Child & Youth Services

Shape their future and yours – Stay CYS

PCSing? No problem! Child and Youth Program Assistants (CYPAs) in all employment categories can now request a transfer to another installation through the CYS Employee Assignment Tool (CEAT).

Can I stay employed with CYS when the military moves my Family?

Yes! Child and Youth Program Assistants (CYPAs) in all employment categories can now request a transfer to another installation through the CYS Employee Assignment Tool (CEAT).

How does CEAT work?

Once your Family has orders to move, get a CEAT link from your supervisor or local NAF HR office. You fill out a quick online questionnaire, then have your supervisor complete a form. NAF HR will handle it from there. In many cases, you’ll have a job waiting for you when you arrive at your new home.

CEAT FAQ

Do my background checks follow me to my new location?

Yes. When you accept a new position under CEAT, the gaining NAF HR office will verify your previous background checks.

Do I have to resign before moving?

No. CEAT allows you to continue with CYS without a break in service. Even if it takes a little while to get settled, you’re authorized one year leave without pay to look for a job.

Do I have to meet any eligibility requirements to register?

The CEAT is available to all current CYPA’s in all employment categories and signing up for the transfer is voluntary.  If you had a performance evaluation of “Satisfactory” or higher and no disciplinary/adverse actions within 12 months of initiating the transfer request (employees with disciplinary/adverse actions that are under appeal are not eligible to request transfer through the CEAT until the appeal is resolved) you are eligible to register.

CEAT Transfer Guide

Ready to Register for CEAT?

Completion of the following questionairre will indicate your desire to transfer. If you submit data in error, please contact your servicing personnel office. Thank you for your continued interest in Army CYS!
Start Survey 

Additional Videos and  Tutorials:

MilSuite - requires CAC authentication 
CEAT Orientation for Employees

YouTube - for off network viewing
CEAT Orientation for Employees

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