Childcare Staff


Employer Overview

Advent United Methodist Church is an active faith community serving Greenville, SC and the surrounding areas. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We serve children from birth to fifth grade on a weekly basis. The Childcare Staff consists of two staff members who work alongside a team of volunteers. The Childcare Staff reports every Sunday morning to care for the nursery children, six weeks to two years old. The Childcare Staff also reports Wednesday evenings and other weekday times as requested to provide childcare for groups or special events. The church and childcare services are open for special holidays such as Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving.

Role Overview:

We have formalized a role that has been at Advent for 20 years. Childcare Staff reports to the Associate Director of Children’s Ministry. Our vision is that this team is a part of the Advent UMC family, even if the team is not a member of Advent UMC.

Defining Characteristics

  • A Childcare Staff Member should be professionally able to care for children six weeks to two years old.
  • A Childcare Staff Member should be invested in Advent UMC as a place of work, even if it is not their place of worship.
  • A Childcare Staff Member should have a personality that is professional, self-starting, welcoming, caring, and works well with others.

Job Responsibilities

  • Professionally caring for children six weeks to two years old for one-to-two-hour increments.
  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the children while they are in your care.
  • Providing an environment where parents feel confident and comfortable dropping their children off at the nursery.
  • Establishing a relationship with parents to ensure their trust with their children.
  • Working with the Advent Kids staff and nursery volunteers to create a safe and fun environment for children.
  • Working in line with the United Methodist Church Safe Sanctuary Policies.


Job Requirements

  • Two years minimum of professional experience in childcare.
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED certification up to date.


Additional Information and How to Apply

  • Childcare Staff are provided volunteers on Sunday mornings to help as directed. We will conduct a Background Check upon application.
  • Send your resume to [email protected]