Employment Opportunities

Are you interested in joining our mission as a member of our paid staff? Turning Point of Lehigh Valley offers competitive compensation packages and the camaraderie of an amazing and dedicated staff. Enjoy personal growth as a member of our team through challenging, diverse work and paid training opportunities. With Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, you know each day that you are making a difference in your community and the lives of individuals.

Currently open positions at Turning Point of Lehigh Valley are posted on this website. Candidates may email, fax, or mail their resume and/or letter of interest. Job applications are available via email, fax, regular mail, or in person (Monday through Friday at our administrative office listed below, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. only).

To apply for an open position at Turning Point, contact:

  • Jamie Hanchett
  • Human Resources
  • Address: 444 E. Susquehanna Street, Allentown, PA 18103
  • Phone: 610-797-0530 Ext. 238
  • Fax: 610-797-0585
  • Email: [please enable JavaScript in web browser to view email address]

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity employer.

 JANUARY 30, 2015

Title: Site Maintenance Technician

Supervised by: Program Director

Position Type: Regular, Full-time, Hourly

Hours: 30 Hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY

The Site Maintenance Technician position is primarily custodial in nature. Duties at both the administration building and safe house include cleaning of office areas, resident’s rooms and common areas. The position requires inventory and purchasing of food items, maintenance supplies and household supplies, organization and storage as well as general upkeep of interior and exterior of agency site(s). This position is part of the safe house team responsible for maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the premises and promoting the safe house’s atmosphere of mutual support. Duties are performed under the direction of the Program Director.  The primary responsibilities of the position are:

Safety & Hygiene
Property maintenance & improvement
Purchasing
Inventory & organization of agency supplies
Miscellaneous.

A High School diploma or equivalent is required and additional trade school or higher education is preferred. Must have the ability to work in a crisis setting, good decision-making skills, knowledge of and ability to use basic tools.  Must exhibit willingness and initiative to clean.  Ability to communicate ideas clearly in both spoken and written form, including basic knowledge and use of computers, for example, the use of MS Office Word, e-mail, etc. is required.  Must be able to climb and descend stairs frequently during the course of the workday and to lift up to 35 lbs. on a regular basis.  Must be able to work within the stated mission and philosophy of Turning Point and have the ability to deal with/and relate to all people of various and diverse backgrounds in a fair and non-judgmental manner, especially women and children.  Must provide Child Abuse & Criminal Clearances.  Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Must complete 45 hours of domestic violence training within 2 months of hire.

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