Current openings:

Nursery Caregiver

STATUS: Part-time
REPORTS TO: Director of Discipleship

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide reliable, safe, and nurturing care for children ages 0-4 on Sunday mornings and during special events.


  • Responsible for providing age-appropriate care including: feeding, changing diapers, escorting to the bathroom, maintaining a safe environment, putting children down for naps, holding, or cheerfully interacting with children through games, stories, play, and prayer.
  • Welcome new parents and families, obtain care information for children, and provide parents with information on the nursery, pick up process, emergency procedure, etc.
  • Ensure the safety of the children and communicate with the Director of Discipleship on safety needs, safety incidents during services, etc.
  • Model Christian discipleship during Sunday School and Worship via provided lessons or stories.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary environment while children are present, including personal cleanliness, to decrease the spread of germs. Follow all posted COVID safety procedures.
  • Arrive 30 minutes before service times and stay until the children are secured with a responsible adult named on the child’s registration form. Standard Sunday hours will be 9:30 am – 11:30 am.
  • Be polite, friendly, and courteous to all children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Straighten the room and clean any toys/beds before leaving, returning it to weekly standard
    set by Director of Discipleship.
  • Communicate in advance, by phone, to the Director of Discipleship: 1) any planned absences with an advance two week notice, or 2) any unplanned absences at least two hours prior to the shift.
  • Report to the Director of Discipleship any issues which are hindering the carrying out of duties or responsibilities.
  • Other duties as determined and assigned by the Director of Discipleship, Senior Pastor, or SPRC.


  • Experience caring for children ages 0-4 years with the ability to be flexible and work with a variety of personalities.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must follow the church’s Safe Sanctuary policy, including updating training every 3 years and a current background check every 5 years.
  • Consistent ability to arrive to work on time.
  • A love for Christ and a passion for discipling children.

Please send resume and cover letter to to apply.

Contact Info:
John McAtee, Director of Discipleship
Forest Hills UMC, 1250 Old Hickory Blvd, Brentwood, TN 37027