Jobs with DAIS

Reception Desk ImageDAIS 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 of close to 40 full-time staff, numerous part-time staff, and over 100 volunteers providing comprehensive prevention and intervention programming to thousands of Dane County residents each year. The organization is the midst of substantial growth in programming associated with its move to a larger facility, and the required staff and volunteer corps to support that programming.

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*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.

Bilingual Shelter Advocate (2 positions open)

DAIS is seeking two full time Bilingual (English and Spanish) Shelter Advocates to work second and/or third shifts in the DAIS emergency shelter. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required. The Bilingual Shelter Advocate position is responsible for providing support and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and their children, including assisting shelter residents with daily living needs and providing general support and shelter coverage. The Bilingual Shelter Advocate position is an awake position that ensures coverage of the shelter 24/7.

A successful candidate will have experience in providing support and advocacy to people in crisis. Experience working specifically with survivors of domestic violence and their children and experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a four-year degree in human services related field though relative experience may be substituted for a degree.

Fluency in English and Spanish is a requirement for this position. Individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

To apply:
A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Lovell, Residential Services Manager are required to be considered for this position. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Bilingual Shelter Advocate Job Description

Business Systems and Technology Manager

DAIS is seeking a Business Systems and Technology Manager to join our growing team. The individual in this position is responsible for supporting the DAIS team by designing and documenting efficient and effective processes and tools, acting as a service broker for all office technology, providing supervision to reception staff members and office volunteers, and serving as the first point of contact for IT troubleshooting.

A successful candidate will have extensive IT and supervisory experience, a four year college degree or equivalent.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

To apply:
A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Marty Fox, Director of Business Operations are required to be considered for this position. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

A first review of applications will begin on October 20, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Business Systems and Technology Manager Job Description

Afterhours Reception Associate (Multiple positions available)

DAIS is recruiting for Afterhours Reception Associate positions to work first, second and/or third shifts. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required.  The individuals in these positions are responsible for maintaining a presence at the secondary entrance, managing building access by visitors, and monitoring security systems. The Associate on each shift 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.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years of reception experience that includes managing high levels of security and strict building access. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a High School diploma or GED/HSED; some college coursework preferred.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

To apply:
A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Afterhours Reception Associate Hire are required to be considered for this position. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

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.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Afterhours Reception Associate Job Description

Assistant Shelter Coordinator

DAIS is seeking an Assistant Shelter Coordinator to join our growing team. The Assistant Shelter Coordinator works 12pm-8pm M-F and is responsible for providing direct services to victims of domestic violence and their children in the DAIS emergency shelter, supervising shelter program volunteers, and overseeing provision of basic needs to shelter residents. This position also participates in rotational on-call coverage.

A successful candidate will have a four-year college or university degree, however, relevant experience may be considered in place of a degree. Experience in and knowledge of residential services, crisis management, and volunteer supervision is highly desirable. Experience working with survivors of domestic violence is preferred.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

To apply: A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Lovell, Residential Services Manager are required to be considered for this position. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

A first review of applications will begin on August 22, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Shelter Coordinator Job Description

Custodian

DAIS is seeking a Part-time (0.5 FTE) Custodian to join our growing team.

A successful candidate will have a strong desire to provide excellent service; experience cleaning in office and residential settings, ability to work afternoon/evening shifts and understand chemical use and cleaning techniques.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

To apply:
A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Jeff Martin, Facilities Manager are required to be considered for this position. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

A first review of applications will begin on June 23, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Custodian Job Description

Full Time Shelter Advocate

DAIS is seeking full time Shelter Advocates to work third shifts in the DAIS emergency shelter. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required.

The Shelter Advocate position is responsible for providing support and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and their children, including assisting shelter residents with daily living needs and providing general support and shelter coverage.  The Shelter Advocate position is an awake position that ensures coverage of the shelter 24/7.

A successful candidate will have experience in providing support and advocacy to people in crisis. Experience working specifically with survivors of domestic violence and their children and experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred.  Additionally, the successful candidate will have a four-year degree in human services related field though relative experience may be substituted for a degree.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

To apply:

A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Sara Flugum, Shelter Coordinator, are required to be considered for this position. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Full Time Shelter Advocate Job Description

Prevention & Education Advocate

DAIS is seeking a full-time Prevention and Education Advocate who will be responsible for the planning and implementation of education and prevention programming throughout Dane County.  The Prevention and Education programs at DAIS aim to increase awareness and knowledge of domestic violence issues as well as address the primary prevention of dating, domestic and sexual violence. Community education programming consists of presenting awareness-raising presentations to community partners and other stakeholders while prevention programming consists of working with schools and other community partners to co-facilitate groups for youth aimed at addressing the root causes of domestic violence. 

A successful candidate will have a four-year college or university degree. Experience in the field may be substituted for the academic degree. A successful candidate will also have experience in public speaking and facilitating groups with adolescents. Experience in the violence prevention field and with victims of trauma preferred.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

To apply:

A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Hannah Wagner Jacoby are required to be considered for this position.  Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Prevention & Education Advocate Job Description

Relief Afterhours Reception Associates

DAIS is recruiting for Relief Afterhours Reception Associate positions to work first, second and/or third shifts. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required.  The individuals in these positions are responsible for maintaining a presence at the secondary entrance, managing building access by visitors, and monitoring security systems. The Associate on each shift 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. The Relief Afterhours Reception Associate position is a part time position that is scheduled to work on an as-needed basis based on reception coverage needs and therefore is not guaranteed any number of hours per week.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years of reception experience that includes managing high levels of security and strict building access. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a High School diploma or GED/HSED; some college coursework preferred.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Relief staff are not eligible for benefits.

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.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Relief Shelter Advocates

DAIS is seeking Relief Shelter Advocates to work first, second and/or third shifts in the DAIS emergency shelter. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required.

The Relief Shelter Advocate is responsible for providing support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and their children in the DAIS emergency shelter, including assisting shelter residents with daily living needs and providing general support and shelter coverage. The Relief Shelter Advocate position is a part time, awake position that is scheduled to work on an as-needed basis based on program coverage needs and therefore is not guaranteed any number of hours per week.

A successful candidate will have experience in providing support and advocacy to people in crisis. Experience working specifically with survivors of domestic violence and their children and experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a four-year degree in human services related field though relative experience may be substituted for a degree.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

To apply:
A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Lovell, Residential Services Manager are required to be considered for this position. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered.

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.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Relief Shelter Advocate Job Description