Volunteer opportunity description

CIANA is seeking enthusiastic board members who are looking to make a difference. Time commitment is essential and active involvement is both critical and expected. Retirees are especially encouraged to apply.

Working in partnership with the Founder and CEO, the Board of Directors supports CIANA’s growth and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance.The Board of Director’s role in CIANA’s fundraising efforts is paramount. They are expected to assist with the solicitation of contributions and funding from the government, foundations, organizations, and individuals, as well as to make annual gifts that reflect their commitment.

The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a small but dynamic Queens-based nonprofit social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage.

Everyday Duties:

  • Provide leadership, governance, and fiscal oversight
  • Build dynamic fundraising strategies and donor solicitation plans
  • Serve on board committees and taking on special assignments
  • Represent CIANA to stakeholders and act as ambassadors for the organization at events

For more information, please visit CIANA’s website at www.cianainc.org or check out our social media at @cianainc. To apply, please send a bio or resume to emira@cianainc.org.


  • Evening availability on the first Wednesday of every month for board meetings
  • Time availability for active participation in board activities

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We need volunteers who are free at these times


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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans

Emira Habiby Browne
Executive Director
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