Dec 30, 2018

Receiving Coordinator

  • JAARS, Inc.
Full time Distribution-Shipping Nonprofit Volunteer Opportunities

Job Description

Do you like to receive packages every day, even if they are not your own? Are you an organized person who can track things? Would you like to be part of a ministry that impacts for eternity?

JAARS Shipping helps make Bible translation and language development possible—especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. Vital goods are purchased and sent to support those serving overseas and you can help.

Brief Description

Receive and direct deliveries to the appropriate department or location for overseas shipments.

  • For volunteer or a staff person who raises support
  • Position is for 20 hours per week
  • Able to work in US


  • Receive and inspect delivered packages for accuracy and package condition
  • Determine if each package is for center or overseas distribution
  • Ascertain where on the center packages are to be delivered
  • Scan packages, record delivery in the receiving log, and label packages for distribution
  • Create delivery form for center delivery driver
  • Load packages into van and deliver to departments if driver is unavailable
  • Route the package to air, sea, or hand-carry staff for forwarding overseas and place in designated area
  • Enter overseas packing slip information for invoicing into accounting system
  • Work with buyer and shipping coordinator on damaged goods received for replacement and reimbursement
  • Maintain relationships with buyers, bookkeepers, and department staff to achieve successful delivery or resolution of package problems
  • Operate forklift (if trained) for placement of packages in designated holding areas

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Willingness to learn the receiving process and operate a forklift if needed
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and detail oriented
  • Able to lift and move objects weighing 50 pounds or more
  • Functional computer user
  • 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

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:

  • Seek God Above All
  • Serve in Love
  • Act with Integrity
  • Steward God’s Resources with Courage
  • Pursue Excellence
  • Collaborate with Respect
  • Create a Culture of Innovation

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