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

Peter & Paul Community Services currently has an opening for a Marketing & Communications Coordinator in our Development Department.  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.  This position reports to the Chief Development Officer.

Essential Functions:

  1. Ensure accurate recording, tracking, and reporting of all philanthropic gifts, volunteer hours, and related information in Total Info database. Ensure confidentiality of donor information and records.
  2. Manage donor database by implementing software updates and performing global functions.
  3. Prepare acknowledgement letters, pledge reminders, and other development correspondence
  4. Produce reports for use by development and administrative staff
  5. Responsible for coordinating agency-wide message, design and content generation through multiple communication channels such as radio, TV, newspaper, website, social media and internal and external communications.
  6. Assist development staff with managing, writing, designing and producing materials to create a cohesive image and message for all print and online communication sources, including, but not limited to the following:  newsletters; brochures and information kits; various board membership materials, corporate sponsorship; fundraising and donor/volunteer appeals and community relations materials; event invitations; press kits; press releases; social media; and print, video and electronic media ads.
  7. Act as the PPCS staff liaison to the agency’s Young Professionals Board and work with them on YPB events.
  8. Work with staff and appropriate volunteers to achieve increased brand consistency and recognition, coordination of messages, and a high standard for external communications, all in support of ongoing operations, programs and development.
  9. Assist the development team with event preparation as needed.
  10. Maintain a working knowledge of PPCS programs for use in donor stewardship
  11. Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform job duties effectively.
  12. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in marketing, communications, business or related field); a minimum of 1-3 years experience preferably in a non-profit environment with social media, communications or project management role; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, & Facebook
  • Experience with data entry; familiarity with Donor Perfect, Raiser’s Edge, or similar software; familiarity with Adobe suite or Publisher.
  • 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.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position will be the staff liaison for helping manage the Young Professional Board. No other supervisory responsibilities.

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

Work Environment:  This position operates in a professional environment.

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.

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

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

Behavioral Support Technician (Full-time) - Garfield Place Apartments

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:  Saturday and Sunday 12am to 12pm; Monday 12am to 8am.
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.

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

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 (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

Program Director - Labre

Peter & Paul currently has an opening for a Program Director at our Labre Center. 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.

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Summary/Objective Oversee the daily operation of the Labre Center, ensuring that the facility is maintained in a manner that is safe, professional and in accordance with all applicable regulatory standards.

Essential Functions

  1. Hire, provide orientation, and delegate responsibilities to all program staff.
  2. Participate in credentialing of all clinical staff.
  3. Provide weekly clinical supervision to all clinical and ancillary staff, including Nurse (who supervises all Behavioral Support Technicians).
  4. Conduct regular staff meetings.
  5. Create opportunities for client feedback by attending Client Advisory Council meetings.
  6. Ensure compliance with all staff development/continuing education requirements.
  7. Manage all employee files.
  8. Supervise the selection and clinical care of all program clients.
  9. Develop and enforce policies and procedures in compliance with applicable regulatory standards and evidence-based best practices.
  10. Supervise management of client files, including documentation of client eligibility and progress in the program.
  11. Ensure all outcomes are tracked according to best practice standards and funding sources’ requirements.
  12. Work with Volunteer Coordinator to select, supervise and train all volunteers.
  13. Network with other social service providers and act as Agency liaison with organizations in the mental health community.
  14. Assist the Executive Director in developing short term and long range planning for the program.
  15. Develop, monitor, and maintain the annual program budget.
  16. Serve as a member of the Agency Management Team, as an ex officio member of the Program Services Committee of the Board of Directors, and as a member of the Agency Speakers’ Bureau.
  17. Assist the Director of Development in fund raising and grant writing.
  18. Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform this job effectively.
  19. Perform other services and duties as requested by the Executive Director.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human or social services, or designation as an occupational therapist (OTR) or registered nurse (RN). Five years clinical experience in the treatment of homelessness, severe and persistent mental illness, substance abuse and/or dual diagnosis.
  • Must be recognized as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) or a Qualified Substance Abuse Professional (QSAP) in the state of Missouri.
  • Must be proficient in program development, clinical supervision, team building, budget and resources management, and staff/client empowerment.
  • Must have knowledge of all applicable regulatory statutes, the processes to maintain any applicable permits or licenses, and the resources available in the local service systems.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Supervisory experience preferred.

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

EOE

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