CYP Assistant Training Specialist

Announcement Number:
Child Care
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$22.70 - $29.51 Hourly
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Location: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island 

Pay Grade: CY-1702-03

Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Brief Description of Duties: The purpose of the Child and Youth Program (CYP) Assistant Training Specialist position is to assist the CYP Training Specialist in providing and delivering a comprehensive training program to CYP Employees and Child Development Home (CDH) providers that supports the professional requirements of their positions and implementing a developmentally appropriate program that fosters the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development of children and youth, ages 6 weeks to 18 years. The incumbent assists the Training Specialist in role modeling, coordinating, and providing training; observing for successful implementation of training; assessing the development of children and youth by direct observation; and providing services that lead to obtaining and/or maintaining accreditation by National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Afterschool Association (NAA) or National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) and adhering to the boys and girls Club (BDCA) curriculum. Incumbent will assist in development of CYP training plan, orientation training for new CYP employees and CDH providers, the execution of Standardized Module Training and ongoing annual training. Incumbent will assist in ensuring the completion of training documentation, identification of training needs. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements: Must provide proof of High School Diploma or equivalent, and any additional education, certification, and or training as required prior to placement. Incumbent must have one of the following:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA), Military School-Age Credential (MSA) or equivalent AND 3 years experience in the child and/or youth profession. OR
  • A 2-year degree in Youth Development, Child Development or a related field , which can include Recreation, Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, or Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development or other degrees as appropriate AND 2 years full-time experience in working with children and/or youth. OR
  • A four-year degree or higher in these areas and 1 year of full time experience working with children.
  • A minimum 2 year degree is preferred.

Conditions of Employment: These positions are subject to National Agency (NACI) background check and pre-employment drug screening in accordance with federal regulations. The work requires considerable walking, standing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40 pounds.

Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

Advancement Opportunities: Fleet & Family Readiness Programs is a worldwide enterprise as far-reaching as Europe & Japan with career opportunities in business, fitness, recreation, childcare, hospitality management, housing, food services, or human services. Gain valuable experience and benefit from our mentoring and employee development programs. Where do you want to go today?

Apply online: NAF Application and Declaration for Federal Employment Form 306 are required to apply for this position and are available at . Submit application forms at or mail to NRNW FFRP, ATTN: Personnel 1103 Hunley Rd Bldg. 94 Silverdale WA 98315 or fax: (360) 396-5445. May apply at