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“For we are His handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10

Lives are changing at Shepherd's Gate

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Looking for a purposeful career?

Join Our Amazing Team

Are you passionate about seeing lives restored through Jesus?  Do you have a heart for those in need?  Our team works with bright, talented and passionate people in a Christ-centered atmosphere.  You will have an opportunity to share your leadership and relationship-building skills to impact women and children.

DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a part-time After-school Assistant with a lot of experience working with children. The After-school Assistant is responsible for ensuring a safe and fun environment while supervising school-age children during everyday activities. The salary is $14.00 – $15.00 an hour. No commute necessary we are located in Livermore, CA. 

Excellent learning environment with great opportunities. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ensure the school-age (ages five to seventeen) children have a safe and fun environment.
  • Assist with teaching children age-appropriate Bible stories and educational curriculum.
  • Assist school-age children with homework support, technology support, and overseeing children.
  • Assist and participate with the Children’s Physical Fitness Program.
  • Maintain a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues. Use de-escalation techniques when needed.
  • Drive and pick up children from school as needed.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith.
  • Available to work (approximately 20 hours) the scheduled hours of:
    • During School Year: 10:30 -3 pm Mon-Thurs
    • Summertime: 9am to 3pm Mon – Thurs/ Fri 9am to 12pm
    • One Saturday a month from 10-11 am
    • Every Thursday 6-7 pm (AA meeting)
    • One Thursday a month 7-8 pm (Alumni meeting)

BENEFITS: Part-time employees:

  • 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, and employee discount at our Thrift Store

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS:

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings

Send your resume to jobs@shepherdsgate.org to apply now

Last Updated 7/12/21

DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for two part-time Residential Coordinators with a passion to serve women and children in crisis. The salary is $17.00 – $18.00 an hour. No commute necessary we are located in Brentwood, CA. 

Excellent learning environment with great opportunities. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to demonstrate Christian values and the heart of Jesus Christ in a Christian community environment. 
  • Experience with addiction recovery, domestic violence, and or homelessness.
  • Provide spiritual and biblical guidance by encouraging, praying, and supporting the women, children, and staff. 
  • Ability to supervise and hold the residents accountable for their program and assisting with needs. 
  • Ability to be adaptable and teachable.

BENEFITS: Part- time employees

  • 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, and employee discount at our Thrift Store

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS:

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings

Send your resume to jobs@shepherdsgate.org to apply now

Last Updated 7/12/21

About the Position:

We are looking for a part-time Donation Assistant with great customer service experience and the ability to accurately price items. The salary is $15.00-$17.00 an hour. No commute necessary we are located in Livermore, CA.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Available to work a flexible schedule between the hours of Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 6:30 pm and Saturdays 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Ability to sort and price used items
  • Customer service experience
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith.

BENEFITS:

Part-time employees:

  • 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, and an employee discount at our Thrift Store

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS:

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings

How to apply and get more information:

Last updated 7/12/21

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To schedule a virtual Zoom tour of one of our campuses, please email Carol Patterson by clicking the link below. We look forward to sharing Shepherd’s Gate with you!

Something for everyone

Ways You Can Help

Remote & One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

Host a Collection Drive

Donate Pantry Items

Purchase Needed Items from Amazon Wishlists

Sponsor a Campus Project

Donate a Vehicle

Apply to Volunteer

Shepherd’s Gate wouldn’t exist without its network of faithful volunteers regularly assisting staff in Childcare, driving our women to crucial appointments, teaching classes, and organizing our pantry. Start your journey as an ongoing volunteer by clicking the application button below.

Two Locations

One Mission

Brentwood Campus

Livermore Campus

Make a Difference

Turn a story of addiction & abuse into one of hope & freedom for a woman in recovery

Purchase Needed Items off our Amazon Wishlists

View current needs for both our campuses through our Amazon Wish Lists below. Items purchased will ship directly to Shepherd’s Gate and will be allocated to the greatest area of need. 

You can safely drop off food-related items and things from our urgent needs list at the table outside of our front door on each campus. There is a receipt book or QR Code app for receipts.

Please take all other gentle used clothing and household items to our Thrift Store located at 4014 East Avenue, Livermore, CA.  Also on the 1st Saturday of every month, our Thrift Store truck comes to our Brentwood campus to accept donations. Please refer to the Thrift Store’s guidelines outlined on our Thrift Store webpage. The truck arrives at 9 AM and fills up quickly.

Thank you so much!

Host a Collection Drive

Start your collection today. Click the link to download and share the collection flyer with co-workers, family, and friends. Don’t forget to schedule your delivery so staff can expect you!

For questions, please contact Shepherd’s Gate at shepgate@shepherdsgate.org.

