Employment Opportunities

Peter & Paul Community Services provides housing and supportive services to those who are homeless. Our employees are passionate about our mission and purpose. Together as a team, we strive to solve homelessness.

Shelter Director - Soulard

Peter & Paul currently has an opening for a Shelter Director position. If you have a desire to work with a team of caring professionals that offers hope, empowerment compassion, hospitality and chance for independence, you can help us solve homelessness for our community. Position reports to the Program Director.

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE
The Shelter Director supports PPCS mission of assisting clients from homelessness to independence by providing direct service and supervision to program participants, helping them adapt to community living and program policies, and ensuring effective operation of the shelter program and the meals program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain a safe, supportive environment within the shelter and meals facility, ensuring that activities are carried out in a professional and well-maintained facilities.
  • Monitor facility to maintain safety of clients and shelter space.
  • Serve as a member of the agency management team.
  • Delegate staff responsibilities and conducts regular staff meetings. Responsible for staff development.
  • Supervise the case management staff and client intake interviews, assists in determining appropriateness of client for program, develops and enforces policies and procedures. Some evenings and weekend hours required.
  • Supervise management of client files, including documentation of client eligibility and progress in the program. Ensures all outcomes are tracked according to requirements of funding sources.
  • Assist in developing the annual budget and responsible for monitoring and maintaining budget for programs.
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to select, recruit, supervise and train all volunteers.
  • Network with other social service providers, including St. Louis City CoC.
  • Serve as an ex officio member of the agency program services committee.
  • Assist the COO in developing short‑term and long‑range planning for the program.
  • Assist the Chief Development Officer in fund raising, e.g. grant writing, direct mail appeal.
  • Act as member of Speakers’ Bureau for the agency.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform job duties effectively.
  • Perform other services as required by the COO.

Required Education/Experience

  • Associate of Arts Degree, in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, or related field, or five years equivalent experience.
  • One-year experience working with homeless population. Experience working with homeless men preferred.
  • Ability to maintain clear personal and professional boundaries.
  • Ability to work effectively in constantly changing and sometimes demanding or chaotic environment.
  • Experience working with a diverse population, with sensitivity to differences in culture, religion, sexual orientation, race, age, and physical and mental illness.
  • Ability to remain alert and on duty throughout shifts.
  • Ability to respond responsibly in emergency and crisis situations.
  • Ability to communicate well, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of Office 365.

Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or related field or five years equivalent experience.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position manages the Lead Shelter Monitor, Lead Case Manager and the Soulard Meals Program and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these programs.

  • Ability to lift and carry at least 10 lbs. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
  • This position operates in a professional environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process.

Job Type: Full-time
Experience:

  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Intake: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Social Work: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

License:

  • Social Work (Preferred)

To apply for this position, please send resume to humanresources@ppcsinc.org.

EOE

Maintenance Technician (Full-Time Hourly)

Peter & Paul Community Services currently has an opening for a Full-Time Maintenance Technician.  If you have a desire to work with a team of caring professionals that offers hope, empowerment compassion, hospitality and chance for independence, you can help us solve homelessness for our community.

Summary/Objective
The maintenance technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain facilities and facility equipment according to safety, maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the agency’s business goals and objectives.

Essential Functions

  1. At the direction of Maintenance Coordinator, perform maintenance – equipment and building repairs – for all agency facilities as required, including painting, minor electrical work, repairing/replacing all appliances, carpentry, plumbing, metal working, and plaster or dry wall repair.
  2. Ensure all repairs and preventative maintenance are completed according to the agency/manufacturer’s specifications and guidelines.
  3. Keep all agency facilities safe and in compliance with city, state, and federal standards.
  4. Ensure fire extinguishers and emergency lights are functioning properly on a monthly basis.
  5. Perform scheduled/preventive maintenance or repair on all heating/cooling units and plumbing systems.
  6. Keep all pathways of egress clear.
  7. Assist in some housekeeping, as needed.
  8. Perform emergency maintenance, as needed.
  9. Responsible for emergency maintenance on call duties every other weekend.
  10. Work with volunteers, as needed.
  11. Work with program staff in supporting the client Work Incentive Program (WIP), as needed.
  12. Must have reliable transportation.
  13. Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform job duties effectively.
  14. Perform other duties as required by the Maintenance Coordinator.

Required Education and Experience

  • Associates degree or certificate in building maintenance or related field or three (3) years’ experience in building maintenance.
  • Class E Driver’s License.
  • Understanding of OSHA Guidelines.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/privacy standards and professional boundaries.
  • Capability of interacting with clients who experience substance abuse, mental illness, homelessness or HIV.
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position has no supervisor responsibilities.

Work Environment:  This position operates in a professional environment as well as transitional housing environment.

Physical and Environmental Requirements: Ability to lift and carry at least 50 lbs.

Travel:  Travel is primarily local during the business day or no travel at all.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process.

