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

Department: Soulard Shelter / Meals Program

Supervision: Program Director

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma with two years experience working for an agency serving clients experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, severe and persistent mental illness, or dual diagnosis.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid required.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/privacy standards and professional boundaries.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capability of partnering with and empowering clients served.

Duties:

  1. Assist in overseeing the daily operation of the Emergency Shelter and Meals Program, ensuring that activities are carried out in a safe, professional manner in safe, well-maintained facilities. Primarily evening and overnight hours.
  2. Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  3. Assist in tracking all outcomes according to good practice standards/funder requirements.
  4. Assist in overseeing volunteers.
  5. Monitor evening and weekend food preparation and serving.
  6. Perform minor secretarial tasks, including but not limited to: answering phone(s), answering door(s), filing, photocopying, etc.
  7. Provide a written record of client behaviors and situations for each shift worked, including client violations and staff actions taken.
  8. Ensure cleanliness and good order of office and facilities.
  9. Ensure client compliance with program policies and procedures.
  10. Assist in receiving and storing in-kind donations.
  11. Link clients with linens, hygiene supplies, and other stock supplies as requested by clients or staff.
  12. Ensure avenues of egress for all clients at all times.
  13. 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).
  14. Perform other services or duties as required by Program Director.

Send application, resume and cover letter to Don Shipp, Shelter Director, dshipp@ppcsinc.org.

EOE

Psychiatric Technician (House Staff) - Positive Directions

Position: Psychiatric Technician (House Staff) – Positive Directions

Department: Positive Directions

Supervision: Housing Manager

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED 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.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/privacy standards and professional boundaries.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capability of partnering with and empowering clients served.

Duties:

  1. Supervise clients taking medication(s).
  2. Document medication adherence or non-adherence in Medical Administration Record.
  3. Make daily contact with all residential clients to supervise ADLs (activities of daily living) and to monitor behavior while at housing sites.
  4. Perform rounds as required by facility, and/or any regulatory or funding body.
  5. Be responsible for evening and weekend food preparation and serving of portions when no Dietary staff present.
  6. Perform minor secretarial tasks, including but not limited to: answering phone(s), answering door(s), filing, photocopying, etc.
  7. Maintain knowledge of clients’ treatment plans and current team meeting minutes, as indicated by initialing each document once read and understood.
  8. 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.
  9. Ensure cleanliness and good order of office and residential facility, and assist clients in keeping common areas clean and organized.
  10. Ensure client compliance with program policies and procedures.
  11. Assist in receiving and storing in-kind donations.
  12. Link clients with linens, hygiene supplies, and other stock supplies as requested by clients or staff.
  13. Ensure avenues of egress for all clients at all times.
  14. Attend monthly in-services as able (or watch videos of trainings and take tests).
  15. Participate fully in regular supervision and Continuing Education courses as required (minimum of 12 hours per year, including any topics and via any teaching methodology).
  16. Set alarms to provide safety after visiting hours.
  17. 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.
  18. 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).
  19. Perform other services or duties as required by Program Director.

Send resume, cover letter and salary expectations to Darlene Mims-Simpkins, Positive Directions Program Director, dsimpkins@ppcsinc.org.

EOE

Psychiatric Technician (House Staff) - Labre Center

Position: Psychiatric Technician (House Staff)

Department: Labre Center

Supervision: Nurse

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED 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.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/privacy standards and professional boundaries.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capability of partnering with and empowering clients served.

Duties:

  1. Supervise clients taking medication(s).
  2. Document medication adherence or non-adherence in Medical Administration Record.
  3. Make daily contact with all residential clients to supervise ADLs (activities of daily living) and to monitor behavior while at housing sites.
  4. Perform rounds as required by facility, and/or any regulatory or funding body.
  5. Be responsible for evening and weekend food preparation and serving of portions when no Dietary staff present.
  6. Perform minor secretarial tasks, including but not limited to: answering phone(s), answering door(s), filing, photocopying, etc.
  7. Maintain knowledge of clients’ treatment plans and current team meeting minutes, as indicated by initialing each document once read and understood.
  8. 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.
  9. Ensure cleanliness and good order of office and residential facility, and assist clients in keeping common areas clean and organized.
  10. Ensure client compliance with program policies and procedures.
  11. Assist in receiving and storing in-kind donations.
  12. Link clients with linens, hygiene supplies, and other stock supplies as requested by clients or staff.
  13. Ensure avenues of egress for all clients at all times.
  14. Attend monthly in-services as able (or watch videos of trainings and take tests).
  15. Participate fully in regular supervision and Continuing Education courses as required (minimum of 12 hours per year, including any topics and via any teaching methodology).
  16. Set alarms to provide safety after visiting hours.
  17. 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.
  18. 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).
  19. Perform other services or duties as required by Program Director.

Send resume, cover letter and salary expectations to Steve Smith, Labre Center Program Director, smiths@ppcsinc.org.

EOE

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