Community Outreach Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

ABOUT MUSLIM COMMUNITY NETWORK :

The Muslim Community Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that identifies and cultivates the leadership skills of all Americans to fully participate in the social landscape.

MCN’s strategies include creating strong relationships with other faith-based communities; articulating and advancing an understanding of the need for citizen engagement; developing the skills and ability of our community to affect change; and building the next generation’s identity and capacity as leaders.

HOURS : Flexible. Estimated 3 to 5 hour/week commitment.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES :

MCN is seeking a community outreach volunteer to support staff in conducting grassroots outreach to advertise its events and programs including community education workshops, Volunteers may be required to travel to local colleges and universities, mosques, community centers and other sites to distribute fliers and other promotional materials to target populations. Examples of upcoming events include the #NoMuslimBanEver vigil and bus trip to DC mobilization and Women’s Self Defense and Empowerment workshops. Metro cards will be provided.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

Ideally, experience working with volunteers, volunteer organizations and/or active in community service activities. Experience working with the NYC Muslim community, other faith communities, and/ or ability to work well with diverse religious, cultural, and ethnic communities, including those with limited English proficiency. Ability to speak other languages a plus!

SKILLS :

  • Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities
  • Strong organization and planning skills essential.
  • Ability to work productively with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in basic internet applications such as Google Drive. Experience with social media a must.

HOW TO APPLY:

Click here for MCN’s volunteer application form .

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Project Management
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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