PPEP, Inc. Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at PPEP, Inc. http://ppephiring.com/ en-US Thu, 13 Jun 2024 14:24:21 CST Help Desk Technician Level 2 http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=53 Job Summary: The Level 2 Help Desk Technician is responsible for providing intermediate technical support. This role involves troubleshooting more complex IT issues that cannot be resolved by Level 1 support, setting up new workstations, and ensuring the reliable operation of desktops, laptops, and core network components. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in IT principles, excellent problem-solving skills, and a commitment to providing outstanding customer service. Responsibilities and Duties: Technical Support and Troubleshooting: Provide intermediate level technical support for issues related to software, hardware, and network systems that are escalated from Level 1 support. Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues, including those related to Windows, Active Directory, and Cisco & Meraki networks. Workstation and Equipment Setup: Assemble, image, and configure workstations, laptops, and servers according to IT project specifications and details. Set up new workstations for users, including deploying equipment and checking account setups. Onsite and Remote Support: Provide onsite and remote support to end users for both hardware and software issues. Assist in AV setups as needed for meetings and organizational events. Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Record, track, and document the help desk request problem-solving process, including actions taken through to final resolution. Create documentation for staff training purposes and contribute to the development of the organization's knowledge base. Collaboration and Training: Assist in new hire training for basic IT needs. Work collaboratively with other IT staff, including Level 1 support and higher-level technical teams, to share knowledge and ensure a cohesive IT support strategy. Desired Attributes and Experience: Bachelor's degree in computer science, or associate degree plus two years of tech support experience, or three plus years of tech support experience A+ and Net+ Certification or equivalent required Strong organizational and time management skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in non-technical terms. Experience using MS Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook Ability to lift 50 lbs. Previous experience with ConnectWise or other ticketing systems preferred. Ability and willingness to travel to sites as needed. Ability to obtain a clean driving record. Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends, or after hours when necessary. Working Conditions: This role may require occasional travel to remote sites and the flexibility to work outside of standard office hours, including weekends and after hours, as needed to support organizational events or resolve critical issues. Conclusion: The Level 2 Help Desk Technician plays a vital role in supporting the technological needs of our non-profit organization. By providing intermediate technical support, troubleshooting complex issues, and collaborating with other IT staff, the Level 2 Help Desk Technician ensures the smooth and efficient operation of our IT infrastructure, supporting our mission to improving the quality of rural life. Mon, 6 May 2013 17:59:58 CST Administration Office, AZ 53 Maintenance Technician (30hrs per week) Apartments http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=60 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Apartment Site Manager, responsible for the overall maintenance of the entire site/ complex. Performs a variety of semi-skilled, routine and general maintenance tasks related to electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry. Maintains and repairs equipment and apartments within the complex. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Position reports to the Site Manager each morning to communicate daily needs of the property and receive daily assignments. Reports any observed problems in units or on the property directly to the Site Manager. Keep or ensure grounds (all sides including rear of property), garbage container areas, courtyard, and parking lots are kept in a neat and orderly manner and free from trash or debris. You are required to vacuum or blow courtyards, sidewalks and grounds of leaves/debris weekly, or as often as needed. Completes all work associated with the upkeep of the grounds. This includes any outside contractors that comes onto the property for any type of work. Work orders are to be completed within 24 hours unless parts or outside repair by a contractor is secured, with resident notification in writing as to the anticipated completion date. Inform the Site Manager of complications that keep the position from completing these work orders. Upon successful completion of work order, turn completed order in to the Site Manager. Maintains and periodically analyze work orders for consistent patterns or long-term maintenance concerns. Reports questionable activity, unsanitary conditions, unauthorized occupants and/or pets to the Site Manager immediately. Ensures regular maintenance of building exteriors, and common areas including, but not limited to: pressure-washing as needed, painting and maintenance of all building systems, such as gutters and downspouts, roof drainage systems, surface water management systems, fire alarm systems, fire extinguishers, signage, cleaning and maintenance of: laundry facility, community room, and any other common areas, etc. When requested, participate in annual inspection of units to determine the need for preventative and restorative repairs. Performs a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and preventative maintenance tasks, as needed/requested. Control for pests such as wasps, bees and fleas (unless this presents a danger to the staff and/or resident.) Coordinates all other pest control needs, e.g., rodents, cockroaches, silverfish, ants, etc., should be