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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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August 13, 2018
Position: Legal Advocacy Director
Position Type: Exempt Full Time

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a non-profit working to eliminate domestic violence in the Lehigh Valley, is expanding it's Legal Advocacy program and seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional to fill its Legal Advocacy Director position. This is an exempt, full-time position starting in the low $40K's. Perfect for a mission-oriented self-motivated individual who flourishes in ever changing situations. This candidate should have nonprofit experience, strong communication skills, independent thinking and a commitment to furthering the Mission of Turning Point.

The Legal Advocacy Director is a supervisory position responsible for the oversight and coordination of the provision of criminal and civil legal advocacy and accompaniment services by Turning Point for victims of domestic violence. The Legal Advocacy Director position requires initiative and independent judgement and will research best practices and provide recommendations to improve services, provide systems advocacy and education, and collaborate with other community agencies to promote the mission of Turning Point.

The Legal Advocacy Director will have a minimum of three years of work experience, which includes casework, counseling, justice systems, and/or victim’s services experience. A minimum of two years supervisory experience is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in social services, criminal justice or legal systems 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 for this position, a cover letter must accompany your resume.

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

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July 27, 2018
Position: Counselor Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt Full Time

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. 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. The position is full-time, non-exempt and reports to the Program Director.

Must have BA in social work, psychology or related field plus two years experience in a social service agency required. Masters 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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June 2018
Position: Court Advocate
Position Type: Non-Exempt, Full Time

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 a Court 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. 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 also work independently.

The Court Advocate position provides support, information and referrals, advocacy and accompaniment services for victims of domestic violence within the civil and criminal legal systems throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties.  The work requires the ability to work diligently and with considerable initiative and independent judgment. Primary responsibilities are in the areas of advocacy, supportive counseling, providing court accompaniment, and providing services in the community.

A Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in social services or criminal justice is preferred. Relevant work/life experience in social work or criminal justice related field. 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

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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