West End United Methodist Church

Childcare Worker

West End United Methodist Church


Job Summary

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination required. We consider medical and/or religious accommodations. West End UMC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Provide childcare during church activities. Sunday mornings. Possible evening and weekend events.


Job Responsibilities

Regular Duties:

  • Build strong relationships with children through interaction, calling them by name, greeting warmly, etc.
  • Provide a safe and pleasant atmosphere for the children
  • Follow the Safe Sanctuary Policy of West End UMC
  • Complete a child accident report for all injuries and return to the supervisor
  • Set aside and clean toys that are mouthed, sneezed on, or handled by children in questionable health
  • Insure that room is set up to receive the children with name tags, parent sign in clipboard, age appropriate choices, and activities and chairs off of tables
  • Clean up the room before departure: tables washed, materials used returned to their proper place, baby blankets and sheets placed in laundry, required paperwork submitted (ex. parent sign-in sheet)


Job Specification:

  • Ability to interact with young children

Working conditions

  • Must be able to coordinate work, constantly move about, able to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms (occasionally overhead), stoop, kneel,  talk to and hear staff and parent requests, and also occasionally lift or carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Must have the physical capacity to quickly and safely evacuate a classroom should the need arise.  Must be able to think and move quickly, to remain physically active throughout the day in order to address the needs of children.
  • West End UMC requires that all childcare staff be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption (religious or medical) as condition of employment.

Additional Information


Guarantee 5 hours on Sunday morning, 3 hours for other events.  Therefore, hourly rate is higher than advertised.

How to Apply

Please apply online at:  http://www.westendumc.org/about/job-openings

Paper applications available upon request:  615-321-8500. Fax # 615-327-4460.


  • Date Posted: October 11, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Religious
  • Start Date: 10/24/2021
  • Salary Range: 11.00/hr
  • Working Hours: Sunday mornings