assessed by a professional pest control vender. Parking areas are to be maintained in a clean and safe manner. Fire lanes, parking stalls, handicapped parking, loading/unloaded parking should always be crisply painted. Potholes should be addressed immediately with repairs or at the request of a supervisor, contacting outside contractors. Vacant units are to be turned and made market ready within three days of the prior resident's move-out. Unless approval is given from the Site Manager, this time is NOT to exceed one week. Prior to an apartment becoming vacant, pre-inspect the apartment to see what tools/supplies are needed to make the apartment move-in ready. Once the tenant moves out, have all tools/supplies ready for apartment preparation. Fill out the 'Supply Request Form' and have it signed by the Site Manager before purchasing supplies. Position may be required to paint units at the request of management. This includes but is not limited to, exterior/interior doors, cabinets, shelves, etc. Each time a tenant moves out, and before the new tenant moves in, position will change out the locks and make sure the keys all work and are given to the Site Manager. Occupied unit keys may require changing periodically. Position should be available to take emergency calls on a 7-day rotating basis. Position should have company cell phone available at all times during 'On-Call' periods, and is required to return the emergency calls as soon as possible (ideally within 20 minutes). On-call emergencies are considered anything involving life-safety issues, floods, fires, earthquakes, or other natural disasters or major destruction or threat to the physical property. Assist Site Manager as needed with curb appeal which may include putting out balloons, banners, a-boards, or flyers. All staff must strictly adhere to corporate policies and procedures. Other responsibilities as assigned. Inventory, Tools, Supplies & Other: The Routine Maintenance Technician should supply their own basic tools such as hammer, screwdrivers, drill etc. Specialty tools used for property purchases may be purchased with the approval of the Housing Coordinator/Developer. Maintain property-owned materials and tools in a neat and orderly manner at all times. Maintain a neat and organized workshop area free of clutter and debris. Upon completion of maintenance task, all tools and excess supplies shall be cleaned up and stored appropriately. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED. Three (3) years prior work experience in the field of apartments property, facility maintenance, or physical plant systems maintenance. Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance, including standard practices, methods, tools, materials, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, carpentry, grounds keeping. Some type of formal training or experience in the following areas: carpentry, light plumbing work, light electrical work, painting and refurbishing. Valid Arizona driver's license; and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurers. 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). Knowledge of HUD regulations regarding housing quality standards and other maintenance related standards. Experience in multifamily maintenance and experience involving public contact. 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 by automobile. PPEP IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:55:21 CST Don Frew Apts, AZ 60 Workforce Development Specialist - Willcox http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=96 Job description Under the direct supervision of the Regional Coordinator, responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, to include assessment, career counseling, training referrals, support services, job referrals, job placement, and business/employer development activities to eligible qualified WIOA Title 1 individuals under DOL NFJP. Maintains records on all case management activities in the appropriate databases, provides job placement follow-up and provides or refers to post-employment supportive services. Workforce Specialists are responsible to outreach and recruiting potential participants, screening for eligibility, and meet enrollment, placement and other common measures outlined in the grant program. 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. Monitor job placement progress, maintain required documentation, and provide monthly follow-up and retention services to meet performance measures stated by funding source. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs outreach and recruitment activities in support of the program, as required. Schedules and conducts participant interviews to determine 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 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 One Stop, review the intake and supporting documentation of a participant referred to understand the basis for eligibility. Assists clients in solving such problems as credit, housing, transportation, childcare, health care, legal assistance, and other barriers to self-sufficiency. Follow up with each participant on case load, no less than 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 all required information into database to include participant activities such as enrollment in a workshop, training, support services, or exit and follow-up information 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 within 24 hours for potential eligibility. For any placement, obtain placement information and enter in required database and continue monthly follow-up as necessary for one year on participants after program exit. Maintain participant case files, to include necessary documentation of services provided, outcomes, educational scores, certificates, contracts, timesheets, case and career notes and any employer engagement activities specific to the client. Ensure employment plan is updated as necessary when changes occur, goals are met and new goals developed in conjunction with participant. