Start your professional career with the Navy in one of our many rewarding and fun entry to professional-level positions caring for and teaching military youth, ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Join us at the Navy Child & Youth Programs Hiring Fair on Wednesday, June 21, from 8 am to 2 pm at the Tachi Palace Hotel, 17225 Jersey Ave., Lemoore, CA 93245.

Positions are available at our on-base Child Development and Youth Center and include on-site training and internal career advancement. The Child & Youth Programs Hiring Fair is your one-stop opportunity to apply, interview and be hired - all in the same day!


Hiring For

  • Applicants age 18 and older, all levels of education for full-time and flexible direct care positions for Child & Youth Programs at Naval Air Station Lemoore
  • Operating hours are 5 am to 7 pm and can include weekends, nights and special events
  • Child & Youth Programs include all ages of care: Child Development Centers (6 weeks to 5 years of age), School-Aged Care (6 to 12 years) and Youth Centers (13 to 18 years)

Event Timeline

  • Applicants with Veterans Preference (DD214 required) or Military Spousal Employment Preference (current orders in hand) – 8 to 9 am. All others are welcome at 9 am.
  • Includes on-site qualifications screening, interviews, NAF (Non-Appropriated Funds) Human Resources orientation, and health screening.
  • Be prepared to stay until 5 pm – tentative hire letters issued the same day!

What to Bring

  • Completed NAF Employment Application
  • Resume, photo ID card, SSN card, certifications (CPR, etc.) HS diploma/GED or college transcripts, three references or letters of recommendation (two professional, one personal) shot records, and bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit payments.
  • Completed Veterans Preference (VP) form (if applicable): “Qualifying military veterans, and spouses/parents of deceased veterans shall be given employment preference over non-preference applicants if they are equally qualified.” To apply for this preference, you must:
    • Provide a copy of Page 4 of the DD-214.
    • Complete SF15 form from the Veterans Administration (VA)
  • Completed Military Spousal Employment Preference (MSEP) form (if applicable): “Qualifying military spouses may submit their request for hiring preference upon relocation to a new geographic location to which their spouse has been assigned.” To apply for this preference, you must:
    • Complete the Military Spouse Employment Preference Request
    • Attach copy of your spouse’s PCS orders to the request
    • Acceptance or declination of a regular Full or Part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference. A military spouse rated among the “Most Qualified” must be hired over the following preferences.
  • For more information call 559-998-4893.
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