Family Violence Prevention Specialist

This full-time position with benefits working out of the Claremont and Newport offices provides advocacy and support services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children in Sullivan County. Training is available.

Please email a cover letter and resume to amanda@turningpointsnetwork.org

Development Assistant and Data Manager

Help Turning Points Network of Sullivan County become a stronger and more financially diverse organization.  Help to coordinate and grow our events and enhance community support. Manage our database of gifts and grants, create communications, oversee mailings. 

The ideal candidate is proficient in database management including data entry, creating reports and queries, analyzing data, and creating and maintaining mailing lists and constituent reports and has exceptional skills in the areas of organization, attention to detail, time management, and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Flexible or static schedule. Salary commensurate with experience. Hybrid work schedule.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@turningpointsnetwork.org.

Family Violence Prevention Specialist

A strong relationship with a caring, positive adult is the best protective measure in supporting a child coping with exposure to violence. With this in mind, Turning Points Network is hiring a committed individual who wants to help caregivers build a safer environment for their families. As a Family Violence Prevention Specialist, this full-time advocate provides individual peer support counseling, court advocacy, and other services to assist caregivers in situations of domestic violence, sexual abuse, stalking, and sex trafficking. A vital part of this job is acting as a liaison to child protective services by offering support services to non-offending caregivers when allegations of child abuse or neglect have been made.

 

TPN will provide the new hire with comprehensive training. If you want to help make a difference in ending the cycle of violence, please apply to work as part of a team at TPN. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@turningpointsnetwork.org 

Prevention Educator

Interested in transforming our communities by ending sexual and domestic abuse through prevention education? You can make a difference in promoting a culture of respect and nonviolence. Turning Points Network is looking for a dynamic individual who wants to be a leader in creating a safer Sullivan County region.  The prevention educator provides guidance on ways that schools, faith-based institutions, businesses, community groups, and individuals can unite to take action to stop violence before it begins.

 

This full-time position will provide prevention and outreach interventions, with a focus on primary prevention through educational programs to community members, schools, and organizations.  The overall objective of the prevention educator is to stimulate change.

 

Every person plays a role in changing attitudes and social norms through building respect in all relationships, and by speaking up to end violence in our community. And you can provide the tools so that people know how they can make this a reality.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@turningpointsnetwork.org.

Who we are

Turning Points Network is a private, non-profit agency offering crisis and support services to female and male survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. All direct services are free and confidential. TPN works with survivors, their friends and loved ones, service providers and concerned community members.

OUR MISSION: TPN strives to end all forms of domestic abuse, sexual assault and stalking in our community by enhancing the safety and well-being of individuals and families through empowerment and advocacy; helping create a community responsive to all victims and survivors; and working for social change through education, outreach and systems advocacy.

Turning Points Network strives to provide services regardless of gender, age, health status, including HIV-positive, physical, mental or emotional ability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio-economic status, race, national origin, immigration status, or religious or political affiliation.

Board of Directors

CAROL CALKINS, PRESIDENT

CHRIS HILL, VICE PRESIDENT

SHIRLEY CLARKE, SECRETARY

HEIDI KNIGHT, TREASURER

LORELLE FOULDS

PAT WHITNEY

BRENDA REED

LINDA MARTIN

SARAH FREEMAN

CRYSTAL SIMONDS

ZACHARY HAINES

DEBORAH MOZDEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Executive Director

The Executive Director oversees Turning Points Network. Deb helps secure grant funding for the agency, supervises the Programs Director, manages the budget, develops resources, and works closely with crisis centers throughout the state. She also helps provide the vision and direction for the agency by ensuring that programs and activities are consistent with the agency's mission and values. 

Office Manager

TPN's Office Manager acts as the first point of contact for the agency via the telephone and in person. Beth directs the overall flow of the office by screening phone calls and survivor appointments to the appropriate advocate. Additionally, she is the NH Coalition database specialist, entering data and creating statistical reports. The Office Manager also coordinates vendor and contractor activities, tracks inventory, and orients new staff to policies. She also generally manages the office and performs other tasks like safety surveys.  

Programs Director

The Programs Director is responsible for the planning, development, coordination and integration of program activities for TPN's two key programs, Direct Services and Prevention Education. Amanda is responsible for the day to day management of the programs, supervising staff and overseeing all aspects of the Direct Services and Prevention Education Programs. She remains current on new trends, issues, research and best practices in the fields of domestic and sexual violence.

Senior Direct Services Advocate

At TPN, our Senior Advocate offers peer support counseling to survivors, in addition to court advocacy. She also answers and supports other agency advocates. Michelle facilitates support groups with community partners like the Aftercare Program, TRAILS, and a teen group. She builds and maintains community relationships and partnerships as well.

Family Violence Prevention Specialist

Rachel offers peer support counseling and court advocacy. The FVP Specialist also provides information about legal processes, including custody, to people who need it. Additionally, she is our liaison with the Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) and works closely with the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) to provide support for families with children.

Direct Services Advocate

Direct Services Advocate

Volunteer Coordinator & Newport Advocate

They provide peer support counseling and court advocacy in Newport, oversee the Newport Office, and facilitate support groups. They also build community relationships, manage and provide training to all volunteers, and act as TPN's main contact person for volunteers, 

Shelter Manager

The Shelter Manager works closely with shelter guests and helps create individualized plans for each survivor to find permanent housing and financial independence. Julie provides general support for guests and for the safety of the facility. The shelter manager also generally oversees various shelter activities.

AmeriCorps Advocate

Our AVAP members offer peer support counseling and court advocacy. They also provide information about legal processes and will make referrals to other resources in the area. AmeriCorps Advocates help with the shelter program and facilitate financial empowerment workshops.

Community Educator

Kerry is the primary contact person for schools in Newport, Unity, and Lempster among others, and provides violence prevention classes to grades 2-12.  She facilitates a boys group and is a certified trainer for Darkness-To-Light, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, and the Green Dot curriculum. Kerry also engages in community outreach including training other service providers.

Community Educator

Emily is the primary contact person for Charlestown, Claremont, Fall Mountain schools, KUA, among others schools, and provides violence prevention classes to grades 2-12. She is a certified Green Dot Instructor and engages in community outreach including training other service providers. Emily also helps organize our Steppin' Up walk and maintains our education database.

Green Dot Coordinator & Community Educator

The Green Dot Coordinator co-leads a team of community members committed to making our community a safe place to live, work, worship, and play. They work closely with the Claremont Green Dot Planning Committee, help facilitate Green Dot training opportunities, and plan community events. As a community educator, they also offer violence prevention programming to schools in Sullivan County. 

AmeriCorps Development VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA Members help build agency capacity by applying for grants, updating and maintaining online materials, and volunteering at Changes Thrift Store. They also help the Community Educators and work closely with Green Dot members.

Changes Thrift Store Manager

The Changes Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the store. Sam supervises store staff and volunteers, sorts donations, prices merchandise, and helps customers. 

Changes Thrift Store Sales Associate

The Changes Sales Associate is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the store, including sorting donations, pricing merchandise, and helping customers. 

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Note: All of our staff are certified advocates.  We also have over 60 trained volunteers who offer invaluable support to us.