Jobs with DAIS


 

 

 

 

 

DAIS 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.

Access the DAIS application for employment here.

*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 Crisis Intervention Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Bilingual Crisis Intervention Advocate to join our growing team.
The Crisis Intervention Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention, phone and in-person crisis counseling/support, personalized safety planning, and community resource referrals to victims of domestic violence utilizing crisis intake services at DAIS, which include the Help Line program (phone and text), LEAP (Law Enforcement Advocate Partnership) program, and Walk-in program. Help Line and walk-in services are available to victims and survivors of domestic violence, their family, friends, other service providers, and the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is a 1.0 FTE hourly position, which requires day, evening, and weekend availability.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.
A four-year college or university degree is preferred, though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. In addition, bilingual in Spanish and English is required along with excellent written and verbal communication skills and an attention to detail. Knowledge of domestic violence issues is strongly preferred. Experience working with victims of trauma and their children and experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, experience working with volunteers, knowledge of community resources in Dane County, and excellent computer skills, including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office is preferred.
To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials are needed for consideration:
• Completed employment application – found on our website at  http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/
• Resume
• Cover letter addressed to DAIS Human Resources
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.
Full job description may be reviewed at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/
Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Crisis Intervention Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Crisis Intervention Coordinator to join our growing team. The Crisis Intervention Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of the intake services at DAIS, which include the Help Line Program (phone and text), LEAP (Law Enforcement Advocate Partnership) Program, and walk-in service. Each of these programs and services are direct entry points into DAIS for victims of domestic violence seeking support, resources, and safety planning. The Crisis Intervention Coordinator requires direct service, program coordination, and supervisory experience and skills. This is a 1.0 FTE salaried position with scheduled day time hours though some evenings and weekends will be necessary depending on the needs of the programs.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.
A four-year college or university degree is preferred though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A minimum of four years of experience providing supervision and support to direct service staff, volunteers, and/or student interns, a proven track record in program coordination, experience working with victims of trauma and their children and individuals and families from diverse backgrounds, excellent written and verbal communication skills and an attention to detail is required. Knowledge of domestic violence issues is strongly preferred. In addition, knowledge of community resources in Dane County, excellent computer skills including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft office, and bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Hmong) is preferred.
To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials are needed for consideration:
• Completed employment application – found on our website at http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/
• Resume
• Cover letter addressed to DAIS Human Resources
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.
Full job description may be reviewed at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/
Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Lead Help Line Advocate

DAIS is seeking a Lead Help Line Advocate to join our growing team. The Lead Help Line Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention, crisis counseling/support, personalized safety planning, and community resource referrals to victims of domestic violence utilizing crisis intake services via the DAIS help line. Additionally, the Lead Help Line Advocate provides back-up services to the LEAP (Law Enforcement Advocate Partnership) program, and Walk-in program. Help Line and walk-in services are available to victims and survivors of domestic violence, their family, friends, other service providers, and the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is a 0.5 FTE hourly position, which requires day, evening, and weekend availability.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.
A two-year college or university degree in human services is preferred, though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required and knowledge of domestic violence issues is strongly preferred. In addition, experience working with victims of trauma and their children, experience working with volunteers and individuals from diverse backgrounds, knowledge of community resources in Dane County, excellent attention to detail, excellent computer skills, including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office, and bilingual in Hmong/English is preferred.
To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials are needed for consideration:
• Completed employment application – found on our website at http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/
• Resume
• Cover letter addressed to DAIS Human Resources
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.
Full job description may be reviewed at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/
Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Lead Shelter Advocate

DAIS is seeking Lead Shelter Advocates to join our growing team. The Lead Shelter Advocate provides 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. The Lead Shelter Advocate serves as the primary contact person for Shelter Advocates while on duty and when a coordinator or manager is unavailable. The Lead Shelter Advocate is an awake position. Work shifts may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays to ensure adequate coverage of the shelter program. Full-time Lead Shelter Advocates are scheduled to work designated shifts Monday through Friday. Regular Part-time Lead Shelter Advocates provide weekend and overnight coverage in addition to weekday coverage as needed.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.
A successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent and will have a minimum of two years of experience working with trauma survivors. In addition, experience in a residential facility setting strongly preferred. Experience supervising the work and performance of others, knowledge of domestic violence issues, experience in crisis intervention, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, and bilingual abilities are preferred.
To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials are needed for consideration:
• Completed employment application – found on our website at http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/
• Resume
• Cover letter addressed to DAIS Human Resources
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.
Full job description may be reviewed at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/
Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Security Operations Associate

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.

 

Shelter Advocate

Variable Part-time – Overnights and Weekends

DAIS is seeking Shelter Advocates to join our growing team. The 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 Shelter Advocate also documents services provided to clients through the client records database, prepares rooms for new residents, conducts house checks, and attends supervision and team meetings. The Shelter Advocate is an awake position. Available shifts currently include weekends and overnights, and some holidays to ensure adequate coverage of the shelter program.

A successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and will have a minimum of two years of experience working with trauma survivors. In addition, experience in a residential facility setting is strongly preferred, experience in crisis intervention, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of domestic violence issues and bilingual abilities are preferred.

To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials are needed for consideration:
• Completed employment application – found on our website at http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/
• Resume
• Cover letter addressed to DAIS Human Resources
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.
Full job description may be reviewed at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/
Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Training & Education Coordinator

DAIS is seeking a Training and Education Coordinator to join our team. The Training and Education Coordinator is responsible for the oversight, coordination and provision of skills-based training and community education programming throughout Dane County. Programming consists of working with DAIS staff and volunteers, community partners and other stakeholders to raise awareness and address the root causes of violence. The Training and Education Coordinator also works to support organizational prevention efforts.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.
A four-year college or university degree is preferred though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A minimum of one year of experience providing supervision and guidance to volunteers or staff is required. In addition, effective public speaking skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and experience utilizing multi-media presentation tools are also required. Experience in group facilitation with youth and experience with youth development programming is strongly preferred. In addition, experience in working with diverse populations, experience in curriculum writing/development, demonstrated knowledge in primary prevention strategies and theory, experience in program planning and inter-agency collaborations. expertise in domestic violence issues and bilingual (Spanish/English) is preferred.
To apply:
Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials are needed for consideration:
• Completed employment application – found on our website at http://abuseintervention.org/how-to-application/
• Resume
• Cover letter addressed to DAIS Human Resources
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.
Full job description may be reviewed at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/
Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.