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Child Care

Nursery Care

Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church
Posted: 09/16/2021
Salary/Range: 18.00/Hr
Lakewood, CO


  • To create a safe, nurturing, and interactive environment for children 3 years of age and younger in the church nursery.
  • Sunday mornings 9:00 – 12:00 AM, during the worship service and the educational classes/meetings following worship. May include more hours as the program expands.
  • Provide age-appropriate care while meeting the needs of each child individually. This may include feeding, changing, diapering, escorting to the bathroom, laying children down for a nap, holding, sitting with and engaging in play and activities.
  • Seek to develop positive and trusting relationships with all children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Work with a minimum of one volunteer each Sunday to collaborate in the care of the children.
  • Maintain disinfecting and safety protocols for both the infant and toddler rooms.
  • Maintain registration forms and accurate attendance.
  • Report to the Director of Spiritual Formation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 18 years of age required.
  • Experience working with children in a variety of settings.
  • Enjoy being with children of all ages; be patient and loving; have a gentle, warm and outgoing personality; and appreciate the individuality of each child.
  • Ability to relate to, communicate, and work well with children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Responsible and reliable.
  • Possess (or obtain as soon as possible following employment) a current CPR certificate which is to be updated yearly at expense of the church.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background screening.
  • Must be able to perform physical job duties of kneeling, sitting, lifting 30 pounds and transferring children from one location to another.
  • Fully vaccinated with COVID 19 vaccination required.


  • Build and support a culture of love, compassion, and unity.
  • Always ensure the safety and wellbeing of children.
  • Maintain the nursery procedures for cleaning and safety of equipment.
  • Personal use of cell phones or other devices is prohibited.
To Apply: Juli Adams, Director of Spiritual Formation.