PPEP, Inc. Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at PPEP, Inc. http://ppephiring.com/ en-US Fri, 12 Aug 2022 21:29:02 CST Apartment Maintenance Technician http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=11 Position Description: Under the direction of the Housing Coordinator, 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. Education & Experience: 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. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 13:39:55 CST Don Frew Apts, AZ 11 Special Education Teacher - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=15 PPEP Tec High School (Charter) is looking for professionals that have a relevant degree, professional experience to teach and a desire to teach our high school students! POSITION SUMMARY: This position 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 Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. 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. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and 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 and show improvement on Galileo test scores. 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: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) 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). Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:06:51 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 15 Construction Supervisor http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=37 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer or the State Program Director, directly supervises youth ages 16-24 in construction training activities that involve the building of low income affordable housing, rehabilitation projects, and other related activities on partner construction sites. Assists in other activities, to include additional construction with regard to community projects, and interacts in the development of such projects. This position is a working position as well as a supervision and teaching position; therefore, oversees the organization, training and implementation of projects as well as working and teaching on project sites alongside youth or other program participants. Interact with classroom staff to integrate learning between the job sites and classroom, for comprehensive program development. Works with the General Contractor of construction projects in the conceptual development of the construction project and plan, organize and direct activities concerned with the construction of structures. Schedule projects in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines. Interact with NCCER instructor on construction curriculum to integrate what is learned in the classroom to the jobsite and enhance the certification classes. In addition, this position requires professional development and training in a number of areas that teach staff in dealing with youth behaviors, resiliency, trauma and other areas. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises, coordinates and works with students on projects in the construction training program Directs and leads student trainee engaged in construction activities Assigns work to student trainees in training Works to develop a site culture that promotes members of each group working together to accomplish tasks and common goals Suggests personnel actions, such as acknowledgements, transfers or discipline Analyzes and resolves student trainee problems and recommends motivational interviewing plans in conjunction with supervisor Examines and inspects work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met. Estimates student trainee requirements to complete jobs Reads specifications, such as blueprints and data, to determine construction requirements. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in leadership techniques, production methods, professionalism, and coordination of people and resources. Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the construction or repair of houses and buildings. Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the jobs required through training. Teaches others how to do tasks under construction Obtains and sees to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities and materials needed to do the training Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including following performance standards and monitoring performance Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, written form, e-mail, or in person as needed. Helps to establish long range objectives and specifies the strategies and actions to achieve them in conjunction with career navigators and educational staff. Attends training and staff development workshops to increase knowledge on youth behaviors, drug and alcohol usage and other areas that pertain to working with at-risk youth. Assists and participates in community service projects Works with the Youth Services Coordinator when scheduling new or existing projects to meet program requirements. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of five to six years of direct construction related skills, knowledge, experience, and blue print reading is needed for this position in the building of residential homes and rehab work. Ability to communicate, organizes, coordinate, supervise, manage, and train others to accomplish housing goals while working directly with student trainees. Works with students on various community service projects Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Bilingual Preferred (English/Spanish) Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card or be able to pass both background check and Fingerprint Must be able to lift 75 pounds PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Six to ten years prior work experience in Direct Construction field with experience in actual building of homes and or commercial buildings. BS degree in related field. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to write written reports and collect data Must be able to lift and carry ten (50) pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:02:37 CST YouthBuild Services, AZ 37 Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional San Luis http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=38 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, 12 Oct 2011 14:50:02 CST Cesar Chavez Learning Center, AZ 38 Intake & Eligibility Specialist -One Stop Pima (DOL) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=42 POSITION SUMMARY:The Intake & Eligibility Specialist conducts client intake and verifies eligibility for One Stop to Youth, Adult and Senior services using program guidelines under DOL regulation and contract scope of work. Prepare reports for internal and external use to funding sources for reporting requirements. Administer program assessments to include TABE testing requirements. Provides follow up services on missing intake and eligibility documentation. Answer incoming calls on eligibility and intake questions DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Interviews clients to determine eligibility for program participation; Assists clients with the completion of intake paperwork and submission of applications and required documentation for services Travels to client sites to conduct intake and eligibility determination for program services Once completed, conducts a review of intake and accompanying documents for accuracy and completeness; Follows up on corrections, paperwork problems, and missing documentation as needed and notifies appropriate staff, if necessary, to insure timely and accurate response. Establishes appropriate reporting mechanisms in order to communicate and maintain contract compliance for assigned programs. Conducts program assessment and provides information regarding other services available in the community. Prepares program performance reports, statistical data, and related program materials for agency staff members for reporting purposes. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree in social services, business or related field One (1) year prior work experience in document management or social service case management. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Bachelor's Degree in social services, business or related field Three (3) years prior work experience in administrative/grant management/document management/clerical field for a non-profit agency. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have the ability 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. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:46:43 CST Tucson- DOL/ Human Services, AZ 42 Program Manager- IDD http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=47 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the IDD Executive Director, manages, supervises and trains Coordinators, Direct Support Professionals and all responsible to provide daily direct care, participant activities (internal/external), support services and transportation for IDD participants in Residential and DTA programs of care. Manages, coordinates, plans, reviews daily activities, schedules, event calendars, and ensures staff is promoting program guidelines. Ensure that participants are active in a quality supportive and caring home or DTA, and all levels of services and staff are in compliance with all PPEP IDD and AZ DDD care policies and procedures. Monitors program/services for compliance with all PPEP Integrated Care/IDD policies, and all Federal, State, and local regulations. Makes independent decisions in accordance with established policies. Submits all required reports in a timely and accurate manner. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Manages, maintains and operates a single or multiple sites for individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities or dual diagnosis; builds and encourages a team-like atmosphere within the assigned facilities; implements policy in accordance with applicable law and organizational policies and procedures. • Manages residential programs and DTA. Directly provides supervision of program participants and Direct Support Professional (DSP) staff as required. Conduct performance reviews, documents and presents corrective actions and is involved with employee personnel issues. • Ensures adequate staffing is provided as required to maintain and support staffing rations required by individual participants in Residential and DTA services. • Manages facility budgets, including inventory and purchases of materials for the Residential/DTA programs and facilities as needed. Ensures the proper management and recordkeeping of receipts, petty cash and other expenses, maintains accurate ledgers on monies spent for each project. Reviews, corrects and approves payroll timesheets and submits to payroll department as required. • Supervises Residential/DTA Coordinators or direct care staff (DSPs) to include conducting staff meetings and trainings, hiring, discipline, and employee relations; produces staffing schedules and covers for absences as required in the most cost-efficient manner. • Participates in ISP/BTP meetings and develops BTPs, as needed, and participates in other interdisciplinary meetings regarding direct care of the participants. • Promotes cultural competency in all areas of services and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensate to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. • Maintains knowledge and compliance requirements as required by federal, state, and local officials, and human resources relevant to regulations ensure that program and facilities meets or exceeds all safety and required regulations. • Works with Quality Assurance/Data Validation staff as needed to ensure PPEP IDD department is working within in all required guidelines. • Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions with PPEP Inc. employees, Support Coordinators, employers, parents, guardians, community members and agencies. Maintains and models proper boundaries between staff and participants. • Ensures that participants 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. • Manages, prepares and confirms that appropriate, accurate, documents are maintained and follow recordkeeping policies for filing, storage and archiving. Responsible for timely program reporting, including incident reports. • Ensures that vehicles are serviced regularly, and are maintained in a safe operating condition. Actively review and ensure that facilities - homes and DTA facilities are properly maintained, kept up and safe.. • Participates and is responsive to direction from IDD Executive Director relevant to vendor calls and opportunities for placements if appropriate. • Ensures that licensing standards and contractual agreements are fulfilled. • Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: • Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle. • Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. • Ability to perform First Aid/CPR as needed. • Must be able to read, write, and speak English language as required for this position and services to participants. