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

  • Director Domestic Violence Program

    Reports to: Chief Program Officer
    Classification: Full Time Exempt

    General Description and Qualifications:The Director of Domestic Violence Program leads a team that provides counseling, advocacy and support services to survivors of domestic violence. The Director is responsible for day-to-day service delivery, program development and evaluation of services to adult, adolescent, and child survivors of domestic violence. The Director is responsible for the supervision of program staff’s caseload and providing training and mentoring to program staff and interns. Must also carry own caseload. A Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field is required along with experience working in the field of domestic violence and sexual assault required. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations. This position supervises Domestic Violence Program staff, interns, and volunteers. Travel between off site counseling programs 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: Minimum Salary $48,000

    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. Responsible for the hiring, supervision, and staff development of program staff, interns and volunteers in collaboration with the Director of Programs
    5. Collaborate with community systems to initiate trauma informed/ victim centered safety policies and practices
    6. Demonstrate self as a team leader working to solve problems across departments
    7. Meets regularly with staff, interns and volunteers
    8. Demonstrates ability to provide confirming and corrective feedback for the goal of developing and enhancing staff skills
    9. Utilizes program data for program improvement and staff education
    10. Knowledgeable about resources for staff development
    11. Reviews policies with staff and recommends updates and changes when necessary
    12. Maintain own case load providing individual and group counseling to survivors of domestic violence
    13. Coordinate and implement activities for annual Domestic Violence Awareness month
    14. Facilitate/co-facilitate in intern/volunteer/staff trainings as needed
    15. Oversee the program data required for program reports and program evaluation
    16. Report potentially dangerous situations to supervisor
    17. Provide back up and consultation for on call advocates to ensure 24/7 coverage
    18. Monitor and ensure program purchases by dept staff follow finance policy and procedure
    19. Attend all departmental and agency staff meetings, and other meetings required by Turning Point
    20. Conduct relationships with colleagues to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and problem solving
    21. Notify the Chief Program Officer or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and/or clients
    22. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Chief Program Officer

    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently in a fast paced environment
    2. Allow for flexibility in schedule and job function
    3. Ability to lift 25 lbs
    4. Must be available to work week-ends

    Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: vputnam@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.