Current Openings

Child Care Attendant

The Presbyterian Church of Western Springs is looking for a nurturing adult (18 years and older) to care for our infants-young children on Sunday mornings 9:15-11:15 am and periodically at other times. The Childcare Attendant’s primary responsibility is to provide attentive care to the needs of our infants-young children while maintaining a safe environment.

Ideally, all applicants must have childcare experience and completion of First Aid. Finalists must also successfully clear a criminal background check and attend the PCWS Safe Space training.  Additional hours may be offered during evenings, weekdays, or weekend events.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Setup and prepare childcare space upon arrival
  • Greet and welcome families and facilitate established check-in and check-out procedures
  • Explain childcare program practices and expectations to new families and answer any questions
  • Ensure that all Safe Gatherings protocols are followed
  • Document and report any injuries, incidents, or other important information to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Follow established sanitary and hygiene procedures
  • Understand and follow emergency protocols when necessary
  • Collaborate with other childcare providers by sharing diapering, feeding, and other duties
  • Clean and reset childcare space before leaving

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of six months experience working with children in a childcare environment.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Salary:  $14/hour

If you are interested in this paid position, please complete our application.