Posted about 2 months ago

Nursery Attendant

  • Part-time
  • Chicago, Illinois

The Nursery Attendant embraces principles of early childhood development and welcomes member families and visitors alike into an inviting space: a Sunday morning extension of the home. The nursery fosters a sense of community where new parents connect with each other and children grow as part of the church family. The nursery provides a safe, secure, consistent, healthful, and loving environment where parents feel confident to leave their children, and each unique child begins to experience his or her own faith journey.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a loving caregiver to the children in the nursery and to help make it an inviting room for children.
  • Work as a team with the other childcare workers and the superintendent.
  • Assist the superintendent with sign-in and communication of procedures and policies to parents, including the church’s child protection policy.
  • Ensure the nursery is cleaned up after use.
  • File an incident report concerning a child that was hurt or sick and informing the parents with the help of the superintendent.
  • Greet and welcome parents(s) coming to the nursery.
  • Provide assistance during occasional special events held at the church including weekdays/nights and Saturdays.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all interactions of all members and guests.
  • Attend quarterly staff meetings for training and review of procedures, as needed.
  • Comfortable working in a diverse, faith-based, and multicultural environment.
  • Use the S.P.I.R.I.T. principles of hospitality when interacting with visitors, guests, members, and staff of Fourth Presbyterian Church.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work experience with infants and toddlers
  • Understanding basic first aid, including child/infant CPR training (willingness to become certified)
  • Successful completion of a background check investigation, including a DCFS background check
  • Available for regular Sunday morning shifts; some weekday/weeknight/Saturday, as needed
  • Basic computer skills and comfortable in a Windows operating system
  • Flexible schedule; available Sundays and during occasional special events
  • Enjoy being with young children and realize the importance of the church nursery in the life of the church
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, especially dealing with parents and children
  • Sense of orderliness and cleanliness so that the nursery room appears clean and inviting to all who use it
  • High school diploma or equivalent

APPLY

Please send cover letters and resumes to jobs@fourthchurch.org. No phone calls, please.

 
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