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Nursery Ministry Worker

Part Time

Simpsonville, SC - August 23, 2022

Contact Information

Name: Nija Orr
Phone: 8643264211


We are assisting Reedy Fork Baptist Church with hiring an experienced Nursery Ministry Worker.

Summary: The Nursery Ministry Worker is responsible for providing dependable, safe, secure, and nurturing care to the children while at our Church, ages 0-4 years in a clean environment. The Nursery Ministry Worker is responsible to the Nursery Coordinator, and in the absence of the Nursery Coordinator, is responsible to the Children’s Minister.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing 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.
  • Use universal precautions when changing diapers and cleaning up bodily fluids.
  • Be polite, friendly, and courteous to all children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to the Sunday School time.

Childcare hours include every Sundays from 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM, and Wednesdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Workers are expected to work all Sundays even if it falls on a holiday. You will have the option to work other church events, i.e., Easter, Christmas, Vacation Bible School, etc. The opportunity for extra work will be announced at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

  • Remain with children until children are secured with a responsible adult named on the child’s registration form.
  • In the event of an emergency, notify the parent via the communication system. Cell phone/pager.
  • Ensure that all items are returned to their place and clean any toys/beds before leaving.
  • Ensure that used bed sheets are removed and placed in the dirty linen container and clean sheets are to be placed on the beds.
  • Church staff or the volunteer will be responsible for laundering the sheets.
  • Ensure that all toys are sanitized before storing with provided solution.
  • Attend an evaluation after a 90-day probationary period and thereafter annually.
  • Report to the Nursery Coordinator any issues which are hindering performances of duties or responsibilities.
  • Communicate in advance, by phone to the Nursery Coordinator: 1) any planned absences with two weeks’ notice, or 2) any unplanned absences at least two hours prior to the shift.


  • Christian in belief.
  • Model a Christlike lifestyle.
  • Experience in working with children from birth to 4 years of age.
  • Experience in working with Pastoral and church leadership.
  • Exhibit proven ability to teach and shape children in the basics of Christian faith.
  • Basic knowledge and experience with personal computers.
  • Proficient in Audio and Visual technology.
  • Capable, Competent and Committed Person.
  • Conscientious, self-starter and independent.
  • Punctual, accountable, trustworthy, and meticulous to details.
  • Ability to complete tasks with limited supervision and in a timely manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to maintain church information and records confidentially.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities in an objective and unbiased manner.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Satisfactory completion of background check and drug screening.
  • Must present the results of a current (within 1 year) Tuberculin and current immunizations.
  • Satisfactory completion of CPR training for infants and children.
  • Must adhere to Reedy Fork Baptist Church Child Protection Policy Guidelines.

Hours: The Nursery Worker position is a part-time position of 10 -12 hours per week. Schedule is inclusive of Wednesday Evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Sunday Mornings 8:30-11:00 AM, and other scheduled activities.

Salary: $15.00 per hour or $75.00 weekly or $3,900.00 annually

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