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High School diploma or G.E.D. • Six (6) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled adult population in a community based setting: residential or DTA (Day Treatment). • Minimum four (4) years of supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field/IDD. • Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area • Knowledge and Experience in the following: o Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. o Documenting observations and maintaining facility records o Group habilitative and recreational services. • Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. • Must possess or be able to qualify for a valid Arizona department of public safety level one fingerprint clearance card. • Must be able to obtain CPR, First Aid, MOTS, CIT I and II certifications. • Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle. • Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. • Ability to perform First Aid/CPR if required. OR • Equivalent combination of academic education, professional training or work experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field. • Two (2) years prior supervisory experience. • Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area. • Bilingual (English/Spanish). 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. • Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. 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. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:22:52 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 47 Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=99 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least three (3) months experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs or Have three (3) months experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the Az. DDD in implementing and documenting performance or Have performed three (3) months of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must have High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition,any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an Az DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Ai and Article 9 training. If not, must complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 offered. Must possess and maintain Prevention and Supports certification or successfully complete this training. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:27:29 CST IDD DTA Casa Grande, AZ 99 TUCSON Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=100 POSITION SUMMARY: This position will be supervised to receive the established training, one-on-one training, successfully complete training assessments that will review visual, verbal and written competencies. After successful completion of all competency assessments, will be promoted to the DSP driver/non driver position. Below are the duties and responsibilities that a Trainee must learn about and successfully show competency in performance. Provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for DSP TRAINEE: High School diploma, or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years if age or older. Must be 21 years of age or older to transport clients. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. If not, must be eligible to apply and receive Level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Card and pass Background Clearance. Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, and Article 9. If not, must receive CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training within first 30 days of employment. Must successfully complete QMAT training and pass/perform all Medication Administration duties, Prevention and Supports certification. Will be required to possess and maintain all on-going training requirements. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR once trained PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. One year of prior work experience involving the direct care of IDD adults in a residential or day program setting Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:38:22 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 100 Workforce Development Specialist WIOA - Pima County http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=102 Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of Employment & Training, Youth, and Human Services and One-Stop Supervisor, responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, to include job and career counseling/development, to eligible qualified WIOA Title 1 individuals under ARIZONA@Work. Services include assessment, counseling, career development, training referrals, support services, job referral, job placement, and business/employer development activities. Maintains records on all case management activities in the appropriate data bases, provides job placement follow up and provides or refers to post-employment supportive services. Workforce Development Specialists are responsible to outreach and recruit potential participants and meet enrollment, placement and other common measure dictated by the grant. Obtain and analyze data related to local labor market and employment trends; identifies job sectors and develop jobs in high demand and high growth areas within the community. Monitors job placement progress maintains required documentation and provides monthly follow-up and retention services in order to meet all common performance measures stated by funding source. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Pima County - ARIZONA@WORK Participants: Counsels' customers regarding the local labor market, availability of jobs and skill and educational requirements. Interviews and counsels' customers to determine short and long-term career goals, barriers to employment, and need for additional training and education. Evaluates needs of customers for additional services such as mental health, health-related issues, emergency housing, and training and coordinates referrals with appropriate agencies. Provides career and academic counseling as well as crisis intervention. Provides individual and group counseling related to job loss and reemployment. Coordinates referrals with appropriate agencies and schools. Administers and interprets standardized tests such as career interest inventories and aptitude and personality tests and conveys results to clients. Review's job orders and matches customers with job requirements using manual or computerized file search. Refers customers to companies, in response to company job orders. Continues job referrals until job placement occurs. Instructs clients individually and through workshops in resume writing, job search and interviewing techniques as well as entrepreneurial skills. Organizes and presents program orientation sessions for customers. Refers customers to training for occupational skills upgrading. Employers: Works with community employers to promote and develop job opportunities for customers in Pima County. Acts as a liaison between the programs and community agencies such as the Chamber of Commerce, business associations and economic development organizations. Represents the program before groups, including employers and community agencies, through speaking engagements and individual meetings. Assists in various Rapid Response program activities, as well as business retention, entrepreneurial start-up, business expansion and new business recruitment. Advises businesses of available tax incentive programs for employing program customers. Works with client organizations to develop and plan short- and long-term layoff activities. Coordinates pre-layoff activities employers. Conducts follow-up contact with employers to determine status of job referrals and employment of customers. General Duties: Maintains required confidentiality and security of information created or encountered in the course of assigned duties. Maintains comprehensive manual and computer-based records, databases and files, including individual client case files. Reports on customer job placement outcomes. Prepares and submits routine, recurring and special reports on activities to management. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Social Services or related field. Three (3) year's prior work experience in job and business development, employment and training, or related work. Valid Arizona Driver's License and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Bilingual (English/Spanish). OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Social Services, Human services, or related field Five (5) years prior work experience in job and business development, employment training or related work Demonstrated knowledge of applicable Federal, State and Local rules and regulations. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required PPEP IS AN EEO COMPANY MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:10:26 CST Tucson- DOL/ Human Services, AZ 102 Lead Teacher III (Charter-Tucson) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=105 POSITION SUMMARY: This site administrator, assumes the leadership role in preparing students for employment and/or further education after graduation, and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. Also serves as a liaison between site instructional personnel and the central office. 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). Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Supervises all site staff including monitoring office staff enrollment, scheduling, and record keeping procedures, monitoring lesson plans, conducting periodic classroom walkthroughs, and conducting bi-annual staff evaluations. Monitors site attendance and recruitment including developing and implementing plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Works with staff members to create a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and conducts meaningful periodic PLC meetings to both improve site procedures and student achievement. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the both the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards and through mastery assessment, 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. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AzMERIT, AzELLA, 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 for day, afternoon, and night sessions (if applicable). 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. Must possess an IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card. . Or any combination of experience, education, or training that will enable the candidate to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a relevant field. Two (2) years prior work experience in 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). Thu, 18 May 2017 11:14:45 CST Charter Admin Tucson, AZ 105 Substitute Teacher - Colin Powell Learning Center - Sierra Vista http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=107 POSITION SUMMARY: To instruct students in grades 9-12 in accordance with Arizona Academic Standards, assists in behavioral management of students, and actively contributes to student success in the school environment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Teaches/instructs students in individual, small group, or large group settings.  