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Enjoy personal growth as a member of our team through challenging, diverse work and paid training opportunities. At 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. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

To apply for an open position at Turning Point, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

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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Date: August 8, 2019
Position: Client Advocate - Middle Shift 3PM - 11PM
Position Type: Non-Exempt/Full Time/Hourly 40/week/Essential

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 during the middle shift (3:00 PM – 11:00 PM). This is a full-time, non-exempt, essential position starting at $15.50/hour with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. 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 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 non-judgmental 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.

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

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Date: August 8, 2019
Position: Outreach Educator
Position Type: Non-Exempt/Full Time/Hourly 40/week

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, 40 hour, non-exempt position starting in the mid $30k’s with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. Perfect for a mission-oriented person who has excellent likes a challenge, is a team player who 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.

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 a proven track record in successful work within the community and knowledge of the Lehigh Valley. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Education or in the Social Services field is required. 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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Date: July 18, 2019
Position: Medical Outreach Advocate
Position Type: Non-Exempt/Full Time/Hourly 40/Week

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 Medical Advocate position. This is a full-time, 40 hour, non-exempt position starting in the mid $30k’s with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. Perfect for a mission-oriented person who likes a challenge, is a team player who can work independently, and enjoys flexibility in the work-environment.

The Medical Advocate will lead Turning Point’s efforts to expand its medical advocacy and outreach efforts.  This position’s purpose is to help improve healthcare response to domestic violence within various healthcare settings.  The Medical Advocate will work to better integrate policies and procedures within the various hospital systems; engage in systems change activities to improve the response to survivors; collaborate with other community organizations; and coordinate professional development opportunities for various healthcare professionals.

Must have proven experience in systems change work (preferably in the healthcare system), strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, and the ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written form. Must have a proven track record in successful work within the community and knowledge of the Lehigh Valley. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Education or in the Social Services field is required. 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

Do you need help? Call our 24 hour Helpline: 1-610-437-3369

444 E. Susquehanna St.
Allentown, PA 18103
(610) 797-0530

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