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Employment Opportunities

Turning Point is always looking for motivated, growth-oriented people to join our team. If you are interested in joining the Turning Point’s team, we are looking to fill the following positions.

Sales/Stock Clerk

REPORTS TO: Second Hand Rose Store Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Part Time Non-Exempt

GENERAL DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS:
The Sales/Stock Clerk is responsible for generating sales, providing customer service, operating a cash register, greeting and assisting donors, sorting, organizing and pricing donated items, and stocking merchandise for sale in the store. Must have retail/resale experience, as well as the ability to operate a cash register and communicate with the general public. Must also have excellent organizational, public relations, and basic math skills. Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays as required. Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

Hourly Wage: $11.00

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy.
  • Administer and implement Turning Point and Second Hand Rose policies and procedures
  • Maintain agency policy on confidentiality
  • Generate sales of merchandise
  • Ensure the highest level of customer service and donor relations.  Interact with donors and customers to answer questions and solve problems.  Provide a friendly, service oriented environment by greeting and acknowledging every guest and assisting as needed
  • Supervise volunteers working in your area to ensure they are doing it correctly.  Offer coaching if needed
  • Maintain knowledge of current prices, sales and changes
  • Accurately and efficiently complete all sales transactions and maintain proper cash accountability at the cash register
  • Maintain complete and accurate records as required
  • Coordinate the next day’s sale with the Manager
  • Create and maintain in-store and window displays
  • Keep log book for furniture, estate sale and special pickups
  • Respond to requests for donation pick-ups and schedule the pick-ups
  • Responsible for upkeep of donor station at back door.  Maintain supply of donor receipts, pens, handouts
  • Generate sales of furniture using price negotiation as necessary
  • Remove all HOLD tags at time of expiration
  • Rearrange and/or rotate furniture and merchandise as required to ensure optimal traffic flow, display and safety
  • Advise Manager of merchandise that is not selling, areas in the store that need restocking or items that are priced incorrectly
  • Assist cashier on duty to ensure proper customer service
  • Sort, price and stock merchandise for sale in the store, being aware of store inventory
  • Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and general store/backroom organization
  • Responsible for following SHR safety procedures and for maintaining a safe and clean environment inside the store and backroom, as well as the outside premises of SHR
  • Be able to perform the basic functions of the day-to-day store/backroom operations of SHR
  • Be aware of store surroundings, report all possible shoplifters to management, or call the police if management is not immediately available
  • Be aware of and adhere to Second Hand Rose policies with regard to staff purchases.  Report all possible losses to management
  • Keep store manager (or Lead Staff) informed of all potential problems
  • Participate in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other meetings deemed necessary by Turning Point
  • Conduct relationships with SHR and agency staff and volunteers to promote mutual respect and a positive and productive work environment
  • Notify the SHR Store Manager, or Chief Fund Development Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the SHR Store Manager

LEAD STAFF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Lead Staff are experienced staff who has been designated to assume the responsibility for the management of SHR in the absence of the Store Manager. When so designated, they will have the following additional duties & responsibilities:

  • Perform store opening & closing procedures, including setting up cash register drawers and turning daily cash receipts over to Turning Point Accounting or placing in SHR safe
  • Supervise and direct the daily activities of all SHR staff, volunteers, and community service workers.  This includes scheduling replacements for staff that calls in sick and scheduling daily lunch coverage
  • Coordinate the daily sales & post on board
  • Handle all customer or donor problems that staff are not able to resolve
  • Perform any other duties necessary to ensure the safe & smooth operation of the store

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work independently
  • Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
  • Must be able to lift 25-50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be available to work week-ends
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Must be prepared to work in all weather conditions

No phone calls please. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to HR@turningpointmacomb.org, include Second Hand Rose Sales/Stock Clerk in the subject line attention: Human Resources.

