Seeking part-time nursery workers

JOHN wESLEY UMC is hiring nursery helpers

We are looking for additional Part- time paid Nursery Workers to care for our infants and toddlers!

ATTENTION:   Compensation for the right person is $13 an hour.

Hours and days needed:  Sunday mornings – 8am-12:30pm

   Wednesday evenings – 5:15pm-7:30pm, (September through May)

   Other Worship Services:  Christmas Eve and Easter Week

   Occasionally: Special Events8

Job Title:  Nursery Worker

Location:  John Wesley United Methodist Church, 626 Savannah Highway, Charleston

This position reports to:  Director of Nurseries and Childcare

Mission:  To provide dependable, safe, secure and nurturing care to the children while their parent(s) attend worship service, Sunday School or other special or evening events at John Wesley United Methodist Church.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide age-appropriate care which includes: bottle-feeding, changing diapers, escorting to the bathroom, maintaining a safe environment, cheerfully interacting with children through games, stories, play and prayer
  • Clean all toys and equipment that have been played with using a disinfectant
  • Check children in and out of nurseries by making sure parents sign children in and have items labeled in bags
  • Help provide and maintain a Christian environment in which the children may grow physically, emotionally, mentally, socially and spiritually
  • Exemplify an attitude to serve others
  • Report all concerns regarding child or parent behaviors to the Director of Nurseries
  • Greet parents, establish trust and rapport by building relationships with the children in your care

Job Essentials:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Christ Follower
  • Must consent to and pass a criminal background check
  • Attend classes, workshops and other training opportunities on site
  • Upon hiring, must be willing to complete training in John Wesley United Methodist Church’s Safe Sanctuary Policies and consent to the adherence to these policies.
  • Manage priorities and exhibit professional communication
  • Prior experience in a Child Care setting is preferred


  • $13.00 per hour


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