Monitors student activities and encourages students to remain focused on educational activities.  Assists in behavioral management of students.  Provides tutoring and/or guidance to students needing assistance.  Assists in the preparation of instructional materials.  Marks and scores written work and records grades.  Maintains the confidentiality of all student documents and records.  Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate Degree or higher in a relevant field.  Must possess a valid IVP DPS 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:  Experience teaching/working with at-risk youth in a high school setting.  Provisional SEI endorsement.  Bilingual (English/Spanish). Wed, 7 Jun 2017 16:53:35 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 107 Teacher (English) 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 Math Teacher Alice S. Paul Learning Center-Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=111 PPEP TEC High School is seeking a positive and engaged teacher, highly qualified in High School Math teaching, to teach course content, essential academic skills and citizenship to students, preparing them for employment and/or further education after graduation. PPEP TEC is an alternative high school and its staff advocates for the success of atypical students from underserved communities. We strive to maintain small class sizes and to build cooperative learning environments supported by strong and innovative educational teams. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Highly Qualified by college transcript or NES Subject Knowledge Exam IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk students. Wed, 7 Jun 2017 18:17:58 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 111 Teacher (Math) Alice S. Learning Center - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=113 PPEP TEC High School is seeking a positive and engaged teacher, highly qualified in High School Math, to teach course content, essential academic skills and citizenship to students, preparing them for employment and/or further education after graduation. PPEP TEC is an alternative high school and its staff advocates for the success of atypical students from underserved communities. We strive to maintain small class sizes and to build cooperative learning environments supported by strong and innovative educational teams. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Highly Qualified by college transcript or NES Subject Knowledge Exam IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk students. Wed, 7 Jun 2017 18:21:33 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 113 Teacher (Math) Colin Powell Learning Center - Sierra Vista http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=115 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). Wed, 7 Jun 2017 18:24:30 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 115 Prevention Coordinator - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=122 POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates all aspects of the assigned prevention projects and effectively facilitates the planning and implementation of prevention project activities to achieve project goals and objectives. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Engage in community level capacity building activities (including public speaking, outreach events and other community engagement strategies) to support Coalition development, growth and sustainability.  Arrange and facilitate community meetings and manage meeting administrative duties.  Facilitate planning with coalition members and coordinate activities to meet required deliverables.  Works as a team, communicates effectively with staff, supervisors, and community key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, demonstrating cultural competency in all aspects of position.  Maintain supplies and all required documentation in an orderly manner.  Maintains and completes all reports with competency and on time.  Engages and maintains all 12 community sectors as required.  Schedule and collect information on Volunteers and donated In Kind time, services and/or goods.  Coordinates training, strategic planning and professional development for community served.  Maintains corporate confidence, keeps information confidential and in compliance with agency policies and procedures.  Represents PPEP with professional appearance and demeanor.  Basic understanding of addiction as a disease and its impact on individuals, families and community.  Knowledgeable of proven community level prevention practices.  Ability to communicate effectively; both oral and written.  Ability to operate Windows Office 2010; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and OutLook.  Functional knowledge and skills in basic Social media (FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram).  Good document management and organizational skills.  Must be self-directed, responsible and possess good judgment and decision making skills with a solutionoriented perspective  Must be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.  Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's Degree in human services related field and 2 years work experience in Community Organization or Coalition related work, or an Associate's Degree in related field and 4 years of experience.  Twenty-one (21) years or older.  Valid Arizona driver's license  Ability to meet PPEP driver requirements (minimum level of insurance and driving record that meets PPEP requirements).  Ability to obtain and maintain a level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance card. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and have keyboarding abilities.  Must be able to lift up to 40lbs and engage in physical activity required for job to include set up and take down of meeting spaces, conducting outreach event logistics including stretching, reaching, bending, walking, lifting and carrying. AMOUNT OF TRAVEL AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS OR REQUIREMENTS:  Must have reliable transportation, driver's license and required minimum insurance.  Must be able and willing to drive to and from community sites.  Must be able to travel out of state for required trainings (no more than 4 separate weeks of any year). EEO Employer Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:23:13 CST CPC Prevention, AZ 122 Payroll Specialist http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=131 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Payroll Supervisor, this position is responsible for the processing of all payroll; to ensure accurate processing and recording of payroll; provide timely and accurate financial information including: maintenance of payroll subsidiary records in PC based accounting system, recording and payment of payroll and reports for multiple locations. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Audits employee timesheets for completeness, accuracy and authorization; processes and data entry of employee timesheets into payroll software for bi-weekly payroll payable. Prepares and distributes payroll checks/payroll deposit statements; creates and submits the ACH file. Maintains records relating to Payroll in a confidential manner; assists employees with questions relating to their timesheets or payments. Works in liaison with Human Resources to resolve errors in data entry to ensure accurate personnel data is contained in the accounting system. Ensures off-cycle payroll payments, i.e. teacher pay-outs, retroactive pay adjustments and final termination checks are correctly calculated and deductions are made. Assist employees, program directors and outside agencies with issues relating to Payroll; resolves discrepancies. Prepares information for garnishments, miscellaneous deductions and relevant calculations required for any individual payroll payment. Assists with outside agency audits regarding Payroll; resolves discrepancies. Maintains assigned accounts and payment authorizations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree in accounting or related field. Two (2) years prior work experience in payroll processing and related activities. Intermediate proficiency in MSWord, Excel, database programs, accounting/payroll programs. Have good communication skills, be detail oriented, be organized and have the ability to work under deadlines. 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 accounting or a related field. Three (3) years prior work experience in processing payroll for an organization of comparable size. Prior work experience in a government, education or private non-profit environment. Prior work experience with Solomon financial or comparable software. Strong Communications skills, ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and able to work under deadlines. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten (10) pounds. Mon, 14 May 2018 13:32:15 CST Administration Office, AZ 131 Teacher - Cesar Chavez Learning Center - San Luis http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=134 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). Fri, 25 May 2018 17:33:00 CST Cesar Chavez Learning Center, AZ 134 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 Workforce Development Specialist NFJP - MARICOPA COUNTY http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=146 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator, responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, to include job and career counseling/development, to eligible qualified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA ) Title 1 individuals under DOL National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP). Services include assessment, counseling, career development, training referrals, support services, job referral, job placement, and business/employer development activities. Maintains records on all case management activities in the appropriate data bases, provides job placement follow up and provides or refers to post-employment supportive services. Workforce Specialists are responsible to outreach and recruit potential participants and meet enrollment, placement and other common measure dictated by the grant. Obtain and analyze data related to local labor market and employment trends; identifies job sectors and develop jobs in high demand and high growth areas within the community. Monitors job placement progress, maintains required documentation and provides monthly follow-up and retention services in order to meet all common performance measures stated by funding source. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs outreach and recruitment activities in support of the program, as required. Schedule and conduct participant interviews to determine initial program eligibility. Once determined eligible, determine service needs, beginning with core services and barrier identification. For training services, objectively assess clients' entire situation and needs through in-depth interviewing; Advise clients regarding available community resources; provides career counseling, assists the participant in determining realistic employment goals. Conducts job-readiness assessment or coordinates such workshops with partner agencies. Develops with the participation of the client, an Individual Employment Plan, including goal development and timelines for acquiring skills through education or training and specific actions steps leading to self-sufficiency Develops Work Experience (WEX), On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities if appropriate. Design contracts for such activities with the participant and the employer, identifying skills needed and training to be provided. Provides follow-up assistance while a participant is in any type of training program or on a newly acquired job, to assure retention and/or successful completion. Mediates between employer and participant/employee, as needed. Counsels participant/employee on retention and career advancement techniques. Participates in urban and rural job fairs in order to recruit potential employers, assist participants in learning about potential careers and employment opportunities, as well as contacting employers. Markets the NFJP and WIOA programs and benefits to potential partners and employers, Obtains job leads, and shares employment opportunities with clients, co-workers and partners. Assists employers in developing job descriptions and recruits, screens and refers appropriate potential employees, who are program participants. Coordinates with One Stop Career Centers, DES Job Services and other related service providers. Conducts technical training workshops for community agencies and employers Refer Adults, Dislocated Workers, In-School and Out of School Youth who meet One Stop eligibility requirements for available funding to One Stop services and programs for co-enrollment activities. If participants are referred by the One Stop, review the intake and supporting documentation of a participant referred to understand the basis for eligibility. Maintain a client log of all participants served during the year, and submit the client log monthly Assists clients in solving such problems as credit, housing, transportation, child care, health care legal assistance and other barriers to self-sufficiency. Follow up with each participant on case load monthly to determine progress toward goals and the reduction of barriers and document outcomes. Prepares and reviews reports required by supervisor and funding sources. Enter into required database any significant participant activities such as enrollment in a workshop, training, support services, exit, and follow-up contacts within 24 hours of activity's occurrence. Refer participants to job openings with emphasis in the demand industries as defined by the local Workforce Investment Board's Planning Committee. Assess job referral success within 24 hours, obtain placement information and enter into required database and continue monthly or quarterly follow-up as necessary for one year on participants after they exit the program Maintain participant case files, to include: documentation of services provided, outcomes, educational scores, certificates, OJT and Work Experience contracts, timesheets, documented contacts with participant and employers, and an employment plan developed in conjunction with participant and signed by participant and Workforce Development Specialist Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree or higher in Social Services, or related field requiring case management. Two (2) years prior work experience in case management, job and career development, employer and business development, and outreach and recruitment/program marketing. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Bilingual (English/Spanish). OR Any combination of work experience, education, or professional training, in which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in Social Service work or related field. Three (3) years prior work experience in case management, career development, job placement and job and business development. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten (15) pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:00:14 CST DOL Maricopa, AZ 146 Senior Direct Support Professional - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=153 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the IDD Residential Coordinator or Program Manager, provides team leadership and home oversight for weekend staff and weekend services to direct care members in the home. This includes oversight of personal care to IDD members, oversees weekend social activities, and ensures quality of life for all. Assigned to a weekend shift and included in employee ratio in home, Sr. DSP will report to home Residential Coordinator on weekend shift home activities and incidents. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees and provides direction on weekend home routines, member care, social activities and responds to incidents and report all immediate serious incidents to ON Call Residential Coordinator. Adapts activity schedules on weekend shift so that members are engaged in activities they enjoy and are beneficial. Teach staff, and assist in providing basic living skills to members that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Assist with weekend activity and menu planning, coordinate with home Residential Coordinator to ensure a continuum and coordination of services and planned activities are provided during the weekend shifts. Handles staff call-offs. Support weekend routines in home-like environments and participates in the creation of recreational plans/activities, and community interactions as scheduled. Contributes to independent living skill development of members. . Observes, documents observations, progress, special incidents, and complies with documentation and records requirements and ensures that weekend staff are completing all required paperwork. Reviews Incident Reports for accuracy, completeness and legibility and reports any improper conduct from staff to the Residential Coordinator. Handles member injuries Manage activity and client funds. Maintains and models positive interactions and communications as needed during the weekend with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. 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. 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 Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to ethical, professional standards, HIPAA, and embraces cultural competencies. Works with the leadership team to support IDD services cooperatively and professionally. Other responsibilities as assigned. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least one (1) year of DDD DSP 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 one (1) year 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 one (1) year 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 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, Article 9, Prevention and Support DDD required trainings. If not, must successfully complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 and Prevention and Support trainings offered. 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: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. Previous supervisory experience in DDD or client care level of services. 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 - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 9 Apr 2019 17:07:34 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 153 Teacher (Math) - Douglas 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 Raul H. Castro Learning Center, AZ 167 OJT Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=178 POSITION SUMMARY: In Coordination with the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP), works to develop On-The-Job Training Program, with an array of employers throughout the county to secure full time career development opportunities and job placement for NFJP participants. Works directly with Workforce Development Specialists in negotiating OJT contracts to ensure enrollment of qualified NFJP participants for training, and employment services. Maintains records, and contracts as appropriate, and tracks funding expenditures and submittal of employer reimbursements. Ensures cross referral and inter-agency coordination with PPEP's WIA dislocated worker program. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinates outreach and recruitment efforts for potential employers for the OJT Training program Sets up meetings to present OJT training program to employers. Negotiates OJT contracts and advocates on behalf of clients with local businesses and social service providers. Works with Workforce Development Specialists under the PPEP NFJP and WIA programs to notify staff of potential openings for OJT opportunities and introduces them to potential employers. Collects program data, timesheets, and tracks client activity under the OJT contract. Distributes data to internal and external sources as appropriate for contract monitoring and employer payments. Obtains data relevant to the labor market information and applies data to achieve program objectives and develop ongoing employment opportunities. Prepares reports as necessary by supervisor and funding sources. Other Duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Social Services or related field. Three (3) year's prior work experience in job and business development, employment and training, or related work. Valid Arizona Driver's License and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Bilingual (English/Spanish). OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Social Services, Human services, or related field Five (5) years prior work experience in job and business development, employment training or related work Demonstrated knowledge of applicable Federal, State and Local rules and regulations relating to rural businesses. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen Must be able to lift and carry ten pounds Must be able to drive a car and travel as required PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 10 Sep 2020 17:37:46 CST Administration Office, AZ 178 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 High School Science Teacher - Douglas http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=188 POSITION SUMMARY: The Science 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 Tue, 6 Apr 2021 17:42:37 CST Raul H. Castro Learning Center, AZ 188 Accounts Payable Clerk http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=195 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Office and Grants Manager, this position has responsibility for accounts payable transaction processing, recording of accounts payable in PC accounting system, filing and maintenance of accounts payable documents. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Inputs Accounts Payable activity into the accounting system; maintains Accounts Payable database; produces and distributes AP checks.  Consults with Director of Finance to determine cash available for check runs.  JP Morgan Access - Uploads Posi Pay and reviews Bank Exceptions.  Analyzes utilities, telephone and internet bills/charges; researches any discrepancies; prepare for data entry.  Prepares Payment for Authorization forms for AP invoices; enters into accounting system.  Assist with reconciliation on monthly credit card statements; collects receipts from individual employees and matches them to purchases made on behalf of the organization; prepare for data entry.  Responsible for the filing and maintenance of accounts payable invoices and other source documents.  Assist with collecting and copying AP documents for grant billing.  Provides accounts payable information to PPEP program staff as requested; research inquiries.  Assist with providing documentation to auditors and monitors; re-files documentation.  Collect Copier Count & Postage Meter reports.  Maintains office supply inventory, orders office supplies for Finance Department.  Receives incoming mail, stamps received and distributes to staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or GED.  Two (2) years prior work experience processing accounts payable for an organization of comparable size.  Intermediate proficiency in MSWord, Excel, database programs, and Solomon financial or comparable software. OR  Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Page 2 of 2 Accounts Payable Clerk PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate's degree in accounting or a related field.  Four (4) years prior work experience processing accounts payable using a PC based accounting system.  