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2002 Listings

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Posted April 17, 2002

Interpreters Needed

TRW Systems is currently accepting resumes from U.S. citizens to work as interpreters for U.S. Government agencies. Our ideal candidates are those who speak Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Somali or other regional Central Asian and Middle Eastern languages and English. Candidates must be willing to work overseas or at locations within the United States.

The first step is to prepare your resume, highlighting your work experience, education, linguistic skills, and any qualifications or experience that would make you an asset. Fax it to (703) 968-1276 along with a cover letter and a paragraph in both languages describing why you would like to have this job.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Current or previous U.S. government security clearance is a plus.

For more information, please call (703) 803-5613 or visit our website at

Posted March 11, 2002

Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator
Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA)
New York, NY

Established international professional association seeks full-time Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator to perform administrative duties for small office, process membership applications and membership records, and coordinate 10-12 events/year, including large dinners and conferences.

Requirements: Detail-oriented college graduate with strong initiative, computer skills (database, Internet, Microsoft Office), and excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Fluency in Arabic highly preferred.

Salary: $25,000 + health benefits.

To apply: Mail cover letter and resume with detailed references to:
Susan Peters
Arab Bankers Association of North America
PO Box 2249, Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10063

Or e-mail to:

Posted February 27, 2002

The Arab-American Family Support Center

is looking for staff in the following positions:

Full-time Social Workers (call or email for details)
Full-time Program Direcotr (job description below)

AAFSC is seeking a Program Director to manage and supervise all Community Outreach Programs, including:
- Hotline
- Information and referrals
- Youth Programs
- Translation/interpretation services
- Inter-group dialogue programs
- Community Outreach
- ESOL/Citizenship Education
- Child/Family Health Plus
- Cultural awareness and anti-bias education

The Communications responsibilities are as follows:
- Manage relationships with the press and other media
- Develop and maintain the graphic and written public image of the Center
- Produce brochures and other public relations materials

- Knowledge of the Arab-American community. B.A. degree, MA/MSW preferred.
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Supervisory and program management experience
- Ability to work independently within an organizational structure

Salary commensurate with experience.

Fax or e-mail resume and cover letter to Emira Habiby Browne, Executive Director.

All positions are open immediately and require bilingual (Arabic/English) staff.
If interested, please fax a cover letter and resume to: (718)-643-8167
or e-mail:

Arab-American Family Support Center
150 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Posted January 30, 2002

Currency Broker/Trader
New York, NY

Bilingual (ARABIC) is a must.

Job Description: Monitoring the movement of the foreign currency market on a daily basis. Make day-to-day fundamental and technical analysis on the four major currencies (JPY, EUR, STG, and SFR). You will also be responsible to manage clients' accounts, develop and generate new business, update clients regarding market movement, conduct meetings with clients on a regular basis, maintain good relationships with clients, and participate in weekly meetings and report progress to senior managers.
Qualification/Skills: We are looking for Arabic speaking, highly motivated, hardworking individuals to work at our Wall Street office. Previous experience of knowledge of financial market will be helpful. The candidates should also have a strong work ethic and strong desire to succeed. He or she should be able to work well under pressure on the trading floor, and possess excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
Organization Profile:We specialize in global foreign exchange (FOREX) market. We offer clients the opportunity to trade the four major currencies in the world, namely Japanese Yen, Eurodollar, British Pound, and Swiss Franc.
We offer a comprehensive training program and attractive compensation package. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.
For immediate consideration, please fax or mail your resume with cover letter to
Attn. Yusuf
Fax: (212) 509-1188
Phone:(212) 509-8808
Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Posted January 17, 2002

Central Office of the National Mental Health Association

Internship Program - Spring 2002 The National Mental Health Association, a nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness, is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for its internship program. The program is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students to gain real-world work experience relevant to their academic and career goals. Internships are available in mental health prevention, communications, public education, fundraising, research, marketing, administration finance, adult mental health services, library science, and the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Action Center. See the internship program section of our website ( <>) for more details and to apply online. Other application options include sending a resume to NMHA/JDL, 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, a fax to (703) 684-5968, or e-mail to EOE.

