PPEP, Inc. Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at PPEP, Inc. http://ppephiring.com/ en-US Mon, 10 May 2021 02:00:15 CST ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / SCHOOL OFFICE AIDE (Charter) Sierra Vista http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=27 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Lead Teacher, this position is responsible for maintaining school documentation and records; greets parents and potential enrolling students assist with the enrollment process and documentation; processes all school records to the MIS Department and other appropriate teaching staff. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains student and school records. Data entry of student and school records. Coordinates with Student Records to ensure all paperwork and appropriate documentation is processed in a timely fashion. Provides the Student Records Department with accurate student attendance records. Administers AZELLA Testing to appropriate students and responsible for completing the orientation process with all incoming students. Provides secretarial and administrative support to the Lead Teacher. Greets public and answers a multi-line telephone system. Provides communication support with staff at all applicable site. Completes appropriate school documents such as forms and policies as required. Prepares, maintains, and submits reports using database and/or spreadsheet software. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED. Valid Arizona drivers license and clearance/approval by corporate auto insurer. Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. Average proficiency with Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, Outlook and database management systems. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One (I) year prior work experience maintaining school records and documentation. Bilingual (English/ Spanish) preferred. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, Outlook and database management systems. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to lift fifteen (15) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 2 Jun 2011 13:06:06 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 27 GED/Classroom Instructor http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=28 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the HEP Coordinator, assists students in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation. 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 in the HEP program, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. • Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona GED examination, and, through mastery assessment helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the GED examination addresses. • 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. • Ability to teach all 5 subject areas: 1) Writing, 2) Social Studies, 3) Reading, 4) Science and 5) Mathematics. • Maintain student attendance and document student advancement. • Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessment; correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis. • Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. • Minimum three (3) years in teaching the G.E.D. curriculum in Spanish and English. • Current Arizona Adult Education Certificate. • Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. • Bilingual (English/Spanish). PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Five (5) year prior work experience in teaching adults. 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). Mon, 6 Jun 2011 16:06:33 CST HEP-DOL Youth , AZ 28 NFJP Workforce Development Specialist (Yuma County - San Luis) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=31 NFJP Workforce Development Specialist (WDS) YUMA County - San Luis Under the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator, this position is responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, career development and job placement services to qualified WIOA Title I participants under the Section 167 DOL NFJP Program. Duties include outreach and recruitment, initial program eligibility, assessment, provide career counseling, career development, training development plans, job placement services and offering training related support services if needed. This position provides a 1 year follow up on all individuals placed in jobs or post-secondary education entering their caseload. The position maintains case files and client records on all activities and is responsible for meeting program goals and objectives with respect to enrollments, placements and common measures. This position obtains and analyzes data related to local labor market information and employment trends and identifies and develops opportunities with perspective employers for increase partnership opportunities and job placement. Develops a strong working relationship with the local Arizona@works One Stop Centers and works to co-enroll individuals entering the program for increased access to education, training and employment opportunities without duplication of services. Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree in Social Services or related field. Two years prior work experience in case management, job development, business development or related field. Additional Information: Valid Arizona Driver's License and clearance/approval from auto insurer. Ability to pass State Background check and Level I fingerprint clearance. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, and additional information stated above. Tue, 12 Jul 2011 14:38:38 CST DOL- NFJP San Luis, AZ 31 Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional Sierra Vista http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=38 POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision by the Lead Teacher, assist students in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards to prepare them for further education and/or employment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. One-on-one or in small groups, the Instructional Paraprofessional is responsible for helping students master course assignments, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math to provide students with remedial instruction, as needed. Understand the rationale and implementation of required assessments including the PPEP TEC Skills Assessment program and Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-9). Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests. Maintain the confidentiality of all student information. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree OR 60 post -secondary hours from an accredited college or university OR passing scores on the Paraprofessional Exam Two (2) years prior work experience working with students. Ability to obtain and maintain an Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree Three (3) years prior work experience as an Instructional Paraprofessional. Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty (25) pounds. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:50:02 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 38 Licensed Clinician http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=41 WE WANT YOU!!!!! PPEP Integrated Care is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated team player ready to make a difference in mental healthcare. We lead an integrated and multi-disciplinary team and would like to expand our behavioral health specialties to address our communities in need. Be on the cutting edge in determining therapy models, facilitating individual, family or group therapeutic counseling in various settings, and work with a team of professionals ready to support you in the continued development of a comprehensive team ready to serve communities in need. 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 Arizona State Certified - LPC, LISAC, LMFT or LMSW. Valid Arizona driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual (English/Spanish). Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. MUST APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.PPEPHIRING.COM Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:51:30 CST Behavioral Health , AZ 41 Intake & Eligibility Specialist -One Stop Pima (DOL) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=42 POSITION SUMMARY:The Intake & Eligibility Specialist conducts client intake and verifies eligibility for One Stop to Youth, Adult and Senior services using program guidelines under DOL regulation and contract scope of work. Prepare reports for internal and external use to funding sources for reporting requirements. Administer program assessments to include TABE testing requirements. Provides follow up services on missing intake and eligibility documentation. Answer incoming calls on eligibility and intake questions DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Interviews clients to determine eligibility for program participation; Assists clients with the completion of intake paperwork and submission of applications and required documentation for services Travels to client sites to conduct intake and eligibility determination for program services Once completed, conducts a review of intake and accompanying documents for accuracy and completeness; Follows up on corrections, paperwork problems, and missing documentation as needed and notifies appropriate staff, if necessary, to insure timely and accurate response. Establishes appropriate reporting mechanisms in order to communicate and maintain contract compliance for assigned programs. Conducts program assessment and provides information regarding other services available in the community. Prepares program performance reports, statistical data, and related program materials for agency staff members for reporting purposes. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree in social services, business or related field One (1) year prior work experience in document management or social service case management. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Bachelor's Degree in social services, business or related field Three (3) years prior work experience in administrative/grant management/document management/clerical field for a non-profit agency. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have the ability to see/read a computer monitor screen. Must be able to lift and carry ten (10) pounds. Must be able to drive a car and travel as required. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:46:43 CST Tucson- DOL/ Human Services, AZ 42 Special Education Teacher - Multiple locations 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: This position assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 48 Special Education Teacher - Multiple locations 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: This position assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Cesar Chavez Learning Center, AZ 48 Special Education Teacher - Multiple locations 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: This position assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Jose Yepez Learning Center, AZ 48 Special Education Teacher - Multiple locations 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: This position assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Raul H. Castro Learning Center, AZ 48 Special Education Teacher - Multiple locations 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: This position assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 48 Special Education Teacher - Multiple locations 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: This position assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 48 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: This position will be supervised to receive the established training, one-on-one training, successfully complete training assessments that will review visual, verbal and written competencies. After successful completion of all competency assessments, will be promoted to the DSP driver/non driver position. Below are the duties and responsibilities that a Trainee must learn about and successfully show competency in performance. Provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for DSP TRAINEE: High School diploma, or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years if age or older. Must be 21 years of age or older to transport clients. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. If not, must be eligible to apply and receive Level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Card and pass Background Clearance. Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, and Article 9. If not, must receive CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training within first 30 days of employment. Must successfully complete QMAT training and pass/perform all Medication Administration duties, Prevention and Supports certification. Will be required to possess and maintain all on-going training requirements. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR once trained PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. One year of prior work experience involving the direct care of IDD adults in a residential or day program setting Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:38:22 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 100 Workforce Development Specialist NFJP - Willcox http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=101 This Workforce Development Specialist 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 Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:03:17 CST Willcox, AZ 101 Workforce Development Specialist NFJP - Pima County http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=102 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 WIOA Title 1 individuals under DOL 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 participantin determining realistic employment goals. •Conducts job-readiness assessment or coordinates such workshops with partner agencies. Develops with theparticipation of the client, an Individual Employment Plan, including goal development and timelines foracquiring 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. Designcontracts for such activities with the participant and the employer, identifying skills needed and training tobe provided. •Provides follow-up assistance while a participant is in any type of training program or on a newly acquiredjob, 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: • Bachelor's degree in Social Service work or related field. • Three (3) years prior work experience in case management, job and career development, employer and business development, and outreach and recruitment/program marketing. 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 Program Director - HEP http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=120 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Deputy CEO, is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising the operations of the HEP Program. Oversees grant related paperwork and reports with adherence to Federal, State and local regulations, program goals and objectives. Responsible for monitoring student eligibility, program regulations, and community development strategies. Prepares and is familiar with Labor Market information and emerging industries in the service delivery areas, in order to promote a quality of service for employment and training. Prepares and trains staff on HEP requirements and regulations, paperwork and program specific information. Monitor program budgets along with all training contracts for program compliance. Develop initial and on-going training for all program personnel to meet multi-year contracts and outcomes. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Administers and implement the PPEP HEP program and services in Yuma County; Develop and ensure all programmatic goals and objectives are achieved; interprets, analyzes and complies with federal, state and local regulations. Interviews, hires, conducts staff meetings to train staff, enhance cooperation and coordination among staff; Monitors and provides input concerning the performance evaluations of program staff; Ensures cross coordination of all DOL, HEP, Human Services and WIOA program activities for participation and wrap around services. Provides direction on agency policy and procedures to ensure department and program staff follow all policies. Provide first level of supervision to subordinate staff. Assigns, coordinates and evaluates the work of staff. Oversees the provision of resources used to support technical assistance and approves the supervisory actions of subordinate staff for accountability. Ensures all actions are consistent with organizational and program policy at the program level. Oversees financial documentation and program records and reviews reports for accuracy and completeness; monitors budgets and other financial records as required. Reviews and authorizes program purchases and expenditures. Evaluates performance based on financial reports. Work on fund raising activities to include preparation of grant and financing applications and monitoring the performance of these activities. Acts as a liaison working with rural communities, community development organizations and private entities to identify and obtain resources for the advancement and fulfillment of the programs priorities and community development needs; establish linkages with other programs and funding sources to provide services in employment and additional training, and housing assistance if needed to low income rural residents. Consults and coordinates activities and services with Federal, State, and local officials and community organizations regarding program implementation, client services and eligibility. Oversee the preparation of routine reports and other grant related documentation to adhere to Federal, State and local regulations. Work environment requires flexible work hours, including nights and weekends depending on class schedules, and travel in and outside state for training and required meetings/conferences. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Education, Business, Public Administration or related field. Four (4) year prior, work experience in the administration of education, human or social services programs. Two (2) year's prior supervisory experience. Intermediate proficiency in MSWord, Excel or spreadsheet applications Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Education, Business or Public administration or related field. Six (6) years prior work experience in the administration of education, human or social services programs. Two (2) years prior work experience in the design or implementation of new human service programs. Bilingual (Spanish/English) 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. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:29:09 CST Yuma - DOL/402, WIOP, AZ 120 Prevention Coordinator (Drug Free communities Project - Amado) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=122 POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates all aspects of the Drug Free Communities Coalition in Amado and effectively facilitate the planning and implementation of prevention project activities to achieve project goals and objectives. PPEP is looking for a temporary Prevention Coordinator. This will be a 3 month position. