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4. Nursery Coordinator Job Description

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(Church Name)


Job Title

Nursery Coordinator (Paid or Volunteer)


Children’s Department/Nursery


Children’s Pastor or Children’s Ministry Director

Church Membership


Spiritual Level

Moderate - Mature

Spiritual Gifts

Compassion, encouragement, administration


Dependable, friendly, enthusiastic, creative, organized, relates well with volunteers, relates well to children

Time Commitment

Up to 6 hours on Sunday. Two or more hours during the week

Duration of Commitment

Minimum of one year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pray for the volunteers and the children.
  • Attend ongoing Children’s Ministry training and meetings when necessary.
  • Take training in First Aid and CPR.
  • Complete a background check.
  • Attend monthly Children’s Ministry leadership team meetings.
  • Oversee the nursery department including toddler classes.
  • Support the Children’s Pastor/Director regarding policies and procedures.
  • Recruit volunteers to serve in the nursery and toddler classes during Sunday morning and during other church related events.
  • Develop a good relationship with volunteers.
  • Demonstrate a positive and friendly attitude with the parents and the children who are in your care.
  • Wash any soiled linens.
  • Collect attendance sheets each week and give the attendance sheets to the Children’s Pastor/Director.
  • Substitute if needed in a classroom.
  • Report to the Children’s Pastor/Director of an absence or a volunteers absence.
  • Report needs and concerns to the Children’s Pastor/Director.
  • Report needed supplies to the Children’s Pastor/Director (wipes, paper towels, diapers, etc.).
  • Report damaged toys/equipment or safety hazards to the Children’s Pastor/Director.
  • Wear identification name tag or special Children’s Ministry shirt when serving.
  • Keep rooms looking neat, clean, and sanitized.

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