Work Opportunity With IANA



The Islamic Association of North America (IANA) would like to announce a new vacant position in a COVID-19 Support Staff/Resource Distribution capacity in the IANA COVID-19 Community Coordinator (CCC). The candidate must have a two-year associate degree or five years of experience serving the Somali/East African community in Minnesota. The position is full-time; 9 a.m - 5 p.m (Monday-Friday); 40 hours a week. The pay rate is $20 an hour and is a holiday pay eligible.


  • The COVID-19 Support Staff will join the IANA-CCC team to handle supporting testing sites, vaccine sites, weekly resource distribution intended to the Mosques across Minnesota.
  • Will participate in providing resources and information to community members.
  • Will support planning of vaccine sites and ongoing testing sites and collaborate with the State Emergency Operations Center, MDH, and local public health to plan no-barrier testing and vaccine sites.
  • Will travel to testing sites, vaccine sites across twin cities and suburbs to provide staffing and community support.
  • Will provide cultural and language support to community members at the testing sites.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • Maintain a positive professional relationship with staff, member center officers, and third-party organizations.
  • Other duties as the Program Supervisor and executive director assign it.
  • Must have the flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and holidays (as necessary)


  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems promptly
    Interpersonal Skills-Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality.
    Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations.
  • Written Communication- Writes clearly and informatively
  • Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Ethics: Treats people with respect
  • Organizational Support- Follows policies and procedures
  • Professionalism: Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
  • Attendance/Punctuality- Consistently at work and on time
  • Dependability- Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Preferred Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret English, Somali, and Arabic

Feel free to refer any of your friends or relatives with related qualifications and expertise.

Send your resume to or call the IANA office at 612-874-0665

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