If you are interested in joining the Turning Point team we are looking to fill the following positions:

  • Chief Program Officer of Domestic Violence Services

    Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
    Classification: Full Time/Exempt

    General Description and Qualifications: The Chief Program Officer of Domestic Violence Services (CPO-DV) shall be responsible for the operation and delivery of all Turning Point’s direct services to domestic violence victims and their families. The Chief Program Officer of Domestic Violence Services is responsible for ensuring the meeting of grant/contract requirements, program development, program evaluation, staff problem solving and staff development for domestic violence program directors. A Masters Degree in Social Work or related field is required as well as the applicable State of Michigan Professional License. Must have experience supervising direct service staff and experience working with victims of sexual and domestic violence and their significant others. Must have knowledge of individual and group treatment modalities that are trauma informed and survivor centered, cultural and societal influences on sexual and domestic violence and healing, the criminal justice system, interventions including advocacy, victim’s rights, and community resources. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. 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.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
    2. Administer and implement agency policies and procedures
    3. Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
    4. Serve as a link between the Chief Executive Officer and the domestic violence programs in regards to supervision and delivery of contracted services and quality assurance for those delivered services
    5. Provide advocacy and networking with systems that impact survivors including the development of relationships that foster cooperation
    6. Ensures the implementation of program policies, reviews them as needed, and oversees the development of new policies that reflect Turning Point’s mission, strategic planning, and empowerment philosophy
    7. Ensures accurate statistics and reports to various funding sources as required by grants
    8. Plan and implement program evaluation efforts as required by grants and quality assurance efforts
    9. Provide training and supervision to department directors on coaching and giving confirming/corrective feedback to staff, volunteers and interns
    10. Assist and ensure program director’s program evaluation plan, analysis, and improvements
    11. Reports and makes recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors on program outcomes, needs and services
    12. Responsible for hiring, training, coaching, supervision and staff development of program directors
    13. Responsible for the development of programs and services that further Turning Point’s mission
    14. Oversees that HR policy compliance and problem solving procedures are implemented in programs
    15. Develop, monitor, and operate within the program budget. Ensure that all program directors follow and implement finance policies and procedures
    16. Ability to foster teamwork with staff
    17. Demonstrates across department problem solving
    18. Ability to set direction, delegate tasks and manage workflow to meet administrative needs
    19. Participate in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other events deemed necessary by Turning Point
    20. Conduct relationships with directors and staff to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and interdepartmental program development
    21. Notify the Chief Executive Officer of any emergencies that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
    22. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer

     
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    1. Knowledge of cultural and societal influences on domestic violence/sexual assault survivors & the healing process
    2. Knowledge of marginalized victim populations and needs
    3. Knowledge of medical and criminal justice systems responses to victims
    4. Knowledge of victims’ rights
    5. Knowledge/skills of crisis intervention theory and its application to survivors
    6. Knowledge/skills of empowerment strength based model and its application to survivors
    7. Knowledge/skills of trauma informed counseling for adult and child abuse survivors
    8. Knowledge/skills to assist survivors to assess their lethality and plan for their safety
    9. Knowledge/skills assessing/intervention with suicidal clients
    10. Knowledge/skills with team building

     
    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
    3. Ability and willingness to be available for non-scheduled emergency call-in when necessary

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

  • Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker Full Time

    Reports to: Crisis Line/Resident Advocate Coordinator
    Classification: Full Time/Non-Exempt

    General Description and 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.

    Pay Rate: $11 to $15 per hour.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

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

     
    Working Conditions:

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

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

  • Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker Part Time

    Reports to: Crisis Line/Resident Advocate Coordinator
    Classification: Part Time/Non-Exempt 24-29 hours per week

    General Description and 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 to $15 per hour

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

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

     
    Working Conditions:

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

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

  • Resident Advocate/Crisis Line Worker—Midnights

    Reports to: Crisis Line/Resident Advocate Coordinator
    Classification: Full Time/ Non-Exempt (40 hours)

    General Description and 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.

