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CYS Virtual Recruitment Fair

CYS Virtual Hiring Fair


CYS Virtual Recruitment Fair – 28 July 2021


Start your CYS Career Today!

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 20 July, 2021, you can pre-register for the CYS Virtual 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 have a high school diploma or GED
  • Communicate effectively in English (written & orally)
  • Must be 18 or older at time of employment
  • 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 on the 28th:

Step 1:

Click on your garrison below to apply for the CYS Virtual Recruitment Fair and submit the documents below (in PDF format) from 20 July, 2021 until 10:30 a.m. on 28 July (your garrison time zone)


Documents needed:

  • Current resume with current email address, physical address & phone number
  • High School diploma/college transcript(s)
  • Completed CYS Interest Questionnaire


Emails and documents received by 10:30 a.m. will be reviewed by NAF HR for eligibility and qualification. Emails and documents received after 10:30 a.m. will not be considered for hire during the Fair… but interested applicants that miss the deadline can apply via USA Jobs separately to the Virtual 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!  If your email says you were referred, you will receive a phone call the same day between 1-6 pm (your garrison time zone)



For more information and to register, click the link for your garrison below:

o   Fort Belvoir, VA

o   Fort Carson, CO

o   Fort Drum, NY

o   Fort Gordon, GA

o   Fort Hood, TX

o   Fort Irwin, CA

o   Fort Knox, KY

o   Fort Leavenworth, KS

o   Fort Lee, VA

o   Fort Meade, MD

o   Fort Riley, KS

o   Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

o   USAG Hawaii, HI