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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

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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.

We are looking for full-time Childcare Coordinator with a lot of experience working with young children. The Childcare Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a safe and fun environment while supervising children during everyday activities. The salary is $17.00-$18.00 an hour. 

Requirements:

  • Ensure the children ages zero to five have a safe and fun environment.
  • Teaching children age-appropriate Bible stories and educational curriculum.
  • 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.
  • Mandated Reporter Training (provided upon hire)
  • Drive and pick up children from school as needed.
  • Available to work the scheduled hours of Monday- Friday occasionally evenings.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith.

Benefits:

Health, dental & vision, life Insurance, disability, FSA, 401K, PTO, sick time, Right-Now Media, Legal Shield and 25% discount at Thrift Store.

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 full-time and part-time After-school Assistants 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 $16.00-$17.00 an hour. No commute necessary we are located in Livermore, CA.

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

Benefits:

Part-time employees:

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

 How to apply and get more information:

About the position:

We are looking for a full-time and part-time Residential Assistant (sleeping position) with a passion for serving women and children in crisis. The salary is $15.00-$17.00 an hour.

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

Benefits:

Part-time employees:

  • 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:

About the position:

We are looking for part-time Childcare Assistants with a lot of experience working with young children. The Childcare Assistant is responsible for ensuring a safe and fun environment while supervising children during everyday activities. The salary is $16.00-$17.00 an hour.

Requirements:

  • Ensure the children ages zero to five have a safe and fun environment.
  • Assist with teaching children age-appropriate Bible stories and educational curriculum.
  • 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.
  • Available to work the scheduled hours.
  • Demonstrate a committed Christian faith.

Benefits:

Part-time employees:

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

How to apply and get more information:

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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.  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 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