Child and Youth Program Assistant Entry Skill and Target Cy Job in Ansbach, Germany

Vacancy No. EUNAFJJ1710009295SR Department Army Installation Management Command
Salary $10.92 to $13.36 Grade 1 to 2
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/21/2017 Close Date 7/31/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Ansbach, Germany

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill and Target), CY-01/02

Army Installation Management Command

Many vacancies in the following location:

  • Ansbach, Germany
Work Schedule is Multiple Schedules - Mulitiple Appointment Types

Opened Friday 4/21/2017

Closes Monday 7/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $10.92 to $13.36 / Per Hour
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    US Citizens and Non-Citizens
  • Control Number
  • Job Announcement Number
Job Overview

Job Overview


About the Agency

Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of a great team of smart, talented, creative, and motivated MWR professionals?

Positions under this vacancy announcement may be filled with multiple employment categories (ex: Flexible/Intermittent - scheduled or as needed, Regular full and part time, etc).

This position is located at Ansbach/Katterbach, Germany. The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens and Status Candidates affiliated to Ansbach/Katterbach. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP), Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) and Family Member Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYSS supports Army Strong by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.

US Army Garrison Ansbach is a medium sized garrison in the southern German state of Bavaria, approximately 45 minutes west of N├╝rnberg. Ansbach is near to countless picturesque tourist destinations such as the walled cities of Rothenberg and Dinkelsb├╝hl, the spectacular vineyards of the Franken winemaking region, and the scenic meadows and forests of the Frankenwald. The town of Ansbach is home to about 40,000 residents and boasts a very low crime rate, very little traffic, congestion or pollution, and good shopping and recreational opportunities. The historic city center is connected by a footbridge to a new shopping mall offering a fine balance of old world charm and modern convenience.


Entry Level:
Serves as a CYPA in one or more CY programs. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years. Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants. Performs the more routine simple child-care tasks, following step-by-step instructions. Little or no previous training or experience is required. Work is reviewed in detail, while in progress, and upon completion to ensure and assess trainee's progress and to evaluate attainment of training objectives and readiness for further training. Training will be of a progressively more responsible and specialized nature associated with the child-care and development operations. These duties are performed to increase knowledge of child care duties and responsibilities and to develop skills for advancing to the higher-level positions. Helps establish a program environment that 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. Uses prepared curriculum and program materials and assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment. Helps create adult-made games and play materials (mixing paint and play dough and assembling props for dramatic plays, activities, etc.) and assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment for submission to the supervisor. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques as provided by supervisors. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and local installation command personnel. Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the supervisor. Notifies supervisor of health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Helps arrange for and serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reports as directed. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instructions. Assists in maintaining program participation data and completing required daily reports. Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army, and local installation policies, guidance, and standards. Completes training requirements using approved OSD and Service materials to include designated training modules. Participates in program evaluation as required. Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation where applicable. Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.

Skill Level:
In addition to Entry level duties -
Assists in planning, coordinating, and conducting activities for program participants, including group as well as individual child activities. Assists children and youth with special projects and homework. Participates in conferences with parents and staff. Reviews and implements daily schedules and activity plans to ensure age and stage appropriateness. Sets up displays and bulletin boards. Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials, and national accreditation tools. Completes training requirements using approved OSD and Service materials to include designated training modules. Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities. Collects, maintains, and reports program participation data.

Target Level:
In addition to Entry and Skill level duties -
Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children and youth. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Reviews, provides input to, and implements schedules and activity plans. Demonstrates, instructs, leads, and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities. Participates in conferences with parents and staff. Briefs other employees and parents. Completes training requirements using approved OSD and Service materials to include designated training modules.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel to on and off post locations may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
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Required Documents

Department of the Army

Army Installation Management Command

This announcement is for all Child Youth and School Service Facilities within the Ansbach area.


Mardi Alsamarai
Phone: (314) 468-7880



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