Current Job Openings
Opening 1: Civil Rights Director Chapter: CAIR-Arizona Schedule type: Full-time (Exempt, Salary position) Location: Office located in Mesa. Requires travel throughout the state of Arizona. CAIR-AZ is seeking a full-time Civil Rights Director, an experienced attorney with a demonstrated commitment to public interest advocacy and serving diverse communities. We are looking for a motivated individual with experience who will be expected to identify, strategize, and use creative legal and grassroots advocacy solutions to address systematic issues facing the American Muslim community. Additionally, this role would require community outreach and media relations as well. Duties & Responsibilities: • Manage a caseload of 60-80 intakes per year. • Perform in-depth legal research. • Legal writing including, but not limited to, drafting complaints, letters, and memos; and non-legal writing including drafting community advisories, issue briefings, and reports • Speak publicly on behalf of CAIR-AZ at presentations and events • Communicate with outside parties such as attorneys, employers, law enforcement agents, administrative agencies, etc. • Work to educate and empower diverse community members on their rights through community presentations and material distributions. Qualifications: • 2-5 years relevant experience, as well as law degree from an American Bar Association accredited school. • Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or eligible to waive in. • Passion for CAIR’s mission and values • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Self-directed individual, strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple ongoing initiatives • Familiarity, knowledge and experience working with the American Muslim community • Work experience with a non-profit organization or in a related field • Willingness and flexibility to change job requirements as the team grows Compensation: • Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000 To Apply: Please send (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, (3) three references to: email@example.com with the subject line “Civil Rights Attorney.” Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. CAIR-AZ is an equal opportunity employer. Opening 2: Administrative and Outreach Coordinator Schedule Type: Part-Time Areas of Focus: Scheduling, communications, bookkeeping, general office management Location: Mesa, AZ The Position/Role: Start your career off with the CAIR-AZ team! CAIR-Arizona is looking for a passionate and detail oriented individual to fill the newly created Administrative and Outreach Coordinator position. Time Commitment: Part-time with limited evenings and weekends required for presentations and community outreach events. Duties and Responsibilities Include: Handle day to day communications and scheduling for the Executive Director, in addition to working collaboratively with support staff Answers and routes calls, takes messages, responds to or routes e-mail inquiries, and greets office visitors Proofreads reports and written documentation Process payments and donations, maintain CRM database, and general data entry Maintain paper and electronic filing system Handle basic bookkeeping responsibilities Order office supplies as well as track and maintain inventory Produce reports for internal team meetings Make travel and lodging arrangements for team members Other duties as assigned All CAIR staff are required to assist in general duties such as answering phones, weekly outreach, fundraising, and other office tasks. Required Qualifications: Highly motivated, self-initiating and energetic Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact, and Word Press Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects with limited time Excellent oral and written communication to interface with media professionals, community leaders, volunteers, donors, and staff in a professional and effective manner Experience with and proficiency in public speaking before diverse audiences Access to a working vehicle and the ability to drive throughout Arizona for events and outreach in an on-demand capacity This position reports to the Executive Director. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with the American Muslim community Experience working with non-profit organizations Conversational proficiency in Arabic, Farsi or Urdu Compensation: Compensation commensurate with skills and experience To Apply: Please send (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, and (3) the names and contact information of two references, to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Administrative and Outreach Coordinator”.