Turning Point, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Second Hand Rose Truck Driver for Donations & Pick-Ups

REPORTS TO: SHR Store Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Non- Exempt

General Description & Qualifications:
The truck driver is responsible for scheduling and carrying out donations of furniture. The ideal candidate must hold a valid driver’s license with chauffer endorsement. Driver must also have a valid medical card from the Department of Transportation. Driver must also have customer service experience to deal with donors in a diplomatic fashion. Driver will have a partner scheduled to assist with pick-ups. Driver and partner will go to donor’s homes and office buildings and remove furniture and other items from residence or offices. Upon completion of pick-ups, driver and partner will unload the furniture in the store in an organized and presentable manner. Ideal candidate must have High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record as person will be transporting survivor as necessary. Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. 

Pay Rate Per Hour $15.00

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
  • Administer and implement Turning Point and Second-Hand Rose policies and procedures
  • Ensure the highest level of donor satisfaction while maintaining quality of merchandise standards
  • Interact with donors and customers to answer questions and solve problems
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Maintain knowledge of current needs and quality standards of Second Hand Rose
  • Maintain a log book of pick-ups
  • Return potential donors calls in a timely manner
  • Organize the unloaded furniture in a way that is accessible and visually appealing
  • MUST HAVE EXCEPTIONAL INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • Preform all other duties as assigned by the Store Manager

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to carry 150 lbs
  • Must be able to plan for how much furniture will be picked up that day and the most efficient route
  • Must be able to move furniture out of residence or offices without damage to furniture or donor property
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions
  • 15 – 25 hours a week, Monday and Thursday 9 am – 2 pm 
  • Additional pickup/delivery days possible

No phone calls please. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to HR@turningpointmacomb.org, include Truck Driver for Donations & Pick-Ups in the subject line attention: Human Resources.

Turning Point, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Moving Housing Assistant

REPORTS TO:  Community Advocacy Housing Director

CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time Non-Exempt 20 hours weekly

GENERAL DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS:
The furniture mover/truck driver is responsible for picking up furniture donations (with a partner) from homes and businesses and dropping off furniture to Turning Point’s housing units.  Must have excellent customer service skills to deal with donors in a kind and courteous manner. Must also have excellent organizational and public relations skills. The moving housing assistant will work directly with program participants to develop individualized plans of service and goals for staging and completing move-in for survivors in the housing program.  The moving housing assistant will meet with the housing staff one on one to develop a process to ensure the completion of the move-in inventory/checklist of furnishings. This program recommends having knowledge and understanding of the impact of violence on survivors and their children's lives. Excellent writing and communication skills are essential. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field and demonstrated experience as a Housing/Employment Specialist is preferred. 

Must be able to flex schedule as needed for the program requirements. Travel is required to meet the needs of program participants. Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License, and a good driving record. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. Hourly Wage: $15/ hour.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
  • Administer and implement Turning Point and Second Hand Rose/ Turning Point policies and procedures
  • Maintain agency policy on confidentiality
  • Manage multiple service providers internal and external to Turning Point, Inc. to ensure a coordinated service delivery plan for each participant and their family. Create on-going positive relationships with housing partners
  • Complete accurate and timely daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly documentation and other reports as required by the program and funding sources
  • Provide transportation to residents in personal vehicle as needed
  • Provide a safe, comfortable, caring environment that focuses on the needs, and safety of the survivors and their children
  • Ensure the highest level of customer service and donor relations.  Interact with donors to answer questions and solve problems.  Provide a friendly, service-oriented environment
  • Pick-up regular furniture donations and Turning Point drop off to the housing units as scheduled by the Community Advocacy Housing Director  
  • Responsible for loading and unloading donated furniture and miscellaneous items on truck, taking care not to damage donor’s property, the donated goods, and Turning Point’s property
  • Assist with the removal of purchased furniture and the disposal of unwanted items
  • Keep Community Advocacy Housing Director informed of all potential problems, incidents and donor concerns/comments
  • Regularly attend all staff meetings, in-services and workshops
  • Conduct relationships with Second Hand Rose/Turning Point and agency staff and volunteers to promote mutual respect and a positive and productive work environment
  • Notify the Community Advocacy Housing Director of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Community Advocacy Housing Director

WORKING CONDITIONS  

  • Must be able to work independently
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
Furniture Mover/Truck Driver for Turning Point’s Housing Program

