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Imam Position

Position Summary:

Al-Rayan Islamic Centre (ARIC) is looking for a full-time Imam to provide Islamic religious guidance, practices, and leadership to the local Muslim community of (ARIC) in Courtice, ON according to the teachings of the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings be upon him); establish and promote educational and extracurricular programs for adults and youth; lead the establishment of a unified Muslim community welcoming to all Muslims from different backgrounds and cultures; engage with the larger community to promote friendship and understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in the community.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Islamic Studies or related field from an accredited higher education institution;
  • Practical experience as an Imam;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Fluency in Arabic is preferred;
  • Memorization of the Qur’an is preferred;
  • Ability to interact with and relate to youth.
  • Ability to work with people of different cultures and backgrounds;
  • Ability to teach Qur’an and religion;
  • Willingness to be supervised.

Main responsibilities of the Imam:

  • Lead the daily prayers at the Mosque as specified;
  • Give the Khutbah and lead prayer for Jumuah generally on alternate weeks;
  • Lead the Taraweeh Prayer in Ramadan as specified;
  • Lead Eid Prayers and deliver Khutbahs as scheduled;
  • Lead funeral prayers as needed;
  • Offer Islamic family and youth counseling and guidance as needed;
  • Conduct Quran and Religious lessons, and other selected topics to increase knowledge and provide for spiritual growth of community members;
  • Participate in the community activities that further good interfaith and public relations for Islam and Muslims;
  • Facilitate community involvement, especially for women;
  • Help with School and site tours.


Main responsibilities of the Imam:

  • Maintain regular and convenient office hours at the Mosque for community members to seek religious counsel and guidance;
  • Interact with all persons and organizations, Muslim and Non-Muslim, in a manner that reflects positively on Islam, Muslims, and the Mosque;
  • Continually strive and conduct oneself in ways that foster unity and inclusiveness among all community members, and promote broad participation in Islamic and community activities;
  • Lead by example to prevent discrimination on any basis including but not limited to school of thought, gender, race, nationality, ethnic origin, citizenship, political affiliation, or economic status;
  • Conduct oneself in a manner that is respectful of the history and diversity of the Muslim community;


If you are interested please send your CV to email address: info@alrayanislamiccentre.org


CV submissions due on or before Oct 15, 2017 



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