Provide proper care and nurturing to children during church services and special events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(Other duties may be assigned)

  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities.
  • Read to children, and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, Bible stories, and songs.
  • Organize and participate in recreational activities, such as games.
  • Assist in preparing food for children and serve meals and refreshments to children and regulate rest periods.
  • Organize and store toys and other materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Sanitize toys and play equipment.
  • Sterilize bottles and prepare formulas.
  • Dress children and change diapers.
  • Perform housekeeping duties such as laundry, cleaning, dishwashing, and changing of linens.


To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess the following competencies:

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time. Ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent. Arrive at meetings and appointments on time.

Computer Skills – Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and other industry software and hardware.

Customer Service – Manage difficult or emotional customer situations. Respond promptly to customer needs. Solicit customer feedback to improve service. Respond to requests for service and assistance. Meet commitments.

Dependability – Use classroom instructional time appropriately and wisely. Follow instructions and respond to management direction. Accept responsibility for own actions.

Design – Generate creative ideas for teaching styles and solutions to problems. Translate concepts and information into images. Use feedback to modify designs. Apply design principles. Demonstrate attention to detail.

Diversity – Demonstrate knowledge of EEO policy. Show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. Demonstrate the ability to address the various learning styles of students. Educate others on the value of diversity.

Ethics – Inspire the trust of others by keeping commitments and working with integrity and ethically. Uphold organizational goals.

Interpersonal Skills – Create and maintain a climate of respect and fairness for all students. Focus on solving conflict, not blaming. Maintain confidentiality. Listen to others without interrupting. Keep emotions under control.

Mathematical Skills – Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as grade averages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Present numerical data effectively.

Oral Communication – Ability to communicate primarily in English. Speak clearly and persuasively in positive and/or negative situations. Listen and gets clarification in order to respond questions. Demonstrate group presentation skills.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritize and plans work activities. Plan for additional resources. Set goals and objectives. Develop realistic action plans.

Problem Solving – Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and demonstrates the ability to develop alternative solutions. Gather and analyze information in order to develop alternative solutions. Work well in group problem solving situations.

Professionalism – Approach others in a tactful manner by showing respect and consideration regardless of status or position. React well under pressure by keeping emotions under control.

Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Teamwork – Balance team and individual responsibilities. Exhibit objectivity and openness to others’ views and ideas and is willing to try new things. Give and welcomes feedback. Contribute to building a positive team spirit. Put success of team above own interests. Support everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Written Communication – Write routine reports and other correspondence clearly and informatively and can vary writing style to meet needs; primarily in English. Edit work for spelling and grammar. Able to read and interpret documents such as lesson plans, procedure manuals, and safety rules.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or equivalent and one to two years related experience and/or training.  Must complete Christian Education Orientation and Core classes and pass security clearance.

Licenses & Certifications

Must be CPR and First Aid certified

Spiritual Commitment

All employees are expected to commit to Christ and to the philosophy, ministry, and vision of OCBF and to
help the church to meet the spiritual, social, emotional, and physical needs of the church family.

Members are asked to commit to:

  • Consciously pursuing spiritual growth by participating in the vital experience of the church (Education, Fellowship, Outreach, and Worship).
  • Faithfully give at least 10% of their income to the ministry of OCBF.
  • Faithfully serve in one of the ministries of the church in a volunteer capacity.
  • Agree to read and function under the guidelines and authority of the Church Constitution and Bylaws.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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