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.


OCTOBER 20, 2014

Title: Development Director

Supervised by: Executive Director

Position Type: Regular, Full-time, Salaried

Hours: 40 Hours per week


The Development Director provides leadership and management of the direction, planning, and execution of fundraising and development related activities for Turning Point.  In addition to responsibilities listed below, this will include, but is not limited to, securing grants from local foundations and the United Way; implementing annual fundraising appeals to individual donors, soliciting corporate contributions, insuring the in-kind contribution program meets regulatory requirements, and special projects assigned by the Executive Director. The primary responsibilities of this position are:

  • Major Gifts & Annual Fundraising
  • Government Contracts
  • Grants Management
  • Special Event Management
  • Donor Database Management
  • Policy and Procedures Oversight of all donations both cash and in-kind

Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree, 5 years of full time, progressively responsible fundraising experience, including at least one year of major gift ($25,000 and above) fundraising experience, demonstrated leadership, management, and administrative skills that motivate and build professional teamwork and staff competencies, strong communication skills including ability to write and speak persuasively about the institution, strong skills in social media marketing and development, and willingness to work evenings and weekends, to travel, and must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced degree
  • Familiarity with alumni/donor database applications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of planned giving.
  • Demonstrated success in activities to coordinate, attract, and close major gift funding support for a non-profit organization, including face-to-face solicitation of gifts of $100,000 or more.
  • Demonstrated senior leadership with strategic, policy, and budget planning experience in complex organization.


OCTOBER 20, 2014

Title: Prevention Educator

Supervised by: Community Outreach Director

Position Type: Regular, Full-time, Hourly

Hours: 40 Hours per week


The Prevention Educator is responsible for providing school-based prevention, community education and professional trainings regarding the impact of domestic violence throughout the Lehigh Valley. In addition, the Prevention Educator will be required to update and develop new prevention curriculum regarding dating violence and healthy relationships. The Prevention Educator will also be responsible for contacting and maintaining relationships within the schools and scheduling presentations. Hours are determined by program need and may include nights and weekends. Must provide own transportation.

The Prevention Educator is responsible for the following:

  1. Development of prevention education curriculum
  2. Delivery of prevention education programs to schools and other community educational entities
  3. Training of school-based personnel and other stakeholders
  4. Record keeping
  5. Miscellaneous