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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*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.

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 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. 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.

 

Volunteer Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Part-time Volunteer Coordinator to join our growing team. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment of volunteers to support the work of DAIS. The Volunteer Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for all potential volunteers, and provides initial information about volunteer opportunities in order to match the interests of potential volunteers to appropriate opportunities within the organization. The Volunteer Coordinator serves as the lead staff member in coordinating volunteer recognition and stewardship efforts for the organization and directly supervises and supports some of the non-direct service and development volunteers, as well as one-time service volunteers. In addition, the Volunteer Coordinator assists with data reporting for various grants. The Volunteer Coordinator will work a minimum of 20 hours per week; and the schedule may vary when preparing for special events or New Advocate Training and may include evenings and weekends.

A successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience with recruiting and supervising volunteers and a demonstrated knowledge of volunteer management and retention efforts.  Experience working with donors, experience working in the field of development and fundraising, and experience generating and editing content to be shared with specific audiences 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/

Volunteer Coordinator Job Description