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CYS Virtual Recruitment Fair

Start your CYS Career Today!

Note: This event has already passed.

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? Starting on 14 September, 2021, you apply for vacancies for the CYS Europe Recruitment Fair!

CYS employment also comes with:

  • Career Progression
  • Training tied to salary increases and promotions
  • Access to Childcare
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Insurance Coverage, including medical, dental, vision, and life
  • Paid Leave
  • Travel Opportunities

Download the CYS Career Guide and rack card for more information on working with CYS!

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
  • Physical ability to lift 40lbs
  • Walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis

*Recruitment and retention bonus: A $200 recruitment bonus will be paid to the 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.


Here’s how it works:

Step 1:
Applicants must submit required documents via e-mail BEFORE 1:00pm on 27 September, 2021. See announcement for e-mail address and required documents.

Emails and documents received by 1:00 pm. will be reviewed by NAF HR for eligibility and qualification. Emails and documents received after 1:00 pm. will not be considered for hire during the Fair… but interested applicants that miss the deadline can apply via USA Jobs separately to the Europe Recruitment Fair.

Step 2:
Wait to receive an email notifying if you were referred for an interview. Remember to include your email address on your resume!

Those who are not referred will receive a notice via e-mail as well.

Step 3: 
Be available for a phone interview on 28 September 2021!  If your e-mail says you were referred, you will receive a phone call the same day between 9:30 am – 1:30 pm 

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