Join DAIS!

Join our staff team and enjoy amazing benefits!


In addition to a flexible and supportive workplace, DAIS offers an excellent benefit package for full-time and regular part-time employees that includes:

  • Health insurance – Low out of pocket costs; DAIS pays 80% of premiums for all tiers of coverage, including employee only, employee and spouse, employee and children, and family.
  • Dental insurance – PPO providers reduce out of pocket costs; DAIS pays 80% of premiums for all tiers of coverage, including employee only, employee and spouse, employee and children, and family.
  • Vision Insurance – In-network providers provide significant savings
  • Life insurance and AD&D – Fully paid for by DAIS
  • Short-term Disability coverage– Fully paid for by DAIS
  • Long-term Disability coverage – Fully paid for by DAIS
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Plan (option for pre-tax deductions from pay to use for qualifying expenses)
  • 401(k) Plan (employer match coming soon in 2022)
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • 1 Floating holiday per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Jobs with DAIS

CLICK HERE for a list of current opportunities.


DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The DAIS staff experience is rooted in collaboration, mutual respect, openness, and shared responsibility. The organization values staff for their contributions and supports their growth. Together, we are one, for all. Benefits for full-time & regular part-time positions include medical and dental coverage, vision coverage options, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, the option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.


If you want to be considered for any position, you must submit the following 3 things:


1. Cover letter – tell us who you are and what draws you to work with us


2. Resumé – share highlights of your experiences and background


3. Application for Employment – provide additional information that may not be on your resumé
IMPORTANT: You must download application to your computer and save the file to get started. Please read: How to fill out your employment application


To submit required application materials:

  • Upload documents via the form on this page and hit “Send Message”
  • Send materials by postal mail or drop off your materials at our office:
    DAIS, 2102 Fordem Ave, Madison, WI 53704

Submit a Job Application

DAIS Employment Opportunities

Development Manager

If you enjoy cultivating relationships, raising money, stewarding donors and planning events, the Development Manager might be just the position for you. We are seeking a Development Manager to generate community interest and support for our work in supporting those affected by domestic violence, coordinate community events, and manage development data. If this sounds interesting to you, we’d like to learn more about you. View a job summary.

Legal Advocate – Bilingual

¿Quisiera ser el nuevo defensor legal bilingüe de DAIS? ¡Aplique hoy!

Support, empower and advocate for victims of domestic violence. We are seeking a passionate and committed Bilingual Legal Advocate (Spanish/English) to join our dedicated team that provides support, information and advocacy to victims of domestic violence as they navigate the legal systems in Dane County. The Bilingual Legal Advocate provides direct services to victims, including court accompaniment, and assistance with legal referrals, restraining orders, civil, criminal, and other court matters. The Bilingual Legal Advocate acts as a Service Representative per WI§ 895.45., is not a lawyer or attorney and does not provide legal advice. Please attach a resumé, cover letter, and application for employment form to your application email. View a job summary.

Shelter Advocate – primarily overnights & weekends

Provide comfort, support and resources for residents and their children in our emergency domestic violence shelter. Build community within our agency by modeling positive, nurturing interactions. While assisting residents with their daily living needs and helping to connect them to resources in our community you will be part of the solution as they begin to rebuild their lives. Will you be the person who helps to make a difference in the lives of our residents and ultimately in our community? View a job summary.

Staff Accountant

We are looking for a Staff Accountant to manage the basic accounting functions of our agency which serves those affected by domestic violence. Our Staff Accountant will be adaptable and flexible with a problem-solving attitude, as well as have the skills to pay attention to details, maintain appropriate confidentiality and communicate clearly and effectively. If this sounds like you and you have an accounting background with several years of experience performing accounting and business management processes, we’d like to hear from you. View a job summary.

How to Submit the DAIS Employment Application:

1. Download and save the application to your computer.


2. Go to your desktop or the folder where you saved the employment application on your computer and open the application from there.


3. After filling out the application, save the completed application on your computer.


4. Close the application and reopen it to verify that your information has been saved.


5. Print and mail or submit your application with the form on this page along with your cover letter and resume.