Opportunities @ HAF
Jobs @ HAF
HAF is Hiring
Are you passionate about community service? Do you want to help ensure that future generations of Hindu Americans live in a society where their traditions are respected? Want to join a cause that seeks to give voice to Hindus who are suffering around the world?
HAF is looking for you! HAF seeks applications for experienced self-starters for three full-time staff positions.
The Director of Education will be tasked with promoting culturally competent, accurate, and equitable understandings of Hindu teachings, history, and traditions in K-12 and higher education. The Director would lead HAF’s Hinduism 101 teacher training program, cultivate relationships with major publishers and key stakeholders in social studies education, oversee resource development and distribution, monitor education policy nationally, and actively work on educational reform at the state and local level. The position is full-time and open for telecommuting. To find out more details and/or apply, CLICK HERE.
The Director of Public Policy (DPP) will primarily be tasked with developing and implementing HAF’s policy priorities and initiatives, both nationally and in select states. The DPP will build relationships with other advocacy and lobbying organizations, strategically assess various congressional offices, committees, and caucuses and continue established initiatives with federal and state agencies. The DPP will work closely with the Executive Director, Director of Government Relations, and senior staff in developing advocacy strategies for HAF’s foreign and domestic policy issues. The position is full-time and based in DC. To find out more details and/or apply, CLICK HERE.
The Regional Advocacy Director will primarily be tasked with developing and expanding HAF’s presence at the regional, state, and local level. HAF is currently looking for Regional Advocacy Director candidates in the states of California, Texas, or Florida. Primary responsibilities will include designing and implementing advocacy and programmatic initiatives; and building relationships with key local, state, and federal policy makers, interfaith, civil rights, and community leaders, in order to educate them on important issues of concern to the Hindu American community. This position is new to the organization so the Regional Advocacy Director will have some opportunity to build and carry forward his or her vision and function. This role requires an outgoing, highly energetic individual with excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills. To find out more details and/or apply, CLICK HERE.
Volunteer @ HAF
HAF requires all volunteers to be active members of HAF. If you are not sure whether your membership is active and to confirm that we have your updated contact details, please contact our Office Manager (202) 223-8222 or email office at hafsite dot org. To become a HAF member or to renew, please click on http://hafsite.org/join.
Send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Your resume or CV as a word document or pdf file.
A personal statement with the following:
Two references (name, email, phone and in what capacity you know them) that we can contact to learn more about you and your potential for work with HAF. References may NOT be family members.
Number of hours per week you can commit to HAF. Please be realistic. (i.e. 2 hours, 5 hours)
Length of time you wish to volunteer. (i.e. 2 months, 6 months, 1 year)
Describe your goals, skill set, background and interests as it relates to the HAF. We will use this information to assist in finding a role both beneficial to you and HAF.
Review the open roles below and list those role(s) that interest you.
Within 2 weeks of submitting all of the information requested and becoming an HAF member, we will contact you about your application. As positions are in flux, the listing below may not reflect the most up-to-date information on positions available. HAF retains the right to not fill a position. HAF also retains the right to decline an applicant a particular position if he/she does not fall within the HAF's vision.
HAF Party Host
Skill Requirements: Friendliness and enthusiasm are keys to success.
Regional Membership Coordinator
Skill Requirements: Fluency in English, experience with email, good understanding of HAF's work, basic understanding of Hinduism
Call Center Volunteer
Skill Requirements: Fluency in English and ability to speak well over the phone. While not required, sales or telemarketing experience would be useful.
Legal Advisory Team Member
Skill Requirements: Must be a bar-certified attorney.
Database Compilation Assistant
Skill Requirements: Familiarity with the Internet, MS Excel & Google spreadsheet
Media Outreach Representative
Project Outreach Assistants
HAF Campus Outreach Coordinator