Grants and Jobs

Opportunities – Federal contracts, grants, and jobs for and in the Mariana Islands:

(Last updated – 11/17/2014)

Grants:

  • Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations – Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations grants provide support for museums, libraries, historic places, and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities. Planning grants support the early stages of project development, including consultation with scholars, refinement of humanities themes, preliminary design, testing, and audience evaluation. Implementation grants support final scholarly research and consultation, design development, production, and installation of a project for presentation to the public. Closing date is January 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269549.
  • Marine Education and Training Mini Grant Program – Pacific Islands Region Marine Education and Training Mini-Grant Program projects are being solicited to improve communication, education, and training on marine resource issues throughout the region and increase scientific education for marine-related professions among coastal community residents, including indigenous Pacific islanders, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented groups. Closing date is February 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269296.
  • Marine National Monument Program – NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service is soliciting proposals for the FY 2015 NOAA’s Marine National Monument Program Grants Funding Opportunity. In 2009, three Marine National Monuments were designated by Presidential Proclamation to protect the relatively undisturbed marine ecosystems that are flourishing with healthy coral reefs, large numbers of apex predators, fish biomass, and seabirds. Management plans for the Marianas Trench MNM, Rose Atoll MNM, and Pacific Remote Islands MNM are in preparation. These plans will guide management to preserve and protect the resources in these isolated locations. Closing date is February 3, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269294.
  • Assistance to Firefighters Grants – The purpose of the AFG is to award grants directly to fire departments, non-affiliated Emergency Medical Services organizations, and state fire training academies that are unaffiliated with a hospital to enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as that of first-responder personnel. Using a competitive process that is overseen by fire service subject matter experts, grants are awarded to applicants whose requests best address the priorities of the AFG Program. Closing date is December 5, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1414694732070-8097e2d2cbcbda66354f439085c5ff55/AFG_FY14_FOA.pdf.
  • PHMSA Hazmat Grants – The Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s Supplemental Public Sector Training Grants is open to a national nonprofit fire service organization for the purpose of training instructors to conduct hazardous materials response training programs for individuals with statutory responsibility to respond to hazardous materials accidents and incidents. Closing date is December 5, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269115.
  • Hazardous Materials Instructor Training – The HMIT Grants Program is open to a nonprofit organization that demonstrates expertise in conducting a training program for hazmat employees; and the ability to reach and involve in a training program a target population of hazmat employees. Closing date is December 5, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269132.
  • Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund – The Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund provides funding for species and habitat conservation actions on non-Federal lands. Four grant programs are available through the CESCF including the Traditional Conservation Grants and the Nontraditional Habitat Conservation Plan Land Acquisition, Habitat Conservation Planning Assistance, and Recovery Land Acquisition Grants. Closing date is January 23, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269249.
  • Pacific Islands Region Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program – The Pacific Islands Region Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program grant will help fund conservation, protection, or management actions supporting recovery of Endangered Species Act listed sea turtle species occurring within the Pacific Islands Region (PIR) or of aggregations that may be shared between the PIR and other Pacific nations. Closing date is February 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268939.
  • Partnerships for Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery and Marine Mammal Response – The National Marine Fisheries Service is soliciting competitive applications to support specific programmatic activities related to promoting the recovery of endangered Hawaiian monk seals and supporting responses to marine mammal strandings in the main Hawaiian Islands and US Territories. Closing date is January 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269009.
  • Personnel Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services – The purposes of this program are to help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities. Closing date is December 5, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268985.
  • Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel – The purpose of the Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel priority is to support preexisting programs that prepare special education, early intervention, and related services personnel at the graduate level. Closing date is December 12, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268975.
  • Brownfields Cleanup Grants – EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. Closing date is December 19, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268911.
  • Brownfields Assessment Grants – Brownfields Assessment Grants provide funds to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning (including cleanup planning) and community involvement related to brownfield sites. Closing date is December 19, 2014. For more information go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268910.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach, and Workforce Program – The Office of Naval Research seeks proposals for developing innovative solutions that directly support the development and maintenance of a robust STEM workforce. The goal of proposed efforts should be to provide solutions that will establish and maintain a diverse pipeline of U.S. citizens who are interested in uniformed or civilian STEM related workforce opportunities. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268949.