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree or higher in Social Services, or related field requiring case management. Two (2) years prior work experience in a case management or employment and economic development and training field, or social services field. 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 that 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 understand office and excel products and have experience using databases. 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 Thu, 3 Nov 2016 10:33:44 CST Willcox, AZ 96 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 Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) - Tucson 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 Teacher - Cesar Chavez Learning Center-San Luis http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=109 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. Page 2 of 2 Teacher  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). HTTPS://WWW.PPEPHIRING.COM Wed, 7 Jun 2017 17:26:20 CST Cesar Chavez Learning Center, AZ 109 Social StudiesTeacher - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=112 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 Wed, 7 Jun 2017 18:19:35 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 112 Maintenance Technician (Full Time) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=129 POSITION SUMMARY: Will perform 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, HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) 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. 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 QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum age 21 with MVR Clearance. 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. Demonstrated proficiency with safety rules, regulations and techniques. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Two (2) years prior work experience in the field of facility maintenance or physical plant systems maintenance. 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. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 9 May 2018 18:45:13 CST Administration Office, AZ 129 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 Payroll Benefits Specialist http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=152 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Payroll Director, will perform work of moderate difficulty. Responsible for administration of health benefits, 401(k), ADA compliance and Wellness programs. Responsible for ensuring legal compliance in accordance with ADA, ACA, 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. Administers organizational employee benefits plans, wellness/well-being programs, and relevant employee activities. Responds to employee inquiries and resolves them. Assist Payroll 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 Science Teacher - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=159 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 Fri, 17 May 2019 17:25:44 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 159 Night Teacher - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=160 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 Fri, 17 May 2019 17:40:43 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 160 ELA Teacher - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=161 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 Fri, 17 May 2019 17:53:15 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 161 Distribution Center Assistant - PSMA http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=163 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Director, maintaining warehouse support in pulling, cleaning, and staging products along with receiving products to and from donors in compliance with all Federal, State, Local and internal regulations and policies. Supporting and assisting with stock control of donor products. Takes responsibility for ensuring the workplace environment is maintained in a clean, safe and orderly fashion. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Distribution Center Supervisor in the successful and timely flow of production work. Pick up donations and materials as needed, operate Agency Vehicles when necessary. Maintain designated work areas and arrange as needed; ensure orderly and safe conditions at all times. Work with customers on an individual and group basis to maintain order for the Distribution Center. Receive, count stock items, and record data manually or using a computer system. Clean products to prepare for donations. Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in the Distribution Center. Prepare outgoing orders for customers. Attention to detail. Ability to multi-task, yet focus on specific projects, meeting established deadlines. Performs general clerical duties including copying, mailing, scanning, filing. Prepares documents, including inventory lists and reports. Collects database statistical data for quarterly and annual reports. Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions within the Office and outside partner agencies. Ensures compliance of Health, Safety, and Security requirements and regulations. Promotes and monitors adherence to PPEP and PSMA guidelines, regulations, and procedures. Assists the Office Supervisor as needed. Assists the Distribution Center Supervisor as needed. Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills. Ability to work under pressure. Perform other job duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years' work experience in a high-volume environment OR Any combination of academic education, professional training, or work experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and ability to meet PPEP auto insurance requirements. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three (3) years' work experience in a high-volume environment with experience in property, insurance, maintenance and/or contract administration. Familiar with other property management data systems such as Yardi, inventory and fleet management software. