Youth Leadership & Prevention Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Youth Leadership & Prevention Coordinator to join our growing team. The Youth Leadership & Prevention Coordinator plans and implements programming throughout Dane County that engages young men as a primary prevention strategy. The position works with schools and other community partners to plan and co-facilitate MENS (Men Encouraging Nonviolent Strength) clubs and a Youth Leadership Group. The MENS and other prevention programming at DAIS focuses on social change and community building to address the root causes of gender-based violence including dating, sexual and intimate partner violence (IPV) to help create a community where no one is a victim or perpetrator of IPV.

A successful candidate will possess a four-year college or university degree, though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A minimum of one year of experience in group facilitation with youth, and a minimum of one year of supervision or mentoring experience is required. In addition, experience with youth development programming, knowledge of primary prevention strategies, experience in program planning and inter-agency collaborations is required. Effective public speaking skills, expertise in domestic violence issues, experience utilizing multi-media presentation tools and excellent oral and written communication skills and bilingual (Spanish/English) 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:, 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:

Youth Leadership and Prevention Coordinator Job Description