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Director of  Children's Ministry

The Director of Children’s Ministries will be responsible for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and administrative oversite for all programs, activities, and educational aspects related to Children’s Ministry (infant through 5th grade) at First UMC.  

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Multiple Childcare Positions

First United Methodist Church of Gastonia is hiring childcare workers who are responsible to create a safe, nurturing

child-centered environment. A place where parents and teachers partner together to empower children to develop spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually for the children of FUMC Gastonia, 190 E. Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC.


We are looking for early childhood providers who are energetic, gracious, friendly and nurturing. 

Specific responsibilities: 

  - Communicating with parents concerning any special needs of infants or children. 

  - Maintaining close supervision of children, including feeding, diapering, and potty breaks as needed. 

  - Being engaged with children. 

  - Ensuring that children are properly cared for, including diapering procedures and behavior policies. 

  - Maintain proper discretion with information shared by or with staff and parents. 


Nursery Schedule: Sundays, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:30  PM


  - 16 years or older 

  - Experience caring for infants, toddlers, or preschool children 

  - Ability to communicate effectively 

  - Knowledge of basic safety and health regulations regarding child care

  - Selected candidate must pass drug and applicable background checks.