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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

Three Ways You Can Help

Give Financially

Donate Supplies

Looking for a purposeful career?

Join Our Amazing Team

Are you passionate about seeing lives restored through Jesus? Do you have a heart toward those in need? Apply to be part of our team. You have a chance to work 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.

You must complete the application and upload a resume to be considered as a candidate.

Residential Coordinator-Excellent learning environment with great opportunities.

About The Position:

We are looking for a full-time Residential Coordinator with a passion for serving women and children in crisis. The salary is $17.00-$18.00 an hour. We are located in Brentwood, CA.

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.
  • Provide spiritual and Biblical guidance by encouraging, praying, and supporting the women, children, staff, and volunteers.
  • Ability to supervise and hold the residents accountable for their program and assisting with needs.
  • Strong knowledge of boundaries.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of people.
  • Ability to be adaptable and teachable.
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a clean driving record and be insured.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith


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, and employee discount at our Thrift Store

How to apply:

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Tour Virtually

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

Volunteer Opportunities

Host a Collection Drive

Donate Pantry Items

donation items

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

Help Stock Our Pantry

For pantry needs, expand a section to browse ideas, download the flier below  or contact Amanda Edwards at our Livermore Campus by emailing or Tina Moore at our Brentwood Campus by emailing 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 – Alcohol Free
  • Cake Mix
  • Brownie Mix
  • Cookie Mix
  • Olive Oil
  • Cocount Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Canola Oil
  • Butter
  • Nutri Grain Bars
  • Belvita Breakfast Bars
  • Kind Breakfast Bars
  • Kind Breakfast Protein Bars
  • Nature’s Bakery Bars
  • Muffin Mix
  • Coffee & Creamer
  • Bottled Juice
  • Mayonnaise
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Sriracha
  • Soy Sauce
  • Hot Sauce
  • Salsa
  • Enchilada Sauce
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Honey
  • Chick-Fil-A Sauce
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Italian Dressing
  • Balsamic Vinaigrettes
  • Vinaigrette
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Caesar Dressing
  • Graham Crackers
  • Applesauce or Yogurt Squeeze Pouches
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Individual Bags of Chips
  • Popcorn
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Fruit Cups
  • Protein Bars
  • Trail Mix
  • Juice Boxes
  • Diapers size 6
  • Training pants size 4T-5T
  • Gerber Puff Snacks
  • Gerber Yogurt Melts
  • Laundry Soap for Sensitive Skin
  • Aquaphor
  • Teething Relief
  • Potting Training Seat
  • 13 & 33 Gallon Trash Bags
  • Ziploc Bags All Sizes
  • Windex
  • Lysol
  • Pine-Sol
  • Dish Soap
  • Laundry Soap or Pods
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Aluminum Foil 
  • Ajax
  • Paper Plates
  • Sponges
  • Pillows
  • Unscented Body Lotion
  • Unscented Body Wash
  • Toenail & Fingernail Clippers
  • Tampons (plastic applicators)
  • Pads size 2-4
  • Facial Moisturizer
  • Hair Dye 

Matching Gifts

Did you know that your gift could be doubled for an even greater impact?  Many companies have matching gift programs for financial donations or volunteer hours.  Search your company below for more information. Here is Shepherd’s Gate 501 c3 nonprofit number for our company paperwork: 94-2902803. We are so grateful for your support!