NMHA Resource Center Volunteers - The National Mental Health Association's Resource Center, a national information and referral center, is seeking volunteers to respond to inquiries from callers throughout the country regarding mental health resources, referral and research. Ideal for someone with psychology or social work background or anyone interested in learning about the mental health needs of the public. Candidates should be detail-oriented, well organized and enjoy telephone work. Experience with telephone referral or help-line a plus as are bilingual skills (Spanish/English). 16-20 hours/week availability desired. Located in Old Town Alexandria. Metro accessible. Application options include sending a resume to NMHA/JDL, 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, a fax to (703) 684-5968, or e-mail to EOE.

Administrative Associate National mental health advocacy organization seeks administrative associate to support staff in fast paced office; includes writing and project management. Must be friendly, flexible, detailed oriented and able to handle multiple tasks. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential. Excellent benefits. Please send resume and writing sample to: NMHA, Attn: CI, 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, fax: 703-684-5968 or email to: EOE

Posted January 17, 2002

American Center For International Labor Solidarity

Program Officer II
Bargaining Unit Position
Classification: Professional II

Individuals applying for this position should note the following specific requirements:

Arabic language proficiency (written and spoken), and familiarity with political, economic and labor trends in the Middle East and North Africa are required.

Experience or familiarity with the American labor movement is highly desirable.

Summary of Position
The Program Officer II is responsible for day-to-day contact with and support to field offices and programs. S/he is thoroughly conversant with all aspects of regional program activities and current events relevant to the ongoing political, economic, social and trade union developments in the region. S/he is the main contact between the Washington office and the field.

The Program Officer II writes persuasive proposals, describes complex activities and develops budgets for those activities.
S/he participates in the development and implementation of education, training and other programs. S/he has the writing skills necessary to produce well-written program reports and evaluations. S/he monitors programs to meet budget targets and programmatic results.
S/he prepares and exchanges information and coordinates activities with other sections of the Center, as required.

The Program Officer II assists and advises the Coordinator or Assistant Coordinator on details of programs in assigned country(ies) of responsibility. S/he works closely with AFL-CIO affiliates to coordinate their participation in the development and implementation of Solidarity Center programs, at the request of the Coordinator and within approved communications guidelines. At the direction of the Coordinator and based on the needs of the Center, the Program Officer II may be assigned to any program office on a temporary basis. S/he assists with and, when necessary, provides logistical support for international visitors and participants in Washington-based programs conducted by the Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO, affiliates, ITSs and/or other related organizations. S/he represents the Center at various meetings and conferences and coordinates with Washington-based NGOs, and US government agencies. S/he travels to the region; and is able, on a temporary basis, to fill in for field representatives.

Basic Qualifications
A Program Officer II must have broad knowledge of international relations including trade union and socioeconomic and political developments in the US and abroad. Previous trade union experience is highly desirable. S/he must be able to work independently and complete assignments with limited supervision. S/he must be capable of managing multiple assignments simultaneously. S/he must have, at a minimum, a bachelor's degree in political science, international relations, labor relations or related fields and/or seven years equivalent work experience. Good communications and writing skills are a must. Computer literacy for word processing and simple spreadsheets is required. The Program Officer II must have the ability to work and interact easily with a wide variety of people.
Persons considered for this position must agree to serve abroad in both temporary and long-term positions, based on the needs of the Center. Fluency in a foreign language is a plus and may be a requirement for some Program Officer positions.

