Details: non-exempt/full time position
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 communication skills, is a team player but can work independently, and enjoys flexibility in the work-environment.
The Counselor Advocate is responsible for providing supportive empowerment counseling to victims and significant others who are impacted by domestic violence. . The work involves providing direct service to clients. These services include options counseling, client advocacy, crisis counseling, shelter communications, safety planning and information and referral.
BA in Social Services field is preferred. Relevant work experience will be considered: two to five years’ experience in a related social service agency required. Must have 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, cultures and sexual preferences 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.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D, LTD, Accrued Vacation, and Sick time, Personal time, 403b
Level of Language Proficiency
English & Spanish
Minimum Education Required