Prior work experience in a private non-profit, government or education environment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen.  Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. Salary DOE Thu, 1 Jul 2021 12:58:54 CST Administration Office, AZ 195 Construction Supervisor - Youthbuild http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=204 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer or the State Program Director, directly supervises youth ages 16-24 in construction training activities that involve the building of low income affordable housing, rehabilitation projects, and other related activities on partner construction sites. Assists in other activities, to include additional construction with regard to community projects, and interacts in the development of such projects. This position is a working position as well as a supervision and teaching position; therefore, oversees the organization, training and implementation of projects as well as working and teaching on project sites alongside youth or other program participants. Interact with classroom staff to integrate learning between the job sites and classroom, for comprehensive program development. Works with the General Contractor of construction projects in the conceptual development of the construction project and plan, organize and direct activities concerned with the construction of structures. Schedule projects in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines. Interact with NCCER instructor on construction curriculum to integrate what is learned in the classroom to the jobsite and enhance the certification classes. In addition, this position requires professional development and training in a number of areas that teach staff in dealing with youth behaviors, resiliency, trauma and other areas. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 􀁸 Supervises, coordinates and works with students on projects in the construction training program. 􀁸 Directs and leads student trainee engaged in construction activities. 􀁸 Assigns work to student trainees in training. 􀁸 Works to develop a site culture that promotes members of each group working together to accomplish tasks and common goals. 􀁸 Suggests personnel actions, such as acknowledgements, transfers or discipline. 􀁸 Analyzes and resolves student trainee problems and recommends motivational interviewing plans in conjunction with supervisor. 􀁸 Examines and inspects work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met. 􀁸 Estimates student trainee requirements to complete jobs. 􀁸 Reads specifications, such as blueprints and data, to determine construction requirements. 􀁸 Knowledge of business and management principles involved in leadership techniques, production methods, professionalism, and coordination of people and resources. 􀁸 Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the construction or repair of houses and buildings. 􀁸 Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the jobs required through training. 􀁸 Teaches others how to do tasks under construction. 􀁸 Obtains and sees to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities and materials needed to do the training. Page 2 of 2 Construction Supervisor 􀁸 Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including following performance standards and monitoring performance. 􀁸 Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, written form, e-mail, or in person as needed. 􀁸 Helps to establish long range objectives and specifies the strategies and actions to achieve them in conjunction with career navigators and educational staff. 􀁸 Attends training and staff development workshops to increase knowledge on youth behaviors, drug and alcohol usage and other areas that pertain to working with at-risk youth. 􀁸 Assists and participates in community service projects. 􀁸 Works with the Youth Services Coordinator when scheduling new or existing projects to meet program requirements. 􀁸 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 􀁸 Five (5) years of direct construction related skills, knowledge, experience, and blue print reading. 􀁸 Ability to communicate, organizes, coordinate, supervise, manage, and train others to accomplish housing goals while working directly with student trainees. 􀁸 Works with students on various community service projects. 􀁸 􀀹􀁄􀁏􀁌􀁇􀀃􀀤􀁕􀁌􀁝􀁒􀁑􀁄􀀃􀁇􀁕􀁌􀁙􀁈􀁕􀂶􀁖􀀃􀁏􀁌􀁆􀁈􀁑􀁖􀁈􀀃􀁄􀁑􀁇􀀃􀁆􀁏􀁈􀁄􀁕􀁄􀁑􀁆􀁈􀀒􀁄􀁓􀁓􀁕􀁒􀁙􀁄􀁏􀀃􀁉􀁕􀁒􀁐􀀃􀁆􀁒􀁕􀁓􀁒􀁕􀁄􀁗􀁈􀀃􀁄􀁘􀁗􀁒􀀃􀁌􀁑􀁖􀁘􀁕􀁈􀁕􀀑 􀁸 Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card or be able to pass both background check and Fingerprint. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 􀁸 Six to ten years prior work experience in Direct Construction field with experience in actual building of homes and or commercial buildings. 􀁸 BS degree in related field. 􀁸 Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 􀁸 Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. 􀁸 Must be able to write written reports and collect data 􀁸 Must be able to lift and carry fifty (50) pounds. 􀁸 Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. Tue, 21 Dec 2021 11:36:48 CST DOL- NFJP San Luis, AZ 204 Workforce Development Specialist NFJP - Kingman http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=205 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator, responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, to include job and career counseling/development, to eligible qualified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA ) Title 1 individuals under DOL National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP). Services include assessment, counseling, career development, training referrals, support services, job referral, job placement, and business/employer development activities. Maintains records on all case management activities in the appropriate data bases, provides job placement follow up and provides or refers to post-employment supportive services. Workforce Specialists are responsible to outreach and recruit potential participants and meet enrollment, placement and other common measure dictated by the grant. Obtain and analyze data related to local labor market and employment trends; identifies job sectors and develop jobs in high demand and high growth areas within the community. Monitors job placement progress, maintains required documentation and provides monthly follow-up and retention services in order to meet all common performance measures stated by funding source. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs outreach and recruitment activities in support of the program, as required. Schedule and conduct participant interviews to determine initial program eligibility. Once determined eligible, determine service needs, beginning with core services and barrier identification. For training services, objectively assess clients' entire situation and needs through in-depth interviewing; Advise clients regarding available community resources; provides career counseling, assists the participant in determining realistic employment goals. Conducts job-readiness assessment or coordinates such workshops with partner agencies. Develops with the participation of the client, an Individual Employment Plan, including goal development and timelines for acquiring skills through education or training and specific actions steps leading to self-sufficiency Develops Work Experience (WEX), On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities if appropriate. Design contracts for such activities with the participant and the employer, identifying skills needed and training to be provided. Provides follow-up assistance while a participant is in any type of training program or on a newly acquired job, to assure retention and/or successful completion. Mediates between employer and participant/employee, as needed. Counsels participant/employee on retention and career advancement techniques. Participates in urban and rural job fairs in order to recruit potential employers, assist participants in learning about potential careers and employment opportunities, as well as contacting employers. Markets the NFJP and WIOA programs and benefits to potential partners and employers, Obtains job leads, and shares employment opportunities with clients, co-workers and partners. Assists employers in developing job descriptions and recruits, screens and refers appropriate potential employees, who are program participants. Coordinates with One Stop Career Centers, DES Job Services and other related service providers. Conducts technical training workshops for community agencies and employers Refer Adults, Dislocated Workers, In-School and Out of School Youth who meet One Stop eligibility requirements for available funding to One Stop services and programs for co-enrollment activities. If participants are referred by the One Stop, review the intake and supporting documentation of a participant referred to understand the basis for eligibility. Maintain a client log of all participants served during the year, and submit the client log monthly Assists clients in solving such problems as credit, housing, transportation, child care, health care legal assistance and other barriers to self-sufficiency. Follow up with each participant on case load monthly to determine progress toward goals and the reduction of barriers and document outcomes. Prepares and reviews reports required by supervisor and funding sources. Enter into required database any significant participant activities such as enrollment in a workshop, training, support services, exit, and follow-up contacts within 24 hours of activity's occurrence. Refer participants to job openings with emphasis in the demand industries as defined by the local Workforce Investment Board's Planning Committee. Assess job referral success within 24 hours, obtain placement information and enter into required database and continue monthly or quarterly follow-up as necessary for one year on participants after they exit the program Maintain participant case files, to include: documentation of services provided, outcomes, educational scores, certificates, OJT and Work Experience contracts, timesheets, documented contacts with participant and employers, and an employment plan developed in conjunction with participant and signed by participant and Workforce Development Specialist Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree or higher in Social Services, or related field requiring case management. Two (2) years prior work experience in case management, job and career development, employer and business development, and outreach and recruitment/program marketing. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Bilingual (English/Spanish). OR Any combination of work experience, education, or professional training, in which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in Social Service work or related field. Three (3) years prior work experience in case management, career development, job placement and job and business development. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten (15) pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 21 Dec 2021 16:36:33 CST Kingman NFJP, AZ 205 Health Literacy Education and Outreach Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=208 POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates the Pima County Health Literacy Grant (HLG) and effectively facilitates the planning and implementation of project activities to achieve project goals and objectives. This position will be responsible for the literature reviews, reviewing (editing and finalizing) the written reports and working through 3 separate Coalitions to advance the project goals. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Attend all required HLG planning meetings and trainings. • Conduct literature reviews on culturally competent health promotion among the target population and contribute findings to the HLG partnership team planning sessions. • Attend PPEP Prevention Department Coalition (CPC, ACA, STOPit) meetings and leverage opportunities for HLG objectives. • Utilize the Media Advisor, the CPC Media Marketing Outreach Support Subcommittee (MMOSS) and Diverse Voices in Prevention (DVIP) subcommittee to advance HLG project as needed. • Working with the collaborating teams, develop culturally competent health promotion marketing materials. • Identify appropriate opportunities to reach target population and distribute marketing materials using a culturally competent and trauma informed approach. • Recruit and engage Coalition partners to support HLG objectives. Engage in community level capacity building activities including public speaking, outreach events and other engagement strategies. • Maintain ongoing communication (written and verbal) with HLG collaborating agencies. • Prepare complete, comprehensive and accurate written reports; submit to Supervisor for approval. • Review Rural written reports and edit as needed for submission to Supervisor. • Work collaboratively with the Rural HLG Education Coordinator to align urban and rural project components. • Facilitate planning efforts with coalition members and partners and coordinate activities to meet required deliverables. • Work as a team; communicate effectively with staff, supervisors and community key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds; demonstrating professionalism and cultural competency. • Maintain supplies and all required documentation in an orderly manner. • Participate in training, strategic planning and professional development activities as requested. • Maintain workspace in a neat and organized manner. • Maintains corporate confidence, keeps information confidential and in compliance with agency policies and procedures. • Represents agency/coalition and presents in a professional appearance and demeanor; maintaining integrity of the Coalition/PPEP and those it serves, at all times. Confers with Supervisor on a regular basis. • Ability to communicate effectively; both oral and written. • Ability to operate Windows Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and OutLook. • Provides supervision for the Health Literacy Education and Outreach Coordinator in the absence of the Executive Director. • Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor or manager. • Some travel is required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's Degree in human services/health related field and 2 years work experience in Community Organization or Coalition related work. • At least Twenty-one (21) years old. • Valid Arizona driver's license, 36 month MVR; to be reviewed and approved by corporate auto insurer. • Must be able to obtain and maintain a level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance card. • Basic understanding of health literacy working within disparate populations • Functional knowledge and skills in basic Social Media (FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram). • Good document management and organizational skills. • Must be self-directed, responsible and possess good judgment and decision making skills with a solution-oriented perspective. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and have keyboarding abilities. • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs and engage in physical activity required for job to include set up and take down of meeting spaces, conducting outreach event logistics including stretching, reaching, bending, walking, lifting and carrying. AMOUNT OF TRAVEL AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS OR REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able and willing to drive to and from community sites, some regionally. • Must possess or be able to obtain a level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance card. • Must be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends. Tue, 18 Jan 2022 10:33:17 CST AMADO, AZ 208 Charter School 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 TUCSON DTA Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=212 POSITION SUMMARY: This position will be supervised to receive the established training, one-on-one training, successfully complete training assessments that will review visual, verbal and written competencies. After successful completion of all competency assessments, will be promoted to the DSP driver/non driver position. Below are the duties and responsibilities that a Trainee must learn about and successfully show competency in performance. Provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for DSP TRAINEE: High School diploma, or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years if age or older. Must be 21 years of age or older to transport clients. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. If not, must be eligible to apply and receive Level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Card and pass Background Clearance. Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, and Article 9. If not, must receive CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training within first 30 days of employment. Must successfully complete QMAT training and pass/perform all Medication Administration duties, Prevention and Supports certification. Will be required to possess and maintain all on-going training requirements. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR once trained PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. One year of prior work experience involving the direct care of IDD adults in a residential or day program setting Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. Fri, 11 Feb 2022 16:04:09 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 212 Workforce Development Specialist NFJP - La Paz county http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=214 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator, responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, to include job and career counseling/development, to eligible qualified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA ) Title 1 individuals under DOL National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP). Services include assessment, counseling, career development, training referrals, support services, job referral, job placement, and business/employer development activities. Maintains records on all case management activities in the appropriate data bases, provides job placement follow up and provides or refers to post-employment supportive services. Workforce Specialists are responsible to outreach and recruit potential participants and meet enrollment, placement and other common measure dictated by the grant. Obtain and analyze data related to local labor market and employment trends; identifies job sectors and develop jobs in high demand and high growth areas within the community. Monitors job placement progress, maintains required documentation and provides monthly follow-up and retention services in order to meet all common performance measures stated by funding source. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs outreach and recruitment activities in support of the program, as required. Schedule and conduct participant interviews to determine initial program eligibility. Once determined eligible, determine service needs, beginning with core services and barrier identification. For training services, objectively assess clients' entire situation and needs through in-depth interviewing; Advise clients regarding available community resources; provides career counseling, assists the participant in determining realistic employment goals. Conducts job-readiness assessment or coordinates such workshops with partner agencies. Develops with the participation of the client, an Individual Employment Plan, including goal development and timelines for acquiring skills through education or training and specific actions steps leading to self-sufficiency Develops Work Experience (WEX), On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities if appropriate. Design contracts for such activities with the participant and the employer, identifying skills needed and training to be provided. Provides follow-up assistance while a participant is in any type of training program or on a newly acquired job, to assure retention and/or successful completion. Mediates between employer and participant/employee, as needed. Counsels participant/employee on retention and career advancement techniques. Participates in urban and rural job fairs in order to recruit potential employers, assist participants in learning about potential careers and employment opportunities, as well as contacting employers. Markets the NFJP and WIOA programs and benefits to potential partners and employers, Obtains job leads, and shares employment opportunities with clients, co-workers and partners. Assists employers in developing job descriptions and recruits, screens and refers appropriate potential employees, who are program participants. Coordinates with One Stop Career Centers, DES Job Services and other related service providers. Conducts technical training workshops for community agencies and employers Refer Adults, Dislocated Workers, In-School and Out of School Youth who meet One Stop eligibility requirements for available funding to One Stop services and programs for co-enrollment activities. If participants are referred by the One Stop, review the intake and supporting documentation of a participant referred to understand the basis for eligibility. Maintain a client log of all participants served during the year, and submit the client log monthly Assists clients in solving such problems as credit, housing, transportation, child care, health care legal assistance and other barriers to self-sufficiency. Follow up with each participant on case load monthly to determine progress toward goals and the reduction of barriers and document outcomes. Prepares and reviews reports required by supervisor and funding sources. Enter into required database any significant participant activities such as enrollment in a workshop, training, support services, exit, and follow-up contacts within 24 hours of activity's occurrence. Refer participants to job openings with emphasis in the demand industries as defined by the local Workforce Investment Board's Planning Committee. Assess job referral success within 24 hours, obtain placement information and enter into required database and continue monthly or quarterly follow-up as necessary for one year on participants after they exit the program Maintain participant case files, to include: documentation of services provided, outcomes, educational scores, certificates, OJT and Work Experience contracts, timesheets, documented contacts with participant and employers, and an employment plan developed in conjunction with participant and signed by participant and Workforce Development Specialist Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree or higher in Social Services, or related field requiring case management. Two (2) years prior work experience in case management, job and career development, employer and business development, and outreach and recruitment/program marketing. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Bilingual (English/Spanish). OR Any combination of work experience, education, or professional training, in which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in Social Service work or related field. Three (3) years prior work experience in case management, career development, job placement and job and business development. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten (15) pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLE Thu, 3 Mar 2022 12:54:45 CST La Paz NFJP, AZ 214 Residential Coordinator - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=215 OSITION SUMMARY: The Residential Coordinator oversees and provides 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 Coordinator 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 supervises, coordinates activities, plans and directs preparation of nutritional meals, and attend 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 program services are administered in accordance with IDD policies and procedures promoting a safe, quality of life for the members in residence. Assist in the hiring of direct support professional staff. Guides and supports staff and ensures that staff meets training requirements established by DDD and PPEP IDD standards and policy and procedures. In conjunction with Program Manager or Scheduling Specialist, ensures adequate staffing is provided as required to maintain and support staffing ratios required by individual members. Manages staff performance, attendance, tardiness and incidents. Participates with the ON-CALL Residential Coordinator alternating schedule when assigned. In review and approval from management, conducts performance reviews, documents and presents corrective actions, and is involved with employee corrective actions and dismissals. Responsible and accountable to monitor and manage facility funds, including involvement with planning of purchases and proper collection of receipts. Request weekly household and resident petty cash funds; plans and maintains menus; orders and purchases food and household supplies; replaces worn items, notifies Program Manager when appliances or other home repairs are required, thus ensuring adequate supplies are available to operate the residential home/site. Communicates daily with all staff to provide consistency in addressing each individual's needs verbally and in 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 of members. Observes client behaviors (attitudes) and actions and communicates with parents, guardians, support coordinators, 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 Coordinators, 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 personnel employee issues to management. 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 to policy and procedure. Perform related work as required and provide direct care as needed in the 24/7 residential group home assigned. Other duties as assigned. 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) years supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility and confidential resident records. Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs. OR have: Experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by IDD in implementing and documenting performance. OR have: performed habilitation services and experience under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members. Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and maintain an excellent driving record. Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR if required. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to be available to manage the staff schedules as required to support the needs of the members in the Residential Group home which operates 24/7 that has mandatory member to staff ratios assigned. 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. One (1) year 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. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to work seven (7/24 hour) schedule. 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 Social Studies Teacher - Somerton http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=218 Portable Practical Educational Preparation - PPEP is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with an extensive reach into southwestern United States and abroad is looking to hire a High School Social Studies Teacher in the Casa Grande area. Come and join a team of dedicated employees that are making a difference in domestic and international communities! PPEP offers a range of benefits and a diversity of programs, rich heritage, community partnerships, and investing in helping people improve their lives. 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 Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:51:43 CST Jose Yepez Learning Center, AZ 218 Agricultural Program Manager http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=222 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, oversees the operation of the organic community garden located in Arivaca, AZ. Responsibilities include supervision of the agricultural assistants, work experience and volunteers; creation and modification of a garden production plan; creating and maintaining partnerships with the community and partner agencies. Implements and monitors ongoing garden projects leading to expansion of the present garden. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Liaisons with community leaders and partner organizations to ensure the most efficient use of garden assets;  Develops future plans and activities for the garden that similarly address the needs of the community.  Oversees the operation of the garden site to include: planning, growing, harvesting and delivery of goods to community agencies in the most efficient manner using industry best practices.  Partners with other agencies/groups and assists in the creation of new community gardens.  Acts as supervisor to staff and volunteers; hires, trains, and disciplines staff; processes all paperwork related to staff employment, including payroll timesheets.  Trains youth interns/work experience both in the classroom and in the garden.  Attends community meetings and interacts with various organizations to publicize organic gardening.  Produces monthly/quarterly reports for multiple funding sources.  Maintains accurate records with respect to garden equipment and other inventory; creates records of garden production levels, distribution, weather, and production strategy.  Participates and sells product at local farmers market to generate program income  Responds to visitors, community leaders, partner organizations and funding sources.  Harvests or delivers produce as required.  Maintains Organic Garden Certification.  Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or GED.  3 years prior work experience in conducting farm or garden operations.  Demonstrated ability to operate a variety of farming equipment.  Intermediate proficiency in MSWord, Excel or spreadsheet applications.  Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. OR  Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture with emphasis on farming and plant production  Three (5) years prior work experience in conducting farm or garden operations.  One (1) year prior supervisory experience.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen.  Must be able to kneel, stoop, stand and bend for prolonged periods of time.  Must be able to withstand extreme cold and heat exposure.  Must be able to lift and carry ten (10) pounds.  Must be able to drive a car or tractor and travel as required. Wed, 22 Jun 2022 16:08:58 CST Organic Gardening and Training, AZ 222 Migrant Recruitment and Parent Liaison http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=223 POSITION SUMMARY: As part of a team, the Migrant Recruitment and Parent Liaison implements the goals and objectives outlined in the PPEP Inc. Migrant Education Program (MEP) Plan. This position serves as the connection between the schools and migrant families to identify and recruit migrant children for the program, ensure students receive the academic and behavioral health support needed to enhance student success, and make appropriate referrals for families in need of assistance. This position also serves as the connection between the school, home, and community to encourage parent and community involvement in school activities in order to enhance student success and satisfaction. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Identification and recruitment (ID&R) of migrant families • Active recruitment of migrant youth through school, and community events • Conducts recruitments in agricultural fields after following the established rules and regulations set by The Migrant Program Coordinator • Is familiarized with harvesting crops and seasons, plus geographical areas for San Luis/Somerton/Douglas • Assists migrant parents with the enrollment process • Assists in the coordination of services to migrant families and out-of-school youth • Conducts parent interviews, either during the enrollment process or through home visits, to introduce them to the migrant program and determine student needs • Assists with providing general information or assistance to Spanish speaking parents and students and provides oral and written translation services for migrant families as needed • Visits with migrant parents to encourage participation in school activities, and to take an active interest in their children's educational progress • Develops and maintains an open system of communication promoting trust between migrant families and schools so that problems related to the home can be readily interpreted to the school with the purpose of serving the educational needs of the student • Communicates migrant parental concerns and questions regarding school matters with the Migrant Program Coordinator • Coordinates parent meetings and workshops that includes working with district and/or school administration to create agendas, arranging for speakers, creating flyers and invitations, distributing information to parents and students, and arranging for refreshments/food for the bi-annual Title I Meeting, bi-monthly site-based council (SBC) meetings, quarterly open houses, and quarterly Migrant Parent Advisory Council (MPAC) meetings • Speaks before groups of parents, students, and community organizations about the Migrant Program and informs them about school programs and activities such as Title I/Migrant Tutoring, SEI/ELD, Special Education, behavioral health counseling, scholarships, transportation, and services from outside agencies • Oversees the adult education activities, including but not limited to ESL and parenting classes, for migrant parents • Receives training on and works with the Homeless Liaison to implement requirements of the McKinney-Vento Program, which includes identifying and referring potential migrant students for the program • Assists parents and students to develop an understanding of school policies and procedures by encouraging participation on the MPAC and SBC • Serves as an advocate for migrant parents and students • Works closely with the Migrant Program Coordinator to assess migrant family needs in order to develop programming that is specific to those needs • Maintains organized and accurate files, documentation, correspondence, forms, and records for the migrant education program • Communicates with schools to collect documentation such as evidence of Title I tutoring, grades, attendance, AIMS scores, copies of IEPs and 504 plans, AZELLA assessment data, and evidence of behavioral health counseling for migrant students • Communicates with the State Migrant Education Office as necessary • Upholds and enforces school policies and procedures, Board policies, and federal and state regulations and requirements • Prepares and completes routine reports such as weekly activity logs, home visit forms, bi-annual time and effort certification, and other reports required by federal and state programs • Gathers data for the annual migrant program performance report • Works flexible hours, such as evenings and weekends, required to fulfill the duties of this position • Attends national, state, regional, and district Title I and Migrant program training and workshops, as funding permits • Perform other migrant program-related responsibilities as assigned by The Migrant Program Coordinator MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High School Diploma or GED. • Bilingual in English and Spanish. • Good communication and presentation skills in Spanish and English. • Knowledge of community resources and success in referring migrant families for services. • Must enjoy working with a diverse population of families and community members. • Proficient computer skills using word processing, internet, and email programs. • Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. • Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. • Dependable transportation. • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. • Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Associates Degree or higher. • Two or more years experience working with a school- or community-based migrant education program. Wed, 27 Jul 2022 11:36:56 CST Cesar Chavez Learning Center, AZ 223 Migrant Recruitment and Parent Liaison http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=223 POSITION SUMMARY: As part of a team, the Migrant Recruitment and Parent Liaison implements the goals and objectives outlined in the PPEP Inc. Migrant Education Program (MEP) Plan. This position serves as the connection between the schools and migrant families to identify and recruit migrant children for the program, ensure students receive the academic and behavioral health support needed to enhance student success, and make appropriate referrals for families in need of assistance. This position also serves as the connection between the school, home, and community to encourage parent and community involvement in school activities in order to enhance student success and satisfaction. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Identification and recruitment (ID&R) of migrant families • Active recruitment of migrant youth through school, and community events • Conducts recruitments in agricultural fields after following the established rules and regulations set by The Migrant Program Coordinator • Is familiarized with harvesting crops and seasons, plus geographical areas for San Luis/Somerton/Douglas • Assists migrant parents with the enrollment process • Assists in the coordination of services to migrant families and out-of-school youth • Conducts parent interviews, either during the enrollment process or through home visits, to introduce them to the migrant program and determine student needs • Assists with providing general information or assistance to Spanish speaking parents and students and provides oral and written translation services for migrant families as needed • Visits with migrant parents to encourage participation in school activities, and to take an active interest in their children's educational progress • Develops and maintains an open system of communication promoting trust between migrant families and schools so that problems related to the home can be readily interpreted to the school with the purpose of serving the educational needs of the student • Communicates migrant parental concerns and questions regarding school matters with the Migrant Program Coordinator • Coordinates parent meetings and workshops that includes working with district and/or school administration to create agendas, arranging for speakers, creating flyers and invitations, distributing information to parents and students, and arranging for refreshments/food for the bi-annual Title I Meeting, bi-monthly site-based council (SBC) meetings, quarterly open houses, and quarterly Migrant Parent Advisory Council (MPAC) meetings • Speaks before groups of parents, students, and community organizations about the Migrant Program and informs them about school programs and activities such as Title I/Migrant Tutoring, SEI/ELD, Special Education, behavioral health counseling, scholarships, transportation, and services from outside agencies • Oversees the adult education activities, including but not limited to ESL and parenting classes, for migrant parents • Receives training on and works with the Homeless Liaison to implement requirements of the McKinney-Vento Program, which includes identifying and referring potential migrant students for the program • Assists parents and students to develop an understanding of school policies and procedures by encouraging participation on the MPAC and SBC • Serves as an advocate for migrant parents and students • Works closely with the Migrant Program Coordinator to assess migrant family needs in order to develop programming that is specific to those needs • Maintains organized and accurate files, documentation, correspondence, forms, and records for the migrant education program • Communicates with schools to collect documentation such as evidence of Title I tutoring, grades, attendance, AIMS scores, copies of IEPs and 504 plans, AZELLA assessment data, and evidence of behavioral health counseling for migrant students • Communicates with the State Migrant Education Office as necessary • Upholds and enforces school policies and procedures, Board policies, and federal and state regulations and requirements • Prepares and completes routine reports such as weekly activity logs, home visit forms, bi-annual time and effort certification, and other reports required by federal and state programs • Gathers data for the annual migrant program performance report • Works flexible hours, such as evenings and weekends, required to fulfill the duties of this position • Attends national, state, regional, and district Title I and Migrant program training and workshops, as funding permits • Perform other migrant program-related responsibilities as assigned by The Migrant Program Coordinator MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High School Diploma or GED. • Bilingual in English and Spanish. • Good communication and presentation skills in Spanish and English. • Knowledge of community resources and success in referring migrant families for services. • Must enjoy working with a diverse population of families and community members. • Proficient computer skills using word processing, internet, and email programs. • Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. • Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. • Dependable transportation. • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. • Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Associates Degree or higher. • Two or more years experience working with a school- or community-based migrant education program. Wed, 27 Jul 2022 11:36:56 CST Jose Yepez Learning Center, AZ 223 Program Development Coordinator - PSMA http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=224 POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Development Coordinator will be responsible for developing, managing, planning, coordinating, and implementing policies, objectives, and procedures of fundraising and operations in accordance with the PSMA's Mission and Strategic Plan. This role will also support the Director of PSMA and work closely with the Operations Supervisor and Board members. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Develops new funding opportunities including researching and writing grants • Tracks grant spending and manages grant reporting • Plan and assist with all aspects of special fundraising events • Supports the Director and Operations Supervisor with the oversight and implementation of resources to ensure efficient operation of the organization • Collaborate with the Director on the strategic planning of new projects and initiatives with specific fundraising goals • Oversees and manages office processes and procedures • Sets and enforces standards and controls • Prepares quarterly reports and dashboards for reporting to Board and any ad hoc reporting required • Oversees marketing and social media MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associates degree in business, marketing or a related field • 1 year of social media/marketing experience • 1 year Grant writing experience • Valid Arizona Driver's License and the ability to meet PPEP insurance requirements Or • Equivalent combination of academic education, professional training or work experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see a computer monitor. • Must be able to lift fifteen (15) pounds). Tue, 2 Aug 2022 13:58:18 CST PSMA, AZ 224 Special Education Teacher - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=225 PPEP Tec High School (Charter) is looking for professionals that have a relevant degree, professional experience to teach and a desire to teach our high school students! POSITION SUMMARY: This position 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 Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. 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. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and 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 and show improvement on Galileo test scores. 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: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) 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). Wed, 3 Aug 2022 17:41:30 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 225 Restorative Practice Coordinator - Somerton http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=226 POSITION SUMMARY: The Restorative Practice Coordinator will model the expectations of a positive school climate; articulate this vision to Teachers, Administrators, students, staff and parents; and, be committed to analyzing, planning and facilitating the expansion of the program to ensure continuity and consistency of practices throughout the district DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Support implementation of a Restorative Justice framework in schools. • Provide restorative support for identified staff as needed. • Provide facilitation and support services for escalated cases as needed. • Work collaboratively with administrators, district office staff, and other building level staff. • Provide support at RJ trainings. • Create and update new and existing RJ support materials. • Create new professional development materials/agendas. • Deliver professional development and coaching. • Serve as a spokesperson for Restorative Practices. Align Restorative Practices with district's values, mission, vision, equity stance, and strategic plan. • Attend team meetings and building based RJ Team Meetings • Initiate, promote and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, guardians, staff, admin, and community partners. • Develop tracking and accountability systems for schools, review progress, and support improvement. Facilitate mediations, as needed, in response to conflicts among students, educators and family members. • Inform families, administrators, and educators about incidents in school, as needed. • Support teachers inside the classroom through observation, coaching, and modeling of RJ practices. • Establish a 'feed-back' loop for administrators, educators and students to use in order to express concerns/testimonials about the process. • Facilitate debriefing sessions for teachers and students for the purpose of expanding understanding, • Provide follow-up sessions to ensure program effectiveness. • Use peace circles to build a sense of community • Gather and organize measurable assessment data to inform a variety of stakeholders of trends regarding the school climate as a means of communicating about the effectiveness of the RP work being accomplished in the school buildings. • Assist with the planning and implementation of district policies, regulations and codes of conduct that align restorative practices. • Attend Restorative Practices implementation and Conflict Circle training and any other opportunity that will enhance the Coordinators practice in facilitating the goals Page 2 of 2 • Perform other job-related duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related field (language arts, mathematics, science, or social studies) or five (5) years of education experience or a combination of both which demonstrates the ability to perform at a proficient level within the field of education. • At least one year experience working in a diverse school setting, with an understanding of the tenets of Restorative Justice practices • Valid Arizona Driver's license and clearance/approval by corporate auto insurer • Must be able to obtain and maintain a 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: • Master's degree in a related field, preferably Social Services • Training in Restorative Justice Circle Keeping • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. • Must be able to lift and carry fifteen (15) pounds. Wed, 10 Aug 2022 15:45:23 CST Jose Yepez Learning Center, AZ 226