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Childcare Attendant


St. Thomas’ child care room is available for children during church on Sunday mornings. We are currently seeking a part-time childcare attendant to assist in providing a safe and welcoming space for children and families. 


Hours & Compensation 

  • Sundays from 8:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; others dates as necessary on a negotiated basis

  • The pay range for this part time position is $17-$25 per hour.  Individual pay within the range is determined by several factors including education or training, relevant work history and job-related skills.

  • Reports to the Associate Rector for Family Ministries & Evangelism 



  • Welcome parents and children. If they are new, orient them to the child care room

  • Offer and provide for the emotional, physical and social needs of young children during the time they are in the child care room

  • Prepare and maintain a warm, safe environment that is orderly, clean and appealing.

  • Establish and maintain good communication and be sensitive and responsive to parents

  • Read, understand and follow childcare room policies

  • Be on site in the child care room for the entire scheduled time

  • With the Associate Rector, arrange for a substitute in the event of absence from scheduled time. Notify the Associate Rector by at least two weeks before a Sunday absence



  • Candidates must be at least 16 years old

  • Background experience in child care or early childhood development

  • Must be a nurturing, caring, patient caregiver who enjoys working with young children

  • Organizational skills helpful

  • CPR and First Aid certification required, either before or after hiring 

  • All St. Thomas employees must undergo background check and fulfill Diocese of Olympia Safeguarding training requirements 


Qualified applicants are invited:

  • Submit resume and cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in the position. ​

  • Provide two or three written professional references.

  • Submit to the Reverend Edmund Harris, Associate Rector for Family Ministries and Evangelism. 

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