Sheikh Okasha Kameny Classes

The Education Committee is pleased to announce the following:
Sheikh Okasha Kameny will be coming this weekend (March 27-29) for his monthly educational weekend. Everyone is invited to attend the Friday Night Program and other classes during the weekend.

Details and enrollment information

Funeral Coordinator Position

The cemetery committee is looking for a full-time Funeral Coordinator.

Job duties:
  • Handle all incoming phone calls, and guide families throughout the process.
  • Receive the body and secure it until time of preparation.
  • Keep and file all paperwork.
  • Prepare and purchase all necessary supplies and materials needed, such as Kafen.
  • Keep up with wood inventory for the graves.
  • Check on the graveyard few times a week.
  • Arrange for all maintenance.
  • Order grave markers and securely place them on the graves.
  • Plan for restroom construction at the graveyard.
  • Plan for lot cleaning and expansion for new phases.
  • Additional responsibilities that come along with this job.
Qualifications required:
  • Good command of English
  • Willingness to complete funeral director's courses

Interested candidates please submit an application with your resume to jobs@islam1.org Only applications through email will be considered.

Habitat for Humanity - Our Three Winners

The Islamic Association of Raleigh is teaming up with OurThreeWinners.org and Habitat for Humanity to build a home in Wake County and a home in Aqraba, Jordan, a village in northern Jordan near the border with Syria. For more information and to donate and/or volunteer visit habitatwake.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1134949

Donations for Maintenance and Renovation

The management committee is seeking funds for urgent maintenance and renovation projects. We are asking for your generous donations to be able to provide the community with superior service and maintain an excellent, aesthetically appealing organization.

Donate online now (new users will have to create an account)

Social & Welfare Committee Administrator

A part-time position exists to conduct administrative work for the Social & Welfare Committee (SW-C) at IAR. The incumbent will provide administrative support for various SW-C programs including but not limited to Financial Aid, Food Pantry, Refugee Support, Daily Iftar and Fundraisings. The position requires 15-20 hours per week including some weekend and evening hours and reports to Chairperson of the SW-C.

Salary: $10 per hour (Under Review)

Qualifications Required
  • College Graduate (BA/BS)
  • Computer Skills (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, Data Entry and Maintenance of Databases, Adobe Acrobat)
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Arabic language is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of any additional languages is a plus
  • Team Player with good interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred

Interested candidates please submit application with letter of interest and resume to munirabdullah@gmail.com. Deadline for applications is March 31, 2015.

January Imam Selection Committee Update

As we continue our search for a full time Imam the committee in conjunction with the IAR Shura has decided to put in place an Acting Imam to fulfill the ongoing needs of the community. Please see the special announcement for details. We have identified a potential candidate who has been selected by the team and we are moving him along the process. However, we will continue to receive and process resumes until the role is filled. To date we have received 49 applications, of these 35 did not meet our criteria. Of the remaining group of 14 we conducted 10 Skype interviews.

Base Selection Criteria:
  • Thorough understanding of issues that Muslims are facing in the United States
  • Formally educated in Fiqh or recognized as a Fiqh scholar by the Fiqh Committee of ISNA
  • Authorized to work in the US (except in exceptional cases)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

Imam Position

The Raleigh Masjid is seeking an Imam with the following qualifications:
  • A degree in Islamic Studies or related Sharia area from an accredited university
  • Excellent Qur'anic recitation skills and strong memorized command of a significant portion of the Qur'an
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Adequate knowledge of Fiqh to teach and counsel the community on matters of Fiqh in the four main schools of thought
  • Adequate knowledge of the Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)
  • Fluent in English - spoken and written
  • A strong understanding of Islamic etiquettes, manners, and appropriate behavior
  • A complete understanding of challenges and hardships Muslim youth face in the US
  • US work authorization

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience. To apply please submit your resume along with references and recommendations to jobs@raleighmasjid.org. For a more detailed job description please see raleighmasjid.org/imamposition

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March 27, 2015Jumada al-thani 7, 1436 Hijri

Prayer Times

Friday, March 27 2015

Prayer

Adhan

Iqamah

Fajr 5:40 AM 6:15 AM
Shuruq 7:09 AM
Dhuhr 1:25 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 5:45 PM 6:00 PM
Maghrib 7:35 PM 7:45 PM
Isha 8:51 PM 9:00 PM
 

March prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone: http://www.raleighmasjid.org/m

Salah Durations

Friday Prayer for IAR

  • Topic / Speaker
    Time
  • First Shift:
    12:00 - 12:35

    Title to be announced

    Fiaz Fareed

  • Second Shift:
    1:35 - 2:10

    Title to be announced

    Shaykh Okasha Kameny

  • Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Rakan Diarbakerli

 

Friday Prayer for ICM

  • Topic / Speaker
    Time
  • ICM First Shift:
    1:10 - 1:40

    Title to be announced

    Imam Abdenasser Zouhri

  • ICM Second Shift:
    2:10 - 2:40

    Title to be announced

    Fiaz Fareed

  • ICM Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Mahen Khan

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