Army Installation Management Command Program Associate (Sports and Fitness), NF-03 in Hohenfels, Germany

Army Installation Management Command
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Hohenfels, Germany
Work Schedule is Part Time 20 hours - Permanent

Opened Thursday 11/24/2016 (8 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 12/7/2016 (5 day(s) away)

Job Overview

There when you need us!

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

Only applicants within Germany will be considered for this position.

For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.


Serves as Program Associate, in a Child and Youth Services (CYS) program, with responsibility for providing support and assistance to activity Director, and Installation Volunteer Sports Coaches. Provides care, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance, and standards. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Assists S&F; Director in training coaches using the National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) training guidelines. Ensures that an Installation NYSCA Chapter is established and maintained to support local coaches. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children/youth, and helps coaches in creating developmentally appropriate environments; selecting materials and equipment; and planning meaningful practices that support the required sport season. Shares expertise in the operation of intramural programs for youth (SAS, MST) and providing skill-building programs for children (CDC, FCC, SAS). Assists coaches in practice procedures, operating an effective coach/parent meeting and parent relations. Assists trainer in training CYPA staff/providers in sports/fitness related areas.

Conducts practice and game visits as required for the purpose of providing support and assistance. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notifies S&F; Director on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Conducts follow-up technical support visits based on the results of the initial observation of practices/games.

Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with standards and procedures as outlined in applicable regulations and program management guides.

Supports program operations by planning field trips to sports and fitness events, coordinating group activities, and participating in observations of coaches. Helps inspect sports facilities/programs to ensure safety compliance. Recommends purchase of equipment required to maintain proper safety compliance. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities.

Completes designated training requirements and records completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security Card is required
  • Citizenship eligible under country SOFA agreement.

Candidate must:

  1. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  2. Communicate effectively orally and in writing in English.
  3. Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
  4. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis.
  5. Possess and maintain health and freedom from communicable disease.
  6. Possess a CDA/ School-Age/ Youth Credential (including Boys and Girls Clubs of America) or an Army Youth Practicum.
  7. Possess 12 months work experience in a Sports/Fitness and/or youth program that provided the knowledge of physical and psychological factors in individual and team sports, and organization of recreational or competitive individual and team sports.


1- Possess BA/BS degree with a major emphasis on physical education/sports or a related field. 2- Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal). 3- Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment. 4- Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. 5- Possess and maintain health and freedom from communicable disease.

Proof of education should be uploaded as "Transcripts", at time of application packet submittal.

Conditions of Employment:

  1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
  2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
  3. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.
  4. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation to determine suitability for this position.

  5. A satisfactory completion of occupational health physical is required prior to entrance on duty.

NOTE (1): No person, regardless of circumstance, will be approved to provide child care services and/or approved for hire in positions designated as having regular and recurring contact with children if the background check discloses that the individual has been convicted for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim or a felony drug offense.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!


Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits. For additional benefits information go to Employment Overseas provides a lot of additional benefits & entitlements, for additional information go to Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program, for information go to

Other Information

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Germany wide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP), Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) and Family Member (FM) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable to the individual, will not be appointed.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process notify your servicing NAF Human Resources Division (HRD). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

Salary Range: $28,000.00 to $30,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: NF-0030-03/03

Promotion Potential: 03

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates

Control Number: 457395100

Job Announcement Number: EUNAFJJ161857414