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Engage in community level capacity building activities (including public speaking, outreach events and other engagement strategies) to support Coalition development, growth and sustainability. Arrange and facilitate community meetings and manage meeting administrative duties. Facilitate planning with coalition members and coordinate activities to meet required deliverables. Works as a team, communicates effectively with staff, supervisors and community key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, demonstrates cultural competency. Maintain supplies and all required documentation in an orderly manner. Schedule and collect information on Volunteers and donated In Kind time, services or goods. Maintain and manage petty cash for project. Participate in training, strategic planning and professional development activities as requested. Maintain workspace in a neat and organized manner. Maintains corporate confidence, keeps information confidential and in compliance with agency policies and procedures. Represents and presents professional appearance and demeanor. Other responsibilities as assigned. Some travel is required MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in human services related field and 2 years work experience in Community Organization or Coalition related work, or an Associate's Degree in related field and 4 years of experience. Twenty-one (21) years or older. Valid Arizona driver's license, 36 month MVR will be will be reviewed and approved by corporate auto insurer. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Basic understanding of addiction as a disease and its impact on individuals, families and community. Knowledgeable of proven prevention practices. Ability to communicate effectively; both oral and written. Ability to operate Windows Office 2010; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and OutLook. Functional knowledge and skills in basic Social media (FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram). Good document management and organizational skills. Must be self-directed, responsible and possess good judgment and decision making skills with a solution-oriented perspective. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and have keyboarding abilities. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs and engage in physical activity required for job to include set up and take down of meeting spaces, conducting outreach event logistics including stretching, reaching, bending, walking, lifting and carrying. AMOUNT OF TRAVEL AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS OR REQUIREMENTS: Must have reliable transportation, driver's license, 36 month MVR and required minimum insurance. Must be able and willing to drive to and from community sites and travel between Amado and Tucson, AZ. Must possess or be able to obtain a level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance card. Must be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends. EEO Employer Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:23:13 CST AMADO, AZ 122 TUCSON Residential Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=125 POSITION SUMMARY: The Residential Coordinator oversees and provides support to the IDD Residential Group home site operating seven (7) days a week, 24 hours a day. Oversees the physical residential group home operations managing and maintaining the residence to provide a comfortable, safe, clean and orderly habilitative environment. Schedules staff, transportation, service related events, medical appointments, and communicates with Program Manager or others as needed. Ensures staff compliance with IDD program policies. Residential Coordinator supervises and trains Direct Support Professionals to provide daily direct care and support services to the IDD (intellectually developmentally disabled) adult residents/members assigned to the residential group site/home. Administratively supervises, coordinates activities, plans and directs preparation of nutritional meals, and attend to daily care and personal needs of members. Prepares staff schedules and manages staff performance. Supervises and ensures that residents have a quality of life in a supportive and caring environment. Ensures that levels of services and staff are in compliance 24/7 with all IDD care policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Mentors and teaches staff assigned to residential site/home, distributes job assignments, and ensures program services are administered in accordance with IDD policies and procedures promoting a safe, quality of life for the members in residence. Assist in the hiring of direct support professional staff. Guides and supports staff and ensures that staff meets training requirements established by DDD and PPEP IDD standards and policy and procedures. In conjunction with Program Manager or Scheduling Specialist, ensures adequate staffing is provided as required to maintain and support staffing ratios required by individual members. Manages staff performance, attendance, tardiness and incidents. Participates with the ON-CALL Residential Coordinator alternating schedule when assigned. In review and approval from management, conducts performance reviews, documents and presents corrective actions, and is involved with employee corrective actions and dismissals. Responsible and accountable to monitor and manage facility funds, including involvement with planning of purchases and proper collection of receipts. Request weekly household and resident petty cash funds; plans and maintains menus; orders and purchases food and household supplies; replaces worn items, notifies Program Manager when appliances or other home repairs are required, thus ensuring adequate supplies are available to operate the residential home/site. Communicates daily with all staff to provide consistency in addressing each individual's needs verbally and in daily communication logs; Teaches, models, and promotes to staff and members the standards of basic hygiene and living skills. Ensures that staff is consistently utilizing these skills in the daily care of members. Observes client behaviors (attitudes) and actions and communicates with parents, guardians, support coordinators, case-managers and other professionals (that have a need to know) regarding those observations; makes recommendations for improvements in level of care or types of activities in a professional manner. Documents as needed in participant's record. Provides and encourages collaborative team effort among the direct support team assigned supervised that are working in the residential site/home. Promotes cultural competency in all areas of services and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population's culture and socioeconomic characteristics. Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions with all PPEP, Inc. employees, Support Coordinators, employers, parents, guardians, community members and agencies. Maintains and models proper boundaries between staff and members. Makes sure that members are treated in full accordance with all applicable laws and PPEP IDD policies and procedures; reports any violations or incidents immediately to IDD Program Director or above to the Executive Director levels as necessary. Documents accordingly. Prepares and confirms that appropriate documents and accurate records are maintained in a timely manner and in accordance with PPEP IDD policies and procedures. Guarantees that proper administration of medication to members is in compliance with physician's orders; coordinates and ensures that medical appointments and evaluations are scheduled and met. Participate in ISP meetings and other interdisciplinary meetings regarding direct care of the members. Recommends areas of improvement to management and refers personnel employee issues to management. Coordinates and implements activities and evaluations; makes recommendations for new or additional types of activities. Maintains a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Successfully completes all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remains incompliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other DDD training requirements. Ensures programmatic vehicles are safe and maintained in accordance to policy and procedure. Perform related work as required and provide direct care as needed in the 24/7 residential group home assigned. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School degree/GED Four (4) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled population in community based settings. Minimum one (1) years supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility and confidential resident records. Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs. OR have: Experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by IDD in implementing and documenting performance. OR have: performed habilitation services and experience under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members. Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and maintain an excellent driving record. Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR if required. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to be available to manage the staff schedules as required to support the needs of the members in the Residential Group home which operates 24/7 that has mandatory member to staff ratios assigned. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field. One (1) year prior team leadership experience in a service setting for individuals with developmental disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds, if required by the facility. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to work seven (7/24 hour) schedule. Must be available to manage/work in the Residential Group home that operates and delivers services 24/7. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm, non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED 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 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 High School Teacher - DOUGLAS http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=138 PPEP TEC High School is seeking a positive and engaged teacher, to teach course content, essential academic skills and citizenship to students, preparing them for employment and/or further education after graduation. PPEP TEC is an alternative high school and its staff advocates for the success of atypical students from underserved communities. We strive to maintain small class sizes and to build cooperative learning environments supported by strong and innovative educational teams. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Highly Qualified by college transcript or NES Subject Knowledge Exam IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk students. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:58:44 CST Raul H. Castro Learning Center, AZ 138 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 Finance and Grants Analyst http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=151 POSITION SUMMARY: The Finance and Grants Analyst position performs multiple accounting functions and reconciliations to provide financial analysis on accounts relating to budgets and the general ledger; prepares grant billings and reimbursement requests to various funding sources and provides general accounting support. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Manages and prepares monthly cost-reimbursement billings to various funding sources, maintains documentation pertaining to same. Provides financial analysis to the agency Directors of those programs and assists with information to prepare budget modification requests. • Reconciles asset and liability accounts for two HUD apartment complexes; determines and prepares monthly reimbursement to PPEP; and prepares entries to record program activity for each complex. • Codes cash receipts for entry into the Finance account system. • Prepares journal entries to record entries relating to billings, monthly transactions, and other adjustments as needed to the general ledger. • Analyzes and provides budget vs actual activity to the Director of Finance and to Directors and Managers of various agency programs. • Reconciles balance sheet accounts to the general ledger. • Reconciles interagency revenue and expense accounts. • Assists with the preparation of budgets; enters budget detail to the Finance Accounting System. • Participates in external audits and monitoring reviews; assists in gathering information required by the auditors/monitors and with questions arising during the audit/monitoring review. • Acts as back-up to the Office and Grants Manager on an as-needed basis. • Assists in the functions of Accounts Payable and Payroll, as necessary. • Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. • Two (2) years prior work experience in general ledger reconciliation and financial analysis for an organization of comparable size. • Two (2) year prior work experience using PC based accounting software. • Intermediate proficiency in MSWord, Excel, database programs, and Solomon financial or comparable software. • Must have good communication skills, be detail oriented, be organized, and have the ability to work under deadlines. OR • Any combination of academic education, professional training, or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. • Four (4) years prior work in general ledger reconciliation and financial analysis for an organization of comparable size. • Prior work experience with grant billing and reconciliations in a government, education, or private non-profit environment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. • Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. Fri, 8 Mar 2019 17:02:18 CST Administration Office, AZ 151 Senior Direct Support Professional - Tucson http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=153 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the IDD Residential Coordinator or Program Manager, provides team leadership and home oversight for weekend staff and weekend services to direct care members in the home. This includes oversight of personal care to IDD members, oversees weekend social activities, and ensures quality of life for all. Assigned to a weekend shift and included in employee ratio in home, Sr. DSP will report to home Residential Coordinator on weekend shift home activities and incidents. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees and provides direction on weekend home routines, member care, social activities and responds to incidents and report all immediate serious incidents to ON Call Residential Coordinator. Adapts activity schedules on weekend shift so that members are engaged in activities they enjoy and are beneficial. Teach staff, and assist in providing basic living skills to members that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Assist with weekend activity and menu planning, coordinate with home Residential Coordinator to ensure a continuum and coordination of services and planned activities are provided during the weekend shifts. Handles staff call-offs. Support weekend routines in home-like environments and participates in the creation of recreational plans/activities, and community interactions as scheduled. Contributes to independent living skill development of members. . Observes, documents observations, progress, special incidents, and complies with documentation and records requirements and ensures that weekend staff are completing all required paperwork. Reviews Incident Reports for accuracy, completeness and legibility and reports any improper conduct from staff to the Residential Coordinator. Handles member injuries Manage activity and client funds. Maintains and models positive interactions and communications as needed during the weekend with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to ethical, professional standards, HIPAA, and embraces cultural competencies. Works with the leadership team to support IDD services cooperatively and professionally. Other responsibilities as assigned. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least one (1) year of DDD DSP experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs OR Have one (1) year experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the Az. DDD in implementing and documenting performance OR Have performed one (1) year of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an AZ DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, Article 9, Prevention and Support DDD required trainings. If not, must successfully complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 and Prevention and Support trainings offered. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. Previous supervisory experience in DDD or client care level of services. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 9 Apr 2019 17:07:34 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 153 Teacher (Social Studies) - CASA GRANDE http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=156 Portable Practical Educational Preparation - PPEP is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with an extensive reach into southwestern United States and abroad is looking to hire a High School Social Studies Teacher in the Casa Grande area. Come and join a team of dedicated employees that are making a difference in domestic and international communities! PPEP offers a range of benefits and a diversity of programs, rich heritage, community partnerships, and investing in helping people improve their lives. POSITION SUMMARY: This position prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Fri, 17 May 2019 17:16:23 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 156 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: This position prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 3 Sep 2019 17:39:09 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 167 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 Admin Assistant - IDD http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=180 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Integrated Care (IDD) Office Manager, this position is responsible for the operation of a multi-line phone system, greeting the public and staff, and performing administrative and clerical tasks. Performs skilled typing, word processing/data entry in Microsoft Office, disburses daily mail, makes copies, and assists with inventory of supplies and distribution. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides general secretarial and administrative support to the Integrated Care staff in the areas of taking messages while answering phones, filing, scanning, and copying documents. Greets the public and staff visitors coming into the IC lobby. Responds to phone and walk in inquiries from staff and the public, providing quality customer service thru resolution. Answers the telephone, appropriately routes the calls, takes messages and clears the voice messaging system on a daily basis. Receives and sorts the mail each day; distributes the mail to employees of each program. Prepares out-going mail and ensures that proper postage has been applied; prepares and receives all UPS or Federal Express packaging; delivers outgoing mail to the PPEP Administrative office at the end of each day. Performs clerical activities and produces correspondence as required; files and maintains program and agency-related records or files. Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions within the PPEP office. Assists with special projects as assigned. Ensures confidentiality and manages to safeguard confidential and sensitive information received while accepting or disseminating all forms of messages. Meets and maintains compliance with HIPAA regulations in regards to Protected Health Information. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED. One (1) year prior work experience in a comparable administrative assistant, receptionist, or clerical position. Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval by corporate auto insurer. Average proficiency with Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, Outlook, and database management systems. Must obtain and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card and be able to pass OIG clearance. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years prior work experience in a non-profit agency or volunteer social work services environment. Related college coursework in Office Administration or an Administrative certificate Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office software. Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to lift fifteen (15) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 1 Oct 2020 18:35:39 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 180 Prevention Program Assistant http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=184 The Prevention Program Assistant position provides a variety of program and administrative support to Amado and Sahuarita area programs and projects in this department. Position provide assistance with coordinating and implementing project activities, recruiting new contacts and maintaining current collaborations necessary for program success. Additionally, position provides assistance with administrative tasks including recordkeeping, meeting arrangements, and maintaining supplies. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Involved and engaged in community level capacity building activities to support program development; includes attending community meetings, public speaking and staffing outreach events. • Assists with program coordination, implementation and facilitation of activities as needed to meet project deliverables. • Supports meeting set up, including logistics, agendas, sign in sheets, minutes, etc. • Provides customer service and information to internal and external stakeholders, effectively engages in communication with program participants. • Responsibly maintains all program documentation as assigned. • Collects and maintains contact information on volunteers, sponsors, donors and others as assigned. • Participate in training, strategic planning and professional development activities as requested. • Maintains organization of project and office supplies. • Assists with general clerical/administrative assistant functions as needed (phones, filing, copying, etc.) • Promotes cultural competency in all areas of services and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population's culture and socioeconomic characteristics. • Possess good judgment and decision making skills with a solution oriented perspective. • Maintains and models proper boundaries at all times. • Ability to work as a team, communicate effectively with staff, supervisors and community key stakeholders. • Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associates degree in human services related discipline and 3 years' demonstrated success in customer service related field OR Bachelor's degree in human service related discipline and 1 year of community based programming or coalition related work or any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (minimally including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook.) • Ability to communicate effectively with verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills. • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and the ability to meet PPEP driving requirements. • Must have reliable transportation, as travel is required. • Must be available to work some evenings and occasional weekends • Must be at least 21 years of age. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • A Bachelor's degree in human services related field • Present a professional appearance and demeanor. • Bilingual (English, Spanish) preferred • Basic understanding of addiction as a disease, its impact on individuals, families and community and understanding of prevention practices PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen and have proficient keyboarding abilities. • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs and engage in physical activity required for job to include stretching, reaching, bending, walking, lifting and carrying. • Must be able to sit, stand for 60 minutes at a time Please submit resume as well as application. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:40:20 CST AMADO, AZ 184 Special Education Aide http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=185 POSITION SUMMARY: The Special Education Aide is responsible for maintaining special education documentation and records; acts as liaison between special education and teaching staff; assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Special Education (SPED) teacher in the provision of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI), collection of student data needed to evaluate the individual learning needs and educational progress of SPED students. Assist in the instruction of SPED students in individual, small group, or large group settings under the direction of the SPED teacher; maintains an appropriate learning environment contributing to the success and the achievement of their individual goals and objectives while maintaining student dignity and responsibility. Assists SPED teacher in the preparation of instructional materials, distributes textbooks and resource materials to individual students, monitors student daily activities and work habits, provides positive reinforcement and support to SPED students as needed. Assists SPED teacher in clerical duties, such as scoring written work, recording grades, filing, data collection, and arranging meeting dates and times, while maintaining confidentiality. Assists SPED teacher in the assessment of student Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), goals and objectives, student behavior, and other individualized needs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Associate's Degree (AA) OR completion of 2 years of study (equaling 60 credit hours) at an Accredited institution of higher education OR obtain a passing score on an ADE-approved assessment. • Able to obtain and maintain a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. • One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see a computer monitor. • Must be able to stand for long periods of time. • Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). • Must be able to travel extensively by automobile. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 16 Feb 2021 11:57:51 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 185 High School Science Teacher - Douglas http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=188 POSITION SUMMARY: The Science teacher prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 6 Apr 2021 17:42:37 CST Raul H. Castro Learning Center, AZ 188