To apply for this position, please send resume to humanresources@ppcsinc.org

EOE

Shelter Monitor

Position: Shelter Monitor

Job Status: Part Time (Thursday 4:30 pm – 7 am)

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Lead Shelter Director

Job Description

Summary/Objective
Assist in overseeing the daily operation of the Emergency Shelter, ensuring that activities are carried out in a safe, professional manner in safe, trauma-informed, well-maintained facilities. Primarily evening and overnight hours.

Essential Functions:

  1. Ability to serve clients with dignity and respect, in a non-judgmental way. Peter & Paul does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation, etc. and expects all employees to do the same.
  2. Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  3. Willingness to take a Trauma Informed approach to addressing clients.
  4. Assist in tracking all outcomes according to good practice standards/funder requirements.
  5. Assist in overseeing volunteers.
  6. Monitor evening and weekend food preparation and serving.
  7. Perform minor secretarial tasks, including but not limited to: answering phone(s), answering door(s), filing, photocopying, responding to emails, etc.
  8. Complete or attend all staff trainings.
  9. Provide a non-bias written record of client behaviors and situations for each shift worked, including client violations and staff actions taken.
  10. Ensure cleanliness and good order of office and facilities.
  11. Ensure client compliance with program policies and procedures.
  12. Assist in receiving and storing in-kind donations.
  13. Link clients with linens, hygiene supplies, and other stock supplies as requested by clients or staff, as well as outside resources.
  14. Ensure avenues of egress for all clients at all times.
  15. Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform this job effectively.
  16. Perform other services or duties as required by Shelter Director.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED with 3-4 years’ experience working for an agency serving clients experiencing substance abuse, severe and persistent mental illness, dual diagnosis, homelessness, and/or HIV/AIDS OR minimum Associate’s Degree with two years’ experience working for an agency serving clients experiencing substance abuse, severe and persistent mental illness, dual diagnosis, homelessness and/or HIV/AIDS.
  • Must have CPR and first aid certification.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/privacy standards and professional boundaries required.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Proficiency with use of Microsoft Office Suite and electronic health/social services documentation preferred.
  • Capability of partnering with and empowering clients served.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position has no supervisor responsibilities.

Work Environment:  This position operates in an emergency shelter environment.

Physical and Environmental Requirements: Ability to lift and carry at least 10 lbs.

Travel:  Travel is primarily local during the business day or no travel at all.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process.

Send résumé and cover letter by February 13, 2019 to Human Resources Department at humanresources@ppcsinc.org

EOE

Behavioral Support Technician (Full-Time; Part-Time; PRN)

Peter & Paul Community Services, a not-for-profit homeless services agency providing emergency shelter, as well as transitional and permanent housing, seeks a Behavioral Support Technician for its Garfield Place Apartments, 25 units of permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless persons in St. Louis City. If you have a desire to work with a team of caring professionals that offers hope, empowerment, compassion, hospitality and a chance for independence, you can help us solve homelessness for our community. 

The position reports to the Assistant Program Director. 

Work Environment:  This position operates in a professional environment.

Work Schedule:  Varies

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Travel:  Travel is primarily local during the business day or no travel at all.

 

Job Description

 

Summary/Objective

The Behavioral Support Technician serves in a paraprofessional capacity assisting clients in an educational, learning, caring and helping capacity for independent living.  The primary function is to ensure each client’s safety and well-being, supervise administration of daily medication and document medication adherence or non-adherence in Medical Administration Record. Document all significant information in appropriate health record or software.

Essential Functions 

  1. Supervise clients taking medication(s) and documenting medication compliance or non-compliance in Medical Administration Record.
  2. Make daily contact with all residential clients to supervise ADLs (activities of daily living) and to monitor behavior while at housing sites.
  3. Perform rounds as required by facility, and/or any regulatory or funding body.
  4. As required, be responsible for evening and weekend food preparation and serving of portions when no Dietary staff is present.
  5. Maintain knowledge of clients’ treatment plans, by initialing each document once read and understood.
  6. Provide a complete written record of client behaviors and situations for each shift worked, including client violations and staff actions taken. This includes both shift notes and individual progress notes for any significant interactions with clients.
  7. Ensure cleanliness and good order of office and residential facility and assist clients in keeping common areas clean and organized.
  8. Ensure client compliance with program policies and procedures.
  9. Link clients with linens, hygiene supplies, and other stock supplies as requested by clients or staff.
  10. Set alarms to provide safety after visiting hours.
  11. Coordinate transfer of responsibility to oncoming staff person by offering a full verbal report on each client and facilitating a shared count of scheduled medication with the oncoming shift.
  12. Contact appropriate staff members in case of emergency or crisis. For crisis that is clinical in nature or that involves a client of the Department of Mental Health, ensure the involvement of a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
  13. Attend monthly in-services/monthly staff meetings that the agency provides as continuing education.
  14. Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform job duties effectively.
  15. Perform other services or duties as required by Program Director.

