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Museum Project Assistant

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JAARS

Target Staff Type Supported/Volunteer

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw

FTE 0.250

Position Summary

We are looking for someone who is passionate about history, museums and missions. The skills required depend on which project they are working on: exhibit construction, collections management or educational materials. They must be able to effectively communicate JAARS mission and the museum story to visitors.

Flexible hours.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist with special museum projects; Common projects include the following: collections management, exhibit building and installation and designing educational materials and programs
  • Work at the reception desk to answer the phone, keep visitor records, schedule tours, greet and orient visitors, turn on various technology used in exhibits, sells gift shop items and answer questions as needed
  • Attend museum meetings and training
  • Attend JAARS events and meetings when possible
  • Perform any other tasks that are needed

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
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
  • Strong interest in history, missions and museums
  • Skills needed may include construction experience, inventory or collections management experience or an educational background
  • Able to communicate well in English with visitors
  • Skilled in using a computer
  • Personable and enjoys people
  • Works well on a team and self-directed

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About JAARS

Location:

7405 Jaars Rd, PO Box 248, WAXHAW, NC 28173, US

Mission Statement

JAARS' mission is to make 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.

Description

JAARS is a multidisciplinary team of problem-solvers who is committed to the belief and the vision that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.

We are a community of missionaries, volunteers and a few employees who work together to accomplish the Great Commission goal of providing Scripture to every people group on earth in the language they understand best - their native language. We do that by supporting Bible translation and language development partners globally and by working with prayer and financial partners in the United States to help make a range of unique on-the-field solutions possible.

Faith-Based

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

JAARS7405 Jaars RdWaxhaw, NC 28173

(34.86477,-80.74181)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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