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Nursery Coordinator

Parish Positions
Nursery Coordinator
Pinehurst, NC

Part Time

Hours per week: 15

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Coordinate planning with parish staff, Parishioners, and the Nursery Advisory Committee
  • Develop and implement Nursery guidelines, policies and safety plans
  • Ensure Diocese of Raleigh requirements for background checks, Safe Environment and First Aid training are completed by nursery staff and volunteers as needed
  • Schedule paid Nursery assistants and Youth assistants to ensure coverage for Nursery care for scheduled operations
  • Order and inventory materials and supplies for the Nursery
  • Document nursery attendance and prepare quarterly reports for the Pastor and the Nursery Advisory Committee
  • Develop and manage an annual budget
  • Complete an annual plan for the PAC and provide reports as requested
  • Supervise and direct nursery staff and volunteers during nursery operations
  • Prepare a monthly calendar with lesson plans for each Sunday to include a bible lesson or teaching on the Catholic faith with a craft at an age appropriate level for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Update the Sacred Heart Nursery website information, prepare eblasts and emails to the Parish and registered nursery parents

Supervises (if applicable, list positions supervised by this position)

  • Nursery Assistant
  • Nursery Volunteers

Minimum Requirements

Education: Associate’s Degree

Work Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience working with young children in a classroom-type environment

Certification: Must hold current American Red Cross Certification for Basic First Aid/CPR for Infants and Children.

Schedule: Ability to commit 15 hours a week including Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 12:30; Fridays 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and other scheduled events as needed. 

Must also submit to and pass Diocese required criminal background check for working with Youth; complete Safe Environment Training through the Diocese of Raleigh

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work well with children, volunteers, parents, and Parish staff in conducting Nursery Ministry programs. 
  • Experience with or knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate activities for young children, ages 12 months through 36 months.
  • Experience in or willingness to develop Christ centered programs to teach and nurture young children in their Catholic faith formation. 
  • Coordinate and document staff and volunteer scheduling. 
  • Strong communication, planning and organizational skills.  
  • Computer skills including Word, Email and Excel. 

Position Start Date: 12/01/2017

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