Child and Youth Program Assistant Job in Little Creek Amphibious Base, Virginia – Department of the Navy



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Child and Youth Program Assistant – Little Creek Amphibious Base, Virginia
Commander, Navy Installations, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 8192
Start Date: 10/10/2018
End Date: 10/21/2018

Qualification Summary
Skill to work cooperatively as a member of a team. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Entry – Ability to complete all DoN training requirements within the specified time frames, including orientation, initial, Standardized Module Training, and ongoing training requirements. Intermediate – Knowledge of basic child and youth development principles as they relate to children and youth's physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Ability to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles and practices under immediate supervision to provide direct care,education and development for children and youth, individually or with groups of children and youth. Ability to interpret a curriculum or activity plan and follow written instructions. Ability to plan and organize work. Target- Knowledge in child and youth development to provide input to an efficient and effective program responsive to the needs of children and youth. Skill to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles/practices and services to provide direct care and education for children and youth, individually or with groups of children and youth. Skill to promote and foster effective working relationships with children and youth and coworkers. Possesses skill in oral expression to explain processes and procedures and to provide basic program information Entry Level – In accordance with DoDI 6060.2, must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience working with children and/or youth preferred. Intermediate Level – Entry level requirements listed above AND Have six (6) months experience working with children or youth in a child or youth setting. AND Have completed child abuse modules and modules 1, 2, and 10 of the DoN Standardized Module Training. Target Level- Entry level requirements AND Completion of the DoN Standardized Module Training AND 12 months of experience working with children and youth. OR A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School-Age (MSA) credential. OR 2-year degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development or related field of study, which can include Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development, or other degrees as appropriate. The work requires considerable walking, standing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40 pounds. Activities may require incumbent to drive an automobile (to include driving a government vehicle while transporting children). However, most of the work is done in classrooms or activity areas, and no special, physical demands are made upon the incumbent. Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine. Test Designated Position: In accordance with the Department of the Navy Test Designated Position listing issued 7 October 2003 this position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, may become the basis for removal from this position. Must obtain appropriate credentials as required. Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI). Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state or National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of DOD’s Child and Youth Programs.

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