Receiving Coordinator

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by JAARS



Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)


7405 Jaars Road
North Carolina
United States


Do you like to receive packages every day, even if they are not your own? Are you an organized person who can track things? Would you like to be part of a ministry that impacts for eternity?

JAARS Shipping helps make Bible translation and language development possible—especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. Vital goods are purchased and sent to support those serving overseas and you can help.

Brief Description

Receive and direct deliveries to the appropriate department or location for overseas shipments.

  • For volunteer or staff who raise their support
  • Position is for 20 hours per week
  • Able to work in US


·       Receive and inspect delivered packages for accuracy and package condition

·       Determine if each package is for center or overseas distribution

·       Ascertain where on the center packages are to be delivered

·       Scan packages, record delivery in the receiving log, and label packages for distribution

·       Create delivery form for center delivery driver

·       Load packages into van and deliver to departments if driver is unavailable

·       Route the package to air, sea, or hand-carry staff for forwarding overseas and place in

designated area

·       Enter overseas packing slip information for invoicing into accounting system

·       Work with buyer and shipping coordinator on damaged goods received for replacement and


·       Maintain relationships with buyers, bookkeepers, and department staff to achieve successful

delivery or resolution of package problems

·       Operate forklift (if trained) for placement of packages in designated holding areas

Education and Experience

·       High School diploma or GED preferred

·       Willingness to learn the receiving process and operate a forklift if needed

·       Self-motivated, well organized, and detail oriented

·       Able to lift and move objects weighing 50 pounds or more

·       Functional computer user

·       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

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, mail room, 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


  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available

How To Apply