Open Positions

Job Title

Nursery Attendant

Position reports to:

Employment status:

SPRC, Director of Christian Education



Position Overview

The position of Nursery Attendant plays a major role at First United Methodist Church and in the care of children from ages 0 – 4 years old on Sunday mornings.  The Nursery Attendant ensures the nursery is a secure, nurturing environment where each child will see, hear, and feel the love of Jesus Christ.  The Nursery Attendant also ensures parents can feel confident their child will receive the highest quality of care and ministry. 


Principal Accountabilities

·       Be polite, friendly, and courteous to all children, parents, and volunteers

  • Maintain clear and effective communication and relationships with families of children, in order to maintain interest in the programs and encourage support and growth of the programs
  • Participate in care of the children through prayer, reading, physical care, and play
  • Service hours are approximately 9am – 12noon every Sunday and possibly for other events upon arrangement
  • Ensure the nursery is aesthetically pleasing to parents and children
  • Responsible for obtaining a contact method for the parents of all children using the nursery during services
  • Notify supervisor of needed supplies
  • Staff and other meetings and training as required
  • Ensuring that the Safe Sanctuary policy is followed at all times


Job Skills Required

  • A sense of call and passion for working with children and parents
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and flexible team approach while with children, parents, staff, and other team members
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of Safe Sanctuary policy and its application
  • Passing of annual background check
  • May be required to obtain CPR certification
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist beliefs, practices, and theology
  • Strong team player with staff and/or the congregation


Educational Requirement

  • High school graduate or equivalent