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to lift over thirty (30) pounds. Must be able to sit for extended periods. Must be able to stand for extended periods. Must be able to go up and down stairs. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Fri, 31 May 2019 18:48:28 CST PMHDC Tucson, AZ 163 Residential Manager - CASA GRANDE http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=166 POSITION SUMMARY: The Residential Manager oversees and provides supervision and support to the IDD Residential Group home site operating seven (7) days a week, 24 hours a day. Oversees the physical residential group home operations managing and maintaining the residence to provide a comfortable, safe, clean, and orderly habilitative environment. Schedules staff, transportation, service-related events, medical appointments, and communicates with Program Manager or others as needed. Ensures staff compliance with IDD program policies. Residential Manager supervises and trains Direct Support Professionals to provide daily direct care and support services to the IDD (intellectually developmentally disabled) adult residents/members assigned to the residential group site/home. Administratively manages, coordinates activities, plans and directs preparation of nutritional meals, and attends to daily care and personal needs of members. Prepares staff schedules and manages staff performance. Supervises and ensures that residents have a quality of life in a supportive and caring environment. Ensures that levels of services and staff are in compliance 24/7 with all IDD care policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Mentors and teaches staff assigned to residential site/home, distributes job assignments, and ensures programservices are administered in accordance with IDD policies and procedures promoting a safe, quality of life for themembers in residence. •Together with Program Manager and designee, selects and oversees the hiringof direct supportprofessionalstaff. Guidesand supports staff and ensures that staff meets training requirements established by DDD and PPEP IDDstandards and policy and procedures. •In conjunctionwith the ProgramManager or Scheduling Specialist, ensures adequate staffing is provided asrequired to maintain and support staffing ratios required by individualmembers. •Manages staff performance, attendance, tardiness, and incidents. •Participates with the ON-CALL Residential Manager alternating schedule whenassigned. •With review and approval from higher management, conducts performance reviews, documents, and presentscorrective actions, and is primarily responsible for employee corrective actions anddismissals. •Responsible and accountable to monitor and manage facility funds, including involvement with planning ofpurchases and proper collection of receipts. •Request weekly household and resident petty cash funds; plans and maintains menus; orders and purchases food andhousehold supplies; replaces worn items, notifies Program Manager when appliances or other home repairs arerequired, thus ensuring adequate supplies are available to operate the residentialhome/site. •Communicates daily with all staff to provide consistency in addressing each individual's needs verbally andin daily communication logs; •Teaches, models, and promotes to staff and members the standards of basic hygiene and living skills.Ensures that staff is consistently utilizing these skills in the daily care ofmembers. •Observes client behaviors (attitudes) and actions and communicates with parents, guardians, support Managers, case-managers, and other professionals (that have a need to know) regarding those observations; makes recommendations for improvements in level of care or types of activities in a professional manner. Documents as needed in participant's record. • Provides and encourages collaborative team effort among the direct support team assigned supervised that are working in the residential site/home. • 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. • Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions with all PPEP, Inc. employees, Support Managers, employers, parents, guardians, community members and agencies. Maintains and models proper boundaries between staff and members. • Makes sure that members are treated in full accordance with all applicable laws and PPEP IDD policies and procedures; reports any violations or incidents immediately to IDD Program Director or above to the Executive Director levels as necessary. Documents accordingly. • Prepares and confirms that appropriate documents and accurate records are maintained in a timely manner and in accordance with PPEP IDD policies and procedures. • Guarantees that proper administration of medication to members is in compliance with physician's orders; coordinates and ensures that medical appointments and evaluations are scheduled and met. • Participate in ISP meetings and other interdisciplinary meetings regarding direct care of the members. • Recommends areas of improvement to management and refers to upper management personnel/employee issues that cannot be resolved at his/her level. • Coordinates and implements activities and evaluations; makes recommendations for new or additional types of activities. • Maintains 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. • Successfully completes all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remains incompliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other DDD training requirements. • Ensures programmatic vehicles are safe and maintained in accordance with policy and procedure. • Perform related work as required and provide direct care as needed in the 24/7 residential group home assigned. • May on an infrequent basis work direct care shifts due to emergency situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High School degree/GED • Four (4) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled population in community-based settings. Minimum one (1) year supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field. • Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members. • Valid Arizona driver's license and a MVR that meets PPEP driving requirements. • Must be at least 21 years old to meet PPEP driver qualification. • Ability to obtain and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. • Ability to obtain and maintain all required certifications. 