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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 the lives of individuals and in your community.

Open positions at TPLV are reflected below. To apply for an open position please email or mail a cover letter and resume to the contact information below. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

HR at Turning Point of Lehigh Valley
444 E. Susquehanna Street
Allentown, PA 18103

Email: hr@turningpointlv.org

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity employer.

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Date: September 4, 2020
Position: Legal Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt, Full-Time, Hourly, 40 Hours/Week

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a non-profit working to eliminate domestic and intimate partner abuse in the Lehigh Valley, is seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional to fill a Legal Advocate position. The Legal Advocate position provides support, information, referrals, advocacy and accompaniment services for victims of domestic and intimate partner abuse 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.

This position is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting rate of $15.50 an hour. We offer excellent benefits, 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 desired candidate has at least two years relevant work/life experience in social work or a criminal justice related field. A Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in social services or criminal justice is preferred. Preferred candidates will be bilingual in Spanish and English. Candidate 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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Date: August 28, 2020
Position: Client Advocate
Position Type: Essential, Non Exempt, Full-Time, Hourly-40hrs 
Hours:  Monday & Tuesday 2PM-10PM, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 3PM-11PM

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a non-profit working to eliminate domestic and intimate partner abuse in the Lehigh Valley, is seeking a mission oriented professional to fill a Client Advocate position. The Client Advocate provides support and advocacy for all Safe House residents and their children affected by domestic and intimate partner abuse. This position also answers Turning Point’s 24 hour hotline.

  • Must have the ability to successfully complete the 45-hour New Advocate training.
  • The Client Advocate covers a variety of shifts as scheduled which include weekdays, overnights, weekends, holidays, and other times as needed.
  • Must be able to operate in a team environment with Turning Point staff and other entities associated with the 24/7 operations of Safe House.
  • Must be a supportive listener to clients in crisis, have strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, and the ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written form.
  • 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 candidates will be bilingual in Spanish and English.

The shift available is Monday & Tuesday 2PM-10PM, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 3PM-11PM. The Client Advocate position is an essential, 40 hour, full-time, non-exempt position starting at $15.50/hour with excellent benefits, 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.

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 24 hour Helpline: 1-610-437-3369

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

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