Creative and energetic childcare providers who can supply short-term care (respite) in the homes of children with special needs are needed. The children may be developmentally disabled, or have experienced abuse, neglect or pre-natal drug exposure, or are HIV-affected.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Have experience working with children and families.
Be at least 18 years old, and have a high school diploma or GED.
Have access to a motor vehicle in good working order.
Be able to obtain a criminal record clearance.
Be eligible to work in the U.S.

 This is a part-time (no guarantee of hours) position which pays  $10.00 - 10.50 hour (depending upon the number of children in your care). Respite is provided in the child’s home and is generally needed after-school, evenings, and weekends.

Contact: Raelene at  (510) 834-2443 x3032 to find out how to apply or go to our website at


You can Earn up to $5,000 for Work and School!!  This program is for Alameda County youth that are:

on Probation (age 14-17)
in Foster Care (age 14-17)
or CalWorks/CalLearn (age 14-19)

 You will gain opportunities such as:

150 hours toward a paid internship at $12.25/hr.
$12.25/hr. for credit recovery efforts
Money toward school, transportation, food

Bring the following documents: Photo ID, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate and Proof of Residency.  If you are under 18, bring your Parent/Guardian also.

When:  Orientations take place weekly but please call to set up an appt. before coming

Where: Vineyard High School campus, 1401 Almond Ave., Livermore and Valley High School campus, 6901 York Dr., Dublin.

Contact: Ande Pana, program mgr., at (510) 331-6931 or Melissa Gonzalez, administrator, at (925) 961-8045 to see if you qualify.


Job Connections is an outreach of Community Presbyterian Church of Danville.

Our mission is to support and encourage job seekers by providing a no cost referral network and educational programs. Anyone, of any faith or religion, whether religious or not is welcome to attend. We are in contact with San Francisco Bay Area recruiters, and hiring managers, to seek potential candidates to fill employment opportunities.

Meetings include presentations and workshops led by a variety of industry leaders—Recruiters, corporate executives, business owners, authors and career coaches. These professionals donate their time and expertise on topics such as:

Interviewing Strategies

Resume Writing

Effective Networking

Motivation during the job search

Making the most of technology

There is also time at meetings to address individual needs and questions regarding your job search.

NEWCOMERS MUST ATTEND ONE INTRODUCTORY SESSION FROM       9:00am-9:30am (IN THE CHAPEL OFF THE SANCTUARY). This orientation will provide valuable information about the services we provide.

When:       Saturday mornings 9:00-11:30am

Where:     Community Presbyterian Church, 222 W. Pintado, Danville Rm. 100

Contact:   Hilary Toyryla @ 925-639-1254 or [email protected]


JobLink Support Group is a faith based community formed to assist job seekers to find meaningful work. We do not try to duplicate services that are already available in other job search programs in the community. We support each other through our mutual concern and prayer for one another.  The program lasts about 90 minutes.  All are welcome and meeting is open to the public.  Check Gene's website:

When: Mondays @ 7:oo pm

Where: St. Raymond Church, 11555 Shannon Ave., Dublin

Contact: Gene Nokes or call  (510) 821-1726


Open Heart Kitchen is looking to hire a part time (12-15 hours per week) Site Supervisor at 3 senior dining locations.  Interested individuals should email or call the Operations Director.

Contact:  email Operations Director or call (925) 580-6793


An employment tool,  powered by Monster provides military veterans with a search engine which matches "military friendly" employers with veteran job seekers.  Other services include a professional networking platform, military skill translator, and up-to-date virtual career fairs.



The Workforce and Benefits Administration's mission is to promote self-sufficiency and provide continuing economic assistance through public and private sector partnerships while fostering a workforce development system which supports individuals and families.  Publicly sponsored health coverage programs are also available to assist with individual health needs.

CalWorks, California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids an employment based program that requires employable adults to participate in work related activities to receive aid.

AC HIRE, Alameda County SSA Department of Workforce and Benefit Administration program offers businesses no cost recruitment assistance, job advertising and placement services, information on subsidized employment and tax credit programs.

Information on AC HIRE:email Marilyn or call (510) 670-5728

Information about Workforce and Benefits Administration or CalWorks: