GNH Community

nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information

Part Time Job / Hamden CT | Youth | Salma Khatoon Academy

The Salma Khatoon Academy, a private elementary school grounded in the Islamic tradition in Hamden, CT is seeking a part-time director to operate its community center that will advance youth activities and promote quality services to greater New Haven community. Activities will be conducted at facility in Hamden.
The director will implement afterschool programs for youth beginning in the fall of 2017, and will partner with community members and organizations to offer a full array of programs for children and adults in the areas of language instruction, academic tutoring, religious education, health education, and more.

The director will be responsible for developing and implementing programs that increase use of the facility; engaging with the community; and completing basic administrative tasks. We seek an individual with experience in education, nonprofit management, and community engagement, and who is familiar with Islamic culture.

Must have flexible schedule to accommodate event programming. Anticipate time commitment 12 – 20 hours per week, afterschool and weekends mainly but it may vary. Must have driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Job Responsibilities:

Program Development
⋅ Plan, coordinate, implement, and oversee an afterschool program focusing on positive youth development, including sports activities and help with homework or tutoring as well as educational topics of interest or concern to the community.
⋅ Conduct outreach to local community organizations to offer use of the venue for their educational purposes.

⋅ Coordinate and maintain schedule of all program activities and other uses of the building.
⋅ Serve as site coordinator to give organizations, teachers, and students access to the building when needed.
⋅ Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to assist with programs.
⋅ Monitor the grounds and building, and report repair needs and concerns to property manager
⋅ Oversee operations and administrative functions.

Requirements and Qualifications: A successful candidate must have the following skills and experience:
⋅ Proven success as a self-starter who can work independently in launching an organization in a new direction and delivering results
⋅ Five years of experience in youth programming or teaching
⋅ Two or three years of fundraising
⋅ Attention to detail and ability to track multiple projects, commitments, and deadlines simultaneously, with follow-through
⋅ Superior oral and written communication skills to effectively present information in a clear and persuasive manner
⋅ Proficient with MS Word, spreadsheets (Excel), and databases
⋅ Familiarity with Islamic traditions and the Islamic community
⋅ Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the US.

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit a brief summary of work experience and resume by August 3, 2017 to: Joan Huwiler at

Views: 79


You need to be a member of GNH Community to add comments!

Join GNH Community

Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

Neighborhoods: What is Working

How to Connect Neighborhood Churches to Your Local Community

Transcription of John and Peter's February 20, 2018 conversation with Paul Sparks, a leading voice in the growing Parish Movement. Paul has worked in more than 1,000 neighborhoods around the world to identify, connect, and support groups that want to have their neighborhoods flourish. In their conversation Paul talked about his own and his colleagues' work with local churches, academic institutions, and community organizations in the United States and abroad and offered ideas on how to translate their experiences into their listeners' own community-building work.

Parish Portrait: Mt Scott-Arleta, Portland, OR with B.D. Dormaier

How a few plants, a mural, and less pavement could bring more to a neighborhood than one big ministry.

Government Innovation Isn’t Your Main Problem

An undue focus on making government more innovative might inhibit you from working with the innovation that is going on and the innovators who are doing it.

Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Project Revamped

The Open Streets Project has undergone some changes over the last year. We bid a sad farewell to project co-founder, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, who are moving on to other things, and we happily welcomed a new partner, international Open Streets leader 8 80 Cities. We are excited for all the possibilities and energy this partnership will bring.

The post Open Streets Project Revamped appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Our Kind of March Madness

Winter may be hanging on longer than expected (in some parts of the country), but at LISC, the month of March has blossomed like never before. In the last three weeks, we raised $68 million—from longstanding donors such as State Farm and Wells Fargo, through new partnerships with ProMedica, Union Pacific and the San Francisco Foundation, and with expanded public resources from the CDFI Fund and the city of Washington, DC. We’ll invest it. We’ll leverage it. We’ll use it to lift up underinvested neighborhoods and develop the skills of talented people in our neighborhoods. There’s still much to do to foster economic opportunity in our communities and we are grateful for this support, which helps us do the job. What a month it’s been. And we've still got a week to go!

State Farm Announces $4 Million Grant to LISC

LISC and State Farm expanded their long-time partnership this week with new funding to boost economic opportunities in 11 cities. "Millions of people are looking for opportunities to earn higher wages and build stronger futures for their families,” said Maurice Jones, LISC president and CEO. "Our partnership with State Farm is vital to advancing this important work.”

LISC Awarded CDFI Fund’s Largest Capital Magnet Fund Grant

The Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund announced a new round of Capital Magnet Fund grants to spur an expected $3.2 billion in affordable housing and economic development. LISC will use its $7.5 million award—the largest in this round of funding—to seed $150 million in development activity in urban and rural communities.

© 2018   Created by Lee Cruz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service