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 that provides comprehensive prevention and intervention programming to thousands of Dane County residents each year.

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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.

Child and Youth Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Child and Youth Advocate to join our team. The Child and Youth Advocate provides support and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and their children who are clients of DAIS programs. The Child and Youth Advocate also provides outreach and services to victims of teen relationship violence. Additional duties include collaborating with community partners, working with volunteers, and statistical reporting.

A successful candidate will possess a four-year degree in social work or a related field, though relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  Candidates should also have a minimum of three years of experience working with child and adult trauma survivors. Experience in crisis intervention, and facilitating groups and activities with children, youth and adults is strongly preferred. In addition, experience developing and maintaining strong community partnerships, experience working with volunteers, excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of domestic violence issues, and knowledge of resources for children, youth and families within Dane County and how to access those resources is preferred. Bilingual abilities are also 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/

Child and Youth Advocate Job Description

Director of Operations

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Director of Operations to join our team. The Director of Operations is responsible for the oversight and management of business and facility operations for DAIS, including security, business operations, technology, and facilities management. The Director of Operations participates in high level strategic planning by providing timely, knowledgeable, and reliable input and analysis to the Executive Director as well as the Board of Directors as requested. In addition, the Director of Operations proactively plans for future facility, security and technology needs while ensuring current needs are met and maintained in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner, effectively utilizing and guiding staff and direct reports to facilitate, support, and carry out these needs.

A successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, and will have a minimum of seven years of organizational management and leadership experience, a minimum of five years of non-profit management & leadership experience, and a minimum of three years of experience supervising staff to achieve high performance and build a culture of accountability. Excellent oral and written communication and technical documentation skills, a demonstrated ability to interpret data, evaluate alternatives, consider strategic implications and make decisions, experience developing and managing operational budgets, a track record of achievement, the ability to learn and apply complex governmental guidelines relating to accounting, personnel, purchasing, and management information reporting systems is required. Risk management experience is strongly preferred, particularly in regards to facility, security and technology issues. Thorough knowledge of project management, principles of construction, buildings, and building systems is also strongly preferred. Demonstrated understanding and experience with business operations functions in the non-profit sector including working with a Board of Directors and familiarity with a networked computer system is 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/

Director of Operations Job Description

Lead Shelter Advocates (Full-time, Regular Part-time) and Shelter Advocates (Variable Part-time)

DAIS is seeking full-time and regular part time Lead Shelter Advocates, and variable part-time Shelter Advocates to join our growing team.

Lead Shelter Advocates and Shelter Advocates provide 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, maintaining and updating the client database, preparing rooms for new residents, conducting security checks, and  attending supervision and team meetings.

In addition to the above responsibilities, the Lead Shelter Advocate conducts  assessments to determine eligibility for shelter services and serves as the primary  contact person for Shelter Advocates while on duty and when a coordinator or  manager is unavailable. These are awake positions. Work shifts may include days, evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays to ensure adequate coverage of the shelter program.

A successful candidate will possess a four year degree in a human services related field, though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  Experience supervising the work and performance of others is required for Lead  Shelter Advocates. Experience in a residential facility setting and experience  working with trauma survivors is strongly preferred. Experience in crisis  intervention, knowledge of domestic violence issues, and bilingual abilities are  preferred. In addition excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office is also 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/

Lead Shelter Advocate Job Description

Shelter Advocate Job Description

Security Operations Associates (multiple positions open)

DAIS is seeking two full-time and two part-time Security Operations Associates to join our growing team. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required. The Security Operations Associate maintains 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.

Full-time Security Operations Associates are eligible for benefits which include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.

A successful candidate will have a minimum of two years reception experience that includes managing high levels of security and strict building access. Three years of security experience is preferred. In addition a High School diploma or GED/HSED, some college coursework, and bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency is strongly preferred. Computer software experience (internet, Outlook, word processing, Excel, Access, and database systems) is beneficial. Experience working in the human services field strongly preferred. Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

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.

 

Volunteer Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Part-time Volunteer Coordinator to join our growing team. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment of volunteers to support the work of DAIS. The Volunteer Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for all potential volunteers, and provides initial information about volunteer opportunities in order to match the interests of potential volunteers to appropriate opportunities within the organization. The Volunteer Coordinator serves as the lead staff member in coordinating volunteer recognition and stewardship efforts for the organization and directly supervises and supports some of the non-direct service and development volunteers, as well as one-time service volunteers. In addition, the Volunteer Coordinator assists with data reporting for various grants. The Volunteer Coordinator will work a minimum of 20 hours per week; and the schedule may vary when preparing for special events or New Advocate Training and may include evenings and weekends.

A successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience with recruiting and supervising volunteers and a demonstrated knowledge of volunteer management and retention efforts.  Experience working with donors, experience working in the field of development and fundraising, and experience generating and editing content to be shared with specific audiences is preferred. Bilingual abilities are also 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/

Volunteer Coordinator Job Description