Bilingual Community Services Advocate

Posted In: Madison, Wisconsin

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The Bilingual 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.

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.

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, a willingness to become familiar with and utilize community resources to benefit clients 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.

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.

To apply:
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.

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Email: shawnf@utabuseintervention.org
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