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Position Title:         Prep Cook
Supervisor:             Executive Chef
Location:                 FOOD CENTER
Work Schedule:      PT

            
SUMMARY:  The Prep Cook provides back up and support to the Executive Chef and Sous Chef/Assistant Manager in preparing and serving three free meals a day, 365 days a year, to the hungry and homeless and in the catering of meals for clients of the Center of Hope.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at this time)
•    Prepare and serve meals
•    Fill food vouchers for the needy submitted by the District Office and the SVdP Conferences
•    Assist in the inventory of food and supplies to assure that the freezers and pantries are amply stocked
•    Assist in unloading food and supplies from trucks
•    Help properly store purchased and donated foods in freezers and pantries
•    Clean kitchen equipment and appliances
•    Assist in the rotation of perishable foods in a "first-in-first-out" basis
•    Assist the Sous Chef and Executive Chef in complying with all food service standards and regulations established by federal, state, county or local agencies
•    Lift at least 50 lbs.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Complies with all applicable training requirements
•    Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures
•    Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs
•    Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team
•    Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc. Mission

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
•    Possess basic computer skills
•    Able to speak, write and understand English
•    Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff and volunteers and able to work with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups
•    Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
•    Ability to set appropriate limits, work under deadlines and multi-task
•    Ability to organize, prioritize, self-motivate, and deliver results
•    Excellent communication and listening skills
•    Successfully pass Law Enforcement background screening
•    Valid Florida driver’s license if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business
•    Must have reliable transportation
•    Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally
•    A high level of openness and willingness to receive feedback/suggestions from superiors and others, and to learn new skills to improve job performance
•    Evidence of deep alignment with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc. Mission and Values
•    Ability to clean and organize work area
•    Able to work in fast pace environment
•    Knowledge in use of kitchen equipment, dish room standards, proper handling of raw products
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 
•    This position requires a high school diploma or GED
•    Some experience in Culinary Arts training in basic food service and safety
•    Knowledge of cooking to proper temperatures and storage    
•    At least one to two years of experience in restaurant or catering services
MENTAL DEMANDS: 
•    Personal maturity is an important attribute. 
•    Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. Must have the ability to listen objectively to people, perceive the real problem and assist in bringing issues to a successful conclusion. 
•    Must relate and interact with, volunteers, clients, contractors, visitors and employees at all levels within the Agency.

St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.

 

Position Title:        Overnight Shelter Specialist (Intake Specialist)
Supervisor:            CARE Center Manager
Location:                CARE Center -Pinellas
Work Schedule:     40 hrs each week (with varied days)

            
SUMMARY:  The Intake Specialist performs various duties relative to the admission, stay and discharge of clients of the Night Shelter, open seven nights a week, 365 nights a year, for homeless men and women.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Register all new clients between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., using intake forms and later input the demographics into the Tampa Bay Information Network (TBIN) used to generate reports to the City and County and to share with other agencies
•    Make sure new folder forums are printed and available for new intakes, preform nightly audits of client folders to ensure that they are completed and updated as necessary
•    Help Navigators set attainable goals and monitor progress of clients
•    Provide assistance with the management of  client volunteers
•    Communicate with navigators and management to assist client’s length of stay and make sure bed lists are accurate nightly
•    Use of Tampa Bay Information Network (TBIN) in assessing needs of clients and entering data
•    Follow up and evaluation on progress of clients then report to management on client progression
•    Work with volunteers to make sure showers and laundry areas are functional and clean
•    Making ID badges for new clients and replacements as needed
•    Walk through the dormitory and courtyard at intervals and perform security checks

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Complies with all applicable training requirements.
•    Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures.
•    Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs. 
•    Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team.
•    Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc. Mission.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
•    Able to speak, write and understand English
•    Possess basic computer skills
•    Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff and volunteers and able to work with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups
•    Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
•    Ability to set appropriate limits, work under deadlines and multi-task
•    Ability to organize, prioritize, self-motivate, and deliver results
•    Excellent communication and listening skills
•    Possess strong work ethics
•    Successfully pass Law Enforcement background screening
•    Valid Florida driver’s license if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business
•    Must have reliable transportation
•    Participate in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program and Accreditation/ Reaccreditation process
•    Mission-driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion
•    Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally
•    A high level of openness and willingness to receive feedback/suggestions from superiors and others, and to learn new skills to improve job performance
•    Evidence of deep alignment with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc. Mission and Values

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 
•    This position requires a high school diploma, or GED equivalent.
•    Some experience working with the homeless population preferred, but not required.

St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.

