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

  • Crisis Line Worker

    Reports to: Crisis Line Worker
    Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt

    General Description and Qualifications: The Crisis Line Worker provides crisis response, information and referral to callers at domestic violence and sexual assault program. Must have past employment, volunteer work, or internship in the field of domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis counseling and/or enrollment in a degree program in 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 on emergency basis for weekend or midnight shifts. Some holidays are required. 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. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Minimal travel is required. Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

    Pay Rate: $11.00 to $15.00 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
    7. Assess danger of client situation and safety planning
    8. Assess lethality of suicidal clients and takes appropriate action
    9. Maintain records of crisis calls
    10. Provide information and referrals to callers
    11. Must complete all duties on “Mandatory Daily Log”
    12. Maintain referral manuals
    13. Must be able to work midnight shifts for the on-call emergency midnight schedule
    14. Regularly attend all staff meetings, in-services and workshops
    15. Coordinate services with other shelter units (children’s program, case management, facilities management, etc.) and with other departments in the organization
    16. Conduct relationships with staff to promote mutual respect, improvement of services, and interdepartmental program development
    17. Notify the Director Shelter/Crisis Services, Crisis Line Coordinator, Chief Program Officer DV, or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
    18. Perform all other duties as assigned by Director Shelter/Crisis Services or Crisis Line/Resident Advocate Coordinator


    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

    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.

  • Forensic Nurse Examiner

    Reports to: Forensic Nurse Examiner Program Administrator
     
    General Description and Qualifications: The FNE is part of a team of nurses that provides 24/7 emergency medical care and evidence collection for sexual assault survivors. Under the supervision of the Program Administrator follows established protocols in providing medical forensic examinations. The FNE assists in the sustainably and advancement of TP FNEP and provides presentations as requested by community programs (i.e. law enforcement, colleges, hospital ER staff etc.). Stays current with forensics changes and trends. Coordinates case management and follow up appointments with patients, assist in submission monthly billing, data entry and maintaining FNEP offices. Assist with training, monitoring and mentoring staff members. Supports the development of partnerships with the program’s Medical Directors and the local Emergency Department Residency training programs. Assists in coordinating nursing continuing education credits that are imperative for nursing licensure and forensic nursing credits. Works with Program Administrator to provide 24/7 accountability for the program. Supports other forensic nursing programs in their development, advancement and sustainability. This position has no supervisory responsibility. Travel is required between FNEP sites. Is an active member of the International Association of Forensic Nurses and the Michigan Chapter of International Association of Forensic Nurses. 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. This position requires some travel within the State of Michigan. Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

    Salary Range: $60,000 – $70,000

    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. Assists in planning, organizing and maintaining the FNEP
    5. Maintains policies, procedures, protocols and on-call schedules for the FNE Program
    6. Recruit and train Forensic Nurse Examiners and monitor their progress
    7. Perform medical forensic examinations of sexual assault patients
    8. Dispense prophylactic medications under the direction of a Program Medical Director(s) per policy
    9. Provide fact/expert witness testimony when necessary
    10. Collaborate with other professionals, programs, and community agencies that provide services to patients of sexual assault
    11. Follow Finance policies for program purchases
    12. Maintains statistical data and provides reports
    13. Coordinate the facility and equipment usage
    14. Promote the FNEP publicly
    15. Participate in the Development and facilitate professional training seminars for staff and other responding agencies
    16. Coordinates case management and follow care for patients as needed
    17. Provides 24/7 accountability 15 days per month
    18. Ensures that nurse examiner hospital credentialing is current
    19. Perform duties as assigned by the CEO and Program Administrator
    20. Abide by agency policies, procedures, contracts, rules and regulations
    21. Participates in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other meeting deemed necessary by Turning Point
    22. Cooperates with all other Turning Point programs to achieve organizational goals

