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Virtual Career Fair For RNs, LPNs, and More! 

Start a career you feel good about!

The House of the Good Shepherd is holding a Virtual Career Fair on March 9 in two sessions! The morning session runs from 10:30-11:00 and the afternoon session runs between 1:30-2:00. HR Recruiters and our Healthcare Staff will be on the Zoom chat to tell you a bit about us and answer your questions! This is a great opportunity to learn more about us and meet some of our staff face-to-face! While we are focused on nurses during this information session, we are happy to speak about ALL OF OPEN POSITIONS, so tell your friends!

The House has been helping children and families for nearly 150 years. Our staff commits to a culture of compassion and determination. We put the needs of others before our own, simply because it’s the right thing to do. Every day at The House is more than a random act of kindness; it is an intentional act of kindness. And it feels great! Do you have a passion to help others? Visit for a complete list of open positions. Start a career you feel good about!

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Foster A Better World. Become A Foster Parent.

A primary goal of the Foster Care Program is to create growth and systemic change in children and families in order to create future healthy generations of families. Whenever possible, the necessary steps are taken to reunite children with their birth families. If that goal is out of reach, foster parents act as a child’s support, helping to prepare them for adoption or independent living.

The House provides foster families for children in Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Oswego, and St. Lawrence Counties.

Evan's Story

Healing has not been easy for Evan. It took years of therapy and patience from the staff at The House. Early on, Evan would sit in silence during his therapy sessions, holding in all of his trauma. To break the silence, Evan's therapist would ask him to read aloud. Finally, when his parents were arrested, he felt safe. He began to trust and realize that he could transform his life. He started doing better in school; he was unstoppable.

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Evan's Story

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