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Join Our Team


We are on the look for capable individuals just like you who are committed to helping our Masjid & Centre serve the community. Each role has its own unique set of responsibilities. Choose the one that fits your skills and talents.

 

After School Program Leader

You will be supporting our upcoming homework club.


Job Summary

AMA Community Centre is looking for experienced after school program tutors for its upcoming homework club. Candidates will need knowledge in all subject areas from Gr. 1 to 12, but for the coming year the program will focus on Gr. 1 to 8. You will be working with students one-on-one and in group settings to guide them towards academic success.

Responsibilities

  • Implementing & managing a safe, productive learning environment for children ages 6 - 14
  • Assisting students with their homework & assignments from school
  • Promoting literacy skills through available resources
  • Providing updates to parents/guardians regarding the progress of their child
  • Planning and implementing learning activities to supplement the students' homework and classroom lessons
  • Researching or recommending software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
  • Encouraging and motivating students to build their confidence
  • Running and supervising recreational activities
  • Being responsible for the safety and emotional wellbeing of participants
    Monitoring the progress of the program on a periodic basis (eg. surveys)

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills in English (French is a strong asset)
  • Strong ability to manage a classroom
  • Possess experience in working with children
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Able to develop positive rapport with students
  • Previous experience in a multicultural community or with children is an asset
  • Provide a current Police Record Check - Vulnerable Sector

Rate & Contract Period - $16 to $18/hour for up to 10 hours a week. The employment period will be from September 2019 to June 2020.


How to Apply


Please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter that explains how you meet the above qualifications to info@amacentre.ca.

Deadline to Apply - Thursday, September 5 at 5:00 PM

Childcare Worker

Care for children during Taraweeh prayers (Fridays, Saturdays only)


Job Description

We are looking to hire a sister for the position of Childcare worker during Ramadan pertains to caring for children during the night time Taraweeh prayers (on Friday and Saturday nights only).

The role is one that we take very seriously as it involves the responsibility of caring for young children whose safety and welfare are entrusted to the worker under AMA.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supervise and monitor the safety of children at all times
  • Provide a safe and inclusive environment for play and activities
  • Set-up and organize the daycare area each night. This should be completed 45 minutes before the prayer time for Ishaa/Taraweeh
  • Clean up, sanitize and put away all supplies at the end of the evening, once all children have been returned to their parent(s)
  • Maintain a Registration List for drop-off and pick-up of the child(ren), including child’s name, age, any allergies or medical concerns, parent name, and cellphone of both parents at the mosque (to keep on silent and check regularly)
  • Help coordinate youth volunteers and assign them to small groups of children
  • Plan, lead and guide activities, including stories, games, crafts, etc. while ensuring they align with Islamic values and beliefs
  • Create and promote a positive social environment which includes sharing, cooperation, problem-solving, and respect for others in a diverse space
  • Remain professional at all times with regard to children, parents, volunteers and staff

To apply for the position, please email us at: jobs@mymasjid.ca


Basic Qualifications

  • Basic Certification in First Aid and CPR-C
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Background Check

Experience

  • Childcare experience is an asset

How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@mymasjid.ca and make the subject line the title of the role you are applying for.


Program Coordinator

Join the AMA Team this summer!


Job Description

Join the AMA Team this summer and help facilitate programs for thousands of participants (children, youth, women, families, new immigrants, refugees and seniors).

Position: Program Coordinator - Recreational
Duration: 9 weeks
Hours: 30 hours / week


Requirements

  • Candidate must be a Permanent Resident or a Canadian Citizen between the ages of 15 and 30.

Skills

  • Marketing (video editing, graphic design)
  • Program coordination / management
  • Graphics design
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken knowledge of Arabic is an asset).

Supervision and Mentorship to develop these skills further will be provided.


How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@mymasjid.ca and make the subject line the title of the role you are applying for.


Masjid Caretaker

Join as a caretaker for the largest masjid in Ottawa!


Job Description

Join the AMA Team this year and help facilitate programs for thousands of congregants.

Position: Caretaker
Hours: Full-Time (Irregular Hours)
Languages: English, knowledge of Arabic and French is an asset


Requirements

  • Candidate must be a Permanent Resident or a Canadian Citizen above the age of 18.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining the condition the masjid facilities including the prayer hall, community hall, wudu spaces and washrooms
  • Snow clearing using hand tools and machines
  • Event set-up and takedown

How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@mymasjid.ca and make the subject line the title of the role you are applying for.


Administrative Coordinator

Join the AMA Team this summer!


Job Description

Join the AMA Team this summer and help facilitate programs for thousands of participants (children, youth, women, families, new immigrants, refugees and seniors).

