Do you enjoy working with people of various ages and abilities in buildings/grounds maintenance, construction and landscaping? Do you have repair, construction, or maintenance experience?
Work with week long volunteer mission teams to facilitate the projects they choose to do, all the way from start to completion. Help inspire others to see how their service is making Bible translation possible.
Coordinate the preparation and projects for weeklong visiting volunteer Mission Teams from churches and schools.
For half-time volunteer or staff person who raises support
Able to work in the US
Prepare cost and time estimates for projects for Ministry Teams.
Plan and coordinate materials and staffing for each project.
Manage the work performed by Ministry Teams.
Ensure appropriate safety procedures and maintenance standards are followed.
Work on day-to-day facilities maintenance tasks and projects when not planning for or working with a team.
Report to administration.
Requirements and Experience Desired
General maintenance, construction, and estimation experience.
Good public relations and communication skills.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Two or more years’ experience in basic management skills.
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.
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 is here to do something about that.
JAARS makes 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.
We need more staff to make in 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 training 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!