Bait-ul Ilm Capacity Convener for Bait-ul-Ilm Primary

  • British Columbia
  • ITREB British Columbia
  • Listing expires on Sunday, 1 November 2020 at 01:40 (UTC)
About the Program
Bait-ul Ilm Primary program delivers the IIS Primary Ta’lim Curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 6 students to:
  • To advance the children’s knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of Islam
  • To help them acquire a historical and cultural perspective of Islam and of the Ismaili Tariqah
  • To inspire in them loyalty and devotion to the Imam of the time 
  • To develop their understanding of themselves as Ismaili Muslims within the unity of Islam
  • To encourage them to practice the faith as a necessary and integral part of their lives
  • To guide them in the formation of attitudes and conduct in keeping with Islamic Ethics
  • To foster in them the spirit of voluntary service to community, society & humanity
About the Role
The Capacity Convener role will work with the Primary School Admin. to help form strategies and implementation plans for helping the Regional BUI Management Committee and Centre teams reach out to prospective candidates for teachers and leadership roles. They will also support the Primary program with an evaluation of existing roles to determine any gaps in functions or if any role should be expanded or modified to meet the changing needs and aims of the Primary program. 
  • Analyse and evaluate past recruiting and retention history of BUI Volunteers to understand process gaps 
  • Collaboration and coordination with the Primary School Admin, Primary Education Lead and Pre-Primary Board Members to develop strategies to address gaps
  • Collaborate with various Institutional partners to implement programs
About You
Must Have Skills and Experience; Position Requirements; Qualifications:
• Past BUI volunteer experience is required
• Excellent communication (both oral and written) and presentation skills 
• Out-of-the-box thinker
• Self-starter

Nice to have Skills; Language; Volunteer Experience etc.:
• Other institutional leadership experience
• Fluent in English
• Good computer skills (MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Time Commitment
  • 2 hours/week
  • 11 July 2020 to 10 July 2021


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His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for Canada
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