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
Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted: November 26, 2013
Position: Community Outreach Director
Supervisor: Program Director
Position Type: Regular Fulltime, Exempt
The Community Outreach Director is responsible for initiating new programs and collaborative programs with other LehighValley organizations that have similar missions/service populations; and to improve and expand Turning Point’s ability to reach under-served populations. The Community Outreach Director supervises the Medical Systems Advocate and Prevention Educators and reports directly to the Program Director. The primary responsibilities of this position are:
- Coordination of agency advocates and community education programs
- Program Development and Program Collaboration
- Data Collection and Research
A Master’s Degree in public health, social work, education or a related field is required with a minimum seven years experience in the human services field. Minimum of five years supervisory experience; must possess effective oral, written, and public speaking skills and must be physically and mentally capable of performing the duties of the position. Be knowledgeable and concerned about domestic violence issues and encourage the empowerment of all victims served by the agency. Possess the ability to handle crisis situations in a professional manner. Experienced in managing multiple programs and/or community based programs. Knowledge of adult education techniques preferred. Completion of Domestic Violence Training (45 hours) is required.
Posted: November 1, 2013
Position: Weekend Advocate
Supervisor: Shelter Director
Position Type: Part-time non-exempt
Hours: As assigned
The Weekend Advocate is responsible for the building security and providing supportive advocacy when full-time Turning Point Staff are not available. The worker is responsible for covering weekends, holidays, and other times as needed. Turning Point provides eight hours of potential sleep time from 11:30pm until 7:30am, however, must be available for all emergencies. The primary responsibilities of the Weekend Advocate position are:
- Support/Advocacy for safe house residents
- Site/Safe house issues
Ability to be a supportive listener to victims in crisis, handle crisis situations calmly, effectively, and efficiently, ability to enforce house rules in a non-threatening manner, and to communicate clearly in both oral and written form. Must be able to work overnights and holidays, be reliable and have reliable transportation. Pro-active, independent and team-oriented working style and ability, work within the stated mission and philosophy of Turning Point Inc. 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. Complete 45 hours of domestic violence training within 6 months of hire.