Medical Doctor

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by JAARS

Published

06/11/2018

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

JAARS
North Carolina
United States

Description

Do you have a heart to minister to those who have devoted years helping to give people God’s Word in their heart language? Are you tired of the pressures of a busy practice or want to devote some of your time to support Bible translation?

The JAARS Health Clinic could use you! We serve those who serve on the JAARS campus, as well as providing medical support to those overseas. As a community service we also offer immunizations for church teams going overseas.

JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We would love to have you join our team!


Description

Serve as a part time (.3 to 1.0 FTE) medical doctor at the JAARS Health Clinic near Waxhaw, NC.


  • For a part-time volunteer or a staff person who raises support 
  • Able to work in the US

 

Responsibilities

·        Provide medical services for JAARS and furloughing staff

·        Perform patient medical exams

·        Order or perform various tests, analyses, and X-rays

·        Administer or prescribe treatments, drugs, inoculations and vaccinations

·        Make recommendations for consultation with medical specialists based on evaluation of medical condition and history


Education and Experience

·        Must have current MD, or DO medical license in good standing with state of North Carolina

·        Must be board certified in area of specialty and maintain active certification

·        Experience in primary care medicine or area of specialty as applicable

·        Diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases is helpful but not required


JAARS is a 501(c) (3) non-profit Christian ministry located on a beautiful 500+ acre campus south of Charlotte, NC. We have nearly 100 guest housing units, recreational areas, a swimming pool, auto shop, mailroom, library, cafeteria, RV Park, childcare facilities, and youth ministries.

We have a variety of campus operations, housed in 20 buildings, with more than 500 JAARS and partner organization staff serving. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and with other organizations locally and globally.


JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.


JAARS mission is to make 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.


JAARS Core Values 

Together in Christ, we commit to:

1.      Seek God Above All

2.      Serve in Love

3.      Act with Integrity

4.      Steward God’s Resources with Courage

5.      Pursue Excellence

6.      Collaborate with Respect

7.      Create a Culture of Innovation


 

Benefits

  • Housing Available

How To Apply

outreach@jaars.org

Opportunity

There are many key opportunities at JAARS for you to help make Bible translation possible around the world. Volunteers are a crucial part of every department; over 50% of the staff are volunteers. We could not provide significant technical and logistical support services without people like YOU!

Value

You will gain a new vision for missions and realize the lasting value of how your practical and technical skills are helping to transform lives around the world. Build meaningful and potentially lasting relationships with fellow volunteers and career staff. In the winter months, volunteers gather regularly for events such as breakfasts and game nights.

Service Length

Volunteers can serve from two weeks to many years. The types of positions available to you will depend on your abilities and especially, the length of your stay. For IT positions, a month of service is required. Longer-term volunteers are important in positions that require task continuity, training, or certifications.

Volunteer Requirements

  • ·        Proof of health insurance
  • ·        Be self-supported, or receive funds through another organization
  • ·        Ages 14-17 may serve if accompanied by a responsible adult
  • ·        Agreement with our Statement of Faith

Housing

A variety of short-term to one-year, on-campus, fully-furnished housing units are available for volunteers who serve a minimum of 40 hours per week per couple, or 20 hours per week per single. Units include phones, WiFi, kitchens, bedding, and towels. An RV park with hookups is also available. Call housing for pricing and to make reservations. 704.843.6020


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