PPEP, Inc. Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at PPEP, Inc. http://ppephiring.com/ en-US Wed, 21 Feb 2024 21:26:18 CST Accounts Payable Specialist http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=82 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Finance Director, this position has responsibility for accounts payable transaction processing, recording of accounts payable in PC accounting system, filing and maintenance of accounts payable documents. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Data Entry of Accounts Payable activity into the financial system. Produces and distributes AP checks. Analyzes utilities, telephone and internet bills/charges; researches any discrepancies. Assist with collecting and copying AP documents for billing. Filing of paid invoices and maintains accounts payable documents. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED. Two (2) years prior work experience processing accounts payable for an organization of comparable size. Intermediate proficiency in MSWord, Excel, database programs, and Solomon financial or comparable software. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree in accounting or a related field. Four (4) years prior work experience processing accounts payable using a PC based accounting system. Prior work experience in a private non-profit, government or education environment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:29:19 CST Administration Office, AZ 82 Human Resources Director http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=88 POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Human Resources Director is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with HR, Executive and Management teams supporting the overall PPEP, Inc. mission. Key areas of responsibility include employee relations, employment-recruitment, policy implementation, functional duties in compensation, benefits, and compliance with all relevant Federal, State, local laws. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist employees with concerns and questions, conducts employee relations investigations and documents accordingly. Support managers and supervisors with employee performance issues, communicates with management as needed on HR related issues, status changes, conflict resolutions and terminations. Participates with the on/off-boarding process, employee training, coordinates special meetings and trainings. Assist with performing HRIS data entry audits, changes, term documentations and ensures data accuracy. Actively involved with talent management - recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, internal/external job postings, preparation of job ads for all postings or media placements. Maintain and update as needed the PPEP Hiring employment site. Audit the applicant flow to ensure all recruitment advertisements are drawing in qualified applicants. Develops and maintains job descriptions in association and coordination with managers and supervisors. Participates in the annual renewal of employee benefits programs including health, dental, life, long-term disability, and other related programs and supervises same. Ensures regulatory compliance with employment laws, including but not limited to FMLA, ADA, Title VII, ADEA, EEOC, OSHA. Participates in research and implementation of new requirements in regulations and policy changes. Participates with development and data collection as needed in the preparation and dissemination of AAP, EEO 1 and VETS 4212 reports. Manages incoming unemployment insurance claims, reviews, prepares responses, and represents PPEP at hearings and legal proceedings. Maintains UI document and records. Serves as liaison with insurance companies and/or attorneys concerning claims and potential lawsuits to resolve issues at the lowest level possible. Coordinates Workmen's Compensation program including investigations, reporting, and developing training to prevent future injuries. Manages online reports i.e., AZ New Hire Reporting, processes garnishment documents, assists with VOE's and any special report requests. Recommends policy changes and evaluates effectiveness of current policies and procedures. Provides supervisor and employee training concerning benefits, HR policy and procedures, and other topics upon request by supervisors and the Executive Team. Performs job and compensation audits, market comparisons, job grading recommendations; develops and maintains the agency compensation/classification plan. Participates in and coordinates employee activities and recognition events. Assist Benefits Manager with benefits administration as needed. Responsible for the maintenance and security of all Human Resource records and documents; maintains confidentiality and HIPAA compliance as needed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in relevant field and seven (7) years Human Resources experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education, professional training or work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Proficient PC skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and HRIS systems. Strong attention to detail, follow through and excellent organization skills. Strong customer service orientation demonstrated by flexibility and ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have sense of urgency, adaptability, flexibility, and resourcefulness. Ability to exercise independent judgment and produce creative solutions/processes. Ability to appropriately manage confidential and sensitive information. Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations: FMLA, ADA, EEOC, OSHA, DOL-FLSA, ERISA, and other related employment/labor laws. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: MA in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a comparable field; or any combination of higher level of education, professional training or work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this human resources position. Professional or Senior Professional in Human Resources (PHR or SPHR) designation. Prior work experience in a non-profit, education or government environment. Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and keyboarding abilities. Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. Must be able to sit for extended periods. Some travel is required. Ability to work extended hours as needed. PPEP is a EEO Employer Thu, 14 May 2015 17:05:55 CST Administration Office, AZ 88 Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=99 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least three (3) months experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs or Have three (3) months experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the Az. DDD in implementing and documenting performance or Have performed three (3) months of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must have High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition,any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an Az DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Ai and Article 9 training. If not, must complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 offered. Must possess and maintain Prevention and Supports certification or successfully complete this training. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:27:29 CST IDD DTA Casa Grande, AZ 99 TUCSON Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=100 POSITION SUMMARY: This position will be supervised to receive the established training, one-on-one training, successfully complete training assessments that will review visual, verbal and written competencies. After successful completion of all competency assessments, will be promoted to the DSP driver/non driver position. Below are the duties and responsibilities that a Trainee must learn about and successfully show competency in performance. Provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for DSP TRAINEE: High School diploma, or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years if age or older. Must be 21 years of age or older to transport clients. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. If not, must be eligible to apply and receive Level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Card and pass Background Clearance. Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, and Article 9. If not, must receive CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training within first 30 days of employment. Must successfully complete QMAT training and pass/perform all Medication Administration duties, Prevention and Supports certification. Will be required to possess and maintain all on-going training requirements. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR once trained PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. One year of prior work experience involving the direct care of IDD adults in a residential or day program setting Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:38:22 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 100 Prevention Coordinator - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=122 POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates all aspects of the assigned prevention projects and effectively facilitates the planning and implementation of prevention project activities to achieve project goals and objectives. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Engage in community level capacity building activities (including public speaking, outreach events and other community engagement strategies) to support Coalition development, growth and sustainability.  Arrange and facilitate community meetings and manage meeting administrative duties.  Facilitate planning with coalition members and coordinate activities to meet required deliverables.  Works as a team, communicates effectively with staff, supervisors, and community key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, demonstrating cultural competency in all aspects of position.  Maintain supplies and all required documentation in an orderly manner.  Maintains and completes all reports with competency and on time.  Engages and maintains all 12 community sectors as required.  Schedule and collect information on Volunteers and donated In Kind time, services and/or goods.  Coordinates training, strategic planning and professional development for community served.  Maintains corporate confidence, keeps information confidential and in compliance with agency policies and procedures.  Represents PPEP with professional appearance and demeanor.  Basic understanding of addiction as a disease and its impact on individuals, families and community.  Knowledgeable of proven community level prevention practices.  Ability to communicate effectively; both oral and written.  Ability to operate Windows Office 2010; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and OutLook.  Functional knowledge and skills in basic Social media (FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram).  Good document management and organizational skills.  Must be self-directed, responsible and possess good judgment and decision making skills with a solutionoriented perspective  Must be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.  Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's Degree in human services related field and 2 years work experience in Community Organization or Coalition related work, or an Associate's Degree in related field and 4 years of experience.  Twenty-one (21) years or older.  Valid Arizona driver's license  Ability to meet PPEP driver requirements (minimum level of insurance and driving record that meets PPEP requirements).  Ability to obtain and maintain a level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance card. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and have keyboarding abilities.  Must be able to lift up to 40lbs and engage in physical activity required for job to include set up and take down of meeting spaces, conducting outreach event logistics including stretching, reaching, bending, walking, lifting and carrying. AMOUNT OF TRAVEL AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS OR REQUIREMENTS:  Must have reliable transportation, driver's license and required minimum insurance.  Must be able and willing to drive to and from community sites.  Must be able to travel out of state for required trainings (no more than 4 separate weeks of any year). EEO Employer Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:23:13 CST CPC Prevention, AZ 122 Maintenance Technician (Full Time) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=127 POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a variety of semi-skilled general maintenance tasks related to electrical, electronic, plumbing, mechanical, carpentry and physical plant systems. Maintains, and repairs equipment, to include general household equipment, office equipment, and minor repairs to company vehicles. This position will require frequent travel to all PPEP Inc. sites. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Repairs and maintains physical structures of company facilities; makes modifications to buildings as required to meet company requirements. Performs preventive maintenance for all real property including, electrical, plumbing, roof, HVAC, exterior and interior finishes and appearance. Troubleshoots problems and performs diagnostics maintenance; makes repairs to building systems to include electrical, plumbing, roof, HVAC and other systems. Assists HVAC Technician in troubleshooting and repairs. Performs repairs or installs structures and related systems including, dry wall, studding, framing and installation of doors, plumbing electrical, locks and keys, and lighting. Reviews and monitors work performed by outside vendors; communicates with outside vendors regarding continuing problems; makes recommendations regarding vendor performance and continuing use. Installs and connects telephone and computer network cabling as needed. Troubleshoots telephone problems and makes minor repairs to correct defects Performs minor maintenance tasks on company vehicles. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFIACATIONS: High School diploma or GED Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card or have the ability to receive an Az DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance. Must pass Background Clearance. Two (2) years prior work experience in the field of facility maintenance or physical plant systems maintenance. Demonstrated proficiency with safety rules, regulations and techniques. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years prior work experience in the field of facility maintenance or physical plant systems maintenance. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry eighty (80) pounds. Must be able to occasionally work from heights and climb up and down ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to travel extensively by automobile. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 19:34:36 CST Administration Office, AZ 127 Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver (Full Time, Part Time, On-Call) - Avondale http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=137 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least three (3) months experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs Have three (3) months experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the AZ DDD in implementing and documenting performance Have performed three (3) months of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an AZ DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training. If not, must complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 offered. Must possess and maintain Prevention and Supports certification or successfully complete this training. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Mon, 2 Jul 2018 16:35:00 CST IDD DTA Avondale , AZ 137 Benefits Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=152 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Human Resources Director, will perform work of moderate difficulty. Responsible for administration of health benefits, 401(k), workers compensation, FMLA, ADA compliance and Wellness programs. Responsible for ensuring legal compliance in accordance with ADA, ACA, Workers Compensation, and other programs. Will also communicate to employees about the implementation of benefits (open enrollment), the company well-being/wellness program, employee activities and related policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Communicates and interfaces with staff members, benefit plan consultants, vendors/brokers, and administrators regarding benefit policies, eligibility and coverage issues, and enrollment procedures. Administers new hires/eligible employee open enrollment benefits. Notifies new hires as to dates of eligibility; forwards enrollment forms to all new hires in a timely manner and follows up with the employee to obtain accurately completed forms. Enters/terminates benefit deductions into payroll system working closely with payroll department to ensure accurate co-pays/deductions are processed in a timely manner. Maintains internal HR accounting system and appropriate records which supports data accuracy. Assist employees with health, dental, vision, life, and other related benefit claims. Prepare and set up meetings designed to help employees obtain information and understand company benefits and other related incentive programs. Ensure distribution of required employee notices Coordinates schedules and conducts open enrollment for all employee benefits (i.e. health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, & 401(k), etc.), liaisons with benefit providers to ensure timely enrollments. Maintains OSHA log, is point on workers compensation claims, prepares and submits initial Report of Industrial Injury Report, conducts accident investigations as required, ensures that post-accident urine analysis testing is conducted and advises management of results. Administers organizational employee benefits plans, wellness/well-being programs, and relevant employee activities. Responds to employee inquiries and resolves them. Administers leave of absence policies, time off programs, FMLA, and ADA request, disability leaves to ensure consistency and compliance with regulatory and legal requirements, insurance plan requirements and agency policies and procedures. Receives, reviews, approves/denies or make special recommendations on requests for leaves of absence under FMLA and ADA/Workers Comp; tracks employee's use of FMLA, Workers Comp absences. Communicates with employee, management and HR Director on a need to know basis. Assist HR Director with obtaining statistics and information in renewal process of any health, life, and retirement plans that benefit the company. Ensures compliance with Human Resources policies and procedures and pertinent federal, state and relevant laws. Knowledgeable in legislation governing self-insured and fully-insured employer benefits to include ERISA, COBRA, PPACA, and HIPAA. Creates and maintains employee's confidential file. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field of study. Three (3) years of prior Human Resources or benefits administration experience. Basic accounting skills and knowledge. High proficiency in MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS, and database programs. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously. Must have ability to make formal presentations in front of large audiences. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills. Valid Arizona driver's license. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field of study. Five (5) years of prior Human Resources or benefits administration experience. Professional in Human Resources (PHR/CCP), or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS). Prior work experience in a government, education, or non-profit environment. Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and keyboarding abilities. Must be able to sit for long periods. Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. Must be able to travel. Ability to work extended hours as needed. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:34:22 CST Administration Office, AZ 152 Night Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional -Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=181 POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision by the Lead Teacher, assist students in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards to prepare them for further education and/or employment. This position works Monday through Tursday 3:30 to 9:30pm. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. One-on-one or in small groups, the Instructional Paraprofessional is responsible for helping students master course assignments, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math to provide students with remedial instruction, as needed. Understand the rationale and implementation of required assessments including the PPEP TEC Skills Assessment program and Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-9). Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests. Maintain the confidentiality of all student information. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree OR 60 post -secondary hours from an accredited college or university OR passing scores on the Paraprofessional Exam Two (2) years prior work experience working with students. Ability to obtain and maintain an Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree Three (3) years prior work experience as an Instructional Paraprofessional. Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty (25) pounds. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 18 Nov 2020 15:05:56 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 181 Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=182 POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision by the Lead Teacher, assist students in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards to prepare them for further education and/or employment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. One-on-one or in small groups, the Instructional Paraprofessional is responsible for helping students master course assignments, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math to provide students with remedial instruction, as needed. Understand the rationale and implementation of required assessments including the PPEP TEC Skills Assessment program and Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-9). Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests. Maintain the confidentiality of all student information. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree OR 60 post -secondary hours from an accredited college or university OR passing scores on the Paraprofessional Exam Two (2) years prior work experience working with students. Ability to obtain and maintain an Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree Three (3) years prior work experience as an Instructional Paraprofessional. Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty (25) pounds. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 18 Nov 2020 15:08:51 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 182 Prevention Assistant - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=184 The Prevention Assistant position provides a variety of program and administrative support to the projects in Tucson PPEP Prevention Department. Position provides assistance with many administrative tasks including document preparation, recordkeeping, fundraising, filing, arranging meetings, and maintaining supplies. Position also provides assistance and support to a variety of project activities, including trainings, events, outreach and recruitment efforts. Applicant must be able to work in a fast paced and dynamic work environment serving a diverse community. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Involved and engaged in community level capacity building activities to support program development; includes attending community meetings, public speaking and staffing outreach events. • Assists with program coordination, implementation and facilitation of activities as needed to meet project deliverables. • Supports meeting set up, including logistics, agendas, sign in sheets, minutes, etc. • Provides customer service and information to internal and external stakeholders, effectively engages in communication with program participants. • Responsibly maintains all program documentation as assigned. • Collects and maintains contact information on volunteers, sponsors, donors and others as assigned. • Participate in training, strategic planning and professional development activities as requested. • Maintains organization of project and office supplies. • Assists with general clerical/administrative assistant functions as needed (phones, filing, copying, etc.) • Promotes cultural competency in all areas of services and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population's culture and socioeconomic characteristics. • Possess good judgment and decision making skills with a solution oriented perspective. • Maintains and models proper boundaries at all times. • Ability to work as a team, communicate effectively with staff, supervisors and community key stakeholders. • Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associates degree in human services related discipline and 3 years' demonstrated success in customer service related field OR Bachelor's degree in human service related discipline and 1 year of community based programming or coalition related work or any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (minimally including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook.) • Ability to communicate effectively with verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills. • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and the ability to meet PPEP driving requirements. • Must have reliable transportation, as travel is required. • Must be available to work some evenings and occasional weekends • Must be at least 21 years of age to meet driving requirement. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • A Bachelor's degree in human services related field • Present a professional appearance and demeanor. • Bilingual (English, Spanish) preferred • Basic understanding of addiction as a disease, its impact on individuals, families and community and understanding of prevention practices PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and have proficient keyboarding abilities. • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs and engage in physical activity required for job to include stretching, reaching, bending, walking, lifting and carrying. • Must be able to sit, stand for 60 minutes at a time Please submit resume as well as application. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:40:20 CST CPC Prevention, AZ 184 Workforce Development Specialist DOL/Avondale http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=206 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator, responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, to include job and career counseling/development, to eligible qualified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA ) Title 1 individuals under DOL National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP). Services include assessment, counseling, career development, training referrals, support services, job referral, job placement, and business/employer development activities. Maintains records on all case management activities in the appropriate data bases, provides job placement follow up and provides or refers to post-employment supportive services. Workforce Specialists are responsible to outreach and recruit potential participants and meet enrollment, placement and other common measure dictated by the grant. Obtain and analyze data related to local labor market and employment trends; identifies job sectors and develop jobs in high demand and high growth areas within the community. Monitors job placement progress, maintains required documentation and provides monthly follow-up and retention services in order to meet all common performance measures stated by funding source. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs outreach and recruitment activities in support of the program, as required. Schedule and conduct participant interviews to determine initial program eligibility. Once determined eligible, determine service needs, beginning with core services and barrier identification. For training services, objectively assess clients' entire situation and needs through in-depth interviewing; Advise clients regarding available community resources; provides career counseling, assists the participant in determining realistic employment goals. Conducts job-readiness assessment or coordinates such workshops with partner agencies. Develops with the participation of the client, an Individual Employment Plan, including goal development and timelines for acquiring skills through education or training and specific actions steps leading to self-sufficiency Develops Work Experience (WEX), On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities if appropriate. Design contracts for such activities with the participant and the employer, identifying skills needed and training to be provided. Provides follow-up assistance while a participant is in any type of training program or on a newly acquired job, to assure retention and/or successful completion. Mediates between employer and participant/employee, as needed. Counsels participant/employee on retention and career advancement techniques. Participates in urban and rural job fairs in order to recruit potential employers, assist participants in learning about potential careers and employment opportunities, as well as contacting employers. Markets the NFJP and WIOA programs and benefits to potential partners and employers, Obtains job leads, and shares employment opportunities with clients, co-workers and partners. Assists employers in developing job descriptions and recruits, screens and refers appropriate potential employees, who are program participants. Coordinates with One Stop Career Centers, DES Job Services and other related service providers. Conducts technical training workshops for community agencies and employers Refer Adults, Dislocated Workers, In-School and Out of School Youth who meet One Stop eligibility requirements for available funding to One Stop services and programs for co-enrollment activities. If participants are referred by the One Stop, review the intake and supporting documentation of a participant referred to understand the basis for eligibility. Maintain a client log of all participants served during the year, and submit the client log monthly Assists clients in solving such problems as credit, housing, transportation, child care, health care legal assistance and other barriers to self-sufficiency. Follow up with each participant on case load monthly to determine progress toward goals and the reduction of barriers and document outcomes. Prepares and reviews reports required by supervisor and funding sources. Enter into required database any significant participant activities such as enrollment in a workshop, training, support services, exit, and follow-up contacts within 24 hours of activity's occurrence. Refer participants to job openings with emphasis in the demand industries as defined by the local Workforce Investment Board's Planning Committee. Assess job referral success within 24 hours, obtain placement information and enter into required database and continue monthly or quarterly follow-up as necessary for one year on participants after they exit the program Maintain participant case files, to include: documentation of services provided, outcomes, educational scores, certificates, OJT and Work Experience contracts, timesheets, documented contacts with participant and employers, and an employment plan developed in conjunction with participant and signed by participant and Workforce Development Specialist Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree or higher in Social Services, or related field requiring case management. Two (2) years prior work experience in case management, job and career development, employer and business development, and outreach and recruitment/program marketing. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Bilingual (English/Spanish). OR Any combination of work experience, education, or professional training, in which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in Social Service work or related field. Three (3) years prior work experience in case management, career development, job placement and job and business development. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten (15) pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Fri, 7 Jan 2022 17:26:06 CST DOL Maricopa, AZ 206 TUCSON DTA Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=212 POSITION SUMMARY: This position will be supervised to receive the established training, one-on-one training, successfully complete training assessments that will review visual, verbal and written competencies. After successful completion of all competency assessments, will be promoted to the DSP driver/non driver position. Below are the duties and responsibilities that a Trainee must learn about and successfully show competency in performance. Provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for DSP TRAINEE: High School diploma, or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years if age or older. Must be 21 years of age or older to transport clients. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. If not, must be eligible to apply and receive Level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Card and pass Background Clearance. Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, and Article 9. If not, must receive CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training within first 30 days of employment. Must successfully complete QMAT training and pass/perform all Medication Administration duties, Prevention and Supports certification. Will be required to possess and maintain all on-going training requirements. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR once trained PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. One year of prior work experience involving the direct care of IDD adults in a residential or day program setting Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. Fri, 11 Feb 2022 16:04:09 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 212 Program Development Coordinator - PSMA http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=224 POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Development Coordinator will be responsible for developing, managing, planning, coordinating, and implementing policies, objectives, and procedures of fundraising and operations in accordance with the PSMA's Mission and Strategic Plan. This role will also support the Director of PSMA and work closely with the Operations Supervisor and Board members. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Develops new funding opportunities including researching and writing grants • Tracks grant spending and manages grant reporting • Plan and assist with all aspects of special fundraising events • Supports the Director and Operations Supervisor with the oversight and implementation of resources to ensure efficient operation of the organization • Collaborate with the Director on the strategic planning of new projects and initiatives with specific fundraising goals • Oversees and manages office processes and procedures • Sets and enforces standards and controls • Prepares quarterly reports and dashboards for reporting to Board and any ad hoc reporting required • Oversees marketing and social media MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associates degree in business, marketing or a related field • 1 year of social media/marketing experience • 1 year Grant writing experience • Valid Arizona Driver's License and the ability to meet PPEP insurance requirements Or • Equivalent combination of academic education, professional training or work experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see a computer monitor. • Must be able to lift fifteen (15) pounds). Tue, 2 Aug 2022 13:58:18 CST PSMA, AZ 224 Teacher - Alice Paul Learning Center - CASA GRANDE http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=232 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:23:44 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 232 Van Driver http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=235 Job description PPEP Prevention is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated van driver ready to make a difference in our Prevention Department in the Amado Area. Come work with a team of professionals ready to support you in the continued development of a comprehensive team ready to serve communities in need. This position will work one or two nights a week for about 4 hours each night. Hours could increase in the future. Looking for a Career Pathway to move you in the right direction. Portable Practical Educational Preparation - (PPEP, Inc.) is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with an extensive reach into the southwestern United States and abroad. Come join our team of dedicated employees and make a difference in our domestic and international communities! PPEP offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, along with a wide range of programming that is diversified, rich in heritage, imbedded in the community, and has developed community partnerships who are invested in helping people improve their lives. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or G.E.D. Valid Arizona driver's license. Clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Good driving record (5 years MVR). Ability to perform minor maintenance to vehicles such as air tire checks, oil and fluid checks, etc. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of driving experience as a driver of a passenger van. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to endure extreme outdoor temperatures and sudden temperature changes. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary Tue, 14 Mar 2023 10:57:20 CST AMADO, AZ 235 Night Tutor - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=244 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, assists students with the standards-based curriculum the students must master in order to obtain a high school diploma. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: One-on-one or in small groups, the tutor is responsible for helping students master course assignments, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math. Provides students with remedial instruction, as needed. Accurately edits and grades students' work as requested by the lead teacher. Maintains the confidentiality of all student information. Performs other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED Thorough knowledge of Language Arts and/or Mathematics Must possess a Class I Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: AA or BA in related field. One (1) year prior experience working with at-risk students. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 28 Dec 2023 15:07:41 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 244 Night Instructional Support - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=246 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists and supports a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Fulfills the role of mentor to students and becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Assists and supports the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Assists and supports site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (ACT, AZELLA, or any other standardized assessment) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Assists and supports in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field OR equivalent certification/experience to support position duties. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam OR evidence of working toward these criteria. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 28 Dec 2023 15:44:33 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 246