 

Position Title:          Case Manager III
Supervisor:              SSVF Program Manager        
Location:                  SSVF Pinellas
Work Schedule:       Full Time
     

SUMMARY: The Case Manager III provides assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for the most appropriate services to individuals enrolled in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. Qualified candidate must possess a clear understanding of the service delivery system and the resources available for veterans and their families. Individual will effectively maintain and manage assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, abilities, and preferences of the individual served

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Provide crisis intervention to address the immediate needs of the very low-income, chronic and non-chronic homeless veteran population
•    Assess the individual's strengths, needs, abilities and preferences to assist in the development of housing goals
•    Design and carry out a Housing Stability Plan for each household
•    Monitor progress daily and maintain accurate documentation of progress towards goals and services provided
•    Enforce program rules and procedures to ensure compliance with all government and contract regulations
•    Provide client access to services and community resources as needed
•    Facilitate the move to transitional and/or permanent, independent housing, when appropriate. 
•    Conduct home visits, when appropriate
•    Determine Eligibility
•    Process Temporary Financial Assistance
•    Utilize HSMIS for data collection/case record

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Complies with all applicable training requirements
•    Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures
•    Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs
•    Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team
•    Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. Mission

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/ABILITIES
•    This position requires a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field
•    Minimum two years’ experience serving homeless or at-risk families and/or individuals in crisis
•    Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
•    Veterans preferred
•    Have basic knowledge of homelessness, severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse
•    Basic knowledge of resources in the community available for veteran population, especially services and programs offered by the VA
•    Ability to form partnerships in the community and seek out community resources
•    Strong oral and written communications
•    Strong organizational, time management and data management skills
•    Strong computer skills
•    Proven ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
•    Ability to multi-task and problem solve under pressure
St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.

 

Position Title:           Case Manager III-Rapid Rehousing
Supervisor:              Director COH/CARE/RRH        
Location:                  RRH- Clearwater
Work Schedule:       Full Time
     

SUMMARY: The Case Manager provides assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for the most appropriate services for individuals and families enrolled in rapid rehousing services so they may access permanent housing and achieve housing stability. Qualified candidate must possess a clear understanding of the service delivery system and the resources available for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Screening households to determine and document eligibility.
•    Assessment of the individual and other family members of their strengths, needs, abilities and preferences to assist in the development of housing goals.
•    Developing a Housing Stability Plan, addressing crisis intervention, potential barriers, housing identification, move-in, self-sufficiency and budget for each household within one week of entry into program.
•    Monitor progress daily and maintain accurate documentation of progress towards goals and services provided.
•    Work directly with Coordinated Entry System.
•    Providing referrals and facilitating access to services and community resources as needed.
•    Providing on-going risk assessment and safety planning.
•    Conduct home visits.
•    Responsible for collecting all necessary documentation for client files according to established guidelines.
•    Process requests for rental assistance, application fees and other forms of assistance.
•    Utilize HMIS and coordinate with the Coordinated Entry System.
•    Attends regular meetings of RRH providers.
•    Adheres to countywide RRH policies and procedures.
•    All other duties as assigned.
•    Participates in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program and Accreditation/Reaccreditation process.
•    Mission-driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion.
•    Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally. 
•    Valid Florida driver’s license and clean driving record if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business.

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•    Have knowledge of homelessness, severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse. 
•    Knowledge of resources in the community available for the homeless population.
•    Knowledge of wrap around services and providers within CoC.
•    Ability to form partnerships in the community and seek out community resources. 
•    Strong organizational, time management and data management skills. 
•    Proven ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team. 
•    Ability to multi-task and problem solve under pressure. 
•    Ability to provide customer service to difficult populations. 
•    Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and possess the ability to interact effectively with other agencies and service providers in order to provide wrap-around services. 
•    Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and understand the issues that are faced by low-income populations. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/ABILITIES
•    This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
•    Minimum two years’ experience serving homeless or at-risk families and/or individuals in crisis.
•    Must be familiar with a multitude of wrap around services and providers within the CoC.
•    Must be able to comply with complex governmental regulations, policies and procedures and demonstrate thorough document compliance efforts and activities.
•    Must be proficient with data management and information systems and have basic knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
•    Must be expert in RRH Standards.
St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.

 

Position Title:        Housing Specialist/Navigator-Rapid Rehousing
Supervisor:            Director COH/CARE/RRH        
Location:                RRH - Clearwater
Work Schedule:     Full Time
     

