Target Staff Type Supported/Volunteer
Work Location JAARS Waxhaw
Help others gain a vision for missions and become further engaged with JAARS through managing the logistical, project, and program details required for a successful week of service. The position will use your relational and organizational strengths as you work with a wide variety of people and departments, managing the fluid nuances of hosting a new team of people each week.
There is no typical day in the life of the Mission Teams Manager, however a typical week may include:
Direct, serve, and support arriving teams, tending to needs throughout the week
Respond to inquiries and process new applications
Coordinate team housing and project arrangements for scheduled teams
Participate with team at Facilities devotion Monday and Friday
Work with team host to coordinate two meals, speakers and Friday closing
Prepare and implement internal communication and presentations
Develop teaching modules and follow up materials
You may be the person for this job if you:
Have 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
Display excellent relational, organizational, goal-setting, and budget skills
Exhibit strong communications skills, both written and oral
Have proficiency in Google Suite and related apps
Are a team player but also self motivated with ability to independently plan and prioritize
Icing on the cake includes:
Good head for details and confident leading others
Knowledgeable of Microsoft programs (Word and Publisher, Excel, Powerpoint)
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!