750 in Retention Bonuses and Time Off Awards. Naval District Washington NDW

Location: Dahlgren, Virginia, United States

Posted Date: 11/16/2022

Job Requirements

Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs. A qualified candidate possesses the following: Entry Level (CY-1702-01) Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to complete all Department of the Navy (DoN) training requirements within the specified timeframe. Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers. Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team. Intermediate Level (CY-1702-01) Entry Level abilities plus: Knowledge of basic child and youth development principles to meet the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development needs of children and youth. Ability to implement developmentally appropriate principles and practices to provide high-quality direct care and education and development. Ability to interpret a curriculum or activity plan. Ability to follow written instructions. Ability to plan and organize, and work cooperatively as a member of a team. Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers. Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team. Six (6) months of experience working with children or youth in a child and youth setting. Target Level (CY-1702-02) Entry and Intermediate Levels' knowledge and abilities plus: Knowledge of child and youth development principles in order to appropriately inform the efficient and effective program response to meet the needs of children and youth. Skill to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles, practices, and services in order to provide high-quality direct care and education for children and youth, either individually or within groups. Skill to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers. Skill to work cooperatively as a member of a team. Skill in verbal communication in order to provide basic program information and explain CYP processes and procedures. One (1) year of experience working with children or youth in a child and youth setting.
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November 16, 2022
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