Founded in 1994, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is America's leading Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization. CAIR is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with its national headquarters located two blocks from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. CAIR has 30 chapters across the country.
CAIR takes a multi-pronged approach to pervasive civil rights violations, including legal advocacy, civic engagement, coalition building, media, research, community outreach, and education.
CAIR's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
West Virginia State Director
The West Virginia State Director will manage CAIR’s civil rights and advocacy work in West Virginia. Tasks include community relations & organizing, media & civic engagement advocacy, delivering programs, and fundraising.
Primary duties include:
All CAIR staff, whether permanent or temporary, are required to assist in general duties such as answering of phones, assisting with office management and cleanup, assisting with special projects such as conferences, conventions, mass mailing, and other CAIR events. CAIR employees may be asked to participate in events outside of normal business hours as instructed by CAIR Management.
The ideal candidate will have:
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to:
453 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, D.C. 20003