Nursery Committee Member

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The nursery committee member will oversee and coordinate the nursery ministry.

Ministry Area/Department



Nursery Committee Member

Accountable To

Christian education director

Ministry Target

Babies and their parents

Position Is


Position May Be Filled By

Church member

Minimum Maturity Level

Growing Christian

Spiritual Gifts

Administration • Serving • Pastor/shepherd

Talents or Abilities Desired

Organized • Loves babies and children • No criminal record

Best Personality Traits

Cheerful • Kind • Dependable-leader

Passion For

Protecting, caring for and showing love of Christ to young ones • Offering a safe environment where parents are comfortable leaving their little ones

Length of Service Commitment

Two year minimum

Anticipated Time Commitments

1. Doing ministry/preparing for ministry: one hour a week when on rotation

2. Participating in meetings/training: one hour a month


1. Recruit and train volunteers to serve in the nursery.

2. Organize the nursery and ensure its cleanliness and safety.

3. Develop, post and enforce nursery policies.

4. Routinely inspect nursery equipment, toys and supplies:

a. Report repair and maintenance needs to appropriate personnel.

b. Restock supplies when needed.

5. Obtain and keep a library of picture books and music/songs on cassettes or CDs for use in the nursery.

6. Keep a current list of nursery caregivers with names/addresses/phone numbers.

7. Schedule nursery caregivers for every service and special churchwide events in which nursery care is needed.

8. Collect and launder used crib sheets weekly.

9. Clean/disinfect dirty toys as necessary.

10. Oversee budget and expenditures for the nursery ministry.


Signature of Nominee: _____________________ Date of Signature: ___________