2019 Summer Programs Assistant

Summer Programs AssistantWould you like to spend your summer outdoors, engaging people in activities that inspire and help them grow in their walk with Christ? Are you a hard worker who is willing to do a variety of tasks to facilitate programming?

Be part of the CrossVenture team who helps people discover missions through experiential ethnic and language activities that apply cross-culturally in their own communities.

  • A paid position, $9.00/hour, approximately 40 hours/week
  • Must be able to work in the US

Brief Description

Support staff and play an active role in the CrossVenture summer programming.

  • Internship credit if requested
  • Six to eight weeks starting in May 2019
  • Work schedule/hours vary depending on program elements and assignments
  • Typically, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m. daily with a three-hour break in the afternoon


  • Pray for program, staff, and participants
  • Ensure participants’ safety (ages 12–adult)
  • Prepare camp materials
  • Assist in activities and key program elements
  • Build relationships with participants
  • Assist in setup, cleanup, and program delivery
  • Perform filing, data entry, and research
  • Photograph program activities
  • Promote CrossVenture on social media
  • 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

Education and Experience

  • High school graduate with interest and some experience in one or more of the following: youth ministry, education, or outdoor ministry
  • Excellent communication skills on the phone, one-one or with a small group
  • Able to interact well with multiple age groups (specifically teens, young adults, and adult leaders)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and use of social networks
  • Ability to be self-directed and problem solve
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Follow instructions well

To Apply

JAARS Employee e-Application


JAARS Employee Application-Print

Submit your resume and the completed application to HR_Director@jaars.org.