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The First Unitarian-Universalist Church of Nashville

Childcare Worker

The First Unitarian-Universalist Church of Nashville


Job Summary

The purpose of the FUUN Nursery Is to provide excellent childcare during Church services and functions.

Children ages 6 months to 10 years old are cared for in a safe, clean, enjoyable, and supportive environment.

Job Responsibilities

Caregivers are responsible for:

  • Leading age-appropriate interactive activities.
  • Feeding, changing diapers, escorting children to the bathroom, and maintaining a safe environment with good hygiene practices. (Use universal methods for changing diapers and washing hands).
  • Holding, sitting with, and cheerfully interacting with children through games, stories, and play.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting interactive areas at the end of each shift.
  • Engaging with children, parents, and volunteers in a polite, friendly, and respectful manner.
  • Arriving on time and staying in the Nursery until children are secured with specified responsible adults provided in sign-in/out paperwork.
  • In the event of an emergency, notify the parent via the communication system.
  • Report to the Childcare Coordinator any issues that may hinder the duties or responsibilities from being accomplished.
  • Communicating, in advance by phone, to the Childcare Coordinator any planned absences with a two-week notice or unplanned absences at least two hours prior to shift. 


Experience working and caring for young children in a childcare environment is required.

  • A degree in child development or pursuit of a child development degree is a plus.
  • Respect for the FUUN mission, purposes, and principles.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, able to motivate and manage staff.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Accessible; quickly and easily reached by phone, text, or email.
  • Able to lift 30 pounds.
  • Trained in CPR and First Aid.

Additional Information



How to Apply

To apply by email, send a cover letter and resume to:
administrator@firstuunash.org, please

put “application for Childcare Worker” in the subject line

To apply by mail, send a cover letter and resume to:
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville
1808 Woodmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37215
Attention: Administrator
Website: www.firstUUnash.org

No phone calls, please


  • Date Posted: November 10, 2023
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Religious
  • Salary Range: $15/hr
  • Working Hours: Average of 8 hrs per week, Sunday mornings and some evenings