Positions

From time to time, Richfield United Methodist Church and Caring for Children early learning center have open positions for great people looking to be part of a growing team and church on the move. 

Any open positions are below:

PT Custodian
FT Lead Teacher, ELC
PT Teacher Aide, ELC

Current Positions Available:

Early Childhood Toddler Teacher – Full-Time (40 hours/week)

Caring For Children Early Learning Center (CFC) is a nonprofit program of Richfield United Methodist Church in Minneapolis, MN. We serve families of ages six (6) weeks Infant care through five (5) years old in Pre-Kindergarten. Our mission is to provide a loving , nurturing early childhood education center filled with developmentally-appropriate learning, positive relationships, and a faith-based setting where both spirituality and a life-long love for learning may thrive.  CFC is committed to providing only the best for children, their parents, and our staff to meet the highest standards of childcare. CFC is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, NECPA accredited, and has a Parent Aware four-star rating.

Lead Toddler Teacher Position Duties:
– Contribute to child learning, growth and advancement.
– Displays a passion for developing toddler appropriate educational activities and practice.
– Maintains a positive mindset towards child learning and social-emotional development.
– Facilitates problem-solving.
– Serves as a role-model to child learners.
– Invests in the students’ well-being, health and safety.

Work Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-4:00 pm. 

Compensation:
Hourly wage: $17-18, plus benefits package (health insurance, dental insurance, PTO, professional development assistance, retirement plan)

Qualifications:
– Knowledge of instructional methods appropriate for toddler-aged children.
– Desire to work with children with diverse backgrounds and levels of ability toward accomplishing their educational and developmental goals.
– Familiarity with multiple toddler learning areas.
– Associates degree preferred
– CPR Certification preferred
– Child Development Associate Certification preferred

Education, Experience Requirements:
Must meet DHS Rule #3 guidelines.
– Demonstrated knowledge of current instructional strategies.

We are following all MDH recommendation for Child Care Centers. COVID 19 vaccination is required.

Application Info:
Please contact Kathy Newbauer or call 612-866-1632.

Early Childhood Education Aide – Part-Time (20 hours/week)

Caring For Children Early Learning Center (CFC) is a nonprofit program of Richfield United Methodist Church in Minneapolis, MN. We serve families of ages six (6) weeks Infant care through five (5) years old in Pre-Kindergarten. Our mission is to provide a loving , nurturing early childhood education center filled with developmentally-appropriate learning, positive relationships, and a faith-based setting where both spirituality and a life-long love for learning may thrive.  CFC is committed to providing only the best for children, their parents, and our staff to meet the highest standards of childcare. CFC is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, NECPA accredited, and has a Parent Aware four-star rating.

Early Childhood Education Aide Duties:
– Contribute to child learning, growth and advancement.
– Displays a passion for developing toddler appropriate educational activities and practice.
– Maintains a positive mindset towards child learning and social-emotional development.
– Facilitates problem-solving.
– Serves as a role-model to child learners.
– Invests in the students’ well-being, health and safety.

Work Hours:
Monday-Friday, 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Compensation:
Hourly wage: $15-$16.50

Education, Experience Requirements:
– High school or equivalent, preferred

We are following all MDH recommendation for Child Care Centers. COVID 19 vaccination is required.

Application Info:
Please contact Kathy Newbauer or call 612-866-1632.

Building Support Position – Part-Time (24 hours/week)

Richfield UMC in Minneapolis is seeking a part-time building support person. The church is located in south Minneapolis and close to bus lines. This position includes custodial and maintenance duties as directed by the Facilities Coordinator. It requires that the employee is on time and dependable to work all assigned shifts. Primary responsibilities are to provide a safe and comfortable environment for the congregation, as well as a good first impression of the building and spaces. Good communication between team members. Must be punctual and reliable.

Work hours: Sunday 7:00 am–3:00 pm, Monday 1:30 pm–9:30pm and Tuesday 1:30 pm–9:30pm.

Duties:
Provide custodial services such as vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, cleaning of bathrooms, offices, kitchen and dining areas, pulling trash, moving chairs and tables and other activities related to event preparation and clean up. Provide light maintenance such as changing light bulbs and minor repairs, running of carpet extractor and high-speed buffer. Provide facility access and control and related security for planned events as needed. 

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent (preferred). Church custodial experience (preferred). Must have a strong work ethic. Must be able to bend, stoop, lift and carry 40 pounds safely. Be willing to pursue a Minnesota Boiler License, if needed.


Compensation:
Hourly wage: $16.50-$17.00
Benefits: paid time off

COVID-19 Considerations:
All employees are required to have their vaccinations. We follow the MN Department of Health and the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church for policies on masks, etc.

Application Info:
Please email resume to Pat Noonan.