REPORTS TO:  Development Director/ Director of CAHP- only 1 supervisor

CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time Non-Exempt 20 hours weekly

GENERAL DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS:
The furniture mover/truck driver is responsible for picking up donations of furniture (with a partner) from homes and businesses, and dropping off furniture to Turning Point’s housing units.  Must have excellent customer service skills to deal with donors in a kind and courteous manner. Must also have excellent organizational and public relations skills.  Must have the ability to lift a minimum of 80-100 lbs. and move furniture. Must be able to read a map and plan a route.  Must have a high school diploma or GED.  Must have the ability to work with diverse populations.  Driver must have a valid Michigan Chauffeur License and a clean driving record.  Driver must also hold a valid DOT medical exam card. Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. Flexible schedule. 

Wage: 20.00/ hour

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy 
  • Administer and implement Turning Point and Second Hand Rose/ Turning Point policies and procedures
  • Maintain agency policy on confidentiality
  • Ensure the highest level of customer service and donor relations.  Interact with donors to answer questions and solve problems.  Provide a friendly, service-oriented environment
  • Pick-up regular furniture donations and Turning Point drop off to the housing units as scheduled by the Development Director/ Community Advocacy Housing Program
  • Responsible for planning route and preparing maps for daily pick-ups to ensure timely, accurate and efficient pick-ups
  • Responsible for loading and unloading donated furniture and miscellaneous items on truck, taking care not to damage donor’s property, the donated goods, and Turning Point’s property
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate fuel supply and the cleanliness of the inside and outside of the truck
  • Responsible for following Second Hand Rose/turning Point safety procedures and utilizing the proper safety equipment as required
  • Responsible for the secure and safe operation of Second Hand Rose/Turning Point truck and equipment
  • Report any problems with the vehicle immediately to the Development Director 
  • Prior to pick up prepare furniture department for new items.  Rearrange and/or rotate furniture and merchandise as required to ensure optimal traffic flow, display and safety
  • Responsible for accepting or refusing donations based on Second Hand Rose/Turning Point guidelines
  • Assist with the removal of purchased furniture and the disposal of unwanted items
  • Be aware of and adhere to Second Hand Rose/ Turning Point policies with regard to staff purchases.  Report all possible losses to Development Director
  • Keep Development Director/ Community Advocacy Housing Program informed of all potential problems, incidents and donor concerns/comments
  • Participate in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other meetings deemed necessary by Turning Point
  • Conduct relationships with Second Hand Rose/Turning Point and agency staff and volunteers to promote mutual respect and a positive and productive work environment
  • Notify the Development Director/ Community Advocacy Housing Program of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Development Director/ Community Advocacy Housing Program

WORKING CONDITIONS  

  • Must be able to work independently
  • Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
  • Must be able to lift 80-100 pounds
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Must be prepared to work in all weather conditions
Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker - Midnights

REPORTS TO: Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION: Full Time Non-Exempt 

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS:

Serve as staff member on duty for crisis response and resident advocacy at domestic violence and sexual assault program. Must have work experience, volunteer work, or internship in the field of domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis counseling and/or enrollment in a degree program in social work or human services. Must demonstrate sensitivity to survivors of violence and members of diverse populations, and working knowledge of empowerment, oppression, and violence models. Must be able to flex schedule to fill in weekend and midnight shifts. Some holidays are required. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Travel is not required. Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record. Must pass a central registry and criminal background check as a condition of employment.

