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Bilingual Crisis Intervention Advocate

DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services)

June 4, 2018
Job location:
Madison, Wisconsin

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Full Time - Entry Level
Mental Health/Social Services
Preferred suitable education
4 Year Degree


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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 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 full-time hourly position working primarily weekdays, however an occasional evening or weekend may be needed.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, short-term discapability insurance, long-term discapability insurance, option to participate in a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.
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.

candidates without a college degree, but with significant work practice will be considered, a degree is preferred but is not required. In addition, bilingual in Spanish and English is required along with excellent written and verbal communication expertise and an attention to detail. expertise of domestic violence issues is strongly preferred. practice working with victims of trauma and their children and practice working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, practice working with volunteers, expertise of community resources in Dane County, and excellent computer expertise, including expertise of and practice with Microsoft Office is preferred.
To apply:
Interested individual candidates 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
   » 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: E-Mail:, or by U.S. Mail to DAIS, Attn: Human Resources, 2102 Fordem Ave., Madison, WI 53704.
Full job description may be reviewed at will be accepted until positions have been filled.
DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Internal Number: BCIA

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About DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services)
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (or DAIS) believes that a world free from violence is possible. We work to make Dane County, WI, a safer, more just, more equitable place for people who have practiced domestic violence, their children, and the people who love them.Our mission is to empower those affected by domestic violence and advocate for social change through support, education and outreach. Our vision is a nonviolent community that actively promotes safety, peace, justice and hope.To make this happen, DAIS offers a wide array of crisis intervention and community education/avoidance programs, including a 24-hour Help Line, programming for children from violent homes, legal advocacy, support groups, emergency safety planning, and the only domestic violence shelter for all of Dane County.

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