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

  • First Response Coordinator

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

    General Description and Qualifications: Leads a team of advocates providing 24/7 emergency and advocacy interventions to sexual assault survivors seeking medical care or encountering the criminal justice system to address their emotional, medical and legal needs. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of a First Response Program that provides crisis intervention, advocacy and follow up services to adult, adolescent and child survivors of sexual assault. The Coordinator provides training, supervision, scheduling and debriefing of advocates. Responsible for relationship building and networking with police departments to promote a trauma informed/victim centered response to survivors of sexual assault. Individual should possess a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent, with 3-5 years of relevant experience working sexual assault survivors and providing crisis intervention. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. This position supervises First Response Advocates. Travel between FNEP sites, area hospitals, and police stations 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:$38,000-$45,000

    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. Work with the Director of the Forensic Nurse Examiner Program to ensure high quality survivor services and the maintenance of the FNEP site
    5. Responsible for recruitment, training, hiring, supervising, and development of First Response Advocates
    6. Plan and implement trainings, meetings and updates for First Response Advocates
    7. Collaborate with other community agencies and systems that provide emergency and support services to sexual assault survivors
    8. Debrief with First Response Advocates following all crisis interventions
    9. Demonstrate self as a team leader working across departments at Turning Point towards the goal of advancing mission and problem solving
    10. Document activities of First Response Program for reports to funding sources, and for program evaluation activities
    11. Provide assistance at courts and police departments for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking
    12. Travel to different locations in Macomb County, as well as Wayne and Oakland counties when necessary, to provide services as requested
    13. Assist with the development and evaluation of sexual assault services at Turning Point
    14. Assist in implementation of sexual assault and domestic violence community awareness events
    15. Work with all Turning Point staff and departments on the recruitment and retention efforts of volunteers
    16. Ability to set direction, delegate tasks and manage workflow to meet administrative needs
    17. Demonstrates ability & uses opportunities to provide confirming and corrective feedback for the goal of developing and enhancing staff skills
    18. Participate in applicable staff meetings, trainings and workshops required by Turning Point
    19. Notify the Director of Sexual Assault Program or CEO of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and/or clients
    20. Provide on-call responsibility and back up for the First Response Program
    21. Conduct relationships with colleagues to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and problem solving
    22. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Sexual Assault Program

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    1. Knowledge of cultural and societal influences on sexual assault survivors & healing
    2. In-depth knowledge about the impact and long-term consequences of sexual assault
    3. Knowledge of marginalized victim populations and needs
    4. Knowledge/skills assisting survivor assess their lethality and plan for their safety
    5. Knowledge of medical and criminal justice systems responses to victims
    6. Knowledge of victims’ rights
    7. Knowledge/skills of empowerment strength based model
    8. Knowledge of community resources
    9. Knowledge/skills with assessment/intervention with suicidal clients
    10. Knowledge/skills with team building
    11. Ability to drive/respond to various sites i.e., hospitals, police depts. etc. where victims may present

    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment
    2. Ability and willingness to be available for non-scheduled emergency call-in when deemed necessary
    3. Allow for flexibility in schedule and job function

    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.

  • Shelter Program Case Advocate

    Reports to: Director of Shelter/Crisis Services
    Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt 40 Hours per Week

    General Description and Qualifications: The Case Advocate will work closely with shelter residents to develop individualized plans of service and goal setting. They will provide information, support, referrals, follow-up, and advocacy to assist residents to meet their individual service goals. A Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field and 2-5 years full-time work experience in human services is required. Master’s Degree and at least one year full-time work experience in anti-violence or human services is preferred. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Transporting shelter residents is required. Must be able to flex schedule to fill in weekend and midnight shifts. 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.

    Salary Range:$38,000-$43,000

    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. Develop strengths-based individualized service plans, and regularly monitor and evaluate progress on the goals and activity plans of each participant
    5. Meet with assigned residents within 24 hours of arrival
    6. Complete accurate and timely daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly documentation and other reports as required by the program and funding sources
    7. Meet with all assigned residents individually at least once per week to ensure meeting housing, financial and safety plans
    8. Manage multiple service providers internal and external to Turning Point, Inc. to ensure a coordinated service delivery plan for each participating family and individual
    9. Facilitate weekly or bi-weekly case team meetings with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all services are coordinated and effective
    10. Facilitate weekly regularly scheduled support group meetings for residents in shelter: domestic violence, sexual assault, recovery, and other groups as needed/requested, and update staff regularly
    11. Address communal living issues with residents
    12. Develop and maintain updated referral list of local service agencies and resources
    13. Create on-going positive relationships with employment and housing partners. Conduct weekly housing and employment search trips with current residents as needed
    14. Work with Crisis Line/Resident Advocate Coordinator to create, plan and implement a basic computer skills competency curriculum that will assist residents to meet their housing, employment, and plan-related goals
    15. Provide advocacy as need with community organizations
    16. Support the work of resident advocates and crisis line workers on a daily basis by filling in to assist, as needed
    17. May be required to transport residents in personal vehicle as needed
    18. Assess danger of client situation and safety planning
    19. Assess lethality of suicidal clients and take appropriate action
    20. Regularly attend all staff meetings, in-services and workshops
    21. Conduct relationships with staff to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and interdepartmental program development
    22. Notify the Director of Shelter/Crisis Service, Director of Programs or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
    23. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Shelter/Crisis Services
    24. Participate in on call rotation

    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
    3. Ability to climb stairs
    4. Ability to lift 20-30 lbs
    5. 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.

  • 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.