Overview

About DAIS

Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) empowers those affected by domestic violence and advocates for social change through support, education, and outreach. DAIS envisions a nonviolent community that actively promotes safety, peace, justice, and hope. Those representing the organization do so through mutual respect, openness, collaboration, and shared responsibility.

Position Opening: BILINGUAL COMMUNITY SERVICES ADVOCATE

Full-time

Become part of a vibrant team committed to the empowerment of those affected by domestic violence and advocating for social change through support, education, and outreach. DAIS is seeking a Bilingual Community Services Advocate to join our growing team. The Community Services Advocate is responsible for providing direct services to victims of domestic violence who are

utilizing DAIS community response services. The Community Response Program provides clients with face to face support, personalized safety planning and information regarding community resources. Additionally, this position provides direct services within the Support Group, Help Line (phone and texting), and LEAP (Law Enforcement Advocate Partnership) programs. This is a 1.0 FTE hourly position with scheduled day time and evening hours.

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 successful candidate will possess a four-year college or university degree though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Bilingual (English and Spanish) fluency is required. In addition, experience working with victims of trauma and their children, experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, knowledge of community resources in Dane County is and knowledge of domestic violence issues is strongly preferred. Candidates should also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and an attention to detail. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office is preferred.

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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.

Tagged as: Advocacy & Organizing, Non Profit