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7. Toddler Teacher (Volunteer) Job Description

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Job Title:

Toddler Teacher/Volunteer


Children’s Department/Nursery


Nursery Coordinator (If there is no NC then this position would report to the Children’s Pastor/Director

Church Membership:


Spiritual Level:


Spiritual Gifts:

Compassion, encouragement


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

Time Commitment:

Two hours on Sunday.

Duration of Commitment:

Minimum of one year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pray for the children.
  • Attend ongoing Children’s Ministry training and meetings when necessary.
  • Take training in First Aid and CPR if necessary.
  • Complete a background check.
  • Notify Nursery Coordinator at least one week in advance of an absence.
  • Demonstrate a positive and friendly attitude with the parents and the children who are in your care.
  • Explain security and sign in procedures with new parents.
  • Label all diaper bags and children’s belongings.
  • Keep record of attendance each week and give the attendance sheet to the Nursery/Toddler Coordinator.
  • Supervise children closely in the classroom, attending to their needs when necessary.
  • Stay in the classroom at all times when children are under your supervision. Never leave a child unattended in the classroom.
  • Change diapers as needed according to the diaper changing procedures.
  • Demonstrate good hygiene and wash hands immediately after changing diapers, wiping noses, and serving snacks, etc.
  • Page or contact parents in the worship service when a child is having difficulty in the classroom or is in need of parental care.
  • Clean and sanitize all toys before putting them away after every Sunday morning.
  • Keep room looking clean and neat.
  • Prepare and guide Bible learning activities from the provided Bible curriculum.
  • Report damaged toys/equipment or safety hazards to the Nursery/Toddler Coordinator.
  • Report needed supplies to the Nursery/Toddler Coordinator (wipes, paper towels, diapers, etc.).
  • Wear identification name tag or special Children’s Ministry shirt when working in the nursery.
  • Leave room in good condition after serving.

Related Topics: Administrative and Organization, Children

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