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Islamic Relief USA

http://www.irusa.org

Overview

  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff51-100
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1993
Islamic Relief USA is a community of humanitarians–staff, volunteers, affiliates, supporters, partners, donors–who have been working together for a better world for more than 20 years.   In 1993, Islamic Relief USA became an independent (and legally separate) member of a global family of collaborating relief organizations that share a common vision, mission and family identity—connected through the use of the “Islamic Relief” name. Islamic Relief USA operates seven regional offices in the United States: in northern California, southern California, Illinois, Florida, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia, which is its headquarter location. These IRUSA offices have been serving to educate, inform, and raise awareness about our various relief and development projects for years. Additionally, IRUSA holds seminars, banquets, concerts, and other public awareness programs across the country to help fund domestic and international projects.   Mission: Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world.   What we do Emergency Response - Since its inception, one of Islamic Relief’s primary goals has been to provide rapid relief for disaster victims. Partnerships in some three dozen countries maximize Islamic Relief’s ability to respond to urgent situations with speed and efficiency, as well as cultural sensitivity. Islamic Relief’s emergency aid efforts often include the distribution of food, water and clothing; the construction of temporary shelters; and the administration of vital medical care..   Education - Islamic Relief makes education a priority among its long-term and development-based efforts. Projects are aimed at both adults and children and include building and equipping schools, offering literacy classes and training teachers. Many of the education projects target impoverished women and young girls, helping them break free from poverty and ensuring stability for generations to come.   Food Aid – Islamic Relief USA’s food aid programs span the gamut in terms of size and reach: from mobilized deliveries in the wake of disasters to Giving Grain food pantries that provide easy access to quality foods.   Livelihood - Through sustainable livelihood projects, Islamic Relief is able to help the individuals acquire the skills they need to develop a reliable means of earning income. We’re helping families get the basics they need to survive—we’re helping communities prosper by boosting the local economy and by creating jobs.   Winterization - And through IRUSA’s #MyWinter, #TheirWinter campaign, donors share their warmth with thousands of people around the world, delivering items like blankets, mattresses, winter clothes and boots, stoves and other heating devices to those who desperately need them.   Aid for Children in Need - For nearly two decades, Islamic Relief USA has been working to improve the lives of children around the world. Areas of focus include emergency relief, orphan support, health and nutrition, water and sanitation.   Zakah – Islamic Relief collects and distributes zakah to those who are most in need, in accordance with Islamic guidelines. Giving your zakah through IRUSA means you can help provide emergency food, shelter for refugees, job training, medication and so much more.   Health - When crisis hits a country, Islamic Relief provides humanitarian aid that often includes emergency health care and distribution of clean water to prevent illness. Our teams often stay to implement long-term development projects, such as rebuilding destroyed water and sanitation facilities, or constructing new facilities for populations lacking them. Projects like these reduce illness rates and save lives.   Water and Sanitation - Islamic Relief water and sanitation projects–both at the emergency and long-term levels–have been providing essential aid for many years.   Women’s Program - Islamic Relief water and sanitation projects–both at the emergency and long-term levels–have been providing essential aid for many years.

Where is Islamic Relief USA
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    Careers

    Job openings over the past year

    11total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Director of Programs
      United States
    • Head of Region – Asia
      United Kingdom

    Staff at Islamic Relief USA have experience in

    Sectors

    • tertiary education
    • development
    • reproductive health
    • research & development
    • finance

    Funders

    • united states agency for international development
    • department for international development
    • asian development bank
    • european union
    • non-governmental organization

    Countries

    • iraq
    • pakistan
    • united states
    • afghanistan
    • jordan

    Skills

    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

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    Company Offices
    • United States (headquarters)
    • Alexandria
    • United States
    • Sunrise
    • 8360 W Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite 305
    • United States
    • Palos Hills
    • 10101 S. Roberts Rd Ste 100
    • United States
    • Totowa
    • 409 Minnisink Rd
    • United States
    • Buena Park
    • 6131 Orangethorpe Ave Ste 450
    • United States
    • Plano
    • 2600 K Ave, Ste 170
    • United States
    • Santa Clara
    • 3000 Scott Blvd Ste 212

    Experience

    Primary sectors

    Legislation / Regulations
    Disaster Recovery
    Events / Training
    Data Management
    Trade Policy / Tariffs
    Public Administration
    Torts / Conflict Resolution
    Administration
    Research & Development
    Finance