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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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July 10, 2020
Position: Part-Time Client Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt/Essential/Part-Time/Hourly
Hours: 3 PM – 11 AM Friday and Saturday

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 its P/T Client Advocate position. This part-time position is a non-exempt, essential position starting at $15.50/hour. 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 P/T Client Advocate is responsible for answering Turning Point’s 24-hour emergency hotline, providing supportive advocacy for all Safe House residents and their children affected by domestic and intimate partner abuse and building security. The P/T Client Advocate 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. The position is responsible for 2 middle shifts a week as described above.

Must be a 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.

To be considered, all interested parties must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@turningpointlv.org

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July 10, 2020
Position: Counselor Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt Full Time

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 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 and intimate partner victimization. The work involves providing direct service to clients. These services include options counseling, client advocacy, crisis counseling, shelter communications, information and referral inclusive of both adults and children.

Must have two years counseling experience in a social service agency. Must have experience and knowledge of social casework principles and methods, basic counseling and listening skills, and knowledge of the issues surrounding domestic and intimate partner violence. A BA in social work, psychology or related field is preferred. 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.

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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