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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Child and Family Support Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Child and Family Support Advocate to join our team. The Child and Family Support Advocate provides support and advocacy services to adult victims of domestic violence accessing DAIS services and their children. The position focuses on direct services to support children exposed to domestic violence, to support parents with concerns about their children and parenting issues, and to support the family as a whole. The Child and Family Support 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. Some evening and weekend hours required.

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, and a minimum of two years of experience providing support or advocacy to parents is required. 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 Family Support Advocate Job Description

Director of Development

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Director of Development to join our team. The Director of Development (DOD) leads fundraising and messaging efforts to advance the mission, strategy, and programs of DAIS as well as extend awareness of its impact throughout the community. The DOD has primary responsibility for setting multiyear strategies related to major donors, including work related to the Trustee Council and the Hope and Safety Society, and for implementing operational plans to secure resources that build the organization’s capacity. 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, a minimum of 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 supervising a multi-staff team and/or volunteers. In addition, a proven track record of coordinating and directing successful special events is strongly preferred. 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

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

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 available)

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Security Operations Associate to work third shift (12:30am to 8:30am), as well as multiple 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.

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.

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.