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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.

Children’s Program Supervisor-Excellent learning environment with great opportunities.

Are you passionate about seeing lives restored through Jesus? Do you have a heart toward those in need? On our team, you have a chance to work with bright, talented, and passionate people in a Christ-centered atmosphere.

About the position (not a complete job description):

We are looking for a full-time Children’s Program Supervisor with experience working with children in crisis and the ability to supervise a great team.

  • Provide spiritual and Biblical guidance by encouraging, praying, and supporting the women, children, staff, and volunteers.
  • Responsible for all aspects of planning and executing an innovative kid-centric program, seasonal break programs, summer programs, and special events throughout the year. 
  • Identify and assign parenting goals and classes for the parent’s case plan. Meets one hour a week with the parent to provide accountability for the accomplishing of individual parenting goals. 
  • Assess and advocate for the child’s needs for referrals, i.e., IEP, mental health evaluation, medical specialty visits, and other professional services. 
  • Work collaboratively with schools, parents, and professional therapists to help children succeed. 
  • Identify and report evidence of suspected abuse or neglect (training provided upon hire). 
  • Hold weekly One on One meetings to mentor and evaluate team members’ success, challenges, career goals, etc.  
  • Provide yearly and specialized staff training. 
  • Frequently hold collaborative team meetings to foster creativity, ingenuity, future planning session, share best practices and build unity.

Requirements:

  • Education or experience in Childhood Development is required. If you have more relative experience not shown on your resume, please send a cover letter.
  • Compassion and understanding toward children who suffered trauma.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith. 
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job. 
  • Drive and pick up children as needed. 
  • Must have a current California Driver’s license (min 5 yrs.), clean DMV report, and be able to drive Shepherd’s Gate’s vehicles. 
  • Mandated Reporter Training (provided upon hire). 
  • First Aid training and CPR Certification (provided upon hire). 
  • Must pass a background investigation.

Benefits: 

  • Salary is $23.00-$25.00 per hour. 
  • Located in Livermore, CA. 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, RightNow Media @work, and an employee discount at our Thrift Store. 

How to apply and get more information; send your resume to jobs@shepherdsgate.org

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After-school Assistant Excellent learning environment with great opportunities.

Are you passionate about working with children and serving people? On our team, you have a chance to work with bright, talented, and passionate people in a Christ-centered atmosphere

About the position:

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. 

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 in 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.
  • Mandated Reporter Training (provided upon hire)
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith.

Benefits:

  • The salary is $16.00 – $18.00 per hour
  • Located in Livermore.
  • 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, and an employee discount at our Thrift Store

 How to apply and get more information; send your resume to jobs@shepherdsgate.org

About the position:

We are looking for a part-time Residential Assistant (sleeping position) with a passion for serving women and children in crisis. 

Requirements:

  • 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 assist with needs.
  • Ability to be adaptable and teachable.
  • Overnight sleeping position.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith

Benefits:

  • The salary is $16.00 – $17.00 per hour.
  • Located in Livermore.
  • 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, RightNow Media, and an employee discount at our Thrift Store.

 How to apply and get more information; send your resume to jobs@shepherdsgate.org

Residential Coordinator-Excellent learning environment with great opportunities.

Are you passionate about seeing lives restored through Jesus? Do you have a heart toward those in need? On our team, you have a chance to work with bright, talented, and passionate people in a Christ-centered atmosphere

About the position:

We are looking for a part-time Residential Coordinator passionate about serving women and children in crisis.

Requirements (not a complete job description of the job):

  • Experience with addiction recovery, domestic violence, and or homelessness. If you have more relative experience not shown on your resume, please send a cover letter.
  • Ability to supervise and hold the residents accountable for their program and assist with needs.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith.
  • Ability to be adaptable and teachable.
  • Must have a current California Driver’s license (min 5 yrs.), clean DMV report, and be able to drive Shepherd’s Gate’s vehicles.
  • Mandated Reporter Training (provided upon hire).
  • First Aid training and CPR Certification (provided upon hire).
  • Must pass a background investigation.

Benefits:

  • The salary is $16.00 – $18.00 per hour.
  • Location in Brentwood.
  • 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, and an employee discount at our Thrift Store. 

How to apply and get more information; send your resume to jobs@shepherdsgate.org

 

Administrative Assistant-Excellent learning environment with great opportunities.

Are you passionate about seeing lives restored through Jesus? Do you have a heart toward those in need? On our team, you have a chance to work with bright, talented, and passionate people in a Christ-centered atmosphere

About the position:

The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to assist with the administrative functions of the ministry.  The administrative Assistant is often the first point of contact for the public, donors, and prospective residents. They must exude professionalism, compassion, and attention to detail while handling varied duties and interruptions throughout the workday. The Administrative Assistant will assist and support the Office and Facilities Coordinator and Human Resources Manager.

  • Answer phones, monitor general voice mailbox, direct calls and messages to the appropriate person, or answer questions and provide resources.
  • Greet and determine appropriate outcomes for every campus visitor, directing walk-ins to the appropriate staff or resources. This could include visitors, donors, volunteers, vendors, and individuals in acute crisis and emergency response personnel.
  • Assist donors with receiving donations, electronic receipting, and recognizing social media opportunities.
  • Receive incoming packages, mail, and donations and move them to the appropriate locations as needed.
  • Maintain organization, supplies, and cleanliness of the main office, kitchen area, and restrooms
  • Perform clerical duties; maintain documents, spreadsheet reports, and calendars using (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, SharePoint, and Salesforce). 
  • Assist with recruiting and onboarding processes.
  • Maintain and update safety handbook, procedures, and training schedule as needed.
  • Assist with staff events and meetings.
  • Assist with Human Resources special projects.

Requirements (not a complete job description of the job):

  • Education or experience working in an office setting is required. Please send a cover letter if you have more relative experience not shown on your resume.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a supportive manner with all personnel of all backgrounds under stressful circumstances
  • Excellent organizational and time management and the ability to multi-task and follow through until tasks are complete
  • Ability to write business correspondence, reports, and applications. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups and individuals.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.
  • Drive as needed.
  • Must have a current California Driver’s license (min 5 yrs.), clean DMV report, and be able to drive Shepherd’s Gate’s vehicles.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith.
  • Must pass a background investigation.

Benefits:

The salary is $18.00-$19.00 an hour.

Located in Livermore, CA.

Full-time employees

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) with match, sick leave, PTO, Legal Shield, RightNow Media @work, Employee Discount Perks, and an employee discount at our Thrift Store

How to apply and get more information; send your resume to jobs@shepherdsgate.org

 

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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!

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Ways You Can Help

Volunteer Opportunities

Host a Collection Drive

Donate Pantry Items

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Purchase Needed Items from Amazon Wishlists

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Donate Your Used Desktop or Laptop

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.   

Thank you so much!

Host a Collection Drive

Start your collection today. Click the button theme below to download the packet with everything you need to host a succesful drive. Don’t forget to schedule your delivery so staff can expect you!

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

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