CYP & MWR Hiring Fair

Navy Child & Youth Programs (CYP) and Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR)
Hiring Fair on Saturday, August 13, 2022

NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES, IL (NRMA) – Navy Child & Youth Programs (CYP) and Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) will be holding a Hiring Fair on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CYP Youth Center located at 2007 Virginia Avenue in Great Lakes.

CYP provides all ages of care including Child Development Centers (6 weeks to 5 years of age), School-Aged Care (6 to 12 years) and Teen Programs (13 to 18 years). MWR delivers programs and services to the military community that contribute to resiliency, retention, readiness and quality of life. Examples include Marina, Golf Course, Gyms and Fitness Centers, Aquatics Programs, Library, Recreation Centers, Special Events, Food and Beverage locations.

Eligible applicants must be age 18 and older with a minimum of a high school diploma or GED to be considered for full-time and flexible direct care positions for CYP and at least 16 years to be considered for a variety of flexible and full-time MWR positions. All levels of education (high school diploma or GED minimum) will be considered. Operating hours at these facilities range from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. and shifts can include weekends, nights and special events.

The Hiring Fair will include on-site qualifications screening, interviews, and Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) Human Resources orientation. Be prepared to stay until 2 p.m. as tentative hire letters will be issued the same day. All applicants should bring their resume, a photo ID card, SSN card, certifications (CPR, etc.), high school diploma/GED or college transcripts if applicable, and bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit payments. CYP applicants are requested to bring three references or letters of recommendation (two professional, one personal).

Visit to download and complete the forms required to apply for Veterans Preference (VP) or Military Spousal Employment Preference (MSEP).

Navy CYP and MWR provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Visit or call (847) 688-4470 for more information.