Committees

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Here is your chance to make a difference and to experience the pleasures that come with helping others. As Muslims, we have a duty to improve our communities and to help those in need. Volunteering with CAIR-TX, DFW Chapter is an excellent way to educate, advocate, and mobilize our community towards a more just society. At CAIR-DFW we appreciate the time and the skills that our volunteers offer.

At CAIR-DFW we appreciate the time and the skills that our volunteers offer. For that reason, we do our utmost best to properly, recruit, train, and retain our volunteers. 

Currently, CAIR-DFW is recruiting volunteers to join the following critical standing committees (listed below). If you are interested in applying please submit the online form that can be found here: 

https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form?EQBCT=961e756088a84415baa4d4c2cada4a6e

 

CAIR-DFW Board

Board members have the following responsibilities: 

Leadership, governance, and oversight

  • Creating, in partnership with staff, a long-term strategic plan and medium-term action plans as a guide to implementation.

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the ED and staff in their implementation of strategic and action plans.

  • Reviewing outcomes and metrics to evaluate impact, and regularly measuring performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings 

  • Approving annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities 

  • Contributing to an annual performance evaluation of the ED 

  • Assisting the ED and board chair in identifying and recruiting other Board Members 

  • Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments 

  • Representing CAIR-[Chapter] to community members and other stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization 

Fundraising

Board Members are expected to make CAIR-[Chapter] a philanthropic priority and make a personal contribution to CAIR-[Chapter]. Board members should also be prepared to assist in planning for fundraising and in the implementation of the plan, including making asks for donations.

CAIR-DFW Committees 

Government Affairs Committee

  • Comprises of critical community leaders and influencers in the areas of legislation, policy, elections, and politics. An ideal member will inform committee members and Government Affairs Director on opportunities and resources that will better position CAIR to advance its Government Affairs Department.
  • Government Affairs Committee should not exceed 7 members
  • Government Affairs Committee members are appointed by the Board.
  • Government Affairs Committee members serve for two years.
  • Government Affairs Committee meets once a month

Community Development Committee

  • Comprises of critical community leaders and influencers in the areas of youth, leadership development, social services, and different professional interests. An ideal member will inform committee members and Community Development Director on opportunities and resources that will better position CAIR to advance its grassroots presence.
  • Community Development Committee meets once a month.
  • Community Development Committee should not exceed 9 members
  • Community Development members are appointed by the Board.
  • Community Development Committee members serve for two years.
  • Community Development Committee meets once a month

Communications Committee

    • Comprises of critical community leaders and influencers in the area of Communication. This includes journalism, news outlets, and social media. An ideal member will inform committee members and Communication Director on opportunities and resources that will better position CAIR to advance its Civil Rights Department.
    • Communication Committee should not exceed 7 members
    • Communication Committee members are appointed by the Board.
    • Communication Committee members serve for two years.
    • Communication Committee meets once a month

Civil Rights Committee: 

  • Comprises of critical community leaders and influencers in the areas of social justice, civil rights, and legal. An ideal member will inform committee members and Civil Rights Director on opportunities and resources that will better position CAIR to advance its Civil Rights Department.
  • Civil Rights Committee members are appointed by CAIR-DFW Board. 
  • Civil Rights Committee members serve for two years.
  • Civil Rights Committee meets once a month 

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