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 Monitor

Position: Shelter Monitor

Job Status: Full Time

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports to: 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 a professional environment.

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

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

EOE

Behavioral Support Technician (PRN) - Various Programs

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:  Called in as needed (varies by Program)
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 or must be certified within 60 days of hire or promotion.
  • 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.

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

EOE

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