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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Community Support Services Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a full-time Community Support Services Coordinator to join our team. Responsibilities include the coordination, development and implementation of the Community Response Program and the Support Group Program. The Community Response program works with victims of domestic violence over the phone and in-person to provide support, safety planning, and community resource referrals. The Support Group program provides peer-based support to victims of domestic violence in order to decrease isolation and increase safety. This position requires direct service, program coordination, and supervisory skills. This is a full-time hourly position with scheduled day time hours though some evenings and weekends will be necessary depending on the needs of the programs.

A successful candidate will possess a four year college or university degree though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. In addition, a successful candidate will have a minimum of four years of experience providing supervision and support to direct service staff, volunteers, and/or student interns. Experience working with victims of trauma and their children, experience working with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds, knowledge of community resources in Dane County, excellent written and verbal communication skills and an attention to detail are also required. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and bilingual abilities in English and Spanish are preferred. Knowledge of domestic violence issues is strongly 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/

Community Support Services Job Description

Director of Development

DAIS is seeking a full-time Director of Development to join our team. The successful candidate embraces the culture of philanthropy and knows how to intertwine communications, development, events, and volunteer engagement to move a mission forward. S/he will embrace planning, relish the opportunity to manage and further develop a strong team, and believe in the power of relationships.

Responsibilities include leading fundraising and messaging efforts to advance the mission, strategy, and programs of DAIS as well as extending awareness the organization’s impact throughout the community; setting multiyear strategies related to major donors and trustees; and developing and overseeing strategies for operational plans to diversify and strengthen DAIS funding sources and engage the broader Dane County community. The DOD has direct line responsibility for  communications and for stakeholder cultivation, engagement, and stewardship as well as annual appeals, special events, bequests, and grants. As a member of the staff Executive Team, this position also contributes to the development, implementation, and enforcement of organizational strategies, policies, and practices.

A successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, and will have a minimum of seven years of experience leading successful fundraising and development  campaigns in a non-profit setting, five years of experience developing and managing professional communications involving social media and public relations, a minimum of five years in a management role and a minimum of three years of experience with staff supervision and volunteer management. Bilingual competency is a plus.

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 Development Job Description

Front Desk Receptionist

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Front Desk Receptionist to join our team. The Front Desk Receptionist represents the culture and values of the agency to all visitors and guests while monitoring and maintaining security. The Front Desk Receptionist monitors the main entrance of the facility, responds to incoming phone calls, provides information about the organization, determines and confirms the purpose of visit or phone call, and directs visitors and callers to the appropriate staff members. In addition, the Front Desk Receptionist sorts and distributes mail, receives and signs for packages, updates staff directories, manages supply requests, maintenance requests, and requests for IT assistance, provides basic support to staff and volunteers on the use of technology and office equipment, and assists with various other projects or assignments as requested.

A successful candidate will possess a college degree, though relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Candidates should also have a minimum of three years of experience working in a reception role and a minimum of one year of data entry experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Microsoft 365, the ability to appropriately and professionally handle crisis situations, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team are also required. Knowledge and experience operating a variety of different office equipment that includes experience with troubleshooting and maintenance 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/

Front Desk Receptionist Job Description

Help Line Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Variable Part-time Help Line Advocate to join our organization. The Help Line Advocate provides crisis intervention, phone support, safety planning, information and referrals via the DAIS Help Line. The DAIS Help Line is the main point-of-entry to DAIS and is available to victims and survivors of domestic violence, their family, friends, other services providers, and the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position and has a varied schedule and requires weekday, evening, and weekend daytime availability.

A successful candidate will possess a two-year degree in a human services-related field, though relevant experience may be substituted for a degree. In addition, a minimum of two years of experience working with trauma survivors is required. Experience working with victims of domestic violence is preferred. Bilingual (Spanish/English) 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/

Help Line Advocate Job Description

Legal Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Legal Advocate to join our growing team. The Legal  Advocate provides services directly to victims of domestic violence in Dane County and acts as a Service Representative per WI§ 895.45 for victims of domestic violence. The Legal Advocate’s direct service responsibilities include providing support, information, advocacy, and court accompaniment to victims of domestic violence including assistance with restraining orders, civil, criminal, and other court matters, and legal referrals. The Legal Advocate is not a lawyer and does not give legal advice.

A successful candidate will possess a four-year college or university degree though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. In addition, knowledge of the legal rights of victims and the civil and criminal legal systems is preferred. A successful candidate must have the ability to comprehend and analyze legal information, including statutes, and the ability to explain it in an understandable way to clients, and in addition, must be able to provide accurate and complete information about the extent and nature of available services. Experience working with trauma survivors, experience with crisis intervention, and bilingual abilities 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/

Legal Advocate 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

Maintenance Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a full-time 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.

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 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/

Maintenance Coordinator Job Description

Rural Community Services Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Rural Community Services Advocate to join our growing team. The Community Services Advocate is responsible for providing direct services to victims of domestic violence who are utilizing DAIS community response services with a special focus on the rural areas of Dane County. The Community Response Program provides clients with face to face support, personalized safety planning and information regarding community resources. Additionally, this position provides direct services within the Support Group, Help Line, and LEAP (Law Enforcement Advocate Partnership) programs. This is a full-time hourly position with scheduled day time and evening hours.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

A successful candidate will possess a four-year college or university degree though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Bilingual (English and Spanish) fluency is preferred. In addition, experience working with victims of trauma and their children, experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and knowledge of community resources in Dane County is necessary. Knowledge of domestic violence issues is strongly preferred. Candidates should also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and an attention to detail. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office 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/

Rural Community Services Advocate Job Description

Security Operations Associates (multiple positions available)

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 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.

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.