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 Shelter Advocate (2 positions open)

DAIS is seeking two full time Bilingual (English and Spanish) Shelter Advocates to work second and/or third shifts in the DAIS emergency shelter. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required. The Bilingual Shelter Advocate position is responsible for providing support and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and their children, including assisting shelter residents with daily living needs and providing general support and shelter coverage. The Bilingual Shelter Advocate position is an awake position that ensures coverage of the shelter 24/7.

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.

Fluency in English and Spanish is a requirement for this position. 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/get-involved/jobs/.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Bilingual Shelter Advocate Job Description

Afterhours Reception Associate (Multiple positions available)

DAIS is recruiting for 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.

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.

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/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.

Afterhours Reception Associate Job Description

Facilities Assistant – Part Time

DAIS is seeking a Facilities Assistant – Part-time to join our growing team. The individual in this position is responsible for the appearance, safety and functionality of the DAIS building and grounds. The Facility Assistant maintains the day to day operation in a safe and efficient manner.

A successful candidate will have a High school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of related facility maintenance experience including mechanical systems, electrical and plumbing.

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:
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 US 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/.

A first review of applications will begin on December 5, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Facilities Assistant – Part Time Job Description

Full Time Shelter Advocate

DAIS is seeking full time Shelter Advocates to work third shifts in the DAIS emergency shelter. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required.

The Shelter Advocate position is responsible for providing support and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and their children, including assisting shelter residents with daily living needs and providing general support and shelter coverage.  The Shelter Advocate position is an awake position that ensures coverage of the shelter 24/7.

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.

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/get-involved/jobs/.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Full Time Shelter Advocate 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

Technology Administrator

DAIS is seeking a Technology Administrator to join our growing team. The individual in this position is responsible for supporting the DAIS team by providing technical solutions for workstation computing and telecommunication operations. This individual will act as a service broker for all office technology vendors.

A successful candidate will have IT experience and a two year college degree or equivalent. 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:
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 US 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/.

A first review of applications will begin on November 21, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Technology Administrator Job Description