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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

Reports to:   Childcare Coordinator

Regular Duties:

  • Build strong relationships with children by engaging children; calling them by name and creating a warm caring environment
  • Provide a safe and pleasant atmosphere for the children– be vigilant with children while children play so that children might be safe while in our care
  • 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)STATUS/HOURS:

STATUS/HOURS: Part-time Position: Non-Exempt/ Every Sunday from 8:00am to 12:30pm.  Occasional variations or exceptions occur. May work for church meetings and events throughout the week.


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.

Additional Information


Childcare staff receive 5 hours of pay for 4-4.5 hours of work for Sunday mornings.  Other meetings guarantee three hours of pay.

How to Apply

Complete our online application at http://www.westendumc.org/about/job-openings

Fax: (615) 327-4460

Please contact Melanie Paulson if you need a paper copy of the application: (615) 321-8500.

Please note: Staff are partially working from home.  Everyone who applies will receive a response as quickly as possible.

West End United Methodist Church is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.


  • Date Posted: May 14, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 06/06/2021
  • Salary Range: $11
  • Working Hours: Sunday mornings 8am-12:30pm