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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 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


Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

November 18, 2015

Title: Registered Nurse
Supervised by: Program Director
Position Type: Part time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Hours: 10 – 18 per week


Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is actively seeking a registered nurse for on-site support of shelter residents and their children, addressing issues of self-care, access to community resources, reproductive health, and impact of trauma on overall well-being.  The position is part-time for 10-18 hours weekly, and reports to the Program Director.  Compensation is negotiable.  Bi-lingual skills a plus.  Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying client needs of all incoming residents
  • Offer confidential wellness screenings and resources to each client
  • Attend weekly case management meetings
  • Develop health/wellness group activity programs
  • Compile statistical data, liaise with community health agencies, and maintain records
  • Other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required and an Advanced degree in Nursing and experience in Social Service field is preferred.  A proven track record in successful work within the community, strong interpersonal skills, pro-active, independent and team-oriented working style and ability is required.  Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. The work requires mobility to safe house and administrative site for delivering services, education and presentations; the work is generally in an office environment: computers, phones, and ability to climb stairs and to lift up to 25 lbs. occasionally.  Must complete 40 hours of domestic violence training within 2 months of hire.

Interested candidates please send letter of interest and/or cv/resume by November 30, 2015.


October 2, 2015

Title: Counseling Director
Supervised by: Program Director
Position Type: Regular, Full-time, Salaried
Hours: 40 per week


The Counseling Director is responsible for supervision of the counseling department and providing supportive counseling to victims and significant others who are impacted by domestic violence victimization. The work involves providing direct services to clients. These services include options counseling, client advocacy, crisis counseling; information and referral, and group counseling. The supervision involves interaction with department employees, including timesheet approval, employee relations, coverage scheduling, and counseling appointment monitoring and reporting, as well as collaboration with other departments, and other duties as assigned. This is a full time, exempt position with salary pay. The position reports to the Program Director. The primary responsibilities of the Counseling Director are counseling/advocacy, supervision, shelter, communications and miscellaneous other duties as assigned.


MSW or related field plus two years experience in a social service agency required. Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of life experience and training is required. Bilingual in Spanish a plus. Must have knowledge of social casework principles and methods, knowledge of basic counseling and listening skills, knowledge of the problems and remedies surrounding domestic violence; ability to communicate ideas, both written and oral, in English and preferably in both Spanish and English; ability to keep accurate records; 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. Work is generally conducted in an office environment. Must be able to use computers, phones, office equipment such as copiers, etc. Must be able to sit for periods of time, stand, climb stairs, and lift up to 25 lbs. occasionally. Must complete 40 hours of domestic violence training within 2 months of hire.

 Equal Opportunity Employer

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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