May 27, 2021

Tour Guide

  • JAARS, Inc.
Part time Communication Customer Service Entry Level Mission Jobs Tourism

Job Description

Target Staff Type            Supported/Volunteer

Work Location  JAARS Waxhaw

FTE        0.200        8 hours per week (Negotiable)

Position Summary         

Become an ambassador for JAARS by highlighting to the visiting public the various ways JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote places on earth. Share stories and guide guests around portions of the center so that they hear about and see the amazing services that are provided and discover how people can become involved.

Serve as an ambassador as you share with guests how JAARS impacts Bible translation.


Position Responsibilities             

  • Learn and know the background needed to represent JAARS (not partner organizations)
  • Gather and be able to share stories related to Transportation, Technology, Training and Media
  • Be able to explain the relationship between JAARS, Wycliffe and SIL
  • Provide an informative, two-hour intro and walking tour that touches on JAARS history, highlights current services and challenges guests to become involved
  • Distribute materials, gather completed response cards and report numbers
  • Remain current on services through reading JAARS publications and attending Center Meetings
  • Assist with the movement and supervision of large groups between designated areas at special events
  • Assist at JAARS Days

Position Requirements 

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
  • Good communication skills
  • Enjoy meeting and greeting people
  • Neat and well groomed
  • Understand the importance of public relations
  • Ability to operate the tour electronics (primarily DVD player and projector)
  • Complete the Tour Departments training period

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