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Employment Opportunities

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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Looking to make a change?

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, is expanding our team.  We have several new openings for compassionate, mission oriented people to help us achieve our mission of eliminating domestic violence in the Lehigh Valley.

We are seeking strong advocates to work with adults and children in a variety of programs, including legal advocacy, community-based empowerment counseling, and housing services.  Experience in trauma-informed social services and bilingual candidates preferred.

Turning Point positions offer an hourly wage of $15.50 and an excellent benefit package.  If you are a hardworking person willing to go the extra mile for our clients so you can make a difference, then we are looking for you!

Join us and help change people’s lives. Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, Inc. is a registered 501c3 company and is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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Date: June 18, 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 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.

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: June 18, 2019
Position: Counselor 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 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.

Must have BA in social work, psychology or related field plus two years experience in a social service agency required. 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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Date: March 25, 2019
Position: Client Advocate
Position Type: Essential/Non Exempt/Full-Time/Hourly
Hours: Middle Shift 3PM - 11PM40/Week 

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 .

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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