• bi-vocational
  • Field Ministry
  • Full Time
  • New York

Title: Salaam Center Community Director

Hours: Full-Time, 40-50 hours/week

Location: New York City, New York

Purpose: Oversee and lead all Salaam Center Community Operations

Why/What

The Salaam Center Community Director is crucial to the overall success of the Salaam Center by successfully leading community engagement. By launching programs that reflect our values of hospitality, partnership, and culture, the director and their team will establish the Salaam Center as a welcoming and inclusive neighborhood business. Ultimately, this opens doors for spiritual conversations and paves the way for Bay Ridge team members to build relationships and start Bible studies in Arab homes. 

The director provides supervision, oversight and management of all community center operations. This includes administrative tasks, budget, community partnerships, and hiring and training volunteers. They also coordinate with the store manager and assistant manager to ensure the financial and community success of the thrift store. 

Responsibilities

Thrift Store Expectations:

  • Schedule 2-3 shifts in the thrift store as one of the following: (12 hours)
  • One 8-hour shift and one 4-hour shift
  • Three 4-hour shifts
  • Pick up additional shifts when needed (call outs, busy seasons, etc.)
  • Train in basic store management responsibilities, including opening and closing, cash flow, process sheets for each position, general routines, etc.

Community Center Expectations:

  • Attend weekly Salaam Leader’s meetings. 
  • Develop and launch community center events & programs, including food box distributions, English programs, art programs, etc.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, evaluate volunteers and interns.
  • Initiate and build community partnerships, including sustainable sources for community center and thrift store volunteers (both individual and group)
  • Establish and follow Community Center budget approved by store manager.
  • Plan regular Community Center team meetings.
  • Coordinate with Salaam Center Thrift Store Manager to update store website and social media when necessary/weekly regarding new information, community center programs, and fundraisers. 
  • Participate in annual review with Program Director and Community Center Manager to set goals and improve sales, community center programs and community presence.
  • Maintain knowledge of agency policies and procedures as they relate to personnel; monitor volunteers for adherence to policies and procedures; take corrective action as necessary to ensure volunteers are in compliance.
  • Track and record relevant data related to programs, finances, and volunteers. Submit reports to Salaam Center Thrift Store Manager.

Qualifications

  • Must have completed Equip or Equip-like training
  • Or have 5 years in missions experience
  • Bachelor degree in ministry preferred
  • Must have 2+ years experience managing employees or leading teams

How to Apply

  • Go@internationalproject.org
  • Please include your resume and a cover letter

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