CYP Program Assistant/Summer Camp Counselor

Announcement Number:
D-0056-18
Department:
Child Care
Location:
Virginia
Position Status:
Flex, No Benefits
Salary:
$13.72 - $16.95 Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
ALL SOURCES
Relocation Expenses:
N/A
Application Email:
n/a

Summary

The incumbent will develop and/or assist in developing planned activities for school age program participants.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ENTRY LEVEL – EDUCATIONAL AIDE:

Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants. Uses prepared curriculum and program materials. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program. Cares for children and youth with special needs as directed by the supervisor.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where

applicable.  Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules.

Helps create adult-made games and play materials (mixing paint and play dough and assembling props for dramatic plays, activities, etc.).  Assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment for submission to the supervisor.  Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.  Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques as provided by supervisors.  Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation policies, guidance, and standards. 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

This position is to work at NSF Dahlgren Summer Day Camp. Training will occur between May 31st and the first day of camp/mid June. This training also requires at least one (1) eight hour Saturday training, between these dates as well as 1-2 evening trainings. Training/work hours will not exceed 40 hours each week.

Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Prior experience working with children and/or youth preferred but not required.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518085800