Nursery workers are responsible for providing excellent care for the children and parents of Wellspring during Sunday morning worship and Sunday school, as well as for other events (as scheduled/needed).
This position is part-time (3-5 hours/week)
Welcome children into the classroom when they arrive.
Provide support and assistance to parents when they arrive with their child.
Actively engage with children, setting up age-appropriate activities.
Provide physical, emotional, and intellectual support and stimulation to each child in care, as appropriate for the circumstances.
Ensure hourly diaper checks, for children who are not toilet-trained.
Attempt to calm children before alerting parents.
Contact parents if a child becomes sick or inconsolable.
Develop a relationship of trust and continuity with children and parents.
Be punctual. Notify your supervisor in advance if you must be late.
Be reliable in your attendance. Notify the supervisor in advance if you must be absent.
Be polite, friendly, and courteous to others, including children, adults, and peers.
Check email at least weekly and respond to staff communications.
Never engage in the physical punishment/discipline of any child.
Complete required “Ministry Safe” training
Steadfast commitment to the highest ideals of the Christian faith, of the United Methodist Church, and the mission, vision and purpose of Wellspring UMC
Excellent communication skills
Basic understanding of children and their needs
Team player who operates in a collegial manner with other staff
Adaptive to a variety of situations
At least 18 years of age or older
Ability to lift 15-20 lbs
To apply - email Rev. Jessica Petersen, Pastor of Discipleship: firstname.lastname@example.org