Supervisor: Coordinator
Specific Duties
1. Provide specified field offices with programmatic financial and administrative support;
2. Write/edit proposals, reports, letters, and other correspondence;
3. Conduct issue research for use by Center headquarters and field offices;
4. Assist field offices to arrange study tours in the US for visitors from the region, and conduct meetings with a wide variety of visitors from the region involved in efforts to promote labor rights and standards and democracy;
5. Coordinate activities with the Center's other program and functional offices;
6. Assist, as required, the Center's other program and functional offices;
7. Develop coalition-building contacts with US labor, government and non-governmental organizations in the Washington area;
8. Provide guidance to field offices on AFL-CIO and Center policies and priorities, and serve as a liaison between the Center and AFL-CIO affiliates, ITSs, ICFTU, its regional organizations, and the ILO;
9. Assist field offices in program planning;
10. Develop and implement regional and sub-regional programs and programs in countries without a resident field representative;
11. Provide field offices with information on USAID, NED, and US government rules and regulations that affect program management;
12. Recruit outside program consultants and other technical staff in accordance with field needs;
13. Provide technical assistance and support to conduct program evaluations of field projects and recruiting evaluators;
14. Support field trips by Center personnel;
15. Share information on country conditions and labor issues as requested by Washington-based US government offices and Congress;
16. Travel on a TDY basis to conduct and/or oversee program development and/or implementation in countries without a Center field office;
17. Work closely with AFL-CIO affiliates to coordinate their participation in the development and implementation of Solidarity Center programs, within approved communications guidelines;
18. Monitor programs to meet budget targets;
19. Represent the Solidarity Center as directed; and,
20. Perform other related duties as assigned.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to:
Lisa Humphries
Solidarity Center
1925 K Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Fax: (202) 778-6348

The Solidarity Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

2001 Listings

Posted November 3, 2001

National Mental Health Association
Position Openings
(As of October 25, 2001)

Administrative Assistant
Safe Schools/Health Students Actions Center
Alexandria, VA. federally funded initiative seeks highly skilled administrative assistant to provide admin. Support to fast paced friendly staff.
Proficiencies in Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel required.
Responsibilities: word processing, PowerPoint presentations, staff calendar, file mgmt., telephones, ordering/maintaining office supplies.
Detailed minded candidate must be a self starter; customer service oriented.
Metro accessible. Send resume to SSHSAC, Attn: KF, 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-2971 or fax 703-684-5968 or e-mail: EOE.

Fall Internship Opportunities.
National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for its fall internship program. Internships are available in mental health prevention, communications, public education, fundraising, juvenile justice, research, marketing, substance abuse and library science.
Please send resume and cover to,
mail to: NMHA/GB, 1021 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or
fax to (703) 684-5968. EOE

Also, for the latest openings, check

Posted October 3, 2001


The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is seeking a Receptionist. Candidates should possess strong clerical and organizational skills, competency in personal computer use, and letter writing capability. Attention to detail, good English language skills and excellent spelling are required. Arabic language skills are a plus. This position is available immediately.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Excellent benefits.

Do not call or fax resumes.
To apply for this position, mail or email a cover letter and resume to:

Margot Andrews
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW, #300
Washington, DC 20008

Posted October 3, 2001

Arabic/English Typist

Houston based company has an immediate opening for an Arabic / English typist. The position involves translating utilizing a dictionary and printing Arabic stickers for use on products.

This is a permanent full time position. Salary $20,000-$40,000 plus benefits, dependent on experience.
Please fax resume to 713-849-4898.

Posted September 4, 2001

Azzad Asset Management
Administrative Assistant

Azzad Asset Management, Inc., creator of the Azzad family of funds (a group of Shari'ah-based mutual funds for the socially responsible and muslim investor), is a financial services company located in Northern Virginia. We currently have a position available for an administrative assistant that must be filled immediately!

Description: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for all of the company’s administrative operations.

Candidates should:

• Have a minimum of 4 to 6 years of administrative experience.
• Ability to handle duties of a highly responsible, professional and confidential nature.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a high pressure environment.
• Must be self motivated and multi-task oriented.
• Knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Excellent verbal, written communication skills and excellent organizational skills.
• Ability to transcribe dictation and write minutes of meetings.
• Must speak Arabic and English fluently.
Ability to write, translate, and/or type Arabic is helpful, but not a requirement.

Cover letters and resumes should be faxed to 703-207-7009 or sent by email to We also have several internship opportunities for college students in the Washington DC area. For more information, check out our website at

Posted August 21, 2001

The Muslim Public Affairs Council

• Full-time Administrative Assistant and,
• Part-time Office Political Assistant

to handle multiple tasks.

