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Job Summary:

We are looking for a passionate and energetic Barista to join our team! As a Barista, you will be responsible for crafting high-quality beverages and providing exceptional customer service. You should have a keen interest in coffee and be enthusiastic about learning and sharing your knowledge of various coffee drinks.

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include operating coffee machines, maintaining a clean and organized work area, handling cash register operations, and engaging customers with a friendly demeanor. Prior experience in a coffee shop or similar environment is preferred but not required. If you are a team player with a love for coffee and a flair for customer interaction, we would love to meet you!

Requirements:

– Strong customer service skills and cash handling experience.
– Previous experience as a barista is preferred.
– Be 17 years of age or older.
– Availability to work flexible shifts, including mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
– Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods.
– Proven ability to work well with others in a team environment.
– Fluency in English is required.

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Job Summary:

The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for ensuring the proper functioning, safety, and aesthetics of our properties through effective maintenance and repair activities of the facility of Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center (DAH) in Fairfax Community Center. The maintenance Engineer must have a strong background in building systems, mechanical equipment, and facility management.

Responsibilities:

Perform Routine Maintenance

  • Conduct regular inspections of properties to identify maintenance needs and address them promptly.
  • Complete scheduled maintenance tasks, including HVAC system checks, plumbing repairs, electrical maintenance, and landscaping upkeep.
  • Oversee routine inspections, repairs, and maintenance tasks, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, elevators, and landscaping.
  • Coordinate with external contractors and vendors for specialized services and repairs.

Budget Management:

  • Develop and manage facility budgets, ensuring cost-effective solutions while maintaining quality and safety standards.
  • Monitor expenses and recommend budget adjustments as needed.
  • Procure necessary supplies, equipment, and services within budget

Repairs and Troubleshooting:

  • Diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical, and plumbing issues in a timely manner.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment malfunctions and breakdowns, such as elevators, generators, and water pumps.

Preventive Maintenance:

  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance schedules to extend the lifespan of property systems and equipment.
  • Perform routine servicing, lubrication, and adjustment of machinery and appliances.

Emergency Response:

  • Be available for emergency maintenance calls and respond quickly to minimize disruption and ensure tenant safety.
  • Coordinate emergency repairs and collaborate with contractors as needed.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and inspections.
  • Generate reports on maintenance performance, issues, and solutions.

Health and Safety and Compliance:

  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations, ensuring that all maintenance work is conducted in a safe manner, and environmental standards.
  • Identify potential safety hazards and take corrective actions.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols, emergency response plans, and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and inspections.

Vendor and Contractor Coordination:

  • Liaise with external vendors and contractors for specialized repairs and maintenance projects.
  • Manage relationships and ensure quality of work performed by third-party service providers.

Environmental Sustainability:

  • Implement and promote sustainable practices and energy-efficient initiatives to reduce the organization’s environmental footprint.

Facility Upkeep and Aesthetics:

  • Maintain the cleanliness and appearance of properties by overseeing janitorial services and ensuring common areas are well-maintained.
  • Implement aesthetic improvements and enhancements to enhance property value and tenant satisfaction.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, or a related field preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer or similar role in property management.
  • Strong knowledge of building systems, equipment, and maintenance practices.
  • Certified in HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, and familiar with landscaping.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and practices in property maintenance.
  • Have legal status to work in the USA

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Role Summary: 

The Operation & Fund Development Manager is a key member of the Fairfax Community Center (FCC) under the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center’s (DAH) team, responsible for overseeing and executing various operational and fund development functions to support the organization’s mission and goals. This role involves:

  • The operational side is to  coordinate day-to-day activities, managing resources, and ensuring the smooth functioning of different departments within DAH. The Operation Officer will perform his duties under the direction of the Executive Director of DAH or other supervision as determined by the Executive Director of DAH.
  • The fund Development side  is to be responsible for assisting in all aspects of Fund Development in accordance with the guidelines and policies of DAH

Responsibilities:

Administrative Coordination:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of administrative policies and procedures.
  • Manage office operations, including facilities, equipment, and supplies.
  • Coordinate administrative tasks such as record-keeping, correspondence, and document management.

