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West End United Methodist Church

Childcare Worker

West End United Methodist Church


Job Summary

Provide childcare during church activities.

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.


Part-time Position: Non-Exempt/ Every Sunday from 8:15am to 12:30pm.  Occasional variations or exceptions occur. May work for church meetings and events throughout the week.

Additional Information


Personal contribution to retirement fund.

How to Apply

Please apply online at https://www.westendumc.org/childcare-worker

Contact the church at 615-321-8500 if you do not have access to a computer.

WEUMC is an equal employment opportunity employer.



  • Date Posted: December 14, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 01/09/2022
  • Salary Range: 15.00/hour
  • Working Hours: Sunday mornings