PPEP, Inc. Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at PPEP, Inc. http://ppephiring.com/ en-US Mon, 21 Sep 2020 03:30:39 CST Special Education Teacher - VARIOUS 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: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher and the Special Education Department Director, 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 Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 15 Special Education Teacher - VARIOUS 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: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher and the Special Education Department Director, 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 Property Supervisor http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=29 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Executive Director of PPEP this position is responsible for administration, management and planning. Properties are owned and operated by PPEP Senior Housing Services Inc. (PSHS) and PPEP Microbusiness and Housing Development Corporation (PMHDC). Position coordinate, review and submit annual budgets and monthly financial operating statements and reports to management and regulatory agencies. Oversees the performance of the Apartment Managers and Routine Maintenance Technicians. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates the Administration and Management of our apartment complexes. Analyzes federal registers, notices, regulations, and other documents and data to provide policy recommendations. Coordinates year-round administration, management and occupancy of our apartment complexes. Comparing and monitoring work activities of Apartment Managers and Routine Maintenance Technicians through the monthly apartment reports; and providing other technical management data to make staff assignment recommendations. Responds to and resolves difficult complaints and sensitive inquiries, disputes and issues; requests for services for citizens, tenants, landlords, applicants, clients and property owners, in a professional and expedient manner. Trains and supervises Apartment Managers in the preparation of occupancy and rental documents at the respective apartment site; and works with Apartment Managers to assure smooth transition of residents; and timely payments of rents and vendors and contracts. Lead Apartment Managers in reviewing and interpreting USHUD, USDA, AZDOH-PHA and Handbook 4350.3 Rev.-1 Occupancy requirements and regulations related to insure compliance with the administration, management of the rental assistance services. Investigates housing development opportunities for PMHDC, including market studies and funding sources. Researches, compiles, analyzes and summarizes data for special projects, budgets and various comprehensive reports and plans; prepares or directs the preparation of annual, quarterly or administrative reports and prepares schedules for budget. Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Experience with YARDI a plus Solid knowledge of property management principals Knowledge of legal aspects pertaining to property management such as evictions Experience with real estate acquisitions and investments is a plus MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED. Two (2) to Three (3) years work experience in Section 8/ Tenant-based Programs. Ability to maintain record keeping systems and procedures. Must have computer proficiency and be able to use and operate a personal computer. Must be proficient with computer software programs to include but not limited to, MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and email, and other software programs as required. 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: Three-to-five (3-to-5) years prior experience as a Property Supervisor with knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of US HUD Section 8 Project Based Program, USDA Section 515 and AZDOH-PHA Occupancy and Tenancy Programs. Well versed in knowledge of USHUD, USDA & AZDOH-PHA policies and procedures for affordable rental housing properties. Bilingual (Spanish/English) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Light physical effort including handling of objects up to 15 pounds. Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to sit for long periods of time and travel via car. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 8 Jun 2011 10:56:16 CST Administration Office, AZ 29 Community Engagement Specialist http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=35 Description Portable Practical Educational Preparation, PPEP, is currently looking to fill our open full time Community Engagement Specialist. The Community Engagement Specialist promotes the services of the organization and the funding source, Arizona Complete Health. The key activity of the position involves providing services to populations who might not otherwise have access to those services. The individual in this position is mobile and not stationary. They meet those in need of outreach services at the locations where those in need are. In addition to delivering services, the Community Engagement Specialist possesses an educational role, raising the awareness of existing services The Community Outreach Specialist provides outreach assistance and/or referral in the area of behavioral health and social services; assists individuals and families in obtaining mental health and prevention services. Outreach assistance is meant to fill in potential gap in services. Work involves responsibility for client identification, assessment, planning, and advocacy and follow up; networking with community agencies and developing outreach contacts in support of clients. The Community Outreach Specialist will assist clients in accessing community services and resources. Work may involve participating in departmental task forces, staff meetings, community groups and/or advisory councils; accepting public speaking requests regarding program services and/or available community services. Supervision is received from an administrative superior with work being reviewed in the form of reports, events, and effectiveness of services provided. Portable Practical Educational Preparation is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with extensive reach into the southwestern United States and abroad. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate from a High School or equivalent supplemental by continuing education in the area of human or social services. Must be bilingual (English and Spanish) Must possess a working knowledge of Arizona's behavioral health system, Arizona Complete Health services, and general community resources. Must possess a valid AZ driver's license and meet organization's driving insurance requirements. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must possess proficient computer skills. Ability to reach out effectively to unserved and underserved individuals and community-based organizations. Ability to work nights and weekends (1-2 Saturdays per month) Duties and Responsibilities Act as a key program representative to external stakeholders. Participate in the development and implementation of marketing and education plans, including social media components, to attract recipients of services. Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers to support community outreach efforts. Build and maintain relationships and partnerships with community members, participants, agency representatives, members, and organizations as appropriate to promote the goals of the initiative. Area travel is required Frequent evening and weekend work is required. Thu, 8 Sep 2011 13:31:58 CST Behavioral Health , AZ 35 Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional 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. Must possess a Class I FBI 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 Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 38 Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional 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. Must possess a Class I FBI 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 Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 38 Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional 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. Must possess a Class I FBI 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 Celestino Fernandez , AZ 38 Clinician 4 http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=41 POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Clinical Director and Program Manager, responsible for a wide range of functions relating to the provision and documentation of social work, psychiatric coordination referral, counseling and psychotherapy services to individuals, families and groups. Some weekend and evening hours are required. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Determines therapy model to be employed; conducts or facilitates individual, family or group therapeutic counseling in various environments to include home, office and school; maintains case records and progress notes. • Conducts crisis intervention counseling as required. • Assesses the client or family's entire situation and needs, then advises the client or family regarding the community resources available to provide the needed services; provides referrals as appropriate; performs follow-up referrals and client contacts. • Consults and coordinates casework with appropriate school personnel and other civil authorities as required. • Performs program and community development activities. • Attends staff, counselor, committee and program meetings; prepares and submits reports as required. • Will meet agency revenue and productivity standards. • Transports clients in agency vehicle as necessary. • Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work or other Behavioral Sciences fields and three (3) years prior work experience in direct counseling. OR • Bachelor's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work or other Behavioral Sciences fields and five (5) years prior work experience in direct counseling. • Arizona State Certified. • Fingerprint clearance as required. • Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work or other Behavioral Sciences fields. • Four (4) years prior work experience in direct counseling. • 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. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:51:30 CST Behavioral Health , AZ 41 Special Education Teacher - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=48 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: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher and the Special Education Department Director, 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). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 48 Maintenance Technician (30hrs per week) Apartments http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=60 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Apartment Site Manager, responsible for the overall maintenance of the entire site/ complex. Performs a variety of semi-skilled, routine and general maintenance tasks related to electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry. Maintains and repairs equipment and apartments within the complex. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Position reports to the Site Manager each morning to communicate daily needs of the property and receive daily assignments. Reports any observed problems in units or on the property directly to the Site Manager. Keep or ensure grounds (all sides including rear of property), garbage container areas, courtyard, and parking lots are kept in a neat and orderly manner and free from trash or debris. You are required to vacuum or blow courtyards, sidewalks and grounds of leaves/debris weekly, or as often as needed. Completes all work associated with the upkeep of the grounds. This includes any outside contractors that comes onto the property for any type of work. Work orders are to be completed within 24 hours unless parts or outside repair by a contractor is secured, with resident notification in writing as to the anticipated completion date. Inform the Site Manager of complications that keep the position from completing these work orders. Upon successful completion of work order, turn completed order in to the Site Manager. Maintains and periodically analyze work orders for consistent patterns or long-term maintenance concerns. Reports questionable activity, unsanitary conditions, unauthorized occupants and/or pets to the Site Manager immediately. Ensures regular maintenance of building exteriors, and common areas including, but not limited to: pressure-washing as needed, painting and