SUMMARY: The Housing Specialist I shall provide direct services to enable eligible clients to locate affordable, safe and sanitary housing. The Housing Specialist will network with owners and managers of housing units, and maintain a list of landlords that can readily assist our clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Responsible for identifying and engaging landlords through a variety of methods in order to develop a sufficient affordable housing stock for a successful RRH program.
•    Assists eligible families in locating and renting suitable housing; computing and preparing financing arrangements and monitoring owner/tenant compliance with standards.
•    Maintain linkage between Agency, landlord and client.
•    Develop and maintain (i.e., update) a database/listing of available housing stock for clients.
•    Coordinate with other HS/N within CoC to develop a “master list”. 
•    Responsible for coordinating and/or performing Housing Inspection.
•    Makes referrals to agencies and departments for the resolution of applicant housing issues.
•    Investigates tenant and owner complaints and conducts follow-up visits.
•    Makes appropriate referrals for assistance when client’s needs cannot be met.
•    Work directly with the Coordinated Entry System.
•    Networks and collaborates with other agencies and represents the agency at community functions, which may include public speaking and presentations as directed by Program Manager.
•    Maintains required client, legal and administrative record and statistical data as required by SVdPSP and program funders including use of HMIS.
•    Responsible for locating and reaching out to potential RRH clients.
•    Responsible for collecting all necessary documentation for client files according to established guidelines.
•    Adheres to Countywide RRH Policies and procedures.
•    Attends regular meetings of RRH providers
•    Ability to enter, maintain and update all service records in the Tampa Bay Information Network (TBIN)
•    All Other duties as assigned.
•    Participates in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program and Accreditation/Reaccreditation process.
•    Mission driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion.
•    Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally. 
•    A high level of openness and willingness to receive feedback/suggestions from superiors and others, and to learn new skills to improve job performance.
•    Valid Florida driver’s license and clean driving record if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•    Possess basic computer skills.
•    Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff and volunteers and able to work with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups.
•    Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
•    Ability to set appropriate limits, work under deadlines and multi-task.
•    Ability to organize, prioritize, self-motivate, and deliver results.
•    Excellent communication and listening skills.
•    Possess strong work ethics.
•    Successfully pass Law Enforcement background screening.
•    Valid Florida driver’s license if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business.
•    Must have reliable transportation.
•    Participates in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program and Accreditation/Reaccreditation process.
•    Mission driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion.
•    Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally.
•    A high level of openness and willingness to receive feedback/suggestions from superiors and others, and to learn new skills to improve job performance.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/ABILITIES
•    Bachelor’s Degree preferred, substantial successful work experience in the field of housing may be substituted for the degree.
•    A minimum of two years’ experience in rental housing and property management.
St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.

 

Position Title:       CARE Center Navigator – PART TIME
Supervisor:            CARE Center Manager
Location:                CARE Center
Work Schedule:     24 hrs each week (with varied days)

Summary:  The CARE Center Navigator will primarily be responsible for the ongoing assessment of clients with continued follow up to be sure he/she reaches their individual goals. The CARE Center Navigator will work with Tampa Bay Information Network (TBIN) to open and close all client cases, provide goal setting and assessment of client needs, to include the management and supervision of all support staff within the CARE Center.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Assessment of client’s needs as they come in the door.
•    Set goals and perform follow-up and assist with training support staff.
•    Provide assistance and supervision of volunteers.
•    Monitor clients in dining and courtyard areas and monitoring of cleanliness in dining area/lounge.
•    Assist clients with varying needs, i.e. general information, housing, apartment searching, veteran assistance, and referrals.
•    Provide assistance with restroom access, showers, bus passes, environmental respite and use of a phone.
•    Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
•    Level II Background Screening and Pre-Employment Drug Screen required.
•    Successfully pass Law Enforcement background screening. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
•    This position requires a high school diploma, or GED equivalent.
•    Some experience working with the homeless population preferred, but not required.
•    Able to speak, write and understand English. 
•    Possess basic computer skills.
•    Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff and volunteers and able to work with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups
•    Valid Florida driver’s license and appropriate insurance if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for agency business
St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer. 

 

Position Title:        Maintenance Tech
Supervisor:           Plant Operations Manager        
Location:               Plant Operations
Work Schedule:    Full Time  
   

SUMMARY: The Maintenance Technician performs various tasks that contribute to the overall maintenance and upkeep of the District Council's properties including the District Office, Food Center, CARE Center, Center of Hope, Thrift Store and their adjacent grounds and provides support to the Plant Operations Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Assist and provide back up to the Plant Operations Manager in ensuring that each and every building is operating at maximum efficiency and is safe and secure for employees, volunteers, clients and visitors
•    Use a broad spectrum of skills covering such trades as carpentry, plumbing, roofing, air conditioning, electrical, painting in his day-to-day activities
•    Undertake special maintenance projects in the Food Center, Center of Hope, Thrift Store and District Office as directed
•    Help keep the Center of Hope's client rooms in good order by repainting, repairing and/or readying rooms for new admissions while seeing to other maintenance issues in rooms of existing clients

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
•    Complies with all applicable training requirements
•    Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures
•    Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs
•    Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team
•    Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc. Mission
•    MUST HAVE a Valid Florida driver’s license

St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.