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 of close to 40 full-time staff, numerous part-time staff, and over 100 volunteers providing comprehensive prevention and intervention programming to thousands of Dane County residents each year. The organization is the midst of substantial growth in programming associated with its move to a larger facility, and the required staff and volunteer corps to support that programming.

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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.

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

Communications Manager

DAIS is seeking a Communications Manager to join our growing team. The Communications Manager will identify and develop new and compelling ways of telling the DAIS story to increase awareness and community support through various means including print, web, and social media. The Communications Manager will develop and integrate communication strategies that reflect DAIS two-pronged awareness approach of reaching survivors in Dane County and providing information about DAIS services, and garnering support and resources to support our work.

A successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing or communications. Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree. In addition, at least 5 years of communications and public relations experience is required. Experience writing for various audiences, experience working with the media, experience creating and implementing communications strategies, and experience creating and formatting print materials is highly preferred. Graphic design experience (Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop, InDesign) and basic HTML and website knowledge (WordPress) is preferred.

Bilingual candidates and individuals 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:
, 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 07/24/2015 for early consideration.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications Manager Job Description

Crisis Response Relief Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Crisis Response Relief Advocate to join our growing team. The Crisis Response Relief Advocate will provide immediate, face-to-face crisis intervention, safety planning, support, information and referrals to victims of domestic abuse at DAIS and other various community partnership locations. Crisis response services are available 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is a relief position that will require a commitment of 16 hours per week. Hours will vary and will require daytime, evening, and weekend availability.

A successful candidate will possess a four year degree in a human services related field, though relevant experience may be substituted for a degree. Experience working with victims of domestic violence and trauma survivors is preferred. In addition, bilingual (Spanish/English) abilities are 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-toapplication/
Applications should be submitted by 07/01/2015 for consideration.
DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Crisis Response Relief Advocate Job Description

 

Development Associate

DAIS is seeking a Development Associate to join our growing team. The Development Associate will support development efforts for the DAIS Development Team. Responsibilities include processing donations, including gift entry and acknowledgement. The Development Associate will serve as the donor database administrator and provide administrative assistance for the entire development office. This is a part-time position. Some evenings and weekends required.

A successful candidate will possess a High school diploma or G.E.D., will have at least two years administration and database experience, at least one year of development and fundraising experience in a nonprofit setting, and knowledge of database management (e-tapestry or Raiser’s Edge is a plus). Bilingual candidates and individuals 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 may be obtained at http://abuseintervention.org/how-toapplication/

Applications should be submitted by 06/18/2015 for consideration.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Development Associate Job Description

Relief Afterhours Reception Associates

DAIS is recruiting for Relief Afterhours Reception Associate positions to work first, second and/or third shifts. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required.  The individuals in these positions are responsible for maintaining a presence at the secondary entrance, managing building access by visitors, and monitoring security systems. The Associate on each shift 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. The Relief Afterhours Reception Associate position is a part time position that is scheduled to work on an as-needed basis based on reception coverage needs and therefore is not guaranteed any number of hours per week.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years of reception experience that includes managing high levels of security and strict building access. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a High School diploma or GED/HSED; some college coursework preferred.

Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.

Relief staff are not eligible for benefits.

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/get-involved/jobs/.

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.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

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: , 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/get-involved/jobs/.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Relief Shelter Advocate Job Description