Jaars Center

JAARS Fellows

Begin your career, and unleash the world of missions!

JAARS Fellows is an 11-month, merit-based, professional opportunity that provides entry into a first career position, cultivates emerging leaders, and unleashes the world of missions. Fellows join JAARS staff in key positions to make Bible translation and life transformation possible. Is JAARS your next step?

Develop Spiritually, Professionally, and Personally

  • Receive input from a professional in your field and a spiritual and personal mentor.
  • Attend the Intercultural Communications Course. Learn how to further your interpersonal skills, understand differing worldviews, and deepen your relationship with God.
  • Dive into Perspectives and explore God’s global purpose.
  • Enjoy life skills training: everything from vehicle maintenance to budgeting.
  • Discover Waxhaw, Charlotte, and the surrounding areas with your JAARS Fellows community.

Positions and Details



Cohort Charlie
  • Application deadline – October 20, 2020
  • Fellowship begins – January 19, 2021
  • Graduation – December 10, 2021
Cohort Delta
  • Application deadline – December 31, 2020
  • Fellowship begins – July 12, 2021
  • Graduation – June 10, 2022

Fellows Life at JAARS


Fellows rent furnished apartments at the JAARS Center. Usually these are shared, and each person has their own room.


The JAARS Center is located about 6 miles from Waxhaw, North Carolina, and 10 miles from Lancaster, South Carolina. While a car is not required for JAARS Fellows, most people find it helpful to bring their own car.


Fellows eat regularly-scheduled meals with their fellowship community, and are responsible for the rest of their meals. Campus housing is equipped with a kitchen that includes pots, pans, dishes, and utensils.


While you are at JAARS, you will use the following addresses:

Your Name
PO Box 248
Waxhaw, NC 28173

Your Name
7601 Radin Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173


Questions? Email us at fellows@jaars.org, or call 704.843.6106 or 704.843.6150.

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