  • WHIAAPI Internship Program – The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders offers full-time internships during the spring, summer, and fall. Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues and priorities, including capacity-building, civil rights, data disaggregation, economic development, education, health, immigration, language access, and workforce diversity. Interns will help write policy memos and proposals, draft blogs, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations and leaders. Deadlines for applications are November 16, 2014 for Spring session (Jan-May), March 27, 2015 for Summer session (May/June-Aug) and June 15, 2015 for Fall session (Aug-Dec). For more information, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internships.
  • White House Internship Program – The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Closing date for Summer 2015 is January 11, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships.
  • NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards – The Directors Early Independence Award Program supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or clinical residency, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career. Closing date is January 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268951.
  • Saltonstall Kennedy – The objective of the Saltonstall Kennedy Grant Program is to address the needs of the fisheries and fishing communities in optimizing economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries and practices, dealing with the impacts of conservation and management measures, and increasing other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable. Closing date is December 15, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268905.
  • Service Area Competition – The purpose of this grant program is to improve the health of the Nation’s underserved communities and vulnerable populations by assuring continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services. Health Center Program grants support a variety of community-based and patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that serve an increasing number of the Nation’s underserved. Closing date is December 3, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268854.
  • National Clean Plant Network Request for Applications – The National Clean Plant Network provides funding to projects that establish clean plant network governance, related administrative and support systems; that conduct methods to accurately test, develop therapies, and support the establishment of guidelines and standards for different crop species for certification maintenance; that develop partnerships with land-grant and other university-based extension and state departments of agriculture and outreach services to interact with commercial nurseries, industry associations and producers. Applications for cooperative agreement funding are given priority if they are based on specialty crop specific, coordinated plans for developing and maintaining a comprehensive, cohesive and efficient network. Closing date is December 19, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268308.
  • Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program – The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for independent graduate-level studies in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, social science and resource management of ocean and coastal areas), and particularly encourages women and minorities to apply. Individuals who are U.S. citizens and are applying to or have been accepted to a graduate program at a U.S. accredited institution may apply. Closing date is December 10, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268195.
  • The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program – The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268198.
  • The Coastal Program – The Coastal Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268288.
  • Collaborative Research Grants – Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; project-related travel; field work; applications of information technology; and technical support and services.Closing date is December 9, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267908.
  • Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants – Scholarly Editions and Translations grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts and documents of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions. Typically, the texts and documents are significant literary, philosophical, and historical materials; but other types of work, such as musical notation, are also eligible. Closing date is December 9, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267910.
  • USDA Solid Waste Management Grant Program – The purpose of the SWM Grant Program is to evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the maintenance and operation of active landfills in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to help associations reduce the solid waste stream; and provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills in rural areas which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development/implementation of closure plans, future land use plans, safety and maintenance planning, and closure scheduling within permit requirements. Closing date is December 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267368.
  • National Digital Newspaper Program – National Endowment for the Humanities is soliciting proposals from institutions to participate in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP is creating a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1836 and 1922, from all the states and U.S. territories. This searchable database will be permanently maintained at the Library of Congress and will be freely accessible via the Internet. Closing date is January 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267388.
  • USDA Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) Grant Program – The technical assistance and/or training (TAT) program provides grant funds to support expenses associated with providing services to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, and distribution, and to waste disposal problems relating to collection, treatment, and disposal; grantee may also assist applicants that have filed a pre-application in the preparation of water and/or waste disposal loan and/or grant applications; and to provide training that will improve the management, operation and maintenance of water and waste disposal facilities. Closing date is December 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267348.
  • Rural Child Poverty Center – The purpose of this program is to support efforts to improve nutrition program coordination in States with the highest number of persistently poor rural counties. The role of the Center will be to develop and administer a series of sub-grants pertinent to the purposes of this grant, and widely disseminate information on communities’ implementation strategies and evaluation findings. Closing date is December 1, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=266288.
  • Community Development Financial Institutions Program – The CDFI Fund provides (i) FA awards of up to $2 million to Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to build their financial capacity to lend to their Target Markets, and (ii) TA grants of up to $125,000 to build Certified, Certifiable, and Emerging CDFIs’ organizational capacity to serve their target markets. Closing date is November 24, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=266268.