Must be dynamic, assertive, and energetic and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Computer literacy and ability to work in a fast-paced environment is a must. Duties include all facets of office management. Full-time benefits include health/dental and 401K. Fax or email resumes to:
(202) 879-6728 or email to:

Posted May 21, 2001

Delta Airlines
Airlines/Customer Service

Travel to Egypt
Join us in our new adventure to Egypt.
Be a part of Flight Attendant Training.

Fluency in English & Egyptian/Arabic required.
Whether it’s wanderlust, a return to roots, or the excitement of experiencing global cultures firsthand, Delta’s worldwide travel privileges can bring you the world AND reward you with a superior compensation plan including, but not limited to:
• Top pay
• Premium-free medical/dental
• 401(k) with company match
• Educational assistance
• Home computer program

We require proper travel and working documents and minimum 20 years of age. Must be eligible to work in the United States and be able to freely exit and reenter the United States and any destination served by Delta.
Delta is an equal opportunity employer.

Call Delta now, 24 hrs/7 days a week to pre-qualify through our automated interview:
1-877-9-DELTA-1 ext. 1124
(1-877-933-5821 ext.1124)
Be a part of our new flights to Egypt.

Posted May 21, 2001

Gulf Organization
for Industrial Consulting

GOIC is a regional industrial development organization enjoying a juridical international status, founded in 1976 to promote industrial activity in its member states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (or GCC states).

Its mission is to enhance industrial development in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and assist the development of its manufacturing sector.

GOIC offers a range of career opportunities that require a diverse interest, immaculate skills and exceptional technical backgrounds. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, well-motivated, resilient as well as technically competent.

Posted May 21, 2001

American Muslim Council
Director of Communications

The American Muslim Council, a national non-profit organization, seeks a high energy person to be director of communications.

Duties include all media relations, such as writing press releases, articles, editorials and letters to the editor, making pitch calls to media, developing annual media plans and strategies, arranging interviews for senior staff, responding to media requests and organizing news conferences. The person in this position also responsible for all in-house communications management and special projects - including the production of a periodic newsletter.

Excellent writing, communication, and computer skills are required, and experience in managing and maintaining a website is important. Salary is competitive and negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Director of Personnel
Or fax: 202-789-2262

Posted May 21, 2001

Arab Community Center For Economic And Social Services
Dearborn, Michigan

Campaign Coordinator
The Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) in Dearborn, Michigan, has an opening for a Campaign Coordinator, to join our Environmental Program staff.

This 3-year grant-funded position offers an excellent opportunity to work as part of a collaborative grassroots organizing project to make a difference for the people and the environment in Southeastern Michigan and beyond.

ACCESS is a non-profit community-based organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the Arab American community and others in Southeastern Michigan. Our Environmental Program conducts research, education and advocacy activities related to improving environmental conditions and strengthening community capacity to respond effectively to environmental issues.

For a job description and application information, please visit our website,, and click on " Job Opportunities."

Posted April 15, 2001

The Arab-American Family Support Center, Inc., a progessive, small social service agency serving Arab immigrants in New York City is seeking high-energy, creative self-starters who thrive on a fast-paced, challenging environment. We have three openings. They are as follows:

1) Youth Coordinator-Immediate Hire

AAFSC is seeking a bilingual English/Arabic speaking coordinator for its youth program. A creative, articulate, energetic young person experienced in working with youth is needed. A B.A. and good English communication skills are required.
Responsibilities include developing and supervising the after-school and Saturday volunteer tutoring program and planning and supervising after-school and weekend youth acitvities.

Requirements: College student or college graduate with experience working with youth.

2) Bilingual English/Arabic-Speaking Social Workers -Immediate Hire

AAFSC is seeking bilingual English/Arabic speaking social workers with excellent English communication and writing skills. Experience and knowledge of child welfare regulations and domestic violence interventions preferred.

Requirements: MSW, BSW, or MA, BA in related field

3) Child Health Plus Facilitated Enroller-Immediate Hire

Requirements: Energetic person with strong interpersonal and outreach skills; high school diploma or GED minimum; excellent English writing and communication skills; computer literacy required

Please mail or fax your resume to:

The Arab-American Family Support Center, Inc.
150 Court Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201-6244
Tel: (718) 643-8000
Fax: (718) 643-8167


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