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 learning to drive a manual car to budgeting.
  • Discover Waxhaw, Charlotte, and the surrounding areas with your JAARS Fellows community.

Positions and Details

  • $350 bi-weekly stipend
  • On-center housing
  • Five meals per week from the JAARS dining room
  • Health insurance available


Cohort Bravo
  • Application deadline – March 31, 2020
  • Fellowship begins – July 6, 2020
  • Graduation – June 4, 2021
Cohort Charlie
  • Application deadline – June 30, 2020
  • Fellowship begins – Jan. 19, 2021
  • Graduation – Dec. 10, 2021

Fellows Life at JAARS


A furnished apartment at the JAARS Center is part of your compensation.


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.


Aside from the five weekly meal tickets, fellows are responsible for their own 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


To get started, read our application worksheet and gather any information you need. When you’re ready, click below to complete your application.

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

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