Jobs with DAIS


 

 

 

 

 

DAIS is the leading provider of domestic violence intervention and prevention services in Dane County. Founded in 1977, DAIS has grown from its humble beginnings of five volunteers working out of a church basement, to an organization that provides comprehensive prevention and intervention programming to thousands of Dane County residents each year.

Access the DAIS application for employment here.

*Applications are accepted for this position at any time. Qualified candidates will be notified when a position becomes available. Applications will be kept on file for one-year.

Lead Shelter Advocate

DAIS is seeking Lead Shelter Advocates to join our growing team. The Lead Shelter Advocate provides support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and their children in the DAIS emergency shelter. Responsibilities include assisting shelter residents with daily living needs, providing general support and shelter coverage, conducting assessments to determine eligibility for shelter services, maintaining and updating the client database, preparing rooms for new residents and conducting security checks. The Lead Shelter Advocate serves as the primary contact person for Shelter Advocates while on duty and when a coordinator or manager is unavailable. The Lead Shelter Advocate is an awake position. Work shifts may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays to ensure adequate coverage of the shelter program. Full-time Lead Shelter Advocates are scheduled to work designated shifts Monday through Friday. Regular Part-time Lead Shelter Advocates provide weekend and overnight coverage in addition to weekday coverage as needed.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.
A successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent and will have a minimum of two years of experience working with trauma survivors. In addition, experience in a residential facility setting strongly preferred. Experience supervising the work and performance of others, knowledge of domestic violence issues, experience in crisis intervention, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, and bilingual abilities are preferred.
To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials are needed for consideration:
• Completed employment application – found on our website at http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/
• Resume
• Cover letter addressed to DAIS Human Resources
Incomplete applications, or applications submitted without a cover letter and resume will NOT be considered.
Completed applications may be submitted via email as an attachment to: daisemployment@abuseintervention.org, or by U.S. Mail to DAIS, Attn: Human Resources, 2102 Fordem Ave., Madison, WI 53704.
Full job description may be reviewed at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/
Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Security Operations Associate

DAIS is seeking Variable Part-time Security Operations Associates. Availability on weekdays, weekends, 2nd and 3rd shift, and holidays is required. The Security Operations Associate is responsible for maintaining a presence at the secondary entrance, managing building access by visitors, and monitoring security systems. The Security Operations Associate serves as a first point of contact for visitors; controls building access by users in accordance with established security procedures; monitors building security systems; connects visitors to appropriate personnel; responds to client queries in a trauma informed manner; investigates disturbances; responds to emergency situations, and completes appropriate paperwork. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required. The ability to work first, second or third shift may be required depending on overall scheduling needs.

A successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, some college coursework is preferred. Reception and facility supervision experience is strongly desired, particularly with organizations that involve security and building access protocols. DAIS will provide additional training for candidates who possess some experience and/or have strong supporting qualifications. The ability to effectively handle crisis situations and the ability to maintain professional boundaries is required. In addition, computer skills including a working knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and experience handling confidential information and materials is preferred.

Experience working in the human services field and bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred.

To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Dawn Sharer, Human Resources Manager, are required to be considered for this position.

Incomplete applications, or applications submitted without a cover letter and resume will NOT be considered.

Completed applications may be submitted via email as an attachment to: daisemployment@abuseintervention.org, or by U.S. Mail to DAIS, Attn: Human Resources, 2102 Fordem Ave., Madison, WI 53704.

Application and full job description may be obtained at http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/

Security Operations Associate Job Description

Applications will be accepted until these positions are filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Youth Leadership & Prevention Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Youth Leadership & Prevention Coordinator to join our growing team. The Youth Leadership & Prevention Coordinator plans and implements programming throughout Dane County that engages young men as a primary prevention strategy. The position works with schools and other community partners to plan and co-facilitate MENS (Men Encouraging Nonviolent Strength) clubs and a Youth Leadership Group. The MENS and other prevention programming at DAIS focuses on social change and community building to address the root causes of gender-based violence including dating, sexual and intimate partner violence (IPV) to help create a community where no one is a victim or perpetrator of IPV.

A successful candidate will possess a four-year college or university degree, though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A minimum of one year of experience in group facilitation with youth, and a minimum of one year of supervision or mentoring experience is required. In addition, experience with youth development programming, knowledge of primary prevention strategies, experience in program planning and inter-agency collaborations is required. Effective public speaking skills, expertise in domestic violence issues, experience utilizing multi-media presentation tools and excellent oral and written communication skills and bilingual (Spanish/English) abilities are preferred.

To apply:
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Dawn Sharer, Human Resources Manager, are required to be considered for this position.

Incomplete applications, or applications submitted without a cover letter and resume will NOT be considered.

Completed applications may be submitted via email as an attachment to:
daisemployment@abuseintervention.org, or by U.S. Mail to
DAIS, Attn: Human Resources, 2102 Fordem Ave., Madison, WI 53704.

Application and full job description may be obtained at:
http://abuseintervention.org/how-toapplication/

Youth Leadership and Prevention Coordinator Job Description