  • Environmental Justice Small Grants Program – The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program provides funding for eligible applicants for projects that address local environmental and public health issues within an affected community. Closing date is December 15, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=266589.
  • Our Town – Through Our Town, the National Endowment for the Arts will provide a limited number of grants for creative placemaking projects that contribute towards the livability of communities and help transform them into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core. Closing date is December 15, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=266490.
  • National Leadership Grants for Museums – This grant program supports projects that address critical needs of the museum field that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can improve services public. Projects should promote the role of museums as essential partners in addressing the needs of their communities by leveraging their expertise, knowledge, physical space, technology, and other resources. Closing date is December 1, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267029.
  • Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums – The Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums program is a special funding opportunity within the IMLS National Leadership Grants for Museums program. These small grants encourage museums to prototype and evaluate specific innovations in the ways they operate and the services they provide. Closing date is December 1, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267069.
  • Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise Program – The purpose of the Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise Program is to improve the management of regional and local ecosystem effects of sea level rise and coastal inundation through targeted research on key technologies, natural and nature-based infrastructure, physical and biological processes, and model evaluation. The overall goal of EESLR is to integrate dynamic physical and biological processes with sea level rise and coastal inundation to improve the prediction of coastal ecosystem effects to enable enhanced coastal resiliency. Closing date is November 18, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=262398.
  • Projects to Improve Air Quality at Ports – The purpose of this grant is to fund projects that will result in significant reductions of diesel emissions at marine and inland water ports in areas of poor air quality, promote partnerships of port-related stakeholders to work together to create long-term sustainable plans for further reducing emissions, and benefit the health of communities surrounding ports. Closing date is December 11, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=265808.
  • Technical Assistance Program – The Technical Assistance Program provides grant funding for short-term projects intended to meet the immediate needs of the insular areas. OIA's priorities are as follows: Accountability, financial management, economic development, training, education, energy, management control initiatives, safety, emergency, historical & cultural preservation, climate change, capacity building, health initiatives, and outdoor youth initiatives. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264448.
  • Maintenance Assistance Program – MAP funding is used to support, develop, improve and, as much as possible, institutionalize infrastructure maintenance practices in the seven insular areas. This is the only OIA program that has specific legislative authority to require a matching contribution from the insular government. The MAP grant may be used by any of the four U.S. Territories and the three freely associated states. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264449.
  • Career Transition Award – The purpose of the NIAID Career Transition Award program is to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new and talented NIH-supported independent investigators that will address the health needs of the Nation. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases CTA is specifically designed to facilitate the transition from a postdoctoral research position to an independent research position. Closing date is September 17, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264808.
  • Clean Vessel Act Grant Program – The CVA program is a competitive program that addresses national needs through funding construction, renovation, operation, and maintenance of pumpout stations and waste reception facilities for recreational boaters and to inform boaters about the use, benefits, and availability of pumpout stations and waste reception facilities. Closing date is December 3, 2014. For more information go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=263371.
  • Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections – The Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections program helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures that mitigate deterioration and prolong the useful life of collections. Closing date is December 3, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=263130.
  • Clean Vessel Act Grant Program – The CVA program provides Federal funding to support efforts to improve recreational boating opportunities and provide boaters with clean, efficient facilities to prevent waste disposal into public waterways and other ecosystems. Closing date is December 3, 2014. For more information, go to http://wsfrprograms.fws.gov/Subpages/GrantPrograms/CVA/CVA-NOFA2015.pdf.
  • Coral Reef Conservation Program –The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program is intended to support coral reef conservation projects in shallow water coral reef ecosystems, including reefs at mesophotic depths. Proposals submitted to this competition must address at least one of the following four categories: Fishing Impacts; Land-Based Sources of Pollution; Climate Change; and Local and Emerging Management Issues. Closing date is January 7, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=262589.
  • Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements – This grant will support important fishing and tourism industries, protect coasts from wave and storm damage, build tropical islands, contain an array of potential pharmaceuticals, and provide local communities with a source of food, materials and traditional activities. Closing date is February 13, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261171.
