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Community Outreach & Events Coordinator (Orlando)   

Job Description & Agreement

 

 

Position

Reporting to the CAIR Florida Regional Operations Director), the Community Outreach & Events Coordinator (COE) is primarily responsible for coordinating all aspects of special event planning, coordination, organization and promotion; volunteer participation, including recruitment, training, supervision, and scheduling; community relations development; other administrative tasks. The COE also ensures execution of CAIR Florida’s vision and mission.

    

Vision and Mission

CAIR Florida’s vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding.

CAIR Florida’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.

 

Responsibilities

  • Schedule and coordinate community outreach events including speeches, workshops, film screenings, interfaith programs, know your rights seminars, Islam 101, youth leadership, internships, conferences, mosque open houses, monthly programs, author visits, GOTV, capital day, fundraising events and the annual banquet throughout the state
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and schedule interns and volunteers.
  • Develop partnerships with other Muslim or civil rights organizations to increase outreach.
  • Coordinate tours and visits to see our office
  • Design, implement, and coordinator community outreach plan
  • Assist with negotiations for event contracts and book event space, arrange food and beverage, order supplies and audiovisual equipment, make travel arrangements, order event signs, and oversee all details of events. Serve as liaison with vendors on event-related matters.
  • Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process.
  • Assist with preparing budgets and provide periodic progress reports for major events
  • Keep track of event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Oversee event sponsorship program.
  • Help promote Muslim Capital Day and network with civil rights groups, maintain and keep relations with elected officials

 

Strengthen Community Relations

  •  Actively engage and energize CAIR Florida clients, stake holders, shareholders, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders.
  • Serve as Spokesperson for CAIR Florida and proactively engage in Community Outreach

 

If you are interested please send your resume and application to Rasha Mubarak at rmubarak@cair.com

 

 

 

Civil Rights Coordinator (Tampa)

Job Description & Agreement

 

 

Area of Practice: Civil Rights and Immigration

Location: Tampa, Florida

 

Skills and Education Requirements

To successfully perform the required duties as CAIR Florida’s Civil Rights Coordinator (CRC), it is imperative that you have certain skills and personal abilities. The most significant skills are strong organizational abilities with an eye for detail and effective time management to meet important deadlines. Effective communication skills with superiors, subordinates and most importantly with clients, are essential. Other necessary skills that are required is the ability to grasp new concepts for quick learning, good comprehension and writing abilities, and proficiency while using computers and other necessary equipment such as fax machines, copiers and work related software.

The minimum educational qualification required to become a CRC is a bachelor’s degree or relevant experience or formal training.

Minimum of a one year commitment.

Fluency in a second language is preferred, but not required.

 

Responsibilities 

The CRC’s key role is to provide administrative support to CAIR Florida’s attorneys and law clerk. A CRC is not allowed to provide legal advice to clients unless he/she has been licensed to practice law. A CRC has to review case records, gather necessary data and update the case progress.

 

Given below is a list of CRC duties.

  • Processing client intakes and legal mail.
  • Scheduling appointments, receiving and making telephone calls, drafting and typing office memos, obtaining detailed fact summaries of cases, and other general administrative duties.​
  • Assist attorneys in devising, proofreading and executing legal documents.
  • Required to keep records of case files and other important documents.
  • Aid attorneys by collecting and organizing client information such as their employment status and records.
  • Take notes in important meetings such as legal hearings and client meetings and interviews and maintain relevant records.
  • Taking care of client documentation by filling out required forms.
  • Other duties include maintaining necessary correspondence with clients by keeping them informed about the latest developments regarding the case, and sending across necessary documents via e-mail, fax or post. Communicate this information to the relevant subordinates, colleagues and superiors.
  • Compiling, verifying and categorizing data.
  • Preparing and updating case management system
  • Preparing weekly, monthly, and annual reports of case statistics.
  • Monitoring and calendaring case deadlines.
  • Assisting Civil Rights Director with intern recruitment and daily management.

 

If you are interested please send your resume, writing sample and a cover letter to Thania Diaz Clevenger, Civil Director of CAIR Florida at tclevenger@cair.com by August 26, 2016.