Childcare Coordinator

Supervisor: Next Generation Coordinator (currently the Pastor of Discipleship)

The mission of First United Methodist Church is to Love Better by Doing No Harm, Doing Good, and Staying Connected with God and Each Other. This position will be responsible for coordinating childcare for all worship services, activities and special events.

Expectations of Church Staff:
• Be Safe Sanctuary Certified
• Attend 2 Ministry Support Team Meetings per year
• Attend 4 church-wide events per year
• Attend weekly staff meeting (if applicable to position)
• Participate in a spiritual formation or small group

Purpose:
• The purpose of the Childcare Coordinator is to plan and implement childcare for all worship services, First Connect, other activities and special events.

Salaried Position is approximately 10-12 Hours a Month.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Position Responsibilities:
    • Scheduling of childcare for all worship services, all Sunday activities, weeknight activities and special events.
    • Provide Finance Office with workers names and hours for payroll information on a monthly basis.
    • Provide current monthly schedule to all workers.
    • Ensure a safe and clean nursery/toddler room.
    • Ensure all adult and youth workers are in compliance with the Church Safe Sanctuary Policy and are Safe Sanctuary certified.
    • Ensure a good working relationship with all Next Generation Ministries and Methodist Early Learning.
    • Support the Mission and Vision of First United Methodist Church and Next Generations Ministry.
    • May work as a Childcare Worker at the rate for that position

    Specific Goals:
    • Employee will meet with their supervisor at least quarterly to identify goals for the coming year and review progress:

    Growth and Training:
    • Complete Safe Sanctuary training.
    • CPR training for infants and Children preferred

    Oversight:
    • All Childcare workers, by ensuring they have what is needed to create a safe environment for children and staff, and that the workers are in compliance with all policies.

Childcare Worker

Supervisor: Childcare Coordinator

The mission of First United Methodist Church is to Love Better by Doing No Harm, Doing Good, and Staying Connected with God and Each Other. This position will be responsible for providing childcare as scheduled.

Expectations of Church Staff:
• Be Safe Sanctuary Certified
•Participate in a spiritual formation or small group

Purpose:
• The purpose of the Childcare Coordinator is to plan and implement childcare for all worship services, First Connect, other activities and special events.

What We’re Looking For

  • Position Responsibilities:
    • Provide age-appropriate care which includes: feeding, changing diapers, escorting to the bathroom, maintaining a safe environment, putting children down for naps, holding, or sitting with and cheerfully interacting with children through games, stories, play and prayer. Universal precautions should always be used while changing diapers or time of body fluids.
    • Be polite, friendly, and courteous to all children, parents, and volunteers.
    • Arrive at the scheduled time to ensure the space is ready for children by setting out the sign in sheet, getting out toys, snacks and drinks, and the remote for doors.
    • Between services clean up toys and snacks
    • Ensure the space is ready for the next group or Methodist Early Learning by putting away toys and snacks, and cleaning toys as necessary.
    • Report to the Child Care Coordinator any issues with the space, working environment or needed supplies.
    • Support the mission and vision of First United Methodist Church and Next Generations Ministry.
    • Stay until all children are secured with a responsible adult named on the Child’s registration form
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Specific Goals:
    • Employee will meet with their supervisor at least quarterly to identify goals for the coming year and review progress:

    Growth and Training:
    • Complete Safe Sanctuary training.
    • CPR training for infants and Children preferred
    Oversight: • None