 Full time Midnights 11pm – 7am. Pay rate: $11.00-$15.00 per hour

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
  • Administer and implement agency policies and procedures
  • Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
  • Respond to calls on the agency’s 24 hour hotline
  • Dispatch First Responders and Forensic Nurse Examiners
  • Provide crisis support and counseling to hotline callers and women/children in residence utilizing Turning Point, Inc.’s empowerment counseling model
  • Process phone and in-person intakes for shelter
  • Assess danger of client situation and safety planning
  • Assess lethality of suicidal clients and takes appropriate action
  • Maintain records of crisis calls and service to shelter residents
  • Provide information and referrals to callers and residents
  • Provide for the safety and security of the shelter, its residents and staff
  • Must complete all duties on resident advocate ”Mandatory Daily Log”
  • Maintain referral manuals
  • Must be able to work midnight shifts for the on-call emergency midnight schedule
  • Regularly attend all staff meetings, in-services and workshops
  • Coordinate services with other shelter units (children’s program, case management, facilities management, etc.) and with other departments in the organization
  • Conduct relationships with staff to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and interdepartmental program development
  • Notify the Shelter Director, Director of Programs or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director or Crisis Line/Resident Advocate Coordinator

 WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member
  • Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function adapting work to needs of residents
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to lift 20-30 lbs

No phone calls please. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to HR@turningpointmacomb.org, include Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker in the subject line attention: Human Resources.

Turning Point, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Camp Child Advocate

REPORTS TO:  Shelter Children’s Services Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION: Part Time Temporary Non Exempt

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS:  The Camp Child Advocate is responsible for providing support, advocacy, crisis intervention, childcare and transportation to children participating in Turning Point’s Summer Camp Program.  This position entails that the advocate interact with community organizations to create, schedule, and implement child centered activities.  The advocate is responsible for providing transportation.  A Bachelor’s Degree in human service or child focused concentration preferred, OR an Associate Degree and at least 1 year experience working in a setting that services children and/or families.  Experience working with children is a must.  Empathic listening skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.  Must be energetic and motivated.  Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends, holidays and evenings.  Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence preferred. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. Travel to and from field trip sites is required. This position has no supervisory responsibilities.  Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record.  Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.  Part time temporary position. June – August 31, 2021.  Salary Range: $11.00-$18.00

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
  • Administer and implement agency policies and procedures
  • Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
  • Utilize appropriate empathy, active listening and conflict resolution skills
  • Have a working knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness
  • Complete necessary documentation
  • Attend meetings, workshops and in-services as requested by program coordinator
  • Follow Turning Point’s policy on reporting suspected/witnessed abuse or neglect to Child Protective Services
  • Assist in updating and maintaining an accurate children’s resources/referrals manual
  • Ensure the safety and well being of all children
  • Supervise children on and provide transportation for fieldtrips
  • Responsible for any other job activities as required by Program Director
  • Act as an advocate to parent and staff on behalf of the child
  • Role model for children and mothers appropriate interaction including praise, choices and consequences, confrontation and problem solving
  • Gathering materials, coordinating activities/childcare and clean up afterward
  • Meeting with families for children’s dept. intake
  • Facilitate a domestic violence support group for children
  • Crisis Intervention and Prevention
  • Conduct relationships with staff to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and interdepartmental program development and planning
  • Notify the Shelter Children’s Services Coordinator, or Director of Shelter, Crisis Services, Chief Program Officer or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Shelter Children’s Services Coordinator

Working Conditions:  

  • Must be able to work independently
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Allow for flexibility in schedule and job function
  • Must be able to swim
  • Must be able to climb stairs

No phone calls please. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to HR@turningpointmacomb.org, include Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker in the subject line attention: Human Resources.

Turning Point, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker - Part Time

REPORTS TO:  Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION: Part Time Non-Exempt 

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS:

Serve as staff member on duty for crisis response and resident advocacy at domestic violence and sexual assault program. Must have work experience, volunteer work, or internship in the field of domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis counseling and/or enrollment in a degree program in social work or human services. Must demonstrate sensitivity to survivors of violence and members of diverse populations, and working knowledge of empowerment, oppression, and violence models. Must be able to flex schedule to fill in weekend and midnight shifts. Some holidays are required. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Travel is not required. Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record. Must pass a central registry and criminal background check as a condition of employment.