    Pay Rate: $11.00 to $18.00 per hour

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

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

     
    Working Conditions:

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

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

  • Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Coordinator

    Reports to: FNEP Administrator
    Classification: Full Time/ Non-Exempt (40 hours)

    General Description and Qualifications: The SART Coordinator is responsible for the development and maintenance of a Regional Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) including: coordinate meeting schedules and agendas, as well as inform SART members of meetings/announcements. Facilitate collaborative relationships with representatives from law enforcement, the prosecutor’s office, health care, the crime lab, and other community-based and service-based advocacy organizations. Maintain a working spreadsheet tracking dates of meetings/calls and contact information of SART members. Conduct presentations to inform the community about SART services. Create, organize and coordinate the SART operating guide and materials. The SART Coordinator will stay informed on current sexual assault practices and trends. Preferred Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field with experience in working with survivors of sexual assault in a direct service capacity, along with experience in working as part of a multidisciplinary team. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. Must pass central registry and criminal background check as a condition of employment. Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record. Non-supervisory position. Travel required.

    Salary Range: $40,000 to $52,000

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Coordinate effective interagency collaboration to generate a coordinated response team to meet the needs of adult, adolescent, and child sexual assault victims
    2. Recruit members to the community SART program
    3. Plan SART activities and conduct monthly SART meetings
    4. Maintain regular communication with SART members to ensure consistent participation in SART activities
    5. Coordinate SART trainings and assist with the coordination of SANE trainings
    6. Demonstrates self as a team leader working to solve problems across departments
    7. Provide leadership and facilitation in the development and implementation of SART policies and procedures
    8. Collect and maintain data as required by the funding agency
    9. Administer and implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
    10. Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
    11. Maintain flexibility in work schedule to accommodate needs of program
    12. Participates in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other events deemed necessary by Turning Point
    13. Demonstrates across department problem solving.
    14. Ability to set direction, delegate tasks and manage workflow to meet administrative needs
    15. Notify the FNEP Administrator or CEO of any emergencies that may affect Turing Point staff and clients
    16. Perform all other duties as assigned by FNEP Administrator or Chief Executive Officer

     
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    1. Prior experience working with sexual assault survivors
    2. Experience in management and/or independent practice
    3. Ability to communicate with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds
    4. Ability to utilize data base for funding reports, and program data analysis
    5. Demonstrated leadership ability
    6. Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communications skills
    7. Public speaking ability, program development and evaluation

     
    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to travel to FNEP sites, hospitals and other communities, etc. where services and training are requested
    2. Must be able to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment
    3. Ability to lift 20 pounds

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

  • Sexual Assault Therapist/Children’s Specialist

    Reports to: Director of Sexual Assault Program
    Classification: Full Time/Exempt

    General Description and Qualifications: The Sexual Assault Therapist/Children’s Specialist works as part of a team providing emergency and long-term supportive counseling, groups and services to adolescent and child survivors of sexual assault. Therapist will also provide advocacy, support and information to survivors navigating multiple community agencies and systems to help reduce the impact of violence on their lives. Sexual Assault Therapist/Children’s Specialist will provide crisis intervention to direct therapeutic services to adolescent and child survivors of sexual assault at multiple locations including schools and community centers. Therapist will also provide support services to significant others or caregivers. A Master’s Degree in Social Work or other related field is preferred, however a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years sexual assault related work experience may be considered. Will be required to complete Level 1 Certification from the Trauma & Loss Center within 1 year of employment. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. Must be available to work evening hours. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Travel between Turning Point’s counseling sites and area schools is required. Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record. Must pass central registry and criminal background check as a condition of employment.

    Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
    2. Administer and implement agency policies and procedures
    3. Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
    4. Conduct intake interviews and needs assessments by referral, appointment or walk in
    5. Demonstrate flexibility to provide therapy and group services outside traditional work hours, and at off-site locations
    6. Provide therapy, crisis intervention referrals/resources and follow up services to children/teen survivors of sexual assault by referral, walk in or by appointment
    7. Prepare/support clients through criminal justice system
    8. Plan, coordinate and facilitate a children’s or teen sexual assault group and/or structured activities
    9. Assist with facilitation of support groups or educational workshops
    10. Provide support and education to survivor’s caregivers/significant others
    11. Demonstrate crisis interventions skills
    12. Assist survivors in building/enhancing appropriate resources, supports and coping skills
    13. Assist survivors with assessing danger and planning for their safety
    14. Assess lethality of suicidal clients and take appropriate action
    15. Report potentially dangerous situations to supervisor
    16. Foster maximum self-determination of client
    17. Maintain case records with activities and contacts and submit monthly statistics to Program Director for funding reports and program evaluation
    18. Attend/ participate in peer review & supervision
    19. Participate in staff meetings, trainings and workshops required by Turning Point
    20. Collaborate and communicate with community agencies to assist with coordination of services
    21. Facilitate/co-facilitate in volunteer/staff trainings as needed
    22. Maintain flexibility in work schedule to accommodate clients
    23. Conduct relationships with colleagues to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, problem solving and interdepartmental program development
    24. Notify the Director of the Sexual Assault Program, the Chief Program Officer or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and/or clients
    25. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of the Sexual Assault Program

     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    1. Knowledge of child development and impact of sexual assault on development
    2. Knowledge of cultural and societal influences on sexual assault survivors
    3. Knowledge of rape culture and its effects on survivors of sexual assault
    4. In-depth knowledge about the impact and long-term consequences of sexual assault
    5. Knowledge of rape trauma syndrome
    6. Knowledge of marginalized victim populations and needs
    7. Knowledge of medical and criminal justice systems response to victims
    8. Knowledge of victims’ rights
    9. Knowledge/skills of crisis intervention theory and its application to child survivors
    10. Knowledge/skills of empowerment strength based model and its application to child survivors of abuse
    11. Knowledge of community resources
    12. Knowledge/skills of trauma informed counseling for adult and child abuse survivors
    13. Knowledge of group dynamics and process with children and adults
    14. Knowledge/skills to assist survivors assess and plan for their safety
    15. Ability to assess lethality of suicidal clients and take appropriate action
    16. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
    17. Must be culturally sensitive and effectively work with a diverse population of clients

     
    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function. Must be able to work some evenings
    3. Ability and willingness to be available for non-scheduled emergency call-in when necessary
    4. Ability to lift 20 pounds

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

  • Sexual Assault Therapist-Outreach Specialist

    Reports to: Director of Sexual Assault Program
    Classification: Full Time/Exempt

    General Description and Qualifications: The Sexual Assault Therapist-Outreach Specialist works as part of a team providing emergency and long-term supportive counseling, groups and services to adult, adolescent and child survivors of sexual assault. Therapist will also provide advocacy, support and information to survivors navigating multiple community agencies and systems to help reduce the impact of violence on their lives. Sexual Assault Therapist-Outreach Specialist will provide these services at all Turning Point counseling sites and community agencies, courts, schools etc. to increase survivor’s access to counseling and support services. A Master’s Degree in Social Work or other related field is preferred, however a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years sexual assault related work experience may be considered. Will be required to complete Level 1 Certification from the Trauma & Loss Center within 1 year of employment. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. Must be available to work evening hours. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Travel between Turning Point’s counseling and community sites is required. Must have reliable transportation, insurance, a valid Michigan Driver’s License and a good driving record. Must pass central registry and criminal background check as a condition of employment.

    Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
    2. Administer and implement agency policies and procedures
    3. Maintain agency policy on confidentiality, record keeping and professional ethics
    4. Conduct intake interviews and needs assessments by referral, appointment or walk in
    5. Demonstrate flexibility to provide therapy and group services outside traditional work hours, and at off-site locations
    6. Provide therapy, crisis intervention, referrals/resources and follow up services to survivors of sexual assault by referral, walk in or by appointment
    7. Prepare/ support survivors through criminal justice system
    8. Plan, coordinate and facilitate an adult sexual assault group and/or structured activities
    9. Assist with facilitation of support groups or educational workshops
    10. Provide support and education to survivor’s significant others
    11. Demonstrate crisis interventions skills
    12. Assist survivors in building/enhancing appropriate resources, supports and coping skills
    13. Assist survivors with assessing danger and planning for their safety
    14. Assess lethality of suicidal clients and take appropriate action
    15. Report potentially dangerous situations to supervisor
    16. Foster maximum self-determination of client
    17. Maintain case records with activities and contacts and submit monthly statistics to Program Director for funding reports and program evaluation
    18. Attend/ participate in peer review and supervision
    19. Participate in staff meetings, trainings and workshops required by Turning Point
    20. Collaborate and communicate with community agencies to assist with coordination of services
    21. Facilitate/co-facilitate in volunteer/staff trainings as needed
    22. Maintain flexibility in work schedule to accommodate clients
    23. Conduct relationships with colleagues to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, problem solving and interdepartmental program development
    24. Notify the Director of the Sexual Assault Program, the Chief Program Officer or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and/or clients
    25. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of the Sexual Assault Program

