Church Nursery Worker Job Description

Application Form

“And Jesus took a child and put him in the midst of them, and taking him in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me.” (Mark 9:36-37)

Service Title

: Nursery Worker

Ministry Purpose

: To provide safe, secure, nurturing, clean and efficient care to our children ages 0-3. Ministry responsibilities include playing with the children or directing their play, reading to them, praying with the children, exhibiting patience and love, and relating the events of the day to the lesson and theme in words the child can understand.

Early Childhood is best time to build a God-centered worldview for children. We have provided age appropriate teaching material for all Early Childhood Ministries. This material is easy to prepare and use. Instructions are written in the curriculum.

Job Description

  • Exemplify a Christian lifestyle.
  • Teach a short Bible lesson each week.
  • Responsible for age-appropriate care which includes: feeding, changing diapers, maintaining a safe environment, putting children down for naps, holding, sitting with, and cheerfully interacting with children through games, stories, crafts and play.
  • Be polite, friendly and courteous to all children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Report incidents to the Nursery Coordinator.
  • Arrive 8:30 AM of Sunday and 15 minutes prior to nursery opening all other times.
  • Stay until all children are secured with a responsible adult named on the child’s registration form.
  • Straighten room and clean any used toys/beds before leaving.
  • Work Wednesday nights, Sundays, holidays, i.e. Good Friday, Christmas Eve, and additional hours during busy times and special events.


  • Experienced in the care of children 0-3 years of age with the ability to adapt and interact with a variety of personalities/characteristics.
  • Must be willing to complete a CPR course.
  • Take background check.
  • Fill application form.
  • Able to lift 30 pounds.
  • The Nursery Worker will be under the supervision of the Nursery Coordinator.