 Part time: 24-29 hours per week. Pay rate: $11.00-$15.00 per hour.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
  • Administer and implement agency policies and procedures
  • Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
  • Respond to calls on the agency’s 24-hour crisis hotline
  • Dispatch First Responders and Forensic Nurse Examiners
  • Provide crisis support and counseling to hotline callers and women/children in residence utilizing Turning Point, Inc.’s empowerment counseling model
  • Process phone and in-person intakes for Shelter
  • Assess danger of client situation and safety planning
  • Assess lethality of suicidal clients and takes appropriate action
  • Maintain records of crisis calls and service to Shelter residents
  • Provide information and referrals to callers and residents
  • Provide for the safety and security of the Shelter, its residents and staff
  • Must complete all duties on resident advocate ”Mandatory Daily Log”
  • Maintain referral manuals
  • Must be able to work midnight shifts for the on-call emergency midnight schedule
  • Regularly attend all staff meetings, in-services and workshops
  • Coordinate services with other Shelter units (children’s program, case management, facilities management, etc.) and with other departments in the organization
  • Conduct relationships with staff to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and interdepartmental program development
  • Notify the Shelter Director, Director of Programs or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director or Crisis Line/Resident Advocate Coordinator

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member
  • Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function adapting work to needs of residents
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to lift 20-30 lbs

 No phone calls please. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to HR@turningpointmacomb.org, include Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker in the subject line attention: Human Resources.

 Turning Point, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Case Manager Junior

REPORTS TO:                   Director Crisis/Shelter Program

CLASSIFICATION:          Full Time Non-Exempt

GENERAL DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS: The Case Manager will work directly with program participants to develop individualized plans of service and goals for securing/retaining housing and employment. The Case Manager will assist program participants with information, support, referrals, follow-up, and advocacy so that they can meet their individual service goals. The Case Manager is responsible for providing support, advocacy, and crisis intervention to families in the shelter and/or housing program.  The Case Manager must have experience in providing services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. They must also have knowledge and understanding of the impact of violence on the lives of survivors and their children in shelter. Excellent writing and communication skills are essential. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field and demonstrated experience as a Housing/Employment Specialist is preferred. Must be able to flex schedule as needed for the program requirements. Travel is required to meet the needs of program participants. Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. Salary Range: $13-$17 per hour.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Implement agency, program mission and empowerment philosophy
  • Administer and implement agency policies and procedures
  • Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
  • Demonstrate self as a team player with the ability to remain flexible to changing needs of families and programs
  • Provide education on budget and financial management
  • Complete accurate and timely daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly documentation and other reports as required by the program and funding sources
  • Meet with all assigned residents 2-3 times per week, to follow-up on progress with established goals like housing, etc
  • Develop strengths-based individualized service plans with program participants, and regularly monitor to evaluate progress on the goals and activity plans of each participant
  • Manage multiple service providers internal and external to Turning Point, Inc. to ensure a coordinated service delivery plan for each participant and their family. Create on-going positive relationships with employment and housing partners
  • Address communal living issues with residents
  • Investigate housing for compliance with Federal, State and Local requirements, including lead content
  • Establish connections with community resources for health needs, transportation, childcare, counseling, and any other resources identified by the program participant
  • Assist in updating and maintaining an accurate family’s resources/referrals manual
  • Provide education on budget and financial management to survivors
  • Provide advocacy for participants as needed with community organizations
  • Provide transportation to residents in personal vehicle as needed
  • Assess danger of client situation, provide families with information on domestic and sexual violence and help them develop a safety plan
  • Assess lethality of suicidal clients and take appropriate action
  • Provide a safe, comfortable, caring environment that focuses on the needs, and safety of the survivors and their children
  • Follow Turning Point’s policy on reporting suspected/witnessed abuse or neglect to Child Protective Services
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation for reports to be run as required by the program and funding sources
  • Regularly attend all staff meetings, in-services and workshops
  • Conduct relationships with staff to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and inter- departmental program development and planning
  • Communicate with the Director of Community Advocacy/Housing Program to keep them apprised of participant progress and program status
  • Notify the Director of Community Advocacy/Housing Program, Chief Program Officer or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Director of Community Advocacy/Housing Program

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work independently
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function and adapt to crisis needs at shelter
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

No phone calls please. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to HR@turningpointmacomb.org, include Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker in the subject line attention: Human Resources.

Turning Point, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.