POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Nursery team members provide care and safe play time for infants and toddlers. They ensure that these precious youngsters and their parents have a great first experience with church.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Love babies and/or toddlers!
  • Are 6th grade and older and enjoy caring for little ones
  • There are a variety of nursery-specific policies and procedures in place (sickness, diapering, snack, etc.) that volunteers must be familiar with and carefully abide by
  • We want each nursery volunteer to be growing in his/her own relationship with Jesus by taking the “next step” (making the decision to follow Him, pray/read the Bible regularly, share Him with others…)
  • All Children’s Ministry volunteers are required to fill out and submit the Children’s Ministry Volunteer Application and undergo careful screening
  • All Children’s Ministry volunteers are required to attend the annual fall volunteer training

GIFTS PREFERRED:  Encouragement, Intercession, Helps, Shepherding, and/or Hospitality

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED:  No

SPIRITUAL MATURITY:  New/Young Believer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greeting infants and toddlers and their parents and helping them feel welcome
  • Ensuring that every child has been appropriately checked into the nursery
  • Helping the children play with age-appropriate toys that stimulate learning
  • Praying for the children while holding or playing with them
  • Providing comfort for crying children
  • Changing diapers and administering basic first aid as necessary (adult volunteers only)

TIME COMMITMENT:

8:30 – 10:30 am one Sunday (or more) per month on a scheduled rotation.  Huddle begins at 8:30, and volunteers must be in their classrooms and nurseries prepared to greet families at 8:45.

STAFF CONTACT:

Beth Rock – 922-1477 x 106