     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    1. Current RN license in the State of Michigan
    2. Current IAFN Member
    3. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
    4. Five years prior nursing experience preferred
    5. Prior experience with sexual assault patients
    6. Demonstrated competence in physical assessment, including pelvic examinations
    7. Documentation of specialty training in sexual examination techniques as outlined in protocol
    8. Ability to communicate with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds
    9. Ability to utilize computer for day to day tasks
    10. Demonstrated leadership ability
    11. Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communications skills
    12. Completion of Adult/Adolescent SANE basic training in accordance with IAFN guidelines
    13. Completion of Pediatric SANE basic training in accordance with IAFN guidelines preferred
    14. Current SANE-A Certification from the IAFN preferred


    Working Conditions:

    1. Must reliably travel to FNEP sites, hospitals etc. where services are requested
    2. Must allow for flexibility in schedule to ensure 24/7 access for services

    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

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

    Pay Rate: $11.00-$15.00 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


    Lead Staff Duties and Responsibilities:
    Lead Staff are experienced staff 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.

    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. Coordinate the daily sales & post on board
    4. Handle all customer or donor problems that staff are not able to resolve
    5. Perform any other duties necessary to ensure the safe & smooth operation of the store


    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
    3. Must be able to lift 25 pounds
    4. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
    5. Must be able to work independently and as a team member
    6. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function adapting work to needs of residents
    7. Ability to climb stairs
    8. 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 Outreach Specialist

    Reports to: Director of Training & Community Education
    Classification: Full Time Exempt 24-29 hours/week

    General Description and Qualifications: The Outreach Specialist will be responsible for identifying areas within community agencies and programs that are responsible for assisting and responding to survivors of sexual violence in order to encourage and support more effective, victim-centered services for survivors. This will include planning, organizing and facilitating sexual assault education/awareness projects both inter agency and out in the community that increase the awareness of the services that Turning Point offers to sexual assault survivors. Must have experience in providing services to survivors of sexual assault. Must have excellent verbal, written and public speaking skills and experience. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field and 5 to 8 years equivalent experience. 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.

    Pay Rate: $15-$17 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. Build relationships with other organizations and conduct presentations to inform the community about Turning Points services for sexual assault survivors
    5. Work with community systems to initiate long-lasting systems change on behalf of survivors of sexual violence
    6. Plan, organize and facilitate sexual assault education/awareness projects both inter agency and out in the community
    7. Collaborate with Turning Point SA staff to develop community outreach opportunities
    8. Develop presentation aids such as power point presentations and handouts
    9. Collect and maintain data as required by the Director of Training & Community Education
    10. Participate in applicable staff trainings and workshops
    11. Notify the Director of Training & Community Education or Chief Executive Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
    12. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Training & Community Education


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    1. Ability to communicate with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds
    2. Public speaking ability, presentation development and evaluation
    3. Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communications skills
    4. Experience with creating PowerPoint presentations
    5. Ability to utilize data base for funding reports, and program data analysis
    6. Demonstrated leadership ability
    7. Prior experience working with sexual assault survivors
    8. Knowledge of cultural and societal influences on sexual violence survivors
    9. In-depth knowledge about the impact and long-term consequences of sexual assault
    10. Knowledge/skills of empowerment strength based model
    11. Knowledge of community resources


    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
    3. Able to drive to various sites/agencies to provide services
    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.

  • SHR Donation Processing

    Reports to: SHR Store Manager
    Classification: Part Time Non-Exempt 16–20 hours/week

    General Description and Qualifications: The Donation Processing staff is responsible for accepting donations from the public at our store, the accurate sorting & pricing of donated items, and the proper disposal of unwanted items. Position requires daily interaction with donors and customers, assisting them with merchandise and donations that they are unable to move. Assist SHR staff with security issues if needed. Must have the ability to lift and move a minimum of 50 lbs and move furniture. Must be able to communicate with the general public. Must also have excellent public relation skills and organizational 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.

