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Childcare Program Staff

(to care for children age 6 months to 3 years)


$35 an hour
(paid bi-weekly)


Sunday Mornings from 9:30AM till 11:30AM

The First Congregational Church in Cheshire is a welcoming, open and affirming, green, congregation.  We are currently recruiting two caring and compassionate caregivers to join our Program Staff.  Caregivers will staff our Childcare room (for children age 6-month – 3 year) on Sunday mornings. The position runs from mid-September through June, every Sunday from 9:30 AM- 11:30 AM, at our building located at 111 Church Drive in Cheshire. This is an in-person position.  If interested, please call the church office at (203) 272-5323 x8.

A Successful Candidate:

  • is eighteen years of age or older and is willing to submit to a criminal background check.
  • commits to following all Childcare procedures as set forth in the First Congregational Church of Cheshire’s Childcare Handbook and Safe & Nurturing Best Practices & Guidelines.
  • is comfortable working in a church setting.
  • has experience working with infants and young children, ages 6 months through age 3.
  • holds an early education or education degree or has passed child development courses (preferred, but not required). 
  • is current in CPR and first aid, or will participate in a training.

  • maintains physical presence, remains alert at all times while on duty, maintains constant visual attention to program participants, remains aware of surroundings.
  • attends mandatory meetings and trainings.
  • maintains a welcoming, safe environment that is orderly, clean, and appealing.
  • positively and proactively communicates with and responds to supervisor, church volunteers, program participants, and parents.
  • provides supervisor with a minimum of two weeks’ notice for a planned absence.

Please send a statement of interest & details of relevant experience to Kelly Gilchrist — Kcarroll.gilchrist@gmail.com