Marifah School

Volunteer Cleaning and Classroom Setup

As a Volunteer for Cleaning and Classroom Setup at Marifah School, you contribute to maintaining a clean, organized, and welcoming learning environment for our students. Your efforts ensure that the school is prepared for daily activities, Friday prayers, and the start of each new week. By volunteering in this role, you become an integral part of creating a positive and conducive atmosphere for education and community engagement.

In Islam, the act of service, including maintaining cleanliness, is considered a virtuous and rewarding deed. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) emphasized the importance of cleanliness and orderliness. Your voluntary service in cleaning and preparing the school aligns with these principles, and your dedication is recognized as a valuable contribution to the well-being of the community and the fulfillment of Islamic values.

Position Title:
Volunteer Cleaning and Classroom Setup (non-paid volunteer role)
Collaborates with: Marifah School and Stittsville Muslim Association (SMA) Admins

Mission, Vision, and Goals of Marifah School: Marifah School is dedicated to providing a holistic and inclusive learning environment that seamlessly integrates Islamic values into academic excellence. Our vision is to nurture compassionate, knowledgeable, and morally grounded individuals who contribute positively to society. Our goals include academic proficiency, Islamic values integration, student well-being, cultural diversity celebration, community engagement, and continuous improvement.

Volunteer Cleaning and Classroom Setup Responsibilities:

  1. Daily Cleaning and Setup:
    • Perform daily cleaning activities, including vacuuming, dusting, and maintaining cleanliness in classrooms and common areas.
    • Arrange tables and chairs in classrooms for the next day’s classes.
  2. Thursday Evening Major Cleaning:
    • Thoroughly clean the prayer hall (Unit D) and community room (Unit C) in preparation for Friday prayers.
    • Clean washrooms, fold furniture for comprehensive vacuuming, and set up classroom furniture for Friday morning classes.
    • Dispose of garbage and maintain cleanliness in all areas.
  3. Friday Half-Day School Operation:
    • Coordinate with SMA administrators to ensure the facility is ready for Friday prayers.
    • Assist in the setup and arrangement of spaces for Friday prayers.
  4. Sunday Evening Major Cleaning:
    • Conduct a comprehensive cleaning of classrooms and common areas similar to Thursday evenings.
    • Set up classroom furniture after cleaning for the upcoming week’s classes.
  5. Collaboration with Stittsville Muslim Association (SMA):
    • Respect and adhere to the guidelines and requirements set by SMA, the premises’ owner, especially for Friday prayers.
    • Coordinate cleaning schedules and activities to align with SMA’s facility usage needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform cleaning tasks effectively and with attention to detail.
  • Reliable and punctual for scheduled cleaning sessions.
  • Physical fitness to handle routine cleaning activities and room setup tasks.
  • Respectful and collaborative attitude when working with other volunteers and school administrators.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Marifah School and SMA
  • Self-driven and self-motivated and being able to work without supervision

Join us in the essential task of maintaining a clean and organized learning environment at Marifah School. Your commitment as a Volunteer for Cleaning and Classroom Setup ensures that our facilities reflect the values of cleanliness and orderliness embedded in Islamic teachings.

Please apply by uploading cover letter and CV or by email to We thank you for supporting Marifah School.

Employment/Volunteering: Volunteering
Class: Maintenance
Type: Part Time
Location: Stittsville Ottawa

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