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Bill Wilson Center is a nationally and regionally recognized leader for providing services to at-risk youth and families. Our agency -- from our executive team to our line staff -- is committed to improving the lives and conditions of the people we serve. Our staff provides direct services to more than 3,500 children, youth, young adults and families in Santa Clara County. We reach more than 34,000 clients indirectly through our street outreach and crisis line programs. BWC provides services that meet the cultural and linguistic needs of our whole community. We value our unique ethnic diversity as well as the LGBTQ community and non-able body community. Join us and become a difference maker at Bill Wilson Center!

In addition to the personal rewards of changing the lives of the clients we serve, BWC provides a very competitive salary package as well as employer paid benefits for full time employees (including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance/AD&D, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Travel Assistance Program) and discretionary employer retirement contributions for qualifying employees! In addition, we offer 401(k) retirement savings options and Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare, dependent care and commuter expenses! In 2015, BWC will launch our Staff Wellness Program which will provide initiatives and opportunities for overall staff wellness including physical exercise, nutrition, self-care and much more! Join us!

Current Openings

Are you ready to be a difference maker? If you are interested in applying for any of the following opportunities, submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@billwilsoncenter.org. We prefer to receive all inquiries by email, however, you can also fax your information to (408) 244-4022.

  • If you are invited to come to an interview, please download and complete the Bill Wilson Center Job Application and bring it with you on the day of your interview. Please note that “see resume” is not an acceptable response on the application.

  • Bill Wilson Center has a new opportunity for a Program Manager at Youth & Family Mental Health Services! Come join an amazing management team with outstanding support staff!

  • The Mental Health Specialist will provide youth and families with counseling services utilizing the Transformation Care Planning (TCP) model to improve client’s emotional wellbeing and life domain functioning. Services provided may include rehabilitation counseling, skill development, assessment and treatment planning under the supervision of a licensed therapist. The Mental Health Specialist II also provides oversight/supervision for Mental Health Specialist I’s in developing and maintaining quality services to Youth and Family Mental Health Services clients.

  • The Mental Health Specialist II provides youth with case management and referral services, and preparation for independent living and also provides oversight/supervision for Mental Health Specialist I’s in developing and maintaining quality services to TAY clients.

  • Support and Enhancement Services (SES) reduces crime and delinquency among at risk youth and young offenders. The goal for youth served by SES is to strengthen and increase pro-social thinking patterns, beliefs, attitudes, behavior and resiliency; and to educate parents to improve their parenting skills, understand the legal consequences for their child’s behavior and the court process. The overarching goal that SES seeks to accomplish is to assist youth on probation end any further involvement with the juvenile/criminal justice system. Youth are post-dispositional in the Community Release Program (CRP), Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP) or are home on probation.

  • The Grant Writer supports the revenue generating efforts of Bill Wilson Center by effectively writing, compiling and submitting corporate, foundation and government grant proposals.

  • The Call Specialist (Part Time) for Contact Cares/Centralized Intake handles high risk/crisis calls and provides specialized support and intake services to clients who call and provides support to volunteer Telephone Counselors assigned to the program.

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager Drop In Center, the Peer Mentor cares for young adults in the Drop In Center respite overnight.

  • We have a wonderful opportunity for a Part Time Accounting Clerk 20 hours per week.

  • Under the direction of the Director of TAY Mental Health, the Peer Mentor will be primarily responsible to assist with prevention outreach in both group and individual settings. The Peer Mentor will co-facilitate prevention and substance abuse groups and conduct individual risk assessments.

  • The Case Manager provides youth with living arrangements, case management services, and preparation for independent living.

  • Under the supervision of the TAY Inn Program Manager and LEAD Peer Partner, the Peer Partners provide peer support services to youth in the TAY Inn program. This position requires awake, overnight shift hours.

  • The RELIEF Call Specialist will support the Contact Cares/Centralized Intake program by filling in shifts that need to be covered. The RELIEF Call Specialist will perform basic administrative duties, take calls when no volunteer is available, provide Centralized Intake services and provide assistance in volunteer management, recruitment, and retention as needed.

  • Under the supervision of the TAY Inn Program Manager and LEAD Peer Partner, the Peer Partners provide peer support services to youth in the TAY Inn program.

  • RELIEF Residential Counselors provide shift coverage for openings in the Shelter or Quetzal House schedule and care for and supervise youth housed in our residential programs by performing essential duties and responsibilities when scheduled. There is no set schedule or guaranteed hours for relief workers.

  • Under the supervision of the Drop In Center Program Manager, the RELIEF Peer Mentor performs the following duties and responsibilities for the overnight Respite program. The RELIEF Peer Mentor is not a full time position, but provides relief/coverage for open shifts at the DIC Respite program (overnight).

EEO:
Bill Wilson Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.