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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville

Childcare Worker

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 with knowledge of childhood development for infants through elementary age.
  • 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.

Special Notation

Please note that this position requires verification of full COVID-19 vaccination status.

Additional Information



How to Apply

To apply email a cover letter and resume to office@firstuunash.org

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville

1808 Woodmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37215
Email: office@firstuunash.org
Website: www.firstUUnash.org

No phone calls, please.


  • Date Posted: February 15, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 04/01/2024
  • Salary Range: $15/hr
  • Working Hours: 8-10 hrs/wk Primary working days include Sundays for church services.