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.

 

NOVEMBER 14, 2014

Title: Facility Advocate

Supervised by: Program Director

Position Type: Regular, Part-time, Hourly

Hours: 20-25 Hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY

The Facility Advocate 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. Requires inventory and purchasing of food items, maintenance supplies and household supplies, as well as organization and storage. 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. The position reports to the Program Director.  Responsibilities include the areas of:

  • Safety & Hygiene
  • Property Maintenance
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory & organization of agency supplies
  • Miscellaneous.

A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.  Previous maintenance, purchasing, and/or inventory experience a plus.  Must have the ability to work in a crisis setting, good decision-making skills, a knowledge of and ability to use basic tools, ability to communicate ideas clearly in both spoken and written form.  Must be able to work with minimum supervision and take initiative to carry out tasks and responsibilities.  Must be pro-active, independent and have a team-oriented working style as well as respect for confidentiality of clients, staff, and premises; work within the stated mission and philosophy of Turning Point and 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.  A valid driver’s license is required and must have reliable transportation.  Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. on a regular basis.  Must complete 45 hours of domestic violence training within 2 months of hire.

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