Nursery Attendant

Job Description


PURPOSE: To provide safe and loving care for children ages 0­ - 2 years old on Sunday mornings from 10 AM - Noon supported by volunteers.

DUTIES: The Nursery Attendant shall...

● Arrive promptly at 10am each Sunday to make sure the room is clean and safe for the arrival of children

● Warmly greet children and their parents

● Facilitate child check­in using secure policies

● Provide age appropriate care including feeding, changing diapers, holding, keeping them safe and cheerfully interacting with the children through games, stories and play

● Notify parents if child is upset or injured

● Make sure the room in clean at the end of the work shift: take out the garbage, wipe down tables, wash sippy cups and sanitize toys

● Promptly inform the Children, Youth and Family Director if unable to fulfill a pre­arranged obligation to work, so that a substitute may be obtained



● Must exhibit love of children

● Must have experience working with children 0­3 years old

● Must be able to work most Sundays in a year­round position (up to 6 Sundays off unpaid per year)

● Must be comfortable communicating with parents and volunteers

● Must pass the Washington State Background Check

● Must be Infant CPR certified or willing to obtain that certification at the church’s expense

● Prefer the applicant to be 20 years of age or older


HOURS: Two hours per week (Sundays 10am­- Noon), Other hours on weeknights or weekends may be available, based on the congregation's need,


COMPENSATION: $12/hour ­ depending on background and related experience

ACCOUNTABLE TO: The Pastor/Head of Staff and the Session of Trinity Presbyterian Church

SUPERVISOR: Trinity’s Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry


Updated: March 2015