Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator


The outreach and volunteer coordinator (OVC) facilitates community outreach, coalition building, and volunteer engagement as part of CAIR-NY’s growing team. The OVC will be primarily tasked with organizing outreach events at Muslim community centers and masajid, overseeing a diverse array of volunteer working groups, and building coalitions.  The OVC will also play a major role in shaping strategies for CAIR-NY’s social media presence and community communications.  The OVC will independently manage projects, supervising volunteers and interns.


·         Substantial experience in grass roots mobilization, civil rights/issue advocacy;

·         Impeccable writing skills;

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

·         Strong problem solving, time-management, and organizational skills;

·         Strong proficiency in digital outreach and social media engagement;

·         Experience with event planning and project management;

·         Experience with strategic messaging and issue-framing;

·         Ability to independently plan and execute complex projects;

·         Driver’s license preferred; and

·         Full time (40 hours a week) with occasional nighttime and weekend work.

Location and Reporting

The Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator will be based in CAIR-NY’s New York City office and reports to the Executive Director.

Commitment and Compensation

Full-time with occasional evenings and weekends required; compensation commensurate with experience


Please send the following: (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, (3) a brief example of your writing (max 10 pages), and (4) the names and contact information of three references to info@ny.cair.com with the subject line “OVC Application.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

CAIR-NY is an equal opportunity employer.

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