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The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is a 501(c)3 not for profit research and education institute dedicated to strengthening young people and their families. The FYI focuses on innovative research and community education to achieve its objective. The FYI is growing rapidly, especially with increasing demand for its research output and community education offerings. Interested in a career with FYI’s team of vibrant educators, researchers, and community activists? See below for ways to join the efforts of The Family and Youth Institute! Email jobs@thefyi.org for questions, concerns, and to send resumes. 

The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is an innovative 501(c)3 not for profit mental health research and education institute dedicated to strengthening Muslim American individuals, families, and communities. With increasing demand for its research output and community education offerings, The FYI is growing rapidly. 

The FYI is seeking a highly motivated Community Outreach Manager to establish relationships with community leaders and organizations in order to provide relevant research and resources to benefit their community. This position works in close partnership with Executive team members. More information about The FYI is found at www.TheFYI.org. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • • Identify and build relationships with community leaders across the nation
  • Consistently communicate with organizations and leaders to provide relevant research and resources to utilize in their community programming

Qualification and Skills

  • • Ability to represent The FYI professionally and passionately
  • • Impeccable interpersonal skills
  • • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • • Networking skills
  • • Ability to lead and work within a team
  • • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • • Ability to build lasting relationships with organizations and leaders 
  • • Exceptional organization skills  for maintaining clear, accurate and meticulous documentation and a strong work ethic
  • • Excellent attention to detail
  • • Good judgment and problem-solving skills
  • • Proficient in word processing applications, spreadsheets, presentation software and social media management tool

Background and Experience

  • • Bachelor’s degree 
  • • Preferred experience: Public Relations, Communications, Sales and customer relations 
  • • Prior experience of working with American Muslim imams, community leaders, and organizations

Other

  • • Salary $60,000
  • • Full-time, flexible hours, 15 days paid PTO, 10 paid holidays, health insurance allowance
  • • Virtual position within the United States

Interested parties should submit a resume along with references to: jobs@TheFYI.org

The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is an innovative 501(c)3 not for profit mental health research and education institute dedicated to strengthening Muslim American individuals, families, and communities.  With increasing demand for its research output and community education offerings, The FYI is growing rapidly. 

The FYI is seeking a well-organized Executive Assistant t​​o provide support for the Executive Director. This is a great opportunity to establish working relationships with high-level executives and contribute to the overall efficiency of the organization. This position works in close partnership with Executive team members and national leaders. More information about The FYI is found at www.TheFYI.org. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities 

  • • Providing administrative communications support  (e-mails, memos, phone calls, documenting ideas) 
  • • Excellent at documenting, recording, and organizing ideas and documents
  • • Managing the executive’s calendar, including making appointments and prioritizing the most sensitive matters
  • • Managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner
  • • Researching and conducting data to prepare documents for review and presentation by boards of directors, committees, and executives.

Skills

  • • Discretion and confidentiality
  • • Minimum Associates Degree 
  • • 2+ years work experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or similar role
  • • Time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • • Strong organizational and ability to multitask  
  • • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills.
  • • Proactivity and self-direction
  • • Experience in Google Workspace 
  • • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to excel in independent and team-based work and to collaborate effectively with diverse constituencies (Mental Health)

Benefits

  • • Salary $25,000
  • • Part-time (20 hours), flexible hours, paid PTO, and 10 paid holidays 
  • • Virtual position within the United States

The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is an innovative 501(c)3 not for profit mental health research and education institute dedicated to strengthening Muslim American individuals, families, and communities. With increasing demand for its research output and community education offerings, The FYI is growing rapidly. 

The FYI is seeking a highly motivated Project Administrator to manage the institute’s grant projects  through their lifecycle and ensure proper due diligence. More information about The FYI is found at www.TheFYI.org. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • • Managing The FYI grant projects 
  • • Ensuring compliance with grant regulations
  • • Tracking grant results, preparing progress and financial reports to grant funders
  • • Optimizing the grant administration process
  • • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with foundations and other stakeholders.
  • • Coordinating and engaging with grant writer and project team members
  • • Creating and implementing the spending plan
  • • Tracking expenses related to the grants
  • • Creating progress and financial reports
  • • Tracking the project timelines
  • • Event planning for the conference/meetings
  • • Assisting with travel arrangements for the project leaders and consultants