     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    1. Knowledge of cultural and societal influences on sexual assault survivors
    2. Knowledge of rape culture and its effects on survivors of sexual assault
    3. Knowledge of child development and impact of sexual assault on development
    4. In-depth knowledge about the impact and long-term consequences of sexual assault
    5. Knowledge of rape trauma syndrome
    6. Knowledge of marginalized victim populations and needs
    7. Knowledge of medical and criminal justice systems response to victims
    8. Knowledge of victims’ rights
    9. Knowledge/skills of crisis intervention theory and its application to adult survivors
    10. Knowledge/skills of empowerment strength based model and its application to adult survivors
    11. Knowledge of community resources
    12. Knowledge/skills of trauma informed counseling for adult and child abuse survivors
    13. Knowledge of group dynamics and process with children and adults
    14. Knowledge/skills to assist survivors assess and plan for their safety
    15. Ability to assess lethality of suicidal clients and take appropriate action
    16. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
    17. Must be culturally sensitive and effectively work with a diverse population of clients

     
    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function. Must be able to work some evenings
    3. Ability and willingness to be available for non-scheduled emergency call-in when necessary
    4. Ability to lift 20 pounds

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

  • Truck Driver for Donation Pick-ups

    Reports to: SHR Store Manager
    Classification: Part Time/ Non-Exempt (10 to 15 hours per week)

    General Description and Qualifications: The truck driver is responsible for picking up donations of furniture (with a partner) from homes and businesses. Must have excellent customer service skills to deal with donors in a kind and courteous manner. 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.

    Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
    2. Administer and implement agency and Second Hand Rose policies and procedures
    3. Maintain agency policy on confidentiality
    4. 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
    5. Pick-up regular furniture donations and occasional Turning Point pick-ups as scheduled by the Store Manager
    6. Responsible for planning route and preparing maps for daily pick-ups to ensure timely, accurate and efficient pick-ups
    7. Responsible for loading and unloading donated furniture and miscellaneous items on truck, taking care not to damage donor’s property, the donated goods, and SHR property
    8. Responsible for maintaining adequate fuel supply and the cleanliness of the inside and outside of the truck
    9. Responsible for following SHR safety procedures and utilizing the proper safety equipment as required
    10. Responsible for the secure and safe operation of SHR truck and equipment
    11. Report any problems with the vehicle immediately to the Store Manager
    12. 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
    13. Responsible for accepting or refusing donations based on SHR guidelines
    14. Assist with the removal of purchased furniture and the disposal of unwanted items
    15. Be aware of and adhere to Second Hand Rose policies with regard to staff purchases. Report all possible losses to management
    16. Keep Store Manager informed of all potential problems, incidents and donor concerns/comments
    17. Participate in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other meetings deemed necessary by Turning Point
    18. Conduct relationships with SHR and agency staff and volunteers to promote mutual respect and a positive and productive work environment
    19. Notify the SHR Store Manager, or Chief Operating Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
    20. Perform all other duties as assigned by the SHR Store Manager

     
    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
    3. Must be able to lift 80-100 pounds
    4. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
    5. Must be able to work flexible hours
    6. Must be prepared to work in all weather conditions

     
    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: mailto:hr@turningpointmacomb.org

    Or mail to:
    Turning Point
    Attn: Vicki Putnam
    PO Box 1123
    Mt. Clemens, Mi 48046

    No phone calls will be accepted

    Individuals with diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Turning Point is an equal opportunity/equal access organization fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.