 

Required Education and Experience 

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED with 3-4 years’ experience working for an agency serving clients experiencing substance abuse, severe and persistent mental illness, dual diagnosis, homelessness, and/or HIV/AIDS OR minimum Associate’s Degree with two years’ experience working for an agency serving clients experiencing substance abuse, severe and persistent mental illness, dual diagnosis, homelessness and/or HIV/AIDS.
  • Status as a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) or Level I Medication Aide required.
  • Must have CPR and first aid certification.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/privacy standards and professional boundaries required.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.

 

Preferred Education and Experience 

  • Proficiency with use of Microsoft Office Suite and electronic health/social services documentation preferred.
  • Capability of partnering with and empowering clients served.

 

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. 

 

Send résumé and cover letter to Human Resources Department at humanresources@ppcsinc.org

 

For more information on Peter & Paul Community Services, visit www.ppcsinc.org/

 

EOE

Chief Operating Officer

Summary/Objective
Responsible for identifying and implementing courses of action to enhance service delivery via client-focused workflows while ensuring organizational compliance and operational efficiency. Individual works closely with the CEO and CFO to ensure financial integrity of PPCS; negotiates contracts and manages vendor relationships related to the operational aspects of the organization; participates in strategic vision, mission, and planning of the organization; and provides day-to-day leadership and management that mirrors our mission and core values. COO works in collaboration with the Human Resources Director to ensure the organization meets staffing needs, including developing plans to maximize internships, and to resolve employee relations issues in a timely, efficient manner. Finally, the COO will work in partnership with the Development team to promote PPCS mission to meet fundraising goals.

Essential Functions

  • Provides effective and inspiring leadership of PPCS by being actively involved in all programs and services with the goal of ensuring client success.
  • Effectively leads, motivates, coaches, and develops a high-performance team.
  • Monitors the metrics of the operational areas to ensure expected performance levels are achieved; identifies and implements sources of action to ensure best practices and operational efficiencies. Uses data and researches trends to set direction for the agency.
  • Ensures that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws governing business operations.
  • Manages third party vendor relationships that provide operational support to the organization; negotiates contracts and holds vendors accountable for their service level agreements.
  • Works collaboratively across programs to prioritize demands, make effective business decisions, and communicate timely and effectively.
  • Collaborates with program staff to prepare and submit an annual programmatic budget to the CEO and CFO for review and approval, manage effectively within this budget, and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered.
  • Ensures policies, procedures, and workflows are developed, implemented, and regularly reviewed and updated for assigned areas.
  • Provides operational reports and updates to the Leadership Team and Board of Directors.
  • Attends and participates in Board meetings and other Board Committee meetings, as necessary.
  • Implements and leads a continuous quality improvement process throughout the program and service areas, focusing on systems/process improvement. Promotes regular and ongoing opportunities for all staff to give feedback on program operations.
  • Oversees all client data reporting efforts, including HMIS, SCOUT, and EMR systems. Coordinates all HMIS responsibilities and serves as liaison between HMIS provider (Institute for Community Initiatives) and agency program staff.
  • Partners with the CEO to represent PPCS with external constituency groups, including community, governmental, and private organizations.
  • Ensures program compliance with all grant/funder requirements and that all program activities operate consistently and ethically within the mission and values of PPCS.
  • Ensures continued financial viability of PPCS programs through sound fiscal management. Provides programmatic leadership and input for all strategic planning processes with the CEO and staff.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform job duties effectively.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the CEO or as dictated by circumstances of growth and/or planning.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Finance, Human Services, or its equivalent.
  • Minimum five years of experience in a management capacity with a nonprofit or social impact agency. Must possess a high degree of sensitivity to homeless issues.
  • Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams, developing an organization-wide strategy for program excellence, engaging community partners, and partnering with a CEO and board of directors.
  • Strong motivational leadership, organizational, change management, presentation, and analytical skills.
  • Commitment to results with emphasis on accountability.
  • Passionate about the mission of PPCS and able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission, and values of PPCS to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Sense of humor, integrity, impeccable work ethic.
  • Knowledge of Office 365.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Finance, Human Services, or its equivalent.
  • Minimum five years of successful senior leadership experience with a nonprofit or social impact agency.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position manages four program directors who have subordinate supervisors who supervise other employees and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these programs. The COO also directly supervises the Maintenance Coordinator. The COO also directly supervises non-supervisory employees.

  • Ability to lift and carry at least 10 lbs. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
  • This position operates in a professional environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets.
  • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply for this position, please send resume by 7/3/2019.

For more information on Peter & Paul Community Services, visit www.ppcsinc.org/

To apply for this position, please send resume to humanresources@ppcsinc.org.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time
Experience:

  • leadership: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Employment
Application Form

 Click to download and then complete the Application Form PDF. Please attach, along with your resume, in an email to the email address listed at the bottom of the specific job description.

Interested in Helping Peter & Paul Community Services?