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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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:
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/

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Shelter Relief Advocate Job Description

Visitation & Exchange Crisis Response Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Visitation and Exchange Crisis Response Advocate to join our growing team. The Visitation and Exchange Crisis Response Advocate provides direct services to victims of domestic violence that access Dane County’s Supervised Visitation and Exchange Center. This includes completing safety screenings with new clients, providing initial and on-going support, safety assessments, planning, and providing referrals to DAIS and community resources. This is a part-time hourly position with a varied schedule requiring daytime,
evening, and weekend availability.

A successful candidate will possess a four year degree in a human services related field. Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree. Experience working with victims of domestic violence and trauma survivors is preferred. Knowledge of community resources in Dane County is preferred. Bilingual (Spanish/English is also 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:
, 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/

Applications should be submitted by 08/21/2015 for early consideration.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Visitation and Exchange Crisis Response Advocate Job Description

Bilingual (English & Spanish) Shelter Advocate

DAIS is seeking Bilingual Shelter Advocates (English/Spanish) to join our growing team. The Bilingual Shelter Advocate provides support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and their children in the DAIS emergency shelter. This includes assisting shelter residents with daily living needs, providing general support and shelter coverage, documenting services provided to clients, preparing rooms for new residents, conducting house checks, and participating in team meetings. The Bilingual Shelter Advocate is a full-time awake position, hours may vary to ensure shelter coverage 24/7.

A successful candidate will possess a four year degree in a human services related field, though relevant experience may be substituted for a degree. In addition, Spanish speaking fluency is mandatory. Experience in a residential setting and experience working with trauma survivors is strongly preferred. Experience in crisis intervention is preferred.

Bilingual candidates and candidates 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:
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/

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Bilingual 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.

DAIS is seeking individuals with the following competencies for this role:

Problem solving attitude: Approaches situations and challenges in a solution based proactive and effective manner.

Assertiveness & Tact: Capable of being self-assured, confident, and direct, without being aggressive.

Stress Tolerance & Unflappability: Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations.

Self-Accountability & Work Standards: Sets high standards of performance for self and assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks.

Commitment to Quality Service: Builds and maintains client/community satisfaction with the services offered by the organization.

Confidentiality, Integrity, Ethics & Trust: Maintains confidentiality and earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

Leading & Living DAIS Vision and Values: Keep the DAIS vision and values at the forefront of decision making and actions.

Safety Awareness: Maintains an awareness of conditions and circumstances that impact one’s own safety or the safety of others.

Valuing Diversity: Helps to create an environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.

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/

Applications will be accepted until these positions are filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Security Operations Associate Job Description