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Become a Volunteer

MWA is a non for profit organization that thrives on help from the community. Helping hundreds of Muslim women gain independence through grants and certifications, our goal is to empower women, and to allow them to become self sufficient. Show your support by volunteering today!

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Which of the following are you interested in volunteering for? (required)

Annual LuncheonResearch (locations, project ideas)WritingEditingPhotographyVideographyCommunity OutreachData EntryCommunity OrganizingCareer DevelopmentEvent PlanningMarketingGraphic DesignerWebsite MaintenanceWherever my help is needed

Which days of the week are you able to volunteer?

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Would you be interested in taking on a leadership role in the following areas?

Philantrophy Program ManagerCommunity Service Program ManagerPersonal Development Program ManagerMarketingEditorsCommunity Relations Program ManagerMembership Program ManagerGrant WriterSecretary

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Anything else we should know about you or you would like to share?

Job Opportunities

Join our MWA Board – Volunteer
Director of Finance
The Director of Finance is responsible for the accounting functions of the organization, that is continually growing and maturing. A key success factor for this position is the ability to be self-directed, highly motivated and hands-on across a wide area of responsibilities. The Director is expected to take ownership of recurring accounting functions as well managing the donor database, and to drive process improvements within the finance department. For more information, go to FINANCE DIRECTOR ROLE

Director of Marketing
Director of Public Relations

Join our MWA Staff – Paid Positions
Operations Manager
The Muslim Women’s Alliance is excited to announce it is hiring an Operations Manager. This is a full time position with benefits. Compensation is commensurate with experience. The position’s primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing administrative support to allow the organization to execute its vision and programing. Working with the board of directors, project managers and volunteers, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. For more information, go to OPERATIONS MANAGER

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND RESUME AND INTEREST TO JOBS@MWACHICAGO.ORG

Khadija Fund

The MWA 2017 Khadija Fund Details
The Khadija Fund is Muslim Women’s Alliance’s latest effort to empower women striving to become financially independent. MWA is committed to being a resource for financially-challenged Muslim women by filling in gaps where community and civic allocation is lacking. What is the next step for a woman who has left an abusive situation or a newly arrived refugee woman?

The main goal of the Khadija Fund is to remove hurdles, such as lack of training or equipment, for women in entering the workforce. Micro-grants from the Khadija Fund can be used, for example, to secure equipment needed to start up a business, certifications, coaching or other items and advanced education that will ensure the recipient’s ability to secure employment or launch a business to earn an income and gain financial independence.

The Khadija Fund is designed to get the necessary tools into the hands of women looking start earning and stand on their own two feet. Help us to spread the word about this opportunity and remember by supporting MWA, your generous donation will assist and aid the women who need it the most in your local community.

The amount awarded will differ based on demonstrated need and ability and will range from $250 to $2000

Applicants must fall into one of these categories:
1. Female, in possession of skill or talent that has been previously used to earn an income, currently in need of equipment or certification to re-enter the workforce.

2. Female, currently unemployed and in need of assistance in forms of resume building, technical skill acquisition, computer, and technology training with hopes of securing employment.

Click here for application –
2017 MWA Khadija Fund