Bilingual Crisis Intervention Advocate

Application deadline: February 14, 2020

Employer: DAIS - Domestic Abuse Intervention Services

Location: 2102 Fordem Ave, Madison, WI

Primary responsibilities

Engages in the provision of direct services to victims of domestic violence

o Provides trauma informed direct services to victims of domestic violence and their children

o Approaches all client situations and emergencies with the goal of maintaining client safety

o Provides assistance with safety planning, problem solving, parenting support, information and referrals

o Responds effectively to challenging situations with clients

Participates in advocacy, outreach, and organization representation

o Participates in community education efforts as requested

o Provides training on domestic violence issues to professional groups, including law enforcement and other partner agencies.

o Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with community partners

Advances the work of the Agency in a manner consistent with Organizational Values

o Ensures required service documentation is maintained in a thorough and timely manner.

o Participates in organization grant and contract reporting as needed.

o Adheres to agency policies and work rules.

o Advances knowledge and attends trainings as assigned.

o Provides cross-departmental/functional support and services as needed.

o Maintains professional boundaries.

o Performs other duties as assigned.



o Bilingual (Spanish/English) required

o Excellent written and verbal skills required.

o A Bachelor’s degree is preferred is though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

o Experience working with victims of trauma and their children is strongly preferred, knowledge of domestic violence issues is also strongly preferred

o Experience working with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds preferred.

o Experience in crisis intervention preferred.

o Experience working with volunteers preferred

o Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Application instructions

To apply:

Interested individual applicants only please; DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials will be needed for consideration:

o Current resume, cover letter, three professional references, and work samples.

o A completed affirmation of employment interest and information (form can be downloaded from the DAIS website).

o Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications submitted without a cover letter and resume will NOT be considered.

Completed applications may be submitted via email as an attachment to:

Application deadline: February 14, 2020

Sorry, we are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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