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 13, 2015

Title: Prevention Educator

Supervised by: Community Outreach Director

Position Type: Regular, Full-time, Hourly

Hours: 40 Hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY

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:

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

A Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in Education or Social Service field is preferred.  Life experience will be given consideration.  A proven track record in successful work within the community, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate ideas clearly in spoken and written form is required.  Experience in organizing events, public speaking ability, and pro-active, independent and team-oriented working style and ability is required.  Ability to work within the stated mission and philosophy of Turning Point, as well as 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 is necessary.  Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.  The work requires mobility to sites for presentations; office environment, computers, phones, and ability to lift up to 25 lbs. occasionally.  Must complete 45 hours of domestic violence training within 6 months of hire.

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DECEMBER 23, 2014

Title: Bilingual Court Advocate

Supervised by: Court Advocacy Director

Position Type: Regular, Full-time, Hourly

Hours: 30 Hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY

The Bilingual Court Advocate is an advocate for individual victims as they interact within the judicial and law enforcement systems.  The work requires the ability to work diligently and with considerable initiative and independent judgment.  The primary responsibilities of the Bilingual Court Advocate’s position are:

Direct Service
Outreach Services
Volunteers
Miscellaneous

The position requires a B.A. or equivalent experience in social services or criminal justice systems; mobility on site and to sites, including ability to climb stairs, ability to lift up to 25 lbs. on an occasional basis; ability to function in an office environment, with computers, phones, etc.; must present a professional image, must have ability to work diligently and with considerable initiative and independent judgment, be knowledgeable and concerned about victim issues and encourage the empowerment of all victims served by agency.  The work requires a pro-active, independent and team-oriented working style and ability to work within the stated mission and philosophy of Turning Point.  Must 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 complete 45 hours of domestic violence training within 6 months of hire.  Must be experienced in MS Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook, and must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.

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