maintenance of all building systems, such as gutters and downspouts, roof drainage systems, surface water management systems, fire alarm systems, fire extinguishers, signage, cleaning and maintenance of: laundry facility, community room, and any other common areas, etc. When requested, participate in annual inspection of units to determine the need for preventative and restorative repairs. Performs a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and preventative maintenance tasks, as needed/requested. Control for pests such as wasps, bees and fleas (unless this presents a danger to the staff and/or resident.) Coordinates all other pest control needs, e.g., rodents, cockroaches, silverfish, ants, etc., should be assessed by a professional pest control vender. Parking areas are to be maintained in a clean and safe manner. Fire lanes, parking stalls, handicapped parking, loading/unloaded parking should always be crisply painted. Potholes should be addressed immediately with repairs or at the request of a supervisor, contacting outside contractors. Vacant units are to be turned and made market ready within three days of the prior resident's move-out. Unless approval is given from the Site Manager, this time is NOT to exceed one week. Prior to an apartment becoming vacant, pre-inspect the apartment to see what tools/supplies are needed to make the apartment move-in ready. Once the tenant moves out, have all tools/supplies ready for apartment preparation. Fill out the 'Supply Request Form' and have it signed by the Site Manager before purchasing supplies. Position may be required to paint units at the request of management. This includes but is not limited to, exterior/interior doors, cabinets, shelves, etc. Each time a tenant moves out, and before the new tenant moves in, position will change out the locks and make sure the keys all work and are given to the Site Manager. Occupied unit keys may require changing periodically. Position should be available to take emergency calls on a 7-day rotating basis. Position should have company cell phone available at all times during 'On-Call' periods, and is required to return the emergency calls as soon as possible (ideally within 20 minutes). On-call emergencies are considered anything involving life-safety issues, floods, fires, earthquakes, or other natural disasters or major destruction or threat to the physical property. Assist Site Manager as needed with curb appeal which may include putting out balloons, banners, a-boards, or flyers. All staff must strictly adhere to corporate policies and procedures. Other responsibilities as assigned. Inventory, Tools, Supplies & Other: The Routine Maintenance Technician should supply their own basic tools such as hammer, screwdrivers, drill etc. Specialty tools used for property purchases may be purchased with the approval of the Housing Coordinator/Developer. Maintain property-owned materials and tools in a neat and orderly manner at all times. Maintain a neat and organized workshop area free of clutter and debris. Upon completion of maintenance task, all tools and excess supplies shall be cleaned up and stored appropriately. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED. Three (3) years prior work experience in the field of apartments property, facility maintenance, or physical plant systems maintenance. Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance, including standard practices, methods, tools, materials, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, carpentry, grounds keeping. Some type of formal training or experience in the following areas: carpentry, light plumbing work, light electrical work, painting and refurbishing. Valid Arizona driver's license; and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurers. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years prior work experience in the field of facility maintenance or physical plant systems maintenance. Bilingual (English/Spanish). Knowledge of HUD regulations regarding housing quality standards and other maintenance related standards. Experience in multifamily maintenance and experience involving public contact. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry eighty (80) pounds. Must be able to occasionally work from heights and climb up and down ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to travel by automobile. PPEP IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:55:21 CST Don Frew Apts, AZ 60 CASA GRANDE Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) 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: Employed as a TRAINEE - with none or less than 90 days experience in the field/profession of Care Giving. Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, 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. Trainee is employed to: 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 NFJP - Yuma County http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=101 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the State Director and One-Stop Supervisor, counsels, evaluates, trains and assists One Stop Career Center (OSCC) customers requiring assistance in gaining initial employment or re-employment by giving them access to needed community services. Additionally, the Workforce Development Specialists participate in developing both internal and external activities to market OSCC program services. In conjunction with this effort they are responsible for developing and administering agreements designed to foster participation by public and private agencies as well as public and private sector employers. ('Customer' in this classification specification is defined as both the general public seeking employment related services and the public/private sector employers.) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES General Public: Counsels OSCC customers regarding the labor market, availability of jobs and skill and educational requirements; Interviews and counsels OSCC customers to determine short- and long-term career goals, barriers to employment and need for additional training and education; Evaluates needs of OSCC customer's for additional services such as mental health, health-related issues and emergency housing 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; Develops and conducts employability skills classes and workshops to address general and specific workforce career and job search issues; 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; Reviews job orders and matches OSCC 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; Develops on-the-job training contracts, including specifications for wage levels and length and content of training; Organizes and presents program orientation sessions for OSCC customers; Refers OSCC customers to training for occupational skills upgrading. Employers: Works with community employers to promote and develop job opportunities for OSCC customers in the Tucson community; Acts as a liaison between the OSCC programs and community agencies such as the Chamber of Commerce, business associations and economic development organizations; Represents the OSCC 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; Designs, writes and/or oversees the production of promotional and informational materials; Conducts follow-up contact with employers to determine status of job referrals and employment of OSCC 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; May oversee the work of temporarily assigned personnel from outside the department. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Knowledge of: principles and practices of effective business administration; community, business and economic development resources; qualifications generally associated with a wide variety of jobs found in the community; economic development methodologies; local, state and national labor markets and trends; principles and techniques of resume writing, job search and interviewing techniques; marketing strategies; rules, regulations, procedures and practices of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Americans with Disability Act (ADA), youth employment laws, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other relevant laws, rules and regulations affecting program activities; county contracting rules, regulations and standards; principles of adult and youth learning theory and classroom teaching techniques; career and academic counseling techniques; issues pertinent to the needs of dislocated workers and youth; programs offered by local educational and training institutions; administration and interpretation of standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; crisis intervention techniques; community service programs and social service agencies and resources. Skill in: communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; counseling clients regarding employment, training, academic, health and social services issues; analyzing situations and using sound judgement to make decisions, draw conclusions and determine appropriate course of action; counseling clients in crisis situations; administering and interpreting standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; observing and recognizing client psychological symptoms requiring professional mental health intervention; program marketing and client advocacy; creating, negotiating and monitoring employment and training-related contracts; researching job opportunities in the community; assisting employers with mass recruitment efforts; counseling clients regarding employment and related social, medical and economic issues; use of computer-based resources to create and maintain comprehensive records, files and reports. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in counseling/guidance, psychology, business administration, management, marketing or a related field as defined by the appointing authority and two years of experience in job development or personnel recruitment. (A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the cited disciplines may substitute for one year of the required experience.) OR: (2) Four years of professional level experience in job development, case management, personnel recruitment, career guidance, counseling, psychology or a related field as defined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Licenses and Certificates: Require a valid Arizona Class D driver license at the time of application.Ability to pass corporate auto insurer approval.Failure to obtain/maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination. Special Notice Items: Some positions may require bi-lingual abilities in English and a second language as determined by the appointing authority. Some positions may require the (reimbursed) use of personal vehicles to travel between work-sites in the performance of assigned duties. Physical/Sensory Requirements: Required physical/sensory requirements will be determined by position. 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. Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:03:17 CST Yuma - DOL/402, WIOP, AZ 101 Workforce Development Specialist NFJP - Pima County http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=102 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the State Director and One-Stop Supervisor, counsels, evaluates, trains and assists One Stop Career Center (OSCC) customers requiring assistance in gaining initial employment or re-employment by giving them access to needed community services. Additionally, the Workforce Development Specialists participate in developing both internal and external activities to market OSCC program services. In conjunction with this effort they are responsible for developing and administering agreements designed to foster participation by public and private agencies as well as public and private sector employers. ('Customer' in this classification specification is defined as both the general public seeking employment related services and the public/private sector employers.) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES General Public: Counsels OSCC customers regarding the labor market, availability of jobs and skill and educational requirements; Interviews and counsels OSCC customers to determine short- and long-term career goals, barriers to employment and need for additional training and education; Evaluates needs of OSCC customer's for additional services such as mental health, health-related issues and emergency housing 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; Develops and conducts employability skills classes and workshops to address general and specific workforce career and job search issues; 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; Reviews job orders and matches OSCC 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; Develops on-the-job training contracts, including specifications for wage levels and length and content of training; Organizes and presents program orientation sessions for OSCC customers; Refers OSCC customers to training for occupational skills upgrading. Employers: Works with community employers to promote and develop job opportunities for OSCC customers in the Tucson community; Acts as a liaison between the OSCC programs and community agencies such as the Chamber of Commerce, business associations and economic development organizations; Represents the OSCC 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; Designs, writes and/or oversees the production of promotional and informational materials; Conducts follow-up contact with employers to determine status of job referrals and employment of OSCC 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; May oversee the work of temporarily assigned personnel from outside the department. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Knowledge of: principles and practices of effective business administration; community, business and economic development resources; qualifications generally associated with a wide variety of jobs found in the community; economic development methodologies; local, state and national labor markets and trends; principles and techniques of resume writing, job search and interviewing techniques; marketing strategies; rules, regulations, procedures and practices of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Americans with Disability Act (ADA), youth employment laws, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other relevant laws, rules and regulations affecting program activities; county contracting rules, regulations and standards; principles of adult and youth learning theory and classroom teaching techniques; career and academic counseling techniques; issues pertinent to the needs of dislocated workers and youth; programs offered by local educational and training institutions; administration and interpretation of standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; crisis intervention techniques; community service programs and social service agencies and resources. Skill in: communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; counseling clients regarding employment, training, academic, health and social services issues; analyzing situations and using sound judgement to make decisions, draw conclusions and determine appropriate course of action; counseling clients in crisis situations; administering and interpreting standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; observing and recognizing client psychological symptoms requiring professional mental health intervention; program marketing and client advocacy; creating, negotiating and monitoring employment and training-related contracts; researching job opportunities in the community; assisting employers with mass recruitment efforts; counseling clients regarding employment and related social, medical and economic issues; use of computer-based resources to create and maintain comprehensive records, files and reports. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in counseling/guidance, psychology, business administration, management, marketing or a related field as defined by the appointing authority and two years of experience in job development or personnel recruitment. (A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the cited disciplines may substitute for one year of the required experience.) OR: (2) Four years of professional level experience in job development, case management, personnel recruitment, career guidance, counseling, psychology or a related field as defined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Licenses and Certificates: Require a valid Arizona Class D driver license at the time of application.Ability to pass corporate auto insurer approval.Failure to obtain/maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination. Special Notice Items: Some positions may require bi-lingual abilities in English and a second language as determined by the appointing authority. Some positions may require the (reimbursed) use of personal vehicles to travel between work-sites in the performance of assigned duties. Physical/Sensory Requirements: Required physical/sensory requirements will be determined by position. 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 IS AN EEO COMPANY MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:10:26 CST Tucson- DOL/ Human Services, AZ 102 TUCSON Residential Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=125 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, 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 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:13:04 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 125 GLOBE Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=128 GRAVEYARD SHIFT POSITIONS; ALL APPLICANTS WELCOME 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. 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 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:36:44 CST IDD Globe, AZ 128 Maintenance Technician (Full Time) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=129 POSITION SUMMARY: Will perform a variety of semi-skilled general maintenance tasks related to: electrical, electronic, plumbing, mechanical, carpentry, and physical plant systems. Maintains and repairs equipment to include: general household equipment, office equipment, HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) equipment, and minor repairs to company vehicles. This position will require frequent travel to all PPEP Inc. sites. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Repairs and maintains physical structures of company facilities; makes modifications to buildings as required to meet company requirements. Performs preventive maintenance for all real property including, electrical, plumbing, roof, HVAC, exterior and interior finishes and appearance. Troubleshoots problems and performs diagnostics maintenance; makes repairs to building systems to include electrical, plumbing, roof, HVAC and other systems. Performs repairs or installs structures and related systems including, dry wall, studding, framing and installation of doors, plumbing electrical, locks and keys, and lighting. Reviews and monitors work performed by outside vendors; communicates with outside vendors regarding continuing problems; makes recommendations regarding vendor performance and continuing use. Installs and connects telephone and computer network cabling as needed. Troubleshoots telephone problems and makes minor repairs to correct defects. Performs minor maintenance tasks on company vehicles. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum age 21 with MVR Clearance. High School diploma or GED. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card or have the ability to receive an AZ DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance. Must pass Background Clearance. Demonstrated proficiency with safety rules, regulations and techniques. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. Two (2) years prior work experience in the field of facility maintenance or physical plant systems maintenance. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years prior work experience in the field of facility maintenance or physical plant systems maintenance. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry eighty (80) pounds. Must be able to occasionally work from heights and climb up and down ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to travel extensively by automobile. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 9 May 2018 18:45:13 CST Administration Office, AZ 129 Virtual Part Time Teacher (Math) - http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=133 Are you a teacher looking for a part time telecommute opportunity? Portable Practical Educational Preparation (PPEP) is looking to hire a part time virtual high school math teacher - 20 to 24 hours per week PPEP is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with an extensive reach into southwestern United States and abroad. 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: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC IS AND EEO EMPLOYER Fri, 25 May 2018 17:30:53 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 133 AVONDALE - Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver (Full Time, Part Time, On-Call) 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 - Pinal County http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=142 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the State Director and One-Stop Supervisor, counsels, evaluates trains and assists One Stop Career Center (OSCC) customers requiring assistance in gaining initial employment or re-employment by giving them access to needed community services. Additionally, the Workforce Development Specialists participate in developing both internal and external activities to market OSCC program services. In conjunction with this effort they are responsible for developing and administering agreements designed to foster participation by public and private agencies as well as public and private sector employers. ('Customer' in this classification specification is defined as both the general public seeking employment related services and the public/private sector employers.) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES General Public: Counsels OSCC customers regarding the labor market, availability of jobs and skill and educational requirements; Interviews and counsels OSCC customers to determine short- and long-term career goals, barriers to employment and need for additional training and education; Evaluates needs of OSCC customer's for additional services such as mental health, health-related issues and emergency housing 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; Develops and conducts employability skills classes and workshops to address general and specific workforce career and job search issues; 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; Reviews job orders and matches OSCC 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; Develops on-the-job training contracts, including specifications for wage levels and length and content of training; Organizes and presents program orientation sessions for OSCC customers; Refers OSCC customers to training for occupational skills upgrading. Employers: Works with community employers to promote and develop job opportunities for OSCC customers in Yuma county area; Acts as a liaison between the OSCC programs and community agencies such as the Chamber of Commerce, business associations and economic development organizations; Represents the OSCC 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; Designs, writes and/or oversees the production of promotional and informational materials; Conducts follow-up contact with employers to determine status of job referrals and employment of OSCC 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; May oversee the work of temporarily assigned personnel from outside the department. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Knowledge of: principles and practices of effective business administration; community, business and economic development resources; qualifications generally associated with a wide variety of jobs found in the community; economic development methodologies; local, state and national labor markets and trends; principles and techniques of resume writing, job search and interviewing techniques; marketing strategies; rules, regulations, procedures and practices of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Americans with Disability Act (ADA), youth employment laws, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other relevant laws, rules and regulations affecting program activities; county contracting rules, regulations and standards; principles of adult and youth learning theory and classroom teaching techniques; career and academic counseling techniques; issues pertinent to the needs of dislocated workers and youth; programs offered by local educational and training institutions; administration and interpretation of standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; Crisis intervention techniques; community service programs and social service agencies and resources. Skill in: communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; counseling clients regarding employment, training, academic, health and social services issues; analyzing situations and using sound judgement to make decisions, draw conclusions and determine appropriate course of action; counseling clients in crisis situations; administering and interpreting standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; observing and recognizing client psychological symptoms requiring professional mental health intervention; program marketing and client advocacy; creating, negotiating and monitoring employment and training-related contracts; researching job opportunities in the community; assisting employers with mass recruitment efforts; counseling clients regarding employment and related social, medical and economic issues; use of computer-based resources to create and maintain comprehensive records, files and reports. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in counseling/guidance, psychology, business administration, management, marketing or a related field as defined by the appointing authority and two years of experience in job development or personnel recruitment. (A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the cited disciplines may substitute for one year of the required experience.) OR: (2) Four years of professional level experience in job development, case management, personnel recruitment, career guidance, counseling, psychology or a related field as defined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Licenses and Certificates: Require a valid Arizona Class D driver license at the time of application. Ability to pass corporate auto insurer approval. Failure to obtain/maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination. Special Notice Items: Some positions may require bi-lingual abilities in English and a second language as determined by the appointing authority. Some positions may require the (reimbursed) use of personal vehicles to travel between work-sites in the performance of assigned duties. Physical/Sensory Requirements: Required physical/sensory requirements will be determined by position. 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 Wed, 25 Jul 2018 18:59:52 CST DOL Casa Grande, AZ 142 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 Tucson- DOL/ Human Services, AZ 146 Senior Direct Support Professional 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 WEEKEND/OVERNIGHT SHIFT Direct Support Professional - TUCSON AREA http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=164 Weekend Days - Fri., 2PM - 9PM, Sat & Sun. 9AM - 9PM Weekend Overnights - Fri, Sat & Sun. 9PM - 9AM 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. Weekend Days - Fri., 2PM - 9PM, Sat & Sun. 9AM - 9PM Weekend Overnights - Fri, Sat & Sun. 9PM - 9AM Mon, 3 Jun 2019 18:24:40 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 164 Residential Coordinator - Globe http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=165 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. 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: Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, 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, 27 Jun 2019 11:42:12 CST IDD Globe, AZ 165 CASA GRANDE Residential Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=166 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, 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, 27 Jun 2019 11:43:01 CST IDD DTA Casa Grande, AZ 166 Teacher (Math) - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=167 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 3 Sep 2019 17:39:09 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 167 OJT Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=178 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the State Director and One-Stop Supervisor, counsels, evaluates, trains and assists One Stop Career Center (OSCC) customers requiring assistance in gaining initial employment or re-employment by giving them access to needed community services. Additionally, the Workforce Development Specialists participate in developing both internal and external activities to market OSCC program services. In conjunction with this effort they are responsible for developing and administering agreements designed to foster participation by public and private agencies as well as public and private sector employers. ('Customer' in this classification specification is defined as both the general public seeking employment related services and the public/private sector employers.) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES General Public: Counsels OSCC customers regarding the labor market, availability of jobs and skill and educational requirements; Interviews and counsels OSCC customers to determine short- and long-term career goals, barriers to employment and need for additional training and education; Evaluates needs of OSCC customer's for additional services such as mental health, health-related issues and emergency housing 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; Develops and conducts employability skills classes and workshops to address general and specific workforce career and job search issues; 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; Reviews job orders and matches OSCC 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; Develops on-the-job training contracts, including specifications for wage levels and length and content of training; Organizes and presents program orientation sessions for OSCC customers; Refers OSCC customers to training for occupational skills upgrading. Employers: Works with community employers to promote and develop job opportunities for OSCC customers in the Tucson community; Acts as a liaison between the OSCC programs and community agencies such as the Chamber of Commerce, business associations and economic development organizations; Represents the OSCC 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; Designs, writes and/or oversees the production of promotional and informational materials; Conducts follow-up contact with employers to determine status of job referrals and employment of OSCC 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; May oversee the work of temporarily assigned personnel from outside the department. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Knowledge of: principles and practices of effective business administration; community, business and economic development resources; qualifications generally associated with a wide variety of jobs found in the community; economic development methodologies; local, state and national labor markets and trends; principles and techniques of resume writing, job search and interviewing techniques; marketing strategies; rules, regulations, procedures and practices of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Americans with Disability Act (ADA), youth employment laws, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other relevant laws, rules and regulations affecting program activities; county contracting rules, regulations and standards; principles of adult and youth learning theory and classroom teaching techniques; career and academic counseling techniques; issues pertinent to the needs of dislocated workers and youth; programs offered by local educational and training institutions; administration and interpretation of standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; crisis intervention techniques; community service programs and social service agencies and resources. Skill in: communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; counseling clients regarding employment, training, academic, health and social services issues; analyzing situations and using sound judgement to make decisions, draw conclusions and determine appropriate course of action; counseling clients in crisis situations; administering and interpreting standardized vocational, job interest and career tests; observing and recognizing client psychological symptoms requiring professional mental health intervention; program marketing and client advocacy; creating, negotiating and monitoring employment and training-related contracts; researching job opportunities in the community; assisting employers with mass recruitment efforts; counseling clients regarding employment and related social, medical and economic issues; use of computer-based resources to create and maintain comprehensive records, files and reports. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in counseling/guidance, psychology, business administration, management, marketing or a related field as defined by the appointing authority and two years of experience in job development or personnel recruitment. (A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the cited disciplines may substitute for one year of the required experience.) OR: (2) Four years of professional level experience in job development, case management, personnel recruitment, career guidance, counseling, psychology or a related field as defined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Licenses and Certificates: Require a valid Arizona Class D driver license at the time of application.Ability to pass corporate auto insurer approval.Failure to obtain/maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination. Special Notice Items: Some positions may require bi-lingual abilities in English and a second language as determined by the appointing authority. Some positions may require the (reimbursed) use of personal vehicles to travel between work-sites in the performance of assigned duties. Physical/Sensory Requirements: Required physical/sensory requirements will be determined by position. 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. Thu, 10 Sep 2020 17:37:46 CST Administration Office, AZ 178 Data Entry and Program Support Specialist http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=179 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the MIS Director, performs a variety of advanced administrative and clerical tasks. Skills require the ability to prepare reports and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. Answers phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages. Conducts client intake to verify eligibility for Emergency Services using State, County and Federal program guidelines and ensures cross referral and inter-agency coordination for case management services if needed. Conducts research, compiles data, and prepare reports as necessary for the director, and attends necessary meetings. Greets visitors and determines appropriate staff referral for needed services. Prepares any other needed reports for internal and external use. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Maintain complete and accurate records and files in conjunction with the County, State and Federal workforce Systems.  Maintain an alphabetical filing system, to include manual filing and archiving at the end of each fiscal year or as needed.  Prepares and collects completed documentation for each case file for eligibility and program monitoring for audit purposes.  Assists clients with the completion and submission of applications and required documentation for services.  Establishes appropriate reporting mechanisms in order to communicate and maintain contract compliance for assigned programs.  Provides assessment of clients and provides information regarding other services available in the community if needed.  Prepares program performance reports, statistical data, and related program materials for agency staff members.  Maintains program and agency related records and files in a confidential manner.  Oversees purchase orders for office supplies, drafts authorizations for payment pay for purchases of office equipment and supplies.  Processes stipend payments for youth participants  Works with community based programs to collect needed documentation for program eligibility for reporting information.  Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School diploma or GED  One (1) year of training or experience in business or clerical courses  Experience in office machines, including computers, word processing, and intermediate knowledge in Microsoft office products  Good verbal and written communication skills  Able to obtain Fingerprint clearance card  Able to pass State Background check  Valid Arizona driver's license  Clear driving record and able to pass MVR and insurer requirements OR  Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Three (3) years prior work experience in business administration and functions and data management.  Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen.  Must be able to lift and carry ten (10) pounds.  Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. PPEP IS AN EEO COMPANY MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 10 Sep 2020 17:59:24 CST Administration Office, AZ 179