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Job opening: CYP Teen Coordinator

Salary: $30 - 32 per hour
Relocation: YES
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The incumbent works under the supervision of the Youth Director and is expected to operate with minimum supervision towards the overall objective of administering the CYP teen activities. Work is subject to review for adequacy of program accomplishments, effectiveness, and compatibility with other work, and compliance with requirements. Note: this person can work in a small, medium or large YP - but may help out with CDC as well.


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. Programming 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. Indoor/outdoor Environment 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. Outreach 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. Personnel Management 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. Compliance Ensures compliance to all fire, safety and security rules and regulations. Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs. Additional Responsibilities 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. A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided at the time of hire.


  • This position has been identified as a Test Designated Position (TDP). The incumbent of this position will be subject to and must consent to a pre-employment and random drug testing.
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization, be free of all communicable diseases, and obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases.
  • Must successfully obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance as needed.
  • Ability to 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.


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: Combination of 3 years experience in developmentally appropriate programming and corresponding credentials OR a combination of education and full time experience working with children 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.


A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, Military School Age (MSA) credential or equivalent AND 3 years of experience where the incumbent displays knowledge of a competency in developmentally appropriate programming.


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 AND 2 years of full-time experience working with children or youth.


4 year degree in any of the above fields of study AND a minimum of 1 year of experience working with children or youth.

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 NAVSTA Great Lakes IL 530 B Farragut Ave. FFFR Bldg. 27 Great Lakes, IL 60088 US
  • Email: [email protected]


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