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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Community Support Services Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a full-time Community Support Services Coordinator to join our team. Responsibilities include the coordination, development and implementation of the Community Response Program and the Support Group Program. The Community Response program works with victims of domestic violence over the phone and in-person to provide support, safety planning, and community resource referrals. The Support Group program provides peer-based support to victims of domestic violence in order to decrease isolation and increase safety. This position requires direct service, program coordination, and supervisory skills. This is a full-time hourly position with scheduled day time hours though some evenings and weekends will be necessary depending on the needs of the programs.

A successful candidate will possess a four year college or university degree though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. In addition, a successful candidate will have a minimum of four years of experience providing supervision and support to direct service staff, volunteers, and/or student interns. Experience working with victims of trauma and their children, experience working with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds, knowledge of community resources in Dane County, excellent written and verbal communication skills and an attention to detail are also required. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and bilingual abilities in English and Spanish are preferred. Knowledge of domestic violence issues is strongly 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/

Community Support Services Job Description

Director of Strategic Partnerships

DAIS seeks a highly motivated professional to join its leadership team. This position has responsibilities to grow a talented advancement team, strengthen partnerships of all kinds, and build a major gifts program for an organization that has a 40-year tradition of empowering those affected by domestic violence. The Director of Strategic Partnerships manages a cross-functional five-person team with specialists in communications, community engagement, volunteer management, and fundraising.

The successful candidate brings a zest for strategy and planning, a commitment to nurturing a culture of philanthropy, the management skills to channel resources efficiently and effectively, and an appreciation for diversity as the path to excellence. Applicants should have a college degree, seven years of experience in mission-driven marketing and/or fund development, and a minimum of three years of management experience, preferably in a mission-driven organization.

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/

Director of Strategic Partnerships Job Description

Front Desk Receptionist

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Front Desk Receptionist to join our team. The Front Desk Receptionist represents the culture and values of the agency to all visitors and guests while monitoring and maintaining security. The Front Desk Receptionist monitors the main entrance of the facility, responds to incoming phone calls, provides information about the organization, determines and confirms the purpose of visit or phone call, and directs visitors and callers to the appropriate staff members. In addition, the Front Desk Receptionist sorts and distributes mail, receives and signs for packages, updates staff directories, manages supply requests, maintenance requests, and requests for IT assistance, provides basic support to staff and volunteers on the use of technology and office equipment, and assists with various other projects or assignments as requested.

A successful candidate will possess a college degree, though relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Candidates should also have a minimum of three years of experience working in a reception role and a minimum of one year of data entry experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Microsoft 365, the ability to appropriately and professionally handle crisis situations, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team are also required. Knowledge and experience operating a variety of different office equipment that includes experience with troubleshooting and maintenance 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/

Front Desk Receptionist Job Description

Legal Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Full-time Legal Advocate to join our growing team. The Legal  Advocate provides services directly to victims of domestic violence in Dane County and acts as a Service Representative per WI§ 895.45 for victims of domestic violence. The Legal Advocate’s direct service responsibilities include providing support, information, advocacy, and court accompaniment to victims of domestic violence including assistance with restraining orders, civil, criminal, and other court matters, and legal referrals. The Legal Advocate is not a lawyer and does not give legal advice.

A successful candidate will possess a four-year college or university degree though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. In addition, knowledge of the legal rights of victims and the civil and criminal legal systems is preferred. A successful candidate must have the ability to comprehend and analyze legal information, including statutes, and the ability to explain it in an understandable way to clients, and in addition, must be able to provide accurate and complete information about the extent and nature of available services. Experience working with trauma survivors, experience with crisis intervention, and bilingual abilities 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/

Legal Advocate Job Description

Lead Shelter Advocates (Full-time, Regular Part-time) and Shelter Advocates (Variable Part-time)

Lead Shelter Advocates and the 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, conducting assessments to determine eligibility for shelter services, maintaining and updating the client database, preparing rooms for new residents and conducting security checks, and attending supervision and team meetings. The Lead Shelter Advocate 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

Maintenance Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a full-time Maintenance Coordinator to join our team. Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for the appearance, cleanliness, safety, and functionality of the DAIS building,  physical plant, and grounds. The Maintenance Coordinator responds to emerging maintenance needs and conducts daily monitoring to ensure facility needs are met and maintained in a safe and efficient manner, and that daily custodial tasks are completed. The Maintenance Coordinator may be assigned to coordinate major projects relating to buildings, grounds or the physical plant. The Maintenance Coordinator also conducts preventative maintenance activities and works with vendors as directed. The Maintenance Coordinator work schedule includes on-call responsibilities to address emergency facility issues as well as planned facility maintenance, and may include evenings and weekends.

A successful candidate will possess an Associate’s degree in a related field or a journeyman’s card, however a high school diploma/equivalency plus related training and three years related work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. In addition, a minimum of three years related maintenance experience, the ability to understand, monitor and critically review contracts for facility services, the ability to work effectively with said vendors, knowledge of building design, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, and knowledge and experience with building and fire codes, OSHA regulations, fire alarm systems and associated fire safety systems is required. Candidates must also possess the ability to, and be willing to use basic hand and power tools needed for routine, non-licensed maintenance work, as well as the experience and willingness to work closely with volunteers to address short- and long-term projects. The ability to effectively work with diverse populations and the ability to effectively and sensitively interact with traumatized populations is also required. Bilingual abilities are 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/

Maintenance Coordinator Job Description

Security Operations Associates (multiple positions available)

DAIS is seeking Variable Part-time Security Operations Associates. Availability on weekdays, weekends, 2nd and 3rd shift, and holidays is required. The Security Operations Associate is responsible for maintaining 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. Availability on weekdays, weekends, and holidays is required. The ability to work first, second or third shift may be required depending on overall scheduling needs.

A successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, some college coursework is preferred. Reception and facility supervision experience is strongly desired, particularly with organizations that involve security and building access protocols. DAIS will provide additional training for candidates who possess some experience and/or have strong supporting qualifications. The ability to effectively handle crisis situations and the ability to maintain professional boundaries is required. In addition, computer skills including a working knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and experience handling confidential information and materials is preferred.

Experience working in the human services field and bilingual (English/Spanish) is 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.