Qualifications and Skills

  • • Experience managing grant projects
  • • Experience in budget management 
  • • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • • Good interpersonal skills
  • • Methodical and strategic thinking
  • • The ability to use initiative and judgment to organize and prioritize a range of complex tasks and competing demands under pressure. 
  • • Ability to work independently
  • • Knowledge of grant proposal submission and grant process

Background and Experience

  • • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree 
  • • 3 years of Project Management experience
  • • Past experience with accounting, grant writing, fund development, and project management preferred 

Other

  • • Salary: $60,000 per/year 
  • • The position is full-time, flexible hours (40 hours a week) 
  • • Benefits:10 paid holidays, 2 weeks paid time off, health care allowance
  • • Virtual position (US based only)

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, along with references to: jobs@TheFYI.org

The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is a 501(c)3 not for profit mental health research and education institute dedicated to strengthening young people and their families. The FYI focuses on innovative research and community education to achieve its objective. The FYI is growing rapidly, especially with increasing demand for its research output and community education offerings. 

The FYI is seeking a highly motivated and organized Development Assistant with a strong desire to strengthen young people and their families to assist development efforts. Reporting to the Development Officer, this will begin as a part-time position with the intent to grow into a full-time role. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • • Supporting the development and execution of The FYI’s annual fundraising plan 
  • • Managing essential department administrative duties to improve donor relations 
  • • Assisting in special events planning and execution (e.g. fundraising dinners)
  • • Assisting with the development of compelling case for support materials and presentations that highlight projects and impact.
  • • Performing  market research to discover best practices and procurement opportunities
  • • Researching potential prospects and add information to constituent database

Qualifications

  • • Demonstrate excellence in organizational and communication skills
  • • Passion for supporting mental health, families and youth.
  • • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • • Ability to excel in independent and team-based work and to collaborate effectively with diverse constituencies
  • • Ability to excel as part of a geographically dispersed remote team, including reporting to a supervisor in another location
  • • Experience in public speaking, storytelling, social media, and data management are assets for the position 

Background and Experience

  • • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • • At least 3+ years of experience
  • • Experience working with the Muslim American community, preference for previously having worked within the Muslim American development community

Other

  • • Salary: $30,000 per/year 
  • • The position is part-time, flexible hours (20 hours a week) 
  • • Benefits:10 paid holidays, 2 weeks paid time off,
  • • Virtual position (US based only)
  • • Minimal travel required for special events (e.g. annual fundraising dinner(s)) 

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, along with references to: jobs@TheFYI.org

The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is a 501(c)3 not for profit research and education institute dedicated to strengthening young people and their families. The FYI focuses on innovative research and community education to achieve its objective. The FYI is growing rapidly, especially with increasing demand for its research output and community education offerings. 

The FYI is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant. Ideal candidates should have experience working with religious and/or ethnic/racial minority groups and high school students and will have the opportunity to be involved in a research project that uses longitudinal research methods. The study is part of a community building  project about virtue development amongst Muslim American youth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Assistant Job Responsibilities: 

  • • Assisting in the recruitment of Muslim American adolescents for the study 
  • • Screening of participants for study eligibility 
  • • Explaining study procedures to adolescents and their parents 
  • • Obtaining parental consent and adolescent assent  
  • • Distribution of surveys  
  • • Tracking participants and data completion rates  
  • • Assisting in the reimbursement of participants

Research Assistant Qualifications/Skills: 

  • • Experience working with religious and/or ethnic/racial minority groups 
  • • Experience working with adolescents 
  • • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) 
  • • High attention to detail and organized
  • • Ability to maintain ethical standards when dealing with confidential information 
  • • Ability to handle several responsibilities and work under tight time constraints 
  • • Basic technical skills (e.g., Microsoft Office, Excel) 
  • • Experience with data management software (e.g., SPSS) and online survey platforms (e.g., Qualtrics) would be ideal but not absolutely needed.

Other

  • • Salary: $20 per/hr
  • • The position is part-time, flexible hours (10 hours a week) 
  • • Position can be renewed beyond 1 year by mutual agreement
  • • Virtual position (US residents & based in the US)

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, along with references to: jobs@TheFYI.org