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.

Grants & Stewardship Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Grants & Stewardship Coordinator to join our team. The Grants & Stewardship Coordinator is responsible for researching and identifying grant and funding opportunities, writing for and submitting grant applications, and building and sustaining support from foundations, corporations and government sources to further the organization’s mission and fundraising goals.

A successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. A minimum of two years of funding administration and successful grant writing experience is required, Federal grant experience preferred. In addition, a minimum of one year of development experience in a nonprofit setting, experience with foundation research and profile writing, demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communications, including proficiency in grammar, editing and proofreading are all required. Knowledge of database management (e-tapestry or Raiser’s Edge is a plus) is preferred and working knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is also preferred. Bilingual abilities are a plus.

To apply:
Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2017.. 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/

Grants & Stewardship Coordinator Job Description

Lead Shelter Advocates

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.

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:
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

 

Maintenance Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Maintenance Coordinator to join our team. Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for the appearance, cleanliness, safety, and functionality of the DAIS building, physical  plant, and grounds. The Maintenance Coordinator responds to emerging maintenance needs and conducts daily monitoring to ensure facility needs are met and maintained in a safe and efficient manner, and that daily custodial tasks are completed. The Maintenance Coordinator may be assigned to coordinate major projects relating to buildings, grounds or the physical plant. The Maintenance Coordinator also conducts preventative maintenance activities and works with vendors as directed. The Maintenance Coordinator work schedule includes on-call responsibilities to address emergency facility issues as well as planned facility maintenance, and may include evenings and weekends.

Benefits 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 possess an Associate’s degree in a related field or a journeyman’s card, however a high school diploma/equivalency plus related training and three years related work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. In addition, a minimum of three years related maintenance experience, the ability to understand, monitor and critically review contracts for facility services, the ability to work effectively with said vendors, knowledge of building design, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, and knowledge and experience with building and fire codes, OSHA regulations, fire alarm systems and associated fire safety systems is required. Candidates must also possess the ability to, and be willing to use basic hand and power tools needed for routine, non-licensed maintenance work, as well as the experience and willingness to work closely with volunteers to address short- and long-term projects. The ability to effectively work with diverse populations and the ability to effectively and sensitively interact with traumatized populations is also required. Bilingual abilities are preferred.

To apply:
Applications will be accepted until position is 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/

Maintenance Coordinator Job Description

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.

 

Shelter Advocates (part time and full time)

The 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 Shelter Advocate also documents services provided to clients through the client records database, prepares rooms for new residents, conducts house checks, and attends supervision and team meetings. The Shelter Advocate is an awake position. Work shifts may include days, evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays to ensure adequate coverage of the shelter program. Full-time Shelter Advocates are scheduled to work designated shifts Monday through Friday. Regular Part-time, Variable Part-time/Relief Shelter Advocates provide weekend and overnight coverage in addition to weekday and holiday coverage as needed.

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 is strongly preferred, experience in crisis intervention, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of domestic violence issues and bilingual 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/

Shelter Advocate Job Description

Staff Accountant

DAIS is seeking a Regular Part-time Staff Accountant. Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant manages basic accounting functions of the agency, including accounts payable, tracking and coding of cash receipts, financial reporting, tracking billing and compliance for contracts and regulatory reporting requirements, participating on audits, and assisting in the annual budget process. In addition, the Staff Accountant completes payroll review and processing, and assists the HR Manager with data entry, file maintenance, benefits administration and application intake/routing.

A successful candidate will possess an Associate’s degree in Accounting, plus a minimum of two years of experience performing varied, and responsible accounting or business management processes and practices involving the use of electronic data processing systems is required. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices as well as experience in general ledger/electronic data processing applications is also required. CNAP Certification is highly desired. Experience with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge software is preferred. Working knowledge of payroll laws and tax reporting requirements is necessary. Experience with administration side of web-based time reporting and HRIS systems is a plus. Familiarity with a networked computer system preferred.

To apply:
Applications will be accepted until this position is 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/

Regular Part-time Staff Accountant 

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