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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Bilingual Family Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Bilingual Family Advocate to join our growing team. The Bilingual Family Advocate provides case management services to victims of  domestic violence in the DAIS emergency shelter as well as crisis management  and program support to ensure the quality of service provision within the shelter facility. Case management duties include providing support, advocacy, resource referrals, safety planning, and parenting support to shelter residents. The Bilingual Family Advocate participates in rotational on-call coverage, and provides consultation and support to Shelter Advocates regarding strategies and responses to client service provision.

A successful candidate will possess a four year degree in social work or a related field though relevant field experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. Bilingual – fluency in Spanish (written and verbal) required. Experience in a residential facility setting, experience working with child and adult trauma survivors strongly preferred. Experience in crisis intervention, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. In addition, knowledge of domestic violence issues and knowledge of resources within Dane County and how to access those resources preferred.

To apply:
Applications are currently being accepted. 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/

Bilingual Family Advocate Job Description

Bilingual Community Services Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Bilingual Community Services Advocate to provide direct services to victims of domestic violence who are utilizing DAIS community response services. The Community Response Program provides clients with face to face support, personalized safety planning and information regarding community  resources. The Bilingual Community Services Advocate provides direct services  within the Support Group, Help Line (phone and texting), and LEAP (Law  Enforcement Advocate Partnership) programs. This is a full-time hourly position  with scheduled day time and evening hours.

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 required. 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 February 2, 2016. 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/

Bilingual Community Services Advocate Job Description

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Family Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Family Advocate to join our growing team. The Family Advocate provides case management services to victims of domestic violence in the DAIS emergency shelter as well as crisis management and program support to ensure the quality of service provision within the shelter facility. Case management duties include providing support, advocacy, resource referrals, safety planning, and parenting support to shelter residents. The Family Advocate participates in rotational oncall coverage, and provides consultation and support to Shelter Advocates regarding strategies and responses to client service provision.

A successful candidate will possess a four year degree in social work or a related field though relevant field experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. Experience in a residential facility setting, experience working with child and adult trauma survivors strongly preferred. Experience in crisis intervention, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. In addition,  knowledge of domestic violence issues and knowledge of resources within Dane County and how to access those resources preferred.

To apply:
Applications are currently being accepted. 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/

Family Advocate Job Description

Lead Shelter Advocates and variable part-time Shelter Advocates

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.

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/

Security Operations Associate Job Description

Applications will be accepted until these positions are filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.