Project Management:

  • Support project planning, execution, and monitoring to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with project leads to allocate resources, track progress, and address any issues that arise.

Financial Support:

  • Assist with budgeting, expense tracking, and financial reporting.
  • Process invoices, reimbursements, and financial documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements.

Logistics and Resource Management:

  • Coordinate logistics for events, workshops, and meetings, including venue booking, catering, and materials.
  • Manage inventory of supplies and equipment, ensuring timely replenishment when needed.

Communication and Coordination:

  • Facilitate communication between different departments, ensuring efficient information flow.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of internal and external communications.
  • Increase the volunteers’ basis in the Center

Data Management and Analysis:

  • Maintain databases and systems to track operational metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing data to support decision-making and process improvement.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Ensure adherence to legal, regulatory, and organizational policies.
  • Maintain accurate and organized records of operations-related activities.
  • Supporting Organizational Initiatives:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on special projects and initiatives.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance operational efficiency.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Interact with external partners, vendors, and stakeholders to support operational needs.
  • Communicate with stakeholder to manage the weekly Friday Collection and any other donation events i.e. Ramadan daily/weekly/ Lialatul Qader collections. 
  • Build and maintain positive relationships that align with the organization’s mission.
  • Communicate with the Operation Manager of DAH to  provide the daily data entry for all donation platforms.

Fund Development:

  • Work on developing strong relationships with all staff, donors, community partners, volunteers and other stakeholders
  • Assume full responsibility for various fundraising efforts including major events, private events, DAH events and other fundraising events.
  • Coordinate social media campaigns, mailing & communication with donors through the Communications Department and Marketing Company. 
  • Coordinate matching gift program, monthly giving and other seasonal programs. 
  • Coordinate all aspects of fundraising events and activities planning to execution
  • Works with the Communications Department and Marketing Company to promote fundraising events using all mediums
  • Research and identify prospective new donors and proactively initiate sponsorship and funding
  • Assists in helping management in the development of fundraising goals and works to achieve and surpass these goals
  • Work directly with management and development team to manage project workflow and oversee day to day milestones for projects
  • Create donor databases for Fairfax Community Center
  • Attend internal and external meetings as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in operations, administration, or project coordination, preferably within the non-profit sector.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in office software and tools, including Microsoft Office and project management software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Problem-solving aptitude and a proactive approach to challenges.
  • Understanding of financial management and budgeting concepts.
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and values.
  • Have legal status to work in the USA.

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The Dar Al-Hijrah Social Services Office serves community members in need, primarily low-income immigrants and refugees experiencing food and housing insecurity.  We provide a full spectrum of Family Assistance Services, Self-Sufficiency Classes and Community Programs and Events.

We are seeking an Assistant for our Thrift Shop in Falls Church, VA.

The Thrift Shop Assistant directly works on all aspects of the center’s Thrift Shop, including sorting donations, cash and credit sales, displays and pricing and coordinating with other shop staff and volunteers.

He/She reports directly to the Social Services Director of the center.

Necessary qualifications include:

  • An ability to communicate pleasantly and professionally with customers and volunteers
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • High energy and an ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Retail experience
  • Experience using cash register and credit card processing machine
  • Proficient in basic mathematical skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must speak, read and write English. Bilingual English/Spanish speaker preferred
  • Physical fitness and ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift and carry up to 25 pounds as needed

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work collaboratively with staff and volunteers
  • Open and close the shop
  • Welcome and assist donors and customers at the shop
  • Receive, sort and price donations
  • Maintain fresh and attractive store displays
  • Plan and oversee special sales
  • Incorporate online sales
  • Coordinate and oversee consignment sales
  • Promote the shop to the community
  • Process complaints and resolve any problems
  • Work with the office to process and track daily cash
  • Other duties as assigned

The shop is open 10am -3pm, seven days a week.

Associate hours are 9:30am-3:30pm, 5 days a week

Pay: $15 per hour

Part-Time: 30 hrs/week

Email resume to [email protected] to apply.

DAH Thrift Shop Assistant