Nursery Coordinator


The Nursery Coordinator oversees all aspects of the church Nursery, caring for children ages birth to 4 years, working with both paid staff and volunteers. Reports to the Assistant Director of Children's Ministries. 
It is expected this assignment will include approximately 6 hours per week as a Nursery Care Staff worker and up to an additional 4 hours per week as Nursery Coordinator. Sunday morning and Wednesday evening availability will be required.

  • Care for children ages birth to 4 years during scheduled Nursery hours (Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and special events and services).
  • Oversee all aspects of the Nursery Care Staff, including scheduling work hours, time sheets, maintaining staff CPR / First Aid Certifications, background checks, and Safe Sanctuary training. Ensure staff members are following Safe Sanctuary Policy.
  • Oversee recruiting, training, and scheduling of volunteers.
  • Maintain volunteer background check records. Provide Safe Sanctuary Policy to volunteers and assist in training when needed.
  • Work closely with church groups and staff to ensure nursery care is available when needed. 
  • Plan weekly curriculum for Toddler Nursery.
  • Maintain and acquire Nursery supplies and equipment. keep equipment and toys cleaned on a weekly basis.
  •  Maintain records: Sign-in sheets, parental contact information, attendance. Communicate with Financial Secretary to adhere to Nursery budget.
  • When possible, attend bi-monthly Staff prayer meetings (Tuesday mornings). Occasionally invited to attend staff meeting retreats to share ideas and socialize with staff members.
The incumbent in this position will reflect the following four components of Skyland United Methodist Church’s mission which is:  to lead people into a transforming relationship with Jesus Christ, to love God with passion, to grow together in community, and to serve the world with love.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • All Nursery Staff must be 21 years of age, and pass a background check and drug test.
  • Current CPR / First Aid Certificate. As needed, SUMC will provide training to keep a certificate current.
  • All Nursery Staff will be trained in Safe Sanctuary Policy.
  • Committed Christian who sets a Christian example in the performance of assigned duties.
Reporting Relationships:
  • The incumbent reports to the Assistant Director of Children's Ministries, who supervises the scope of duties described herein and who provides ongoing counsel relative to job performance.
  • The incumbent is employed by Skyland United Methodist Church and is ultimately responsible to the staff-parish committee relative to job performance and related matters.
  • The incumbent will schedule and supervise paid Nursery Care Staff, as well as volunteers.

Contact: Ned Fowler

Church/Org/Business Name: Skyland United Methodist Church

Address: 1984 Hendersonville Road Asheville NC 28776

Phone: 828-778-0560

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