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 Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field. • Two (2) years prior team leadership experience in a service setting for individuals with developmental disabilities. • Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. • Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds, if required by the facility. • Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. • Must be available to manage/work in the Residential Group home that operates and delivers services 24/7. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to remain calm, 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 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:43:01 CST IDD DTA Casa Grande, AZ 166 Math Teacher - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=167 POSITION SUMMARY: This position 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 Tue, 3 Sep 2019 17:39:09 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 167 System Administrator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=168 Position Summary: The Systems Administrator will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of our organization's IT infrastructure. This individual will be responsible for managing servers, networks, workstations, laptops, and various software applications to ensure uninterrupted service delivery. They will collaborate with staff members to address IT-related issues and provide technical support. Duties and Responsibilities: Server Management: Maintain and monitor servers, ensuring their reliability, security, and performance. Network Administration: Oversee the organization's network infrastructure, including routers, switches, and firewalls. Software Maintenance: Install, configure, and update software applications and operating systems as needed. User Support: Provide technical support to staff members, resolving hardware and software issues promptly. Data Backup and Recovery: Implement and manage data backup and recovery procedures to safeguard critical information. Security: Enforce cybersecurity best practices, including firewall configurations, antivirus software, and user access controls. Hardware Procurement: Assess hardware needs, recommend purchases, and manage inventory. Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of systems, configurations, and procedures. Compliance: Ensure the organization's IT practices comply with relevant regulations and standards. Vendor Relations: Manage relationships with IT service providers and vendors. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field. Or in place of degree; 3 years proven experience as a Systems Administrator or similar role. Proficiency in operating systems (e.g., Windows, Linux), virtualization, and cloud services. Excellent problem-solving and communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Industry certifications from vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, Nutanix, VMware Experience working in a non-profit or similar mission-driven organization. Familiarity with HCI and cloud-based infrastructure. Scripting and automation skills (e.g., PowerShell, Python). Project management experience for IT-related initiatives. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of IT equipment. Physical dexterity to work with cables and hardware. Comfortable with occasional crawling or climbing when installing or troubleshooting equipment in tight spaces. Ability to sit, stand, and work at a computer for extended periods. MUST APPLY ONLINE @PPEPHIRING.COM PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:06:21 CST Administration Office, AZ 168 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 Special Education Aide - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=185 POSITION SUMMARY: The Special Education Aide is responsible for maintaining special education documentation and records; acts as liaison between special education and teaching staff; assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Special Education (SPED) teacher in the provision of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI), collection of student data needed to evaluate the individual learning needs and educational progress of SPED students. Assist in the instruction of SPED students in individual, small group, or large group settings under the direction of the SPED teacher; maintains an appropriate learning environment contributing to the success and the achievement of their individual goals and objectives while maintaining student dignity and responsibility. Assists SPED teacher in the preparation of instructional materials, distributes textbooks and resource materials to individual students, monitors student daily activities and work habits, provides positive reinforcement and support to SPED students as needed. Assists SPED teacher in clerical duties, such as scoring written work, recording grades, filing, data collection, and arranging meeting dates and times, while maintaining confidentiality. Assists SPED teacher in the assessment of student Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), goals and objectives, student behavior, and other individualized needs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associate's Degree (AA) OR completion of 2 years of study (equaling 60 credit hours) at an Accredited institution of higher education OR obtain a passing score on an ADE-approved assessment. • Able to obtain and maintain a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. • One (1) 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). • Must be able to travel extensively by automobile. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 16 Feb 2021 11:57:51 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 185 Student Support Specialist - Sierra Vista http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=210 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Lead Teacher, the Social Worker is responsible for serving as a school team member and utilizing expertise, advocacy, and collaboration to promote student success, provide preventive educational services, and respond to behavioral health needs of students. In collaboration with the school team, orchestrates supportive services and referrals that address the personal/social development needs of students primarily in an academic environment to support academic performance. The goal for each student is to graduate from high school, be competitive for work and postsecondary education, and be prepared for life. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • During the school year, utilizes the majority of time providing direct services to students, and remaining time in collaborating community services and stakeholder families. • Available to provide direct services at assigned school sites for consistent involvement with student matters that are personal, behavioral, and/or triggered by external/internal factors. • Assist in designing and implementing developmentally appropriate and prevention- oriented individual and group activities/sessions to meet student needs and school goals. • Monitors students' needs and facilitates the student's engagement with community resources available to provide the needed services; provides effective recommendations as appropriate; and provides follow-up recommendations as needed. • Assist teachers, parents/guardians, and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data. • Interfaces with Lead Teacher and community resources to resolve situations, seek resources, and create action plans in the best interest of student support to positively impact retention, graduation, and overall wellness of students. • Maintains confidential records and progress notes. • Ensures proper recordkeeping of these confidential documents are adhered to. • Participates in professional development to improve knowledge and skills. • Connects families with appropriate community and government resources and recommendations (i.e., transportation, insurance, mental health, food, service providers, etc.) • Provides and participates in crisis intervention. • Consults and collaborates with teachers, staff, families, and other educational/community resources to meet the needs of students in the educational setting. • Plans, teaches, and monitors social/emotional/behavioral interventions for increased achievement of students when needed. • Uses skill-based interventions for students struggling with academic, social, or emotional challenges. • Supports individual students and/or groups of students. • Facilitates support groups to meet the various personal, social, and academic needs of identified students. • Trains school staff on suicide and self-injury protocol, Department of Child Safety (DCS) reporting, bully prevention, and harassment/sexual harassment issues. • Uses student data to plan, implement, and assess school-wide interventions. • Helps to identify and support school-wide prevention efforts. • Provides parent education and community outreach. • Coordinates, develops, and maintains 504 plans for individual student accommodations. • Participates as needed at special education meetings to advocate for students as well as collaborate and consult with teachers and parents about educational goals. • Cultivates and promotes a culture of wellness and self-care. • This position will attend required program training and conduct required program activities, including implementation of social emotional learning strategies. • Ensures services are in compliance with all pertinent federal, state and local statutes and regulations, and maintains and promotes cultural competence. • Inform appropriate administrators if information is received that has implications regarding staff/teachers/administrators, or in serious incidents may warrant disciplinary measures and/or reporting to authorities. • Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in related field. One (1) year prior work experience in education, youth or behavioral health services. • IVP Fingerprint clearance card is required. • Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's degree in related field: Social Work, Psychology or human services specialty. • Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. • Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. • Must be able to travel as needed. Fri, 4 Feb 2022 17:20:50 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 210 DTA Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver -Tucson 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 Residential Manager - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=215 POSITION SUMMARY: The Residential Manager oversees and provides supervision and support to the IDD Residential Group home site operating seven (7) days a week, 24 hours a day. Oversees the physical residential group home operations managing and maintaining the residence to provide a comfortable, safe, clean, and orderly habilitative environment. Schedules staff, transportation, service-related events, medical appointments, and communicates with Program Manager or others as needed. Ensures staff compliance with IDD program policies. Residential Manager supervises and trains Direct Support Professionals to provide daily direct care and support services to the IDD (intellectually developmentally disabled) adult residents/members assigned to the residential group site/home. Administratively manages, coordinates activities, plans and directs preparation of nutritional meals, and attends to daily care and personal needs of members. Prepares staff schedules and manages staff performance. Supervises and ensures that residents have a quality of life in a supportive and caring environment. Ensures that levels of services and staff are in compliance 24/7 with all IDD care policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Mentors and teaches staff assigned to residential site/home, distributes job assignments, and