Childcare Leader job description

In brief

  • Look after the children of leaders to enable their parents to be free to work with members

To do what exactly?

  • Provide childcare at agreed times
  • Provide additional care when required for children whose parents are otherwise engaged, eg on activities or in emergency situations
  • Ensure safety and risk assessment policies are applied at all times
  • Liaise with parents over the particular needs of their children

Special Responsibilities of Childcare Co-ordinator

  • Plan and prepare the childcare programme, liaising closely with overall leaders, parents etc
  • Have contact with parents in advance of Bridgwater
  • Give operational and spiritual leadership and support to members of your team


  • Childcare is an important part of Bridgwater life, providing a service from which everyone on site benefits
  • Your relationships with God, the children you are caring for, the members and other leaders will have an effect on camp

And for everyone

  • Your relationshipwith God will be really important as you serve Him and other people at Bridgwater
  • Look out for the needs of others and try to care for members and leaders with practical, emotional and prayer support

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10