Feb 14, 2022

Middle School Youth Coordinator

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • JAARS, NC, USA
Full time Mission Nonprofit Youth Ministry

Job Description

Target Staff Type             Supported/Volunteer

Work Location   JAARS Waxhaw

FTE         1.000

Position Summary          

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.

Position Responsibilities              

  • 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

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
  • An understanding of third-culture kids (TCKs) and their needs

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