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.

If you would like to consider volunteering, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Courtney Sutton, at [please enable JavaScript in web browser to view email address].

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Posted: June 22, 2015

Position: Weekend Advocate

Supervisor: Shelter Director

Position Type: Part-time non-exempt

Hours: As assigned

POSITION SUMMARY:

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, the Weekend Advocate must be available for all emergencies. The primary responsibilities of the Weekend Advocate position are:

  1. Support/Advocacy for safe house residents
  2. Site/Safe house issues
  3. Communications
  4. Miscellaneous

Qualifications:

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 2 months of hire.

 

 Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.