Nursery Supervisor

Job Description


Job Summary

Skokie Valley Baptist Church is a multicultural and multigenerational church located in Wilmette, Illinois. The Nursery Supervisor serves as the weekly constant worker from 8:30am-12:30pm. The supervisor oversees on-the-job Sunday morning training of nursery volunteers, executes opening and closing duties, and facilitates welcoming the parents. The Nursery Supervisor reports directly to the Director of Early Childhood Ministry under the oversight of the Youth Pastor and Executive Pastor.


Core Responsibilities

  • Supervise Sunday morning programming for nursery age children

  • Collaboratively work with and train rotating weekly nursery volunteers

  • Welcome parents and ensure sign in process has been completed

  • Facilitate opening and closing of the Nursery including sanitizing all surfaces and toys used, emptying trash, and replace bedding

  • Weekly inventory and replenish disposable nursery supplies

  • Ensure adequate and efficient communication with the children’s ministry directors

  • Meet regularly with children’s ministry directors to discuss vision, strategy, collaboration, and integration, and to provide support to one another as a community of fellow leaders

  • Communicate regularly with the Director of Early Childhood Ministry

  • Teach and plan a Bible lesson

  • Adhere to and enforce the SVBC’s Child Protection Policy and Anti-Harassment Policies


  • Love for children

  • Collaboration with children’s ministry directors in recruiting and equipping nursery volunteers

  • A committed follower of Christ with a lifestyle congruent with local church leadership (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9)

  • Classroom management and infant caregiving experience

  • Clear calling to this ministry

  • Successful prior experience in children’s caregiving


For more information or to express interest, please email a letter of inquiry and your resume with references to