  • Pacific-American Climate Fund – The Pacific-American Climate Fund will finance activities in the Pacific Islands region that aim to reduce long-term vulnerabilities associated with climate change and achieve sustainable climate-resilient development. Grants financed by the project will support United States Government development objectives and will complement other support provided to the Pacific Islands. Closing date is March 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=255869.
  • State Wildlife Grant Program – The State Wildlife Grant Program provides federal grant funds for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat, including species that are not hunted or fished. Activities include both planning and implementation. Planning activities must contribute directly to the development or modification of the State’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Plan that was to be submitted by October 1, 2005 and must be approved by the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Closing date is August 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=254530.
  • Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records – The Literacy and Engagement grant program offers support for projects that will result in archives reaching audiences through digital literacy programs and workshops, new tools and applications, and citizen engagement in archival processes. Closing date is December 4, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253905.
  • Nature of Learning and Friends Grant – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation have supported the Nature of Learning and NWRS Friends grant program. These programs have enhanced natural resource stewardship and education initiatives in local communities across the country, and are supported by Refuge Friends organizations. Closing date is December 18, 2018. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251763.
  • BioWatch Program – The BioWatch Program is an early warning system that is designed to detect the intentional release of select aerosolized biological agents. The BioWatch Program’s mission is to provide and maintain a continuous bio-terrorism air monitoring system in metropolitan areas and coordinate with state and local public health communities to prepare for and respond to a bioterrorist event. This mission is accomplished by serving as an early warning system which enhances the security of jurisdictions by providing the needed time to execute their comprehensive concept of operations plans to counter biological terrorism. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251807.
  • Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program – USDA Rural Development has announced the availability of grants to expand the access to broadband that enhances students’ educational opportunities and improve health care in rural areas, including the Northern Mariana Islands. This Rural Development program helps rural areas connect with new technologies to help them compete globally and to bring advanced health care. For more information and to obtain assistance in applying a grant, go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/utp_dlt.html and contact Joseph M. Diego at the Rural Development Area Office at (671) 472-7361 or email at: joseph.diego@pb.usda.gov.
  • National Fish Habitat Action Plan – The National Fish Habitat Action Plan is a national investment strategy to leverage federal and privately raised funds to protect, restore and enhance the nation’s fish and aquatic communities through partnerships that foster fish habitat conservation. There is no closing date for applications. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250020.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program for State Fish and Game Agencies – The Wildlife Restoration program provides Federal grant funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat; wildlife management research; wildlife population surveys and inventories; land acquisition; hunter education and safety programs; coordination; development of facilities; and to provide facilities and services for conducting hunter education and safety programs. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250044.
  • Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program for State Fish and Game Agencies – The Sport Fish Restoration program provides Federal grant funding for land acquisition, boating access development, research projects, operations and maintenance of public fishing areas, hatchery and lake construction and maintenance, sport fish population management, fishing habitat improvements, coordination projects, and aquatic resource education. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250042.
  • SHPO Historic Preservation Fund Grants in Aid – The purpose of this grant is to provide matching grants to for the identification, evaluation, and protection of historic properties by such means as survey, planning technical assistance, acquisition, and development; to expand the National Register of Historic Places; and to assist in carrying out historic preservation activities. Closing date is December 31, 2014. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=249259.
  • Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant – The REDLG program provides funding to rural projects through local utility organizations. Under the REDLoan program, USDA provides zero interest loans to local utilities which they, in turn, pass through to local businesses (ultimate recipients) for projects that will create and retain employment in rural areas. Closing date is no later than the last business day of each month to be considered for funding in the following month. For more information, go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_redlg.html.
  • Congressional Award – Established in 1979, the Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. The program is open to all 14- to 23-year-olds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas; Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. Earning the Award is a fun and interesting way to get more involved in something you already enjoy or something you'd like to try for the first time. There are no deadlines. Work at your own pace. Just make sure you achieve your goals by your 24th birthday. For more information, go to http://www.congressionalaward.org/index.php.

