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Employment Opportunities

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley (TPLV) 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.

Open positions at TPLV are posted on this website. Candidates may email, fax, or mail their cover letter and resume.

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:

Nina McCarthy
Operations Director
Address: 444 E. Susquehanna Street, Allentown, PA 18103

Phone: 610-797-0530
Fax: 610-797-0585

Email: hr@turningpointlv.org

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position: Outreach Educator
Position Type: Non Exempt/Full-Time/Hourly
Hours: 40 Hours

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a non-profit working to eliminate domestic violence in the Lehigh Valley, is seeking a passionate, energetic, self-motivated professional to fill its Outreach Educator position. This is a full-time, non-exempt position starting in the low $30k’s, with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. Perfect for an enthusiastic person who has excellent “customer-service” skills, is a team player but can work independently, and enjoys flexibility in the work-environment.

The Outreach Educator is responsible for developing and providing educational programming and professional training designed to increase awareness of issues and services for domestic violence survivors. They will develop and provide education to professionals, schools, community groups, develop metrics to gauge the success of the education, participate in fundraising and public events, and help answering Turning Point’s 24-hour emergency hotline. This position requires the ability to effectively present information to a variety of audiences, inclusive of both adults and children.

A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Education or in the Social Services field is required. Must have a proven track record of successful work within the community and knowledge of the Lehigh Valley. Must have proven experience in research and facilitation, strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, and the ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written form. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Preferred candidate will be bilingual in Spanish and English. Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be considered, all interested parties must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@turningpointlv.org

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Position: Client Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt/Full-Time/Hourly
Hours: 40/ 3PM - 11PM Tuesday - Saturday

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a non-profit working to eliminate domestic violence in the Lehigh Valley, is seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional to fill its Client Advocate position. This is a full-time, non-exempt position starting in the low $30k’s with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. The hours are middle shift, 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM Sunday through Thursday. Perfect for a mission-oriented person who has excellent “customer-service” skills, has the ability to handle crisis situations calmly, effectively, and efficiently and is a team player but can work independently.

The Client Advocate is responsible for building security and providing supportive advocacy for all Safe House residents and their children affected by domestic violence; operating in a team environment with Turning Point staff, and other entities associated with the 24/7 operations of Safe House. The Client Advocate is responsible for covering a variety of shifts as scheduled which may include weekdays, overnights, weekends, holidays, and other times as may be needed, as well as help answering Turning Point’s 24-hour emergency hotline.

Must be a supportive listener to victims in crisis, have strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, and the ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written form. Preferred candidates will be bilingual in Spanish and English. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be considered, all interested parties must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@turningpointlv.org

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Position: Counselor Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt/Full-Time/Hourly
Hours: 40

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a non-profit working to eliminate domestic violence in the Lehigh Valley, is seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional to fill its Counselor Advocate position.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position starting in the low $30k’s with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. This flexible position requires evenings and some weekends. Perfect for a mission-oriented person who has excellent customer-service skills, is a team player but can work independently, and enjoys flexibility in the work-environment.

The Counselor Advocate is responsible for providing supportive counseling to victims and significant others who are negatively impacted by domestic violence victimization. The work involves providing direct service to clients. These services include options counseling, client advocacy, crisis counseling, shelter communications, and information and referral inclusive of both adults and children.

Must have BA in social work, psychology or related field experience, plus two years’ experience in a social service agency. A Master’s degree preferred. Must have experience and knowledge of social casework principles and methods, basic counseling and listening skills, knowledge of the issues surrounding domestic/partner violence.  Must have the ability to deal with/and relate to all people of various and diverse backgrounds in a fair and non-judgmental manner. Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Preferred candidate will be bilingual in Spanish and English.  Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All interested parties must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@turningpointlv.org

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Position: Child and Teen Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt/Full-Time/Hourly
Hours: 40/ 1PM to 9PM Tuesday through Saturday

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a non-profit working to eliminate domestic violence in the Lehigh Valley, is seeking a self-motivated professional to fill its Child and Teen Advocate position. This is a full-time, non-exempt position starting in the low $30k’s with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. The schedule is Tuesday through Saturday 1PM to 9PM. Perfect for someone who loves to work with kids and teens, has excellent customer-service skills, has the ability to handle crisis situations calmly, effectively, and efficiently and is a team player but can also work independently.

The Child and Teen Advocate provides support and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and their children who are clients of Turning Point. This position will provide empowerment based services including: individual and group supportive counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy and resources.  The Child and Teen Advocate will also provide outreach and advocacy services to victims of teen dating violence.

The Child and Teen Advocate will have experience working with children and teenagers. Should have relevant work experience in social work, psychology, or a related field. A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in children’s counseling or a related field is preferred. Preferred candidates will be bilingual in Spanish and English. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be considered, all interested parties must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@turningpointlv.org

Do you need help? Call our toll-free 24 hour Helpline: 1-877-438-4957

444 E. Susquehanna St.

Allentown, PA 18103
(610) 797-0530

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