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.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Job Title:   Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Job Status:   Exempt
Department:   Development
Reports to:   Chief Development Officer (CDO)

Summary/Objective:
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator functions as the agency’s support for external marketing, advertising, public relations, messaging, and general promotion for Peter and Paul’s marketing and communication program.

Essential Functions:

  1. Ensure accurate recording, tracking, and reporting of all philanthropic gifts, and related information in donor database.
  2. Manage and be a champion of Bloomerang, our agency’s donor management database.
  3. Assist development staff with coordinating, designing and producing materials to create a cohesive image and message for all print and online communication sources. (i.e.: newsletters, annual report, appeal letters, social media, constant contact, etc.)
  4. Assist development staff in coordinating agency-wide message, gathering and sharing success stories, design and content generation through multiple communication channels such as radio, TV, newspaper, website, social media and internal and external communications.
  5. Prepare acknowledgement letters, pledge reminders, and other development correspondence
  6. Assist the development team with all facets of PPCS fundraising events.
  7. Assist the Young Professional Board President with organizing and leading the YPB events (fundraisers and service activities).
  8. Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform job duties effectively.
  9. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a marketing, communications or project management role; and excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to mail-merge (Word, Excel, Publisher).
  • Experience with donor management software. Adobe suite, and Canva.
  • A commitment to confidentiality of donor and client records and ethical fundraising practices as outlined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Code of Ethics
  • Excellent organizational skills with consistent attention to detail, an organized work style, and the ability to follow through on assignments with minimal direct supervision.

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Non-profit experience preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical and Environmental Requirements: 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.

Work Environment:  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.

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 and cover letter by 2/21/2020 to humanresources@ppcsinc.org

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Shelter Monitor (Full-Time; Part-Time Hourly; PRN)

Reports to Lead Shelter Monitor

Peter and Paul Community Services currently has openings for Full-Time, Part-Time Shelter and PRN Monitors. 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
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 to Human Resources Department at humanresources@ppcsinc.org

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

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.
  • 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

  • Status as a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) or Level I Medication Aide preferred.
  • 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

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

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