Program Coordinator for Safe to Sleep

#MoreThan a job? At The Council of Churches of the Ozarks, our Team has a heart to help others. We are cheerleaders for the vulnerable in our community and at the end of the day, we know we have heard needs, taken action, and helped with compassion.

We are in the business of taking care of people and that’s exactly what we do at Safe to Sleep. We serve women who are #MoreThan their need of emergency shelter. Safe to Sleep is a temporary homeless women’s shelter, providing shelter and case management to homeless women.

We are currently looking to hire a Program Coordinator who will coordinate the effective distribution of services and is responsible for coordinating internal operations such as client data management, financial tracking, and statistical reporting. So if you are someone who likes to not only help others but be a part of something bigger than yourself, then we’d love to talk to you.

Our core values say it all! We are Christ-LovingCompassionate, Non-judgmentalInclusive, and Empowering.

This position will be 40 hours a week but requires flexibility, which will include checking in at 6:00 am or being at the shelter until 10:00 pm, and occasionally overnight to help volunteers. This position will also routinely be on-call overnights for emergency calls and/or shelter fill-in shifts.

Full time employees are eligible for a benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, employer paid life insurance, employer paid short and long term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) match of up to 3% as well as 8 hours of vacation and sick time every month. 10 holidays each year are also provided.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask is required
  • Comfortable with computers and computer software such as Windows operating systems, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience working with the at-risk population
  • A passion for helping people facing difficult situations
  • Experience working with volunteers is preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Ability to write and speak to media, other agencies, and civic groups for the purpose of fundraising with the aid of the Central Office Fundraising department.
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse socioeconomic, culture, disability, ethnic and religious backgrounds of those in need.
  • Knowledge of services and other resources within Springfield and surrounding area.
  • To communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with clients and volunteers
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to be compassionate and perform effectively as a team in carrying out the Council of Churches outreach.

Duties:

  • Purchasing and Delivery of Supplies-Work with staff to determine equipment/supplies/material needs and then research best options to maximize organizational resources.
  • Basic Accounts Receivable and Payable-The Council of Churches of the Ozarks provides an accounting department responsible for the majority of accounting functions for outreach services. However, this position will be working on verifying and coding bills, following up on outstanding balances, filing purchase orders, invoicing third parties when necessary, processing donations, as well as tracking and filing expenses for special funding.
  • Daily, Monthly and Annual Statistical Reporting-Prepare reports that measure the number of families and other client demographics being served through Safe to Sleep. Multiple databases and Excel spreadsheets are used in preparing reports.
  • Periodic Van Transportation-Periodically drive van to transport women to and from designated locations.
  • Volunteer Training-Communicate with new volunteers and train them for overnight stay(s).
  • Guest Engagement-Engage with guests and treat them with the utmost dignity and respect.
  • Guest Screening-Screen and discipline guests who do not follow shelter rules and guidelines.

*Full job description will be given to employee at the time of interview

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities

*The Council of Churches of the Ozarks is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability status of qualified individuals.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 3 years (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous

Company’s website:

  • www.ccozarks.org

Apply Online Here

Part Time Driver

Job Description:

The Council of Churches of the Ozarks is seeking a responsible and hospitable candidate to transport Daybreak Adult Day Care Clients safely and efficiently from one location to another. Hours will be from 6am-10am Monday-Friday and driver may be asked to pick up additional hours for field trips, ETS service and maintenance. Position will start at $11/hr. Staff is expected to positively receive and follow the direction of supervisors and positively reflect the mission of the Council of Churches (CCO).

The mission of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks is to improve the quality of life in our region through compassionate service and outreach to our most vulnerable neighbors, by doing together what can best be done together in the name of Jesus Christ.

Work will include observing and reporting information concerning the physical, mental and behavioral condition of clients served and progress on desired “outcomes.” Close supervision and direction is received from the Medical Director, Operations Manager and Director of Daybreak.

Qualifications :

  • Must have GED or High School diploma
  • Must be at least 25 years of age
  • Applicant must have a clean driving record and valid Missouri driver’s license
  • Must be willing to obtain a Class E License. CDL is preferred
  • Able to pass annual & random drug testing
  • Ability to read, understand, and communicate in English

Abilities:

  • Must be able to lift at least 70 lbs.
  • Must be able to push a client in a wheel chair up and down a ramp
  • Complete First Aid and CPR
  • Complete Positive Behavior support training and on-line training as assigned
  • Follow correct procedure when loading, unloading buses & tying down wheel chairs
  • Follow all state and local transportation laws including but not limited to wearing seat belt and ensuring passengers are wearing seat belts, speed limits and stopping at rail road crossings
  • Flexible and open to changes
  • Capable of responding in emergency situations
  • Ability to maintain good relationship with staff and public

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct daily pre and post trip inspections
  • Keep bus clean inside and out
  • Fuel the bus
  • Work with people with disabilities supporting them in daily ADL’s in a respectful manner. Offer choice and self- direction by the individuals receiving services.
  • Follow plan outcomes for individuals and charting progress.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and trainings
  • Report any mechanical problems with the bus
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Procedure: This is a Part-time position. Submit letter of interest and resume to the Human Resources Department, Council of Churches of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 3947, Springfield, MO 65808. No phone calls please.

The Council of Churches of the Ozarks is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability status of qualified individuals.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $11.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Clean Driving Record: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)
  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)

Direct Support Professional I

#MoreThan a job? At The Council of Churches of the Ozarks, our Team has a heart to help others. We are cheerleaders for the vulnerable in our community and at the end of the day, we know we have heard needs, taken action, and helped with compassion.

We are in the business of taking care of people and that’s exactly what we do at our Daybreak Adult Daycare location. We serve individuals who are #MoreThan their disability and provide support so that each of our guests may achieve their highest level of independence.

We’re currently looking to hire a Direct Support Professional (DSP) who is interested in being an integral part of our organization. So if you are someone who likes to not only help others but be a part of something bigger than yourself, then we’d love to talk to you.

Our core values say it all! We are Christ-LovingCompassionate, Non-judgmentalInclusive, and Empowering.

Our full time DSP’s work Monday-Friday and start at $11/hr. Full time employees who work 30 hrs/week or more are eligible for a benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, employer paid life insurance, employer paid short and long term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) match of up to 3% as well as 8 hours of vacation and sick time every month. 10 holidays each year are also provided.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and agrees to obtain class E license within 30 days of hire.
  • Safe driving record including no more than 2 speeding violations in the last 5 years.
  • “Clean” background check consistent with DMH &DHSS regulations.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to to assess naturally occurring daily life situations and problem solve in a manner consistent with good judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to work with and respect people with disabilities and the elderly.
  • At least one year of experience in health related field

Duties:

  • Provides support to program participants in activity planning, personal hygiene, safety and self-help skills, cooking, personal hygiene and general daily life skills. Personal care does include transferring and lifting people by utilizing a patient lift.
  • Provides supports to client in becoming an active member of the community and in participating in varied meaningful vocational, domestic, and leisure activities in the community of their choosing.
  • Implements and records progress on outcomes outlined in personal and care plans for clients.
  • Transports program participants by safely driving a lift equipped van.

*Full job description will be given to employee at the time of interview

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities

*The Council of Churches of the Ozarks is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability status of qualified individuals.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 /hour

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • dsp: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous

Work Environment(s):

  • Residential facility/assisted living

Duties:

  • Charting or taking notes for others to review
  • Providing companionship and supportive listening
  • Reporting changes in the health or status of the client
  • Providing support with hobbies, studies, and social activities
  • Reading, writing, and carrying out directions