  • Juice Boxes
  • Nonrefrigerated Milk Boxes
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Crackers
  • Nuts
  • Chips
  • Fruit Cups
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Soft Granola Bars
  • Protein Bars
  • Yogurt Pouches
  • Jello or Pudding Cups
  • Beef Jerky
  • Safeway Gift Cards
  • Target Gift Cards
  • Walmart Gift Cards
  • Grocery Outlet Gift Cards

    Schedule your delivery so staff can expect you!

Collect these items to help keep Shepherd’s Gate women and children healthy:

  • Neutrogena Face Products
  • Unscented Body Wash
  • Unscented Body Lotion
  • Pantene, Garnier or OGX Shampoo and Conditioner Deodorant
  • Saline Contact Solution
  • Q-tips
  • Mouthwash
  • Vitamins for Women  & Chewable Vitamins for Children:
  • Multivitamins
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Hair, Skin & Nails Zinc
  • Vitamin packs for women
  • Vitamin packs for kids

A clean home is a healthy home! Help keep Shepherd’s Gate women and children healthy by providing cleaning supplies and paper products.

  • Clorox Wipes
  • Lysol Spray
  • Windex
  • Pine Sol
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Dishwasher Detergent
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Toilet Cleaner
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper 
  • 13 Gallon Trash Bags
  • 33 Gallon Trash Bags

Schedule your delivery so staff can expect you!

Bless Shepherd’s Gate women and children with all the ingredients they need to create a breakfast, lunch or dinner on their own! Please prepare your meal box to serve a single woman, family of 2, family of 3, or a family of 4.

  1. On the outside of the box, please write out what kind of meal it is and how many people it will serve.
  2. Deliver the meal box to: 
    Brentwood Campus
    605 Sycamore Ave. 
    Brentwood, CA94513 
    OR
    Livermore Campus
    1660 Portola Ave.
    Livermore, CA 94551
  3. Schedule your meal box delivery so staff can expect you!

Help Stock Our Pantry

For current pantry needs, expand a section to browse ideas, download the flier below  or contact Amanda Edwards at our Livermore Campus by emailing aedwards@shepherdsgate.org or Tina Moore at our Brentwood Campus by emailing tmoore@shepherdsgate.org. You can safely drop-off these donations at the table at our front office or have them delivered by Amazon or other online vendors.

To help our office prepare for incoming donations, please schedule your delivery

  • Garlic Powder
  • Onion Powder
  • Oregano
  • Sweet Basil
  • Rosemary
  • Paprika
  • Sage
  • Bay Leaves
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • Cinnamon
  • Ginger
  • Montreal Steak Seasoning 
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Cajun Seasoning
  • Lemon Pepper
  • Grill Mates
  • Seasoning Salt
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking Soda
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Cake Mix
  • Brownie Mix
  • Cookie Mix
  • Olive Oil
  • Cocount Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Canola Oil
  • Chocolate Cheerios
  • Golden Grahams
  • Pancake Mix
  • Syrup
  • Muffin Mix
  • Coffee & Creamer
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ketchup
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Sriracha
  • Soy Sauce
  • Hot Sauce
  • Salsa
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Honey
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Italian Dressing
  • Balsamic Vinaigrettes
  • Vinaigrette
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Caesar Dressing
  • Soft Granola Bars
  • Applesauce or Yogurt Squeeze Pouches
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Individual Bags of Chips
  • Popcorn
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Fruit Cups
  • Protein Bars
  • Trail Mix
  • Juice Boxes
  • Nonrefrigerated Milk Boxes
  • Wipes
  • Diapers size 5 and 6
  • Toddler Snacks
  • Laundry Soap for Sensitive Skin
  • 13 Gallon Trash Bags
  • Ziplov Bags Gallon Size
  • Ziploc Bags Sandwich Size
  • Dish Soap
  • Laundry Soap or Pods
  • Paper Towels
  • Aluminum Foil 
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Garnier Fructis, Pantene, OGX Shampoo or Conditioner
  • Unscented Body Lotion
  • Unscented Body Wash
  • Toenail & Fingernail Clippers
  • Q-Tips
  • Neutrogena Face Products
  • Hair Skin & Nails Vitamins

Sponsor a Campus Project

By sponsoring a project, you will help maintain a homelike environment for our women and children and keep our facility in the best condition possible.

Contact Jill Gandara for both Livermore and Brentwood projects: jgandara@shepherdsgate.org

Shepherd’s Gate women and children are in program classes year round. Help them foster a love of learning by sponsoring literacy and classroom needs.

Click here to view Library & Classroom Supplies on our Amazon Wishlist.

Community based living creates a lot of foot traffic throughout our campuses. A carpet cleaner will help keep living spaces clean and give residents the opportunity to learn a new skill throughout the year. 

Click here to view Carpet Cleaners on our Amazon Wishlist.

When women and children have been living in their car, it feels good to clean it out as they begin their journey at Shepherd’s Gate. We need your help to provide car washing kits for them to use. 

Click here to see Car Washing Kits on our Amazon Wishlist.