To resource and care for Wycliffe missionaries and their families at JAARS, in the US and globally. To increase missionary longevity and prepare the next generation of Christian leaders. This will result in better transitions, increased member retention and increased mobilization.
Prepare lessons for Friday night youth groups and teach those to the Middle School Leadership Team; also responsible for Child Safety approved chaperones for each night
Direct special programs/events during the year, which may include the Middle School Campout (Fall) and Christmas Party (Dec); assist with Hands and Feet Week (Spring Break)
Direct and lead the Middle School Worship Team
Disciple/mentor the Middle School Leadership Team
Spend time regularly face to face with students outside of normal youth programs; this would include having lunch with them at school, taking them out for coffee/ice cream and attending their extracurricular activities
Be available for students and parents to set up appointments to talk about issues needing pastoral counseling and refer those who need clinical help to the JAARS counseling office
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
An understanding of third-culture kids (TCKs) and their needs
There are nearly 600 million people in the world with little or no access to Scripture in the language they know best, their heart language.
JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media and training.
We need more staff to make that possible. Of those who work at the JAARS Center in Waxhaw, N.C., 50% are volunteers either short or long term, full or part time, and of all ages and backgrounds. Missionaries and a few paid personnel round out the staff.
Consider becoming part of our team that impacts people for eternity by helping give them God’s Word.