  1. Support the planning, evaluation and coordination of programs at the AMA.
  2. Develop planning checklists for major programs/activities and ensure that they are up to date.
  3. Provide administrative support to the AMA Executive Director and Programs Committee.
  4. Support grant management (proposal writing) efforts.

Position: Administrative Coordinator - Contract Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Hours: 30 hours / week


Requirements

  • Candidate must be a Permanent Resident or a Canadian Citizen.

Skills

  • Administrative Skills (including Microsoft, Emails, etc.)
  • Marketing (video editing, graphic design)
  • Program coordination/ management
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken knowledge of Arabic is an asset).

How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@mymasjid.ca and make the subject line the title of the role you are applying for.


Summer Jobs

Coordinator

Oversee diverse community programming, including events, logistics, engagement, and marketing, to promote community well-being and multicultural interactions.


Job Description

As a Coordinator at the AMA Centre, you will play a crucial role in supporting and delivering a variety of community programming initiatives. This position requires a dynamic individual who can manage and execute multicultural events, workshops, and festivities throughout the summer, catering to a diverse audience of up to 1,000+ participants.

About the Role:

The Coordinator is responsible for creating, executing, and evaluating AMA's community events, including summer camps, educational seminars, and Eid celebrations. This role involves close collaboration with staff and volunteers to ensure the seamless delivery of multicultural programs that engage various demographics within the community, including youth, women, seniors, and new immigrants.

This role is responsible to:

  • Provide logistical support for AMA programs targeting children, youth, women, families, new immigrants, refugees, and seniors.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of each program activity at the Centre.
  • Facilitate unique programs supporting marginalized communities and youth.
  • Assist in initiatives to meet the emerging needs of the community, supporting community-based and nonprofit organizations.
  • Plan and organize multicultural festivals and bazaars to celebrate Canada’s diversity and support local small businesses.
  • Participate in the planning process to ensure sufficient resources for program operations.
  • Help plan large community events for various demographics, including summer camps and Eid celebrations.
  • Engage stakeholders and service delivery partners to support programs in AMA’s catchment area.
    Create marketing content, such as posters and promotional videos, and distribute these through email newsletters, social media, bulletin boards, and community partners.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong organizational, logistical, and planning skills with a proven ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a diverse, multicultural environment.
  • Experience in community program coordination, event planning, and working with volunteers.
  • Creative and marketing skills, including graphic design, video editing, and content creation.
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to attend and oversee various events.
  • Background in working with children and youth is preferred, as well as experience in educational or recreational program development.
  • Fluency in additional languages and familiarity with different cultural communities is an asset.

    How to Apply

    Please send your resume to jobs@mymasjid.ca and make the subject line the title of the role you are applying for.


    Investment Assistant (Volunteer Role)

    You will be supporting AMA in identifying and monitoring potential investment opportunities.


    Job Description

    The Investment Assistant will play an important role in the future growth of our organization. To diversify its sources of revenues, AMA is looking into potential investment opportunities to create long term growth and financial sustainability.

    This role is responsible to:

    • Collect and maintain information regarding Funds available for investments - Long Term, Medium Term and Short Term.
    • Collect and maintain information regarding investment opportunities  available locally, nation-wide and internationally.
    • Compare and assess risks and benefits between different opportunities and best fit for long, medium and short term investments.
    • Assist in investment analysis with the help of financial ratios, ROI, Cash Flow, XL Sheets and other financial tools.
    • Keep an updated record of investments made, investment maturities, income/profits/rents due and their collections,.
    • Keep an eye on economic and financial news and market (stock, commodities & real estate) developments and alert the next management level responsible for investments.
    • Prepare background material and assist in preparation of presentations for various meetings on the subject of investments.
    • Any other assignment given by the competent authority.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics (preferably in Finance).
    • Certificate in Financial Analysis or Portfolio Management preferred.

    Skills:

    • At ease with numbers, mathematics and computers.
    • Integrity, responsibility and dedication.
    • Ability to work and meet targets with least supervision.
    • Passion for volunteerism.

    Experience

    • At least 2 years’ experience in Portfolio Management, Financial analysis, Investment analysis or Financial planning/advising.
    • Good experience in using XL Sheet formulas, Daily Market Reports and preparing Presentations.
    • Experience of working in an Islamic Financial Institution at a relevant position is highly desirable.

    How to Apply

    Please send your resume to jobs@mymasjid.ca and make the subject line the title of the role you are applying for.


     

    Sorry, there are no positions available at this time. If you have any questions you can contact us at info@mymasjid.ca