- Office Management Team
- IT Team
- Journalism Team
- Media Watch Team
- Muslim Youth Leadership Program Team
- Civil Rights Team
- Political Organizing Team
- Interfaith Outreach Team
If you are a “jack of all trades” and want a taste of everything it takes to run an organization, we encourage you to volunteer for this team. Team members will be responsible for ensuring the details of daily office administration are carried out effectively and efficiently. Just some of the task you will have the opportunity to assist staff with are: preparing bulk mailings; managing posting of internship opportunities; maintaining chapter databases; conducting research and preparing reports on assigned topics; planning, organizing and conducting major events such as our fundraising banquet, media breakfast, Ramadan Dinner, etc; marketing our programs and services by creating promotional materials; and formally attending fairs, conventions, or social events on behalf of CAIR-Philadelphia.
If you have a special knack with all things electronic, we encourage you to volunteer for this team. Team members will be responsible for ensuring all office computer and peripheral devices are working optimally for staff, interns and volunteers as well as providing periodic troubleshooting and other support.
If you are interested in journalism, we encourage you to volunteer for this team. Team members will be given assignments to cover various local events, and have the opportunity to create their own assignments or write stories on topics of interest. Your original stories may be published for a wide audience on our website, in our newsletter or other mediums. In addition team member will assist staff in preparing our quarterly newsletters and other communications of CAIR-Philadelphia.
If you are interested in seeing Islam and Muslim accurately portrayed in the media, we encourage you to volunteer for this team. Team members will assist in monitoring major Philadelphia publications and media outlets; flag and document cases of bias or slander for response writers. Volunteers will be assigned to specific papers or TV/Radio shows as per their preference. Response writers will be asked to write letters to editors, and to publish original material on a given list of websites covering issues suggested by CAIR-Philadelphia.
If you are interested developing today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders, we encourage you to volunteer for this team. Team members will be responsible for assisting staff in creating, coordinating and delivering the curriculum and other associated activities
If you are disturbed by the recent abuses of Muslim civil liberties and rights, you can join this team and help bring about justice. Students interested in a career in law are especially encouraged to hop aboard this team. Individuals will receive training on how to intake complaints, assist staff and interns with conducting investigations and advocate for victims.
If you are a political or social science major, CAIR-Philadelphia offers some interesting volunteer opportunities for you. Individuals on this team will assist the Government Relations Chair in reaching out to local elected officials establishing and maintaining relationships.
If you are interested in working with people of other faiths, CAIR-Philadelphia offers some interesting volunteer opportunities for you. Individuals on this team will assist the Interfaith Chair in reaching out to local churches, synagogues, temples, etc in order to establish and maintain relationships.