Aug 28, 2019

Advocacy Manager

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • 7405 Jaars Road, Waxhaw, NC, USA
Part time Administrative Mission Jobs Nonprofit Public Relations

Job Description

Do you have a passion to raise people's awareness to the needs of Bible translation and JAARS? Do you like training and encouraging others? Do you have good organizational skills?

We need a team leader to recruit, train, encourage and motivate volunteers around the country to perform advocacy duties that inspire and engage people to become partners with JAARS. Could that be you?

Brief Description

 Develop and maintain the Advocacy Program and build and manage program staff and volunteers. 

  •  For a 20 hours (.5 FTE.) volunteer or a non-paid, career staff who raises support
  • Must be a US citizen or green card holder to apply


  •  Recruit, coordinate, train, equip, and encourage advocates
  • Regularly provide updates, newsletters, and trainings
  • Maintain an adequate supply of displays, brochures, and giveaways
  • Develop materials for recruiting, training and maintaining volunteers
  • Track and properly record in Salesforce new contacts and other related information
  • Delegate tasks to staff and volunteers and manage multiple projects
  • Develop annual goals in line with budget, keep records, and submit reports
  • 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

  • A.A. or Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Experience with volunteer programs and management preferred
  • Self-starter, who works independently and manages multiple responsibilities
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills and able to work cooperatively with departments
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Intermediate computer proficiency in G Suite, MS Office, and video communication tools

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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