Shaykh Daood Butt
Director of Community Outreach and Education
Shaykh Daood Butt was born and raised in Montreal, Canada and has always had a desire to learn and teach Islam. Following secondary studies, he obtained a degree in Automotive Technology and graduated as valedictorian in 2002. During this time, he studied with local Imams and was hired as an Imam and Qur’an instructor at a local Mosque. He went on to study at the Islamic University of Madinah for seven and a half years, during which he completed a Diploma in the Arabic Language followed by a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology and Islamic Da’wah from the Faculty of Da’wah and Usool Ad-Deen in 2010.
With an eagerness to continue learning Islam, Shaykh Daood then completed a Master of Arts Degree with Excellence in Islamic and Other Civilizations at the International Islamic University in Malaysia.
Back in Canada, he is involved in various Da’wah activities including giving lectures and Khutbah in English, French, and Arabic. He has always been really interested in youth-related programs and is quick to develop a rapport with them. Shaykh Daood has traveled the world extensively in efforts to help others understand Islam through his teachings. He currently serves as Director of Community Outreach and Education at the Islamic Community Center in Milton, as a Muslim Chaplain at the Milton District Hospital, and was awarded Imam of the Year for 2015 in Mississauga, Canada.
His Responsibilities include
- Providing religious guidance to the Community
- Family, Youth, and Patient Counselling
- Conducting Youth and Adult Education Programs
- Community Outreach
- Interfaith Interaction