Current Openings

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!

Remote, Part-time

The Family & Youth Institute is hiring an Office Manager to join our Executive Team! This position is virtual and part-time, with preference given to those in Metro Detroit. 

Our mission at The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is to strengthen and empower individuals, families, and communities through research and education efforts that promote: positive youth development, healthy marriages, effective parenting, and mental health and well-being.

We are a vibrant team of individuals who bond over our care for Muslim youth and families, and our desire to make a difference in the lives of those around us. If this sounds like you, come join our team! We’re looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and passionate team member to join our executive team to help run the organization smoothly and efficiently.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the administrative and operations needs of The FYI
  • Develop and communicate organizational policies and procedures
  • Assist with recruiting, including job postings, initial screenings, and other human resources duties as needed
  • Manage and coordinate onboarding activities for new hires, interns, and support existing staff
  • Manage HR processes such as benefits management, organizational documentation, etc.
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge management system
  • Assist with accounting entries and bookkeeping (Quickbooks experience is preferred)
  • Assist independent accountants on tax filings
  • Manage and maintain organizational registration in different states
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Must be highly organized, efficient, professional, mature as well as have the ability to adapt readily and multitask
  • Great attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage competing priorities
  • Deadline driven with excellent follow-through skills
  • Must have good administrative skills, experience working independently and managing administrative needs virtually
  • Demonstrated project and process management experience
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to support employees function effectively and efficiently across multiple time zones
  • Ability to excel as part of a geographically dispersed remote team

Important Notes:

  • This position is virtual & part-time, 20 hours/week. 
  • Flexible hours 

Interested? Send us a resume and cover letter at jobs@thefyi.org. This position will be considered open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Remote, Part-time

The Family & Youth Institute is hiring a Communications Officer to join our Executive Team! This position is virtual and part-time. 

Our mission at The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is to strengthen and empower individuals, families, and communities through research and education efforts that promote: positive youth development, healthy marriages, effective parenting, and mental health and well-being.

We are a vibrant team of individuals who bond over our care for Muslim youth and families, and our desire to make a difference in the lives of those around us. If this sounds like you, come join our team! We’re looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and passionate team member to join our executive team to help give voice to the organization.

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Works closely with an interdisciplinary team to ensure clear messaging and branding across the organization.
  • Designs creative and compelling visual communication materials (e.g. event materials, training resources, videos, infographics, agency reports, website, etc.) for various audiences and distribution channels.
  • Creates written content to promote the brand and create consistent messaging across all website landing pages. Assists Marketing Team and Web Developer in revising the organization of the website and creating copy for all new pages that are developed in the process.
  • Produces effective and compelling copy/content for external and internal communication projects (emails, social media, website, monthly newsletter, and print); Edits and review content for messaging, style guidelines, brand consistency, and voice; Continually optimizes content to improve SEO results.
  • Manages email lists and appropriately segments audiences for various communications. Assists the Marketing Team in developing daily article share strategy and overall brand promotion through email marketing campaigns. Provides copywriting/editing for newsletters/holiday emails.
  • Conducts marketing and audience research, stays abreast of latest trends, and identifies new opportunities for growth and development; Compiles and analyzes data to evaluate marketing key performance indicators (KPIs) across various channels. Tracks and reports statistical data about various resources and campaigns.
  • Creates and gathers graphics, pictures, and video content to enhance published information.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, English, or related field and practical experience in marketing, communications, and graphic design.
  • Proficiency in English writing, grammar, and strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated graphic design skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Experienced in the use of Adobe In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, social media management systems, email marketing systems (i.e. Mailchimp), content management systems (i.e. WordPress), CRM systems (i.e. Neon), and Microsoft Office products.

Other

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • This position is virtual & part-time, 20 hours/week

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and design portfolio along with references to jobs@TheFYI.org This position will be considered open until filled, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.