    Pay Rate: $11.00 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 and customers to answer questions and solve problems. Provide a friendly, service oriented environment by greeting and acknowledging every guest and assisting as needed
    5. Maintain complete and accurate records as required
    6. Receive, sort and price donated miscellaneous items
    7. Assist store manager and sales/stock clerks as needed
    8. Supervise volunteers working in your area to ensure they are doing it correctly. Offer coaching if needed
    9. Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and general store/backroom organization
    10. Be able to perform the basic functions of the day-to-day store and backroom operations of SHR
    11. Remove unwanted/non-working items from the store through proper disposal
    12. 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
    13. Be aware of store surroundings, report all possible shoplifters to management, or call the police if management is not immediately available
    14. Be aware of and adhere to Second Hand Rose policies with regard to staff purchases. Report all possible losses to management
    15. Keep store manager (or Lead Staff) informed of all potential problems
    16. Participate in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other meetings deemed necessary by Turning Point
    17. Conduct relationships with SHR and agency staff and volunteers to promote mutual respect and a positive and productive work environment
    18. Notify the SHR Store Manager, or Chief Operating Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
    19. 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 50 pounds
    4. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
    5. Must be able to work flexible hours, evenings & weekends to fill in for other staff as needed
    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.

  • SHR Sales/Stock Clerk

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

    General Description and 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.

    Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Implement agency and program mission and empowerment philosophy
    2. Administer and implement Turning Point and Second Hand Rose policies and procedures
    3. Maintain agency policy on confidentiality
    4. Generate sales of merchandise
    5. 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
    6. Supervise volunteers working in your area to ensure they are doing it correctly.
      Offer coaching if needed
    7. Maintain knowledge of current prices, sales and changes
    8. Accurately and efficiently complete all sales transactions and maintain proper cash accountability at the cash register
    9. Maintain complete and accurate records as required
    10. Coordinate the next day’s sale with the Manager
    11. Create and maintain in-store and window displays
    12. Keep log book for furniture, estate sale and special pickups
    13. Respond to requests for donation pick-ups and schedule the pick-ups
    14. Responsible for upkeep of donor station at back door. Maintain supply of donor receipts, pens, handouts
    15. Generate sales of furniture using price negotiation as necessary
    16. Remove all HOLD tags at time of expiration
    17. Rearrange and/or rotate furniture and merchandise as required to ensure optimal traffic flow, display and safety
    18. Advise Manager of merchandise that is not selling, areas in the store that need restocking or items that are priced incorrectly
    19. Assist cashier on duty to ensure proper customer service
    20. Sort, price and stock merchandise for sale in the store, being aware of store inventory
    21. Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and general store/backroom organization
    22. 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
    23. Be able to perform the basic functions of the day-to-day store/backroom operations of SHR
    24. Be aware of store surroundings, report all possible shoplifters to management, or call the police if management is not immediately available
    25. Be aware of and adhere to Second Hand Rose policies with regard to staff purchases. Report all possible losses to management
    26. Keep store manager (or Lead Staff) informed of all potential problems
    27. Participate in applicable staff, committee meetings, and other meetings deemed necessary by Turning Point
    28. Conduct relationships with SHR and agency staff and volunteers to promote mutual respect and a positive and productive work environment
    29. Notify the SHR Store Manager, or Chief Operating Officer of any emergency situations that may affect Turning Point staff and clients
    30. Perform all other duties as assigned by the SHR Store Manager

    Lead Staff Duties and Responsibilities:
    Lead Staff are experienced staff 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.

    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. Coordinate the daily sales & post on board
    4. Handle all customer or donor problems that staff are not able to resolve
    5. Perform any other duties necessary to ensure the safe & smooth operation of the store


    Working Conditions:

    1. Must be able to work independently
    2. Allows for flexibility in schedule and job function
    3. Must be able to lift 25 pounds
    4. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
    5. Must be available to work week-ends
    6. Must be able to work flexible hours
    7. 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.

  • Truck Driver for Donation Pick-ups

    Reports to: SHR Store Manager
    Classification: Part Time Non-Exempt 10-15 hours

    General Description and Qualifications: he 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: $20.00 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.