Current Opportunities

Your energy. Your talents. Your time . . . you have the power to reach out, serve, and help this community thrive. Get involved and be a Building Block for the ummah and the deen.

 

Social Services

Emergency Assistance Team – Be a source of hope. Help process emergency assistance applications for those in financial need, interview potential recipients, and compile useful resources.
 

Family Services

Early Childhood Education Assistants – Be a role model. Help children develop strong little Muslim identities by playing an active role in early childhood classes. You will help plan activities, games, and other learning exercises for children age 1-5, and assist in the classroom. (This program is currently on hold, but we are always looking for volunteers who may be able to help us once we resume inshaAllah!)

 

Iqra, Ready, Set, Read! Toddler Story Time Coordinator – Introduce kids to Islamic stories and activities that foster a love for reading and knowledge! You will set up story times, advertise, find volunteers to lead sessions, and help expand the program to include new activities such as Islamic puppet shows, summer reading camps, and “books on tapes.”

 

Administration

PR and Marketing Team – Got a knack for words, photography or design? Then help us spread the message by documenting and marketing our activities. Depending on your skills, you will compile write-ups, take photographs and videos of events, or help design publications.

 

Accounts payable/receivable assistant – Financial accountability is key! For accounts receivable you will help book checks, cash and direct deposits into the accounting system and excel. For accounts payable, you will help cut checks and book all credit card transactions into the accounting system. Experience in accounting/bookkeeping is necessary.

 

Dawah and Outreach

Outreach Team – Spread the deen! Educate and create awareness at da’wah booths, mentor new Muslims, organize outreach events, and distribute materials about Islam.

 

Youth Services

Building Blocks for Muslimas – Build the bonds of sisterhood and do good at the same time. Participate in the sisters’ weekly halaqa, and help plan upcoming events such as a sisters’ summer camp, masjid cleaning, and other community service projects.

 

Brothers Youth Team – Channel your energy for the Ummah. Help plan and execute social and educational programs for your brothers – biweekly swimming, monthly qiyam ul layl, sports tournaments, and other activities. Needed immediately: Brothers Swimming Coordinator

 

Each position has varying time commitments. Some positions require working from our office (3900 Jackson St NE, Columbia Heights), while other positions offer the flexibility of participating from wherever you are!

 

Email us at info@thebuildingblocks.org to get more details, inshaAllah

 

And cooperate in al-Birr(righteousness) and at-Taqwa (piety)…”
(Al-Quran 5:2]