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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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December 2019
Position: Child and Teen Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt, Full Time/40 Hrs.

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 Child and Teen Advocate position. The Child and Teen Advocate provides support and advocacy services to child and teen survivors and the children of survivors receiving services through Turning Point for domestic and intimate partner abuse. This position will provide empowerment based services including: individual and group supportive counseling, support, crisis intervention, advocacy and resources.

  • The Child and Teen Advocate is responsible for working evenings and weekends.
  • Must have the ability to successfully complete the 45-hour New Advocate training.
  • Prior work experience with children in social work, psychology, or a related field is required.
  • An Associate’s Degree in an area of study related to children is preferred.
  • Must have experience and knowledge of social casework principles and methods, basic counseling and listening skills, knowledge of the issues surrounding domestic and intimate partner abuse.
  • 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.

This position is a non-exempt, full-time position with some evening and weekend work. The salary is in the low $30k’s, with excellent benefits, including competitive wages, health and life insurance. All interested parties must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@turningpointlv.org

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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December 2019
Position: Client Advocate
Position Type: Non Exempt/Full-Time/Hourly/Essential 40hrs/ 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.

Hours for this position are from 3 PM to 11 PM. The Client Advocate position is an essential, full-time, non-exempt position starting at $15.50/hour with excellent benefits, health and life insurance. To be considered, all interested parties must submit a cover letter and resume to hr@turningpointlv.org

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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