New Door Ventures

Staff Openings at New Door

Working at New Door

At New Door Ventures and our social enterprise businesses we are always looking to meet people who are interested in helping young adults prepare for the modern workforce. If you want to be part of a high performing team that serves the greater good -- both on a daily basis and over the long haul -- we want to hear from you. If you are interested in future opportunities with New Door Ventures or want to apply for a current, posted position, please send a cover letter and resume to

New Door Ventures prepares disconnected youth for work and life by providing meaningful paid jobs, individualized case management, skill and job training workshops and educational support. We provide job internships through over 50 partnering businesses and our two social enterprises, Ashbury Images and Pedal Revolution. Our ultimate goal is that youth leave the path of disconnection and make a successful transition to an adulthood marked by sustained employment and positive engagement with their community. 

New Door Ventures was founded as Golden Gate Community, Inc. in 1981 by a Christian faith community that desired to provide compassionate service to San Francisco’s homeless. New Door has grown and changed through the years, but the desire to find creative and relational ways to give a hand-up rather than a hand-out remains deeply ingrained in our culture and continues to inform the way we approach our work. The organization is sustained through social enterprise revenues, individual donations and private and public grants.


Seeking AmeriCorp VISTA volunteers

New Door Ventures is excited to have the opportunity to use the passion and skills of three AmeriCorp VISTA members beginning this spring. These VISTA members will support the following projects to help build the capacity of New Door programs:

  • Enterprise business development and operations
  • Youth workforce development programs and outreach
  • Fundraising and marketing systems growth

See the AmeriCorp VISTA web site for more information about this long-standing national service program.

We are starting preliminary recruitment for these positions and would love to hear from you if you are interested in serving a year as an AmeriCorp volunteer with New Door Ventures. Please send a cover letter and resume to

Part-time Sales at Pedal Revolution, our Social Enterprise

Pedal Revolution, a San Francisco nonprofit bicycle shop, is looking for a part-time salesperson to join our team.

Skills and requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience with differing styles of bicycles, bicycle parts, bicycle fitting necessary
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong salesmanship skills
  • Friendly and outgoing attitude
  • Inventory management, organization, restocking
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, autonomously or with a team- having a sense of urgency to get tasks completed.
  • Able to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Engaging, upbeat customer interaction
  • Able to provide support to management, shop staff, and youth interns
  • Excited to support and engage with our social mission and work with our youth interns
  • A positive attitude, exceptional organizational skills, computer skills, POS experience and a detail orientated personality are required
  • Must be able to work weekend shifts and some weekdays
  • Women encouraged to apply.


Commensurate with experience and includes commissions on sales.

If you'd like to check out the shop feel free to visit but we'd prefer to meet you after reviewing your resume and cover letter that tells us why you'd be a great match for our unique bike shop. Email your resume to [jwang at newdoor dot org] and let us know why you think you'd be a great addition to our team. In addition to your work history or resume, please submit professional, experience-related references and wage requirements. 

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