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CYS Virtual Recruitment Fair

Child and Youth Services offers comprehensive training, college credits, competitive benefits, a chance to give back, and a great start to a rewarding career!

Note: This event has already passed.

Make an impact and be a part of the team!

Ready to start a new career as a Child & Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) with great pay and benefits*? How does a $200 recruitment bonus upon appointment to the position sound PLUS an $800 retention bonus* at the six month mark? 

*Benefits: Employees in Flexible appointment categories are ordinarily not eligible for participation in additional benefits (401k, life, medical, and retirement), however upon satisfying specific work-hour criteria may be eligible for medical coverage participation.

Starting on 23 September, 2021, you can apply for vacancies for the CYS Virtual Recruitment Fair!

CYS Interest Questionnaire

The Perks:

CYS employment also comes with:

• Career Progression

• Training tied to salary increases and promotions

• Access to Childcare

• Flexible Work Hours – full-time, part-time, and flex positions

• Insurance Coverage, including medical, dental, vision, and life*

• Paid Leave – for full-time and part-time employees*

• Travel Opportunities


Hourly rates of pay are based on qualifications:

•           Entry Level: 

•           Skill Level: 

•           Target Level: 


Qualifications and Conditions:

•           Must be at least 17 years old, a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee and in pursuit of a high school diploma, OR must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma/GED

•           Communicate effectively in English (written & orally)

•           Satisfactory completion of pre-employment and background checks

•           Health assessment and immunizations

•           For positions in Child Development Centers, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.

*Recruitment and retention bonus: A $200 recruitment bonus will be paid to the newly hired/rehired applicant upon appointment to the position. An $800 retention bonus will be paid to the employee after 6 months of satisfactory employment. Eligibility for these incentives and bonus will be applicable to newly hired individuals selected from this Fair only.

Interviews will be conducted between 1 PM to 6PM on October 20, 2021.  Eligible applicants are expected to be available during this time.  

Click this link to learn HOW TO APPLY

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