Job opening: CYP Child and Youth Programs Teen Coordinator-Hartman Youth Center
Salary: $58 200 per year
Published at: Aug 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) offers high quality early care and youth services in center-based (birth - five), facility-based (age 5-12), and recreational environments (teen; youth sports and fitness). The Teen Coordinator manages the operations of the teen program, plans, schedules, and oversees social, recreational, and educational activities, and collaborates with other organizations, partners, and programs to deliver quality programs. Learn more about us at: https://www.navycyp.org.
The duties and responsibilities of the Teen Coordinator can be grouped into categories including programming, indoor/outdoor environment, interactions and relationships, supervision of children and youth, outreach, personnel management, and compliance. These tasks are summarized below.
Assists with the development and supervision of a developmentally appropriate teen program that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of children and youth in the age categories served. Establish activities that that foster development through both educational and recreational program activities.
Develops and offers programs related to the core program areas presented in the OPNAV and implements programs required by the Department of Navy (DoN) such as Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) or 4-H required programs.
Develops, organizes and conducts special interest activities such as trips, special events, dances and trips that may include parents and other family members.Involves youth and teens in the planning process to ensure the activities offered meet the social and recreational needs and interests of the age groups served.
Collaborates with other military installations in planning developmentally appropriate regional teen activities, as applicable.Collects information regarding actual and potential participant interests and needs and makes recommendations for improvement.
Prepares the facility or outdoor space for scheduled activities and ensures all safety requirements are met prior to use of the area.
Secures the necessary supplies and equipment to support the programs and activities offered and ensures that all equipment and supplies are age-appropriate and in good condition.
Maintains control of indoor and outdoor equipment, games and supplies used for teen programs and ensures that all equipment and supplies are stored properly.
Interactions and Relationships
Establishes a program environment that enhances physical, emotional, social, and cognitive, sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions between children, youth and adults.
Ensures appropriate sportsman-like conduct is modeled by CYP employees, volunteers, and participants.Uses appropriate child and youth guidance techniques that encourages positive social interactions, promotes conflict resolution, and develops self-control, self-motivation and self-esteem.
Supervision of Children and Youth
Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with local policies, guidance, and standards.
Ensures that activities promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of youth and teens.
Publicizes upcoming teen, fitness and sports events and activities and ensures that opportunities offered in the community are communicated and shared with families.
Visits locals housing areas to make contact with teens in order to encourage their participation in the teen program.
Assists in the development of a youth sponsorship program to identify and integrate dependent youth of DoD military personnel who are new to the installation to include outreach, newcomer orientation, and peer-to-peer opportunities.
Supervises a staff of three or more typically comprised of Program Assistants - CY-1702-I/II; GS -1702-02/03/04/05; Operations Clerk NF-0303-01/GS-0303-02.
At the Youth Director's direction, the incumbent:Initiates and implements personnel actions and supports the YF Coordinator in order to assure quality related to selection, assignments, training, promotions, disciplinary actions, and recognition of employees and volunteers.Supports and carries out all established EEO objectives and policies in matters of personnel management and communicates support of these policies.
Establishes local performance standards for employees and volunteers using established standards and requirements and rates employees' performance.
Resolves complaints related to personnel and makes recommendations to the Director for corrective action as necessary.
Ensures compliance to all fire, safety and security rules and regulations.Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.
In the absence of the Youth Director, incumbent may assume responsibilities and perform duties and requirements of the position under supervision of CYP Director with Oversight.Assists in preparation of grant applications for additional funding.
Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.Performs other duties as assigned.A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided at the time of hire.
- Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Complete required training certificates, and maintain certifications or credentials required by Federal, State, and/or national accreditation institutions used as part of DoD's Child and Youth Programs.
- Undergo pre-employment and random drug testing. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, is a basis for removal from this position.
- Pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization, be free of all communicable diseases, and obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases.
- Employment contingent upon proof of education if not provided at time of application.
- Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.
- Must meet federal suitability requirements including successful completion of background investigation.
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:
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate programs designed to meet the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of children and youth from 13 to 18 years of age.
Knowledge of child and youth development principles, practices, and techniques.
Knowledge of a variety of teen programming activities for children and youth.
Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect.
Skill in program planning, organizing, and employee scheduling.
Skill working with military families and an understanding of military lifestyles is preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to lead, supervise, and interact with youth and teens.
Ability to safeguard and account for monies and equipment.
Ability to maintain records and reports.
Ability to supervise others.
Three (3) years of experience where the incumbent displays competency in developmentally appropriate programming (with an MSA or CDA). OR Two (2) years of full-time experience working with children and/or youth (with 2-year degree). OR One (1) year of full-time experience working with children and/or youth (with 4-year or higher degree).
**Must provide a copy of your H.S. Diploma, GED, or College Transcripts (showing degree awarded/conferred) when you apply.**
Bachelor's or higher degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development, Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, or other field directly related to Pre-K or Primary Education.
Associate degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development, Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, or other field directly related to Pre-K or Primary Education. ORChild Development Associate (CDA) or Military School-Age (MSA) credential or equivalent and a high school diploma.
Note: If your degree has not been awarded and/or you possess certificates of completion for DoD approved competency-based training courses, and/or a valid CDA/MSA credential(s), you MUST also provide a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent.
- Address NAVBASE point Loma
750 Pacific Coast Highway
San Diego, CA 92132-0058
- Name: Tamika Porter
- Phone: 619-705-5936
- Email: [email protected]