Nov 13, 2018

Summer Programs Assistant/Intern

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • Waxhaw, North Carolina, USA
Seasonal Administrative Internships Ministry Jobs Recreation

Job Description

Would you like to spend your summers outdoors, engaging people in activities that inspire and help them grow in their walk with Christ? Are you a hard worker who is willing to do a variety of tasks to facilitate programming?

Be part of the CrossVenture team who helps people discover missions through experiential ethnic and language activities that apply cross-culturally in their own communities.

  • A paid position, $9.00/hour, approximately 40 hours/week
  • Must be able to work in the US

Brief Description

Support staff and play an active role in the CrossVenture summer programming.

  • Internship credit if requested
  • Six to eight weeks starting in May
  • Work schedule/hours vary depending on program elements and assignments
  • Typically, 8:00 m.–8:30 p.m. daily with a three-hour break in the afternoon


  • Pray for program, staff, and participants
  • Ensure participants’ safety (ages 12–adult)
  • Prepare camp materials
  • Assist in activities and key program elements
  • Build relationships with participants
  • Assist in setup, cleanup, and program delivery
  • Perform filing, data entry, and research
  • Photograph program activities
  • Promote CrossVenture on social media
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively

Education and Experience

  • High school graduate with interest and some experience in one or more of the following: youth ministry, education, or outdoor ministry
  • Excellent communication skills on the phone, one-one or with a small group
  • Able to interact well with multiple age groups (specifically teens, young adults, and adult leaders)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and use of social networks
  • Ability to be self-directed and problem solve
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Follow instructions well

JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry headquartered on a beautiful 500+ acre campus just south of Charlotte, NC. Our campus includes extensive training facilities, an airport, office and commercial facilities, guest housing, food services, recreational areas, health clinic, on-site childcare, and youth and family ministry support for staff and partners. 

We are pleased to have more than five hundred people serving on our campus. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and other organizations locally and globally. 

JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language. 

JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training. 

JAARS Core Values

Together in Christ, we commit to:

  1. Seek God Above All
  2. Serve in Love
  3. Act with Integrity
  4. Steward God’s Resources with Courage
  5. Pursue Excellence
  6. Collaborate with Respect
  7. Create a Culture of Innovation

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