ensures programservices are administered in accordance with IDD policies and procedures promoting a safe, quality of life for themembers in residence. •Together with Program Manager and designee, selects and oversees the hiringof direct supportprofessionalstaff. Guidesand supports staff and ensures that staff meets training requirements established by DDD and PPEP IDDstandards and policy and procedures. •In conjunctionwith the ProgramManager or Scheduling Specialist, ensures adequate staffing is provided asrequired to maintain and support staffing ratios required by individualmembers. •Manages staff performance, attendance, tardiness, and incidents. •Participates with the ON-CALL Residential Manager alternating schedule whenassigned. •With review and approval from higher management, conducts performance reviews, documents, and presentscorrective actions, and is primarily responsible for employee corrective actions anddismissals. •Responsible and accountable to monitor and manage facility funds, including involvement with planning ofpurchases and proper collection of receipts. •Request weekly household and resident petty cash funds; plans and maintains menus; orders and purchases food andhousehold supplies; replaces worn items, notifies Program Manager when appliances or other home repairs arerequired, thus ensuring adequate supplies are available to operate the residentialhome/site. •Communicates daily with all staff to provide consistency in addressing each individual's needs verbally andin daily communication logs; •Teaches, models, and promotes to staff and members the standards of basic hygiene and living skills.Ensures that staff is consistently utilizing these skills in the daily care ofmembers. •Observes client behaviors (attitudes) and actions and communicates with parents, guardians, support Managers, case-managers, and other professionals (that have a need to know) regarding those observations; makes recommendations for improvements in level of care or types of activities in a professional manner. Documents as needed in participant's record. • Provides and encourages collaborative team effort among the direct support team assigned supervised that are working in the residential site/home. • 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. • Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions with all PPEP, Inc. employees, Support Managers, employers, parents, guardians, community members and agencies. Maintains and models proper boundaries between staff and members. • Makes sure that members are treated in full accordance with all applicable laws and PPEP IDD policies and procedures; reports any violations or incidents immediately to IDD Program Director or above to the Executive Director levels as necessary. Documents accordingly. • Prepares and confirms that appropriate documents and accurate records are maintained in a timely manner and in accordance with PPEP IDD policies and procedures. • Guarantees that proper administration of medication to members is in compliance with physician's orders; coordinates and ensures that medical appointments and evaluations are scheduled and met. • Participate in ISP meetings and other interdisciplinary meetings regarding direct care of the members. • Recommends areas of improvement to management and refers to upper management personnel/employee issues that cannot be resolved at his/her level. • Coordinates and implements activities and evaluations; makes recommendations for new or additional types of activities. • Maintains 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. • Successfully completes all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remains incompliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other DDD training requirements. • Ensures programmatic vehicles are safe and maintained in accordance with policy and procedure. • Perform related work as required and provide direct care as needed in the 24/7 residential group home assigned. • May on an infrequent basis work direct care shifts due to emergency situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High School degree/GED • Four (4) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled population in community-based settings. Minimum one (1) year supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field. • Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members. • Valid Arizona driver's license and a MVR that meets PPEP driving requirements. • Must be at least 21 years old to meet PPEP driver qualification. • Ability to obtain and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. • Ability to obtain and maintain all required certifications. 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 Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field. • Two (2) years prior team leadership experience in a service setting for individuals with developmental disabilities. • Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. • Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds, if required by the facility. • Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. • Must be available to manage/work in the Residential Group home that operates and delivers services 24/7. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to remain calm, 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 Thu, 17 Mar 2022 15:38:46 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 215 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 Graduation Coach - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=240 POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of a site Lead Teacher, the Graduation Coach will provide and coordinate ECAP activities, conduct individual meetings with students on a one-on-one basis, promote student culture, and assist in developing student success plans. The Graduation Coach is also responsible for Parent/Guardian and Community outreach and engagement activities and communications. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • ECAP activities: Quarterly ECAP workshops, College admissions processes, Career • pathways exploration, College and Career Fairs, Job shadowing, Volunteer and Employability credit, • dual enrollment, Leadership development, (student) Certification and licensing support, and Resume • development. • Individual Advocacy Meetings (IAMs): The Grad Coach will also meet with each enrolled student one on one a minimum of 7 times a year, following both Report Card and Progress Reports to discuss growth toward targets and goals and coordinate interventions with classroom teachers and develop individualized paths to success. • School Culture: will coordinate and support site school culture activities to include open houses, clubs, school spirit • Student Success Plans: will assist in developing site-specific Student Success Plans that seek to routinely recognize student achievement and include staff, students, and families in the process of celebration. • Parent and Guardian engagement/involvement: will support and participate in regular communication with families to support attendance, positive recognition, academic progress updates, and activities. • Parent Outreach: Conducts outreach activities designed to increase parental awareness and to assist students in seeing the importance and relevance of their education such as parent orientations, home visits, and coordination with the business community in arranging mentorships and apprenticeships. • Community Involvement: will actively coordinate community relationships through the development of volunteer activities, job shadowing, and student participation in the interest of supporting student membership in their communities. • Creates and maintains confidential program records and organizational systems. Tracks student risk factors associated with dropping out to include attendance and truancy data, discipline data, and academic achievement data, to include: Compiles data for tracking and evaluation purposes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associate's degree or equivalent post-secondary education. • Two (2) years prior work experience in an educational environment. • Must possess a valid IVP Fingerprint. 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 aide. • 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 (20) pounds. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 23 May 2023 16:37:40 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 240 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 Job Placement Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=247 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, works to develop marketing strategies to increase program visibility, outreach and recruit of employer partners throughout the county area. This position works directly with the Youth Navigator (Case Manager) and others throughout the county in the development of continued program support and grant related opportunities, which incorporate community service events and job development to meet program operation requirements. Sets up employer engagement activities, industry tours, college tours, and other job-related activities. Maintains program records and documents daily all student coordination and scheduling to ensure all program objectives are met as projects and employment opportunities are developed. Communicates daily with the Youth Navigator on all student activities, provides career exploration and other employment related information DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops employment marketing strategies to increase program visibility and services offered to the community and employment partners in the development of jobs for YouthBuild Student. Work with NFJP Regional Coordinator to develop marketing strategies using various media such as television, radio and print advertising, to outreach and recruit potential participants for program enrollment into Youth and Adult programs. Establishes relationships with community agencies, organizations, and industry employers for training and job placement opportunities. Creates community awareness of PPEP, Inc. and the YouthBuild program by attending community meetings Regular travel throughout the county to meet with Industry officials and Employers and others in the development of a comprehensive network to benefit those served by the program. Develop and deliver presentations about the YouthBuild program and PPEP services. Learn the 'culture' of the program and solicit staff suggestions by attending staff meetings and brainstorming Attend different job fairs to assist in outreach and recruitment of employers and development employment partnerships. Assist Youth participants in learning about potential careers and employment opportunities within the Communities in Yuma County and other areas if needed. Follows up on all contacts and leads to stay focused on current trends, partnerships and employment opportunities. Knows eligibility guidelines for the different programs and components available, to outreach and recruit effectively answer questions and develop leveraging opportunities. Contacts local One Stops and Coordinates with One Stop Career Centers, DES Job Services and other related service providers to help the process of cross referral and co-enrollment goals for employment. Meet with community leaders in the development of training programs and opportunities to participate in service events that will help to promote participants in the program and showcase their skills. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in Marketing or Sales 2 years' experience in marketing, sales, recruitment or related field Computer skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Bi-lingual - Spanish/English Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel overnight OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in Marketing and Sales Four (4) years prior work experience in job and Market development, outreach & recruitment, advertisement or related work. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten (10) pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. Wed, 12 Jun 2024 14:12:32 CST Yuma - DOL/402, WIOP, AZ 247