Sep 18, 2019

Community Outreach Coordinator

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

Job Description

Do you have a heart for Bible translation and love to share this passion with others? Are you comfortable with and skilled in meeting, welcoming, and communicating with people? Are you a good organizer who is attentive to detail?

JAARS needs someone to coordinate staff who represent and promote JAARS at various community activities. This can include schools, festivals, parades, churches, and more!

If you have the ability to convey how JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible, we would love to talk with you.

Brief Description

Respond to and coordinate requests from the community for JAARS presentations and involvement.

  •  For a part-time (0.5 FTE, 20 hours a week) volunteer or a non-paid career staff who raises support
  • Must be able to work in the US

 Job Responsibilities

  • Develop contacts and build relationships with community, business, and media representatives to create opportunities for keeping JAARS and our services in front of the public
  • Respond to requests for JAARS presenters and event participation from churches and community groups (such as schools, parades, and festivals)
  • Coordinate, schedule, and recruit staff to present programs that motivate and encourage engagement in JAARS
  • Assist, equip, and train staff in consistent JAARS messaging
  • Maintain database of community contacts
  • Administer budget, vehicle sign out, process travel expenses, and travel procedures
  • Gather evaluations, results, and responses, and enter into Salesforce
  • Distribute JAARS publicity materials and place in designated locations
  • 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

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about all aspects of JAARS
  • Capability to vision cast the JAARS mission to others
  • Ability to network with others, both within and outside of JAARS
  • Confidence to take initiative, present, and lead
  • G Suite and MS Office applications
  • Serve as a mentor and coach
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • College degree or equivalent helpful
  • Previous multicultural experience helpful

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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