Field Outreach Representative / Mall Kiosk Bookstore Associate

Description: $12/hour

Al-Furqaan Foundation is looking for a highly motivated candidate who has great communication skills, leadership qualities, and confidence in approaching Non-Muslims to give Dawah and introduce people to Islam. Qualified individuals will be working at several kiosks situated inside mall settings, convention halls, restaurants, etc.

We are seeking candidates that are outgoing, personable & competitive, and are looking for religious, professional, and personal development.

If you are willing to spread the word of Allah, have great people skills, and enjoy working with the public, then we want to meet you!

Role(s):

  • The representative will introduce Islam to people
  • The representative will also explain the purpose of the Foundation and handing out available materials like The Clear Quran, Dawah brochures, etc. 
  • Collect contact information  
  • Stocking the booth and set up the display at opening time 
  • Storing the merchandise at closing time 
  • dealing with daily sales transactions 

Qualifications: 

  • Interested candidate must be a practicing Muslim 
  • Must have basic knowledge of Islam
  • Experience in customer service, or hospitality type environment providing front line customer appreciation/support is an asset 
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of people 
  • Winning attitude and dedication to ensuring customer satisfaction 
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well individually or within a team environment 
  • Leadership skills

Working hours:

From Monday to Friday … from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday …………………. from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday …………………… from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Executive Director

The Executive Director will provide direction and leadership towards the achievement of the vision, mission and strategy of Al-Furqaan Foundation for its Furqaan Project division. The Executive Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the Furqaan Project, by leading and supervising, hiring and evaluating all staff, motivating and directing volunteers, managing the division’s finances and resources, building relationships and networks across organizations in the U.S. The Executive Director will be the main public spokesperson for the Furqaan Project, and therefore must have an impeccable religious background and a commanding presence. The candidate must be highly dynamic, religious, personable and very strongly familiar with the diverse cross section of the Muslim American community. The position calls for effective public speaking skills, including delivering Khutba’s in masajid around the country, and excellent communication abilities. The position is a highly public, high profile position and the Executive Director should be comfortable working at a national level. The Executive Director will serve as the head of the Quran project nationally, managing direct reports from regional offices around the U.S and Canada. The position reports directly to the President of Al-Furqaan Foundation. The Executive Director also serves on the Executive Committee of the Al-Furqaan Foundation. The primarily place of business will be in Bolingbrook, IL.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide leadership and management to assure the proper implementation of the vision and strategy of the nationwide Furqaan Project

  1. Ensure that the Furqaan Project Division is professionally run, self-sufficient properly staffed around the country and is financially secure
  2. Represent the Furqaan Project nationally at events, conventions, Jummah khutbas and other speaking engagements
  3. Direct the implementations and evaluation of the many programs and plans that range from fundraising to distribution of the Qurans, to dawah programs, new Muslim support, education programs and other programs and services
  4. Manage budgeting, and all financial and human resources
  5. Develop and implement policies and procedures for all operations including regional offices
  6. Recruit, lead, supervise and evaluate staff

Fundraising and Financial Management:

  1. Create and implement financial development campaigns and strategies and cultivate and develop new sources of funding to support the Quran Project activities across the U.S.
  2. Develop materials, staff and resources to increase the donor base and grow contributions from individuals, organizations, Masajid, businesses and foundations
  3. Oversee fundraising planning, implementation, and administration of fund disbursements to programs and services
  4. Develop yearly budget for board approval and manage diligently
  5. Develop and ensure proper implementation of contact management and donor management systems
  6. Develop and manage events in cities across the country to meet fundraising targets and goals

Dawah, Outreach and Partners:

  1. Represent and promote a positive image of the Quran Project and Al-Furqaan Foundation to donors, organizations, masajid, communities and government agencies
  2. Build and serve on coalitions around the country on Dawah, outreach and issues on common grounds with other faith communities
  3. Community organizing and program coordination to achieve dawah objectives like street dawah with Quran
  4. Ensure that The Quran Project is the Quran component of any dawah/outreach programs of masajid and organizations around the country
  5. Develop, manage and implement all Quran distribution programs including door to door, hotels, hospitals, Jails, bookstores, online etc.
  6. Oversee and work with marketing department on proper marketing and promotions of all the programs and activities of the Quran Project
  7. Develop and manage a comprehensive communication plan to utilize various media including print, website, social media, radio, T.V. etc for promoting the Quran Project programs, activities and for fundraising

Desired Qualification:

  1. A deep passion for dawah to Non-Muslims
  2. Practicing, knowledgeable Muslim with ability to give Khutbas
  3. Minimum of 5 years senior management experience working in a leadership role at a non-profit organization
  4. In-depth knowledge of the non-profit community
  5. Well respected within the Muslim community in the United States
  6. Demonstrated leadership, management and fundraising ability, with strong knowledge of fiscal management including budgeting
  7. Demonstrated experience in working and building relationships across diverse organizations and diverse section of the Muslim community
  8. A strong teamwork orientation and an ability to select, manage and motivate staff
  9. A proven track record in receiving funding , fundraising and business development
  10. Demonstrated ability in public speaking, written and oral communication and intrapersonal relations
  11. Relevant graduate degree or equivalent experience required

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Regional Manager

Al-Furqaan Foundation, a well-known non-profit Islamic organization in North America is looking for Regional Managers to be positioned in the following regions:

Los Angeles, CA (1), Bolingbrook, IL (2), Dallas, TX (1), Washington DC. Metro (1), Seattle WA (1), Atlanta, G.A (1), New-York, NY (1), Mississauga, Canada (1)

Job Description:

  1. Be a regular musallee in the masajid in the local area and develop long lasting relationship with the imams and management of the masajid, in line with the foundation’s objectives.
  2. Secure at least six to eight Jumah khutbas and fund raising bookings per month at the local and surrounding states masajid, at least one such event for the month of Ramadan and one during any other month of the year from every masjid in the region.
  3. Deliver Jumah Khutbas at the masajid and conduct fundraising activities depending upon Al-Furqaan’s requirements.
  4. Choose Khateebs from the local contacts and make arrangements for their travel etc. to masajid in the region where the khateeb will deliver khutbas and conduct fundraising activities while the Regional Manager will be doing the same at another musjid on any given Friday.
  5. Conscientiously and consistently, transfer the collected funds to the foundation bank account immediately after each event and keep the accounts department abreast of all expenses and revenue situations on a weekly basis.
  6. Coordinate with the Fundraising Director on daily basis and keep his office abreast by weekly reports.
  7. Be available for any important Islamic convention in the region and participate to secure the foundation objectives and meet the targets on regular basis.
  8. Keep the foundation abreast with the fund raising activities of other organizations in the region and continue to promote the interest of Al-Furqaan Foundation in the community.

Those finally selected for the job will be given the required training at the foundation’s corporate office in Bolingbrook, IL and will be compensated with a salary package depending upon experience and career growth. The selected candidate will be required to have a car and driving license in good standing. He will be required to work from home, which is why in-house office will be necessary. A cell phone will be provided in the salary package.

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Phone Solicitation Reps/Telemarketing

Al-Furqaan Foundation has openings for telemarketer position with skill and experience in out bound phone sales and follow up with clients. Skills and experience in donation solicitations over phone and following up with Masajids is an additional plus. This individual must possess the ability to follow procedures and instructions, work unsupervised and is able to be persuasive.

Requirements:

  • Be fluent in English, Urdu or Arabic
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc)
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-tasks with exceptional
  • Organizational and communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Phone solicitation to raise donations
  • Follow-up with contacts
  • Mail & track packets that sent out to donors
  • Compensation: TBA

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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