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31-09 Newtown AvenueSuite 411Astoria, NY 11102


CIANA is a small but dynamic Queens-based nonprofit social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle-East/North Africa into American life and culture, and assist in their economic and social advancement. We provide holistic, culturally competent social, educational, and informational programs to under-served new immigrant families in a safe and welcoming environment, guiding them through American systems and laws, and helping them successfully integrate into the socio-economic and civic life of America.

CIANA is looking for individuals who want to make a difference, and can devote the time and dedication to a worthwhile cause, using their skills or expertise in any of the following areas: Strategic Planning Fundraising/Development, Grant Writing, HR/Organizational Development, Marketing/ Public Relations, Immigration, Non Profit Law, Accountant/Auditing (Nonprofit), Government contracting, Management Consulting. Leadership in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector is welcomed. Members should consider CIANA a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority within their capacity.

The Board will support the work of CIANA and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by CIANA's CEO, the Board-CEO relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Members should consider CIANA a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority within their capacity.

Board Member responsibilities include:

- Leadership, governance and oversight;

- Fundraising for the organization and soliciting contributions from foundations, organizations, and individuals;

- Serving on committees and taking on special assignments;

- Representing CIANA to stakeholders;

- Acting as an ambassador for the organization

How to Apply:

If you are interested, please email your resume, availability and a brief description of your experience to Ms. Emira Habiby Browne


  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Accounting
  • Organization Design
  • Donor Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-10 consistent hours per week
  • Commitment to raising funds and growing organization
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