Jobs:

  • Family Readiness Support Assistant – The Department of the Army is accepting applications for a Family Readiness Support Assistant (Office Automation) in Saipan. This position is with the 9 Mission Support Command, Detachment 1, Echo Company, 100 Battalion, 442 Infantry located in Saipan. The duties of this position include: providing administrative assistance to the Commander and Family Readiness Group Leaders; scheduling and coordinating various activities, events, and training; and providing assistance to family members of military sponsors on areas of family services. Closing date is November 26, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/386368700.
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration is accepting applications for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Guam. The incumbent uses expert clinical judgment in the management of care to complex and specialized patient populations, and guides staff in the implementation of nursing processes and evaluation of patient care outcomes. Closing date is November 20, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/385920400.
  • Budget Technician – The Department of Army, Army National Guard is accepting applications for a Budget Technician in Guam. The purpose of this position is to provide technical support for budget analysis and budget administration in a major organization within the Army National Guard. Closing date is December 8, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/385784100.
  • Physician (Home Based Primary Care) – The Department Of Veterans Affairs is accepting applications for a Physician (Home Based Primary Care) in Guam. The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) team physician, in collaboration with the HBPC team is responsible for: assuming primary medical responsibility for their assigned HBPC patients; identifying the patients' medical problems; defining the medical management of these problems; determining the need for consultation from medical, surgical, and/or psychiatric subspecialty clinics; determining the need for, and facilitating, admission to the hospital; visiting the HBPC patients at home, when appropriate; serving as collaborator for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants; and providing medical administrative support such as signing forms requiring physician signature for the HBPC. Closing date is March 30, 2015. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379892300.
  • Western U.S. Store Associate – The Department of Defense is accepting applications for Western U.S. Store Associates in Guam. Duties include: assisting customers by answering questions such as item price or location and handling bulky/ heavy items; operating an electronic checkout system to record unit price, total customer purchase and make correct change; performing a variety of duties in handling, preparing and maintaining stock levels of grocery and produce items; reviewing stock levels and gathering inventory data in order to maintain the Computer Assisted Ordering system; preparing and maintaining a variety of documents to order commissary items, reconcile invoices and submit requisitions; and maintaining security, safety and sanitation practices and procedures. Closing date is December 9, 2014. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379037000.
  • Western U.S. Sales Store Checker – The Department of Defense is accepting applications for Western U.S. Sales Store Checkers in Guam. Duties include: operating an electronic checkout system, making change and verifying change fund and amount of currency received during an assigned shift; managing change machines ensuring proper amounts of cash and coins are available; assisting customers by answering questions concerning prices, identification and location of items; counting cash and negotiable instruments and preparing an accountability report; managing the self check-out registers assisting customers in the correct processing of their purchases; and changing register tape and clearing routine equipment and scanning jams on registers. Closing date is December 1, 2014. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379038300.
  • Western U.S. Store Worker – The Department of Defense is accepting applications for Western U.S. Store Workers in Guam. Duties include: maintaining adequate stock of resale items; identifying any obvious spoilage, damage, and out-of-date merchandise; receiving supplies, equipment and resale items; operating a computer system that calculates and marks prices, and determines weights of merchandise; and transporting items to shelving and display areas. Closing date is December 1, 2014. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379037600.
  • Physician – The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration is accepting applications for a Physician in Guam. The incumbent serves as a Primary Care Physician providing comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patients. Closing date is August 15, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/378986400.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor - The Department of Defense is accepting applications for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Substitute teachers provide instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Tutors are advocates and role models for the students, responsible for reporting student progress to the teacher. They tutor students individually or in small groups, review the students’ notes, entertain questions and discussions, determine the concepts which need to be reviewed, work with students in any phase of the writing process, and correct students’ work. Job position is open until May 29, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/377325300.
  • Monitor – The U.S. Department of Defense is accepting applications for a Monitor in Guam. Monitors perform lunchroom, recess, classroom, and bus monitoring duties, identify and report known or suspected problems, issues or concerns, assembles students at designated points and monitors dismissal and movement through halls while moving students to the cafeteria and enforces safety rules. Job position is open until December 31, 2014. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/362100600.
  • Educational Aid – The Department of Defense, Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Educational Aid in Guam. Incumbent prepares instructional materials related to class lessons by typing, duplicating, arranging, or displaying materials as instructed. Closing date December 10, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/361482400.