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Bill Wilson Center has been recognized as a Bronze Level Family-Friendly Workplace by the County of Santa Clara’s Commission on the Status of Women, Office of Women’s Policy, and Workplace Collaborative.

This award recognizes BWC’s outstanding efforts to create a workplace that supports the needs of working families and your commitment to ensure all of your employees have equal support and every opportunity to succeed and thrive in the workplace.

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 services to more than 5,000 children, youth, young adults and families in Santa Clara County. We reach nearly 33,000 clients 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) and Travel Assistance Program). We offer 401(k) and 403(b) retirement savings options plans with discretionary employer contributions for qualifying employees! Employees also have the option to elect Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare, dependent care and commuter expenses or additional voluntary coverage for Life/AD&D, Accident, Short Term Disability, Cancer or Critical Illness insurance. BWC also offers a Staff Wellness Program which provides initiatives and opportunities for overall staff wellness including physical exercise, nutrition, self-care and much more! Our employees currently enjoy free yoga, free lunch and learn sessions, free weekly nutritional breakfast bar, walking groups and CEO hikes, weight loss challenges and access to fresh, local fruits and vegetables!

To Apply:

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

We prefer to receive all inquiries by email, however, you can also fax your information to (408) 244-4022.

Current Openings

LGBTQ Programs

  • We have a job opening for an Outreach Worker. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Latino MSM Outreach Worker is responsible for HIV outreach services to gay Latino youth and young adults, program evaluation and reporting.

Mental Health Programs

  • Are you an excellent communicator, motivating, and action-oriented behavioral health professional? Are you passionate about helping people make and sustain change in their lives? If so, Bill Wilson Center is currently looking to fill a licensed Clinical Supervisor position opening at our Behavioral Health programs in San Jose, CA to provide clinical supervision to AMFTs, ASWs and APCCs! The ideal candidate has extensive experience in clinical work with youth/young adult clients in an outpatient setting; experience with providing clinical supervision, management and leadership; and has knowledge of Short-Doyle Medical regulations. In this position you will be able to work with a passionate and mission driven team with diverse skill sets and will report directly to the Division Director.

    The Clinical Supervisor provides clinical supervision, training and support to staff and interns within the Behavioral Health programs in Santa Clara County. This position is responsible for ensuring that all appropriate professional standards, licensing/certification and clinical contract requirements are met. The incumbent is also responsible for assuring Santa Clara County programs and services are culturally proficient/responsive and client-centered.

  • The Clinician II provides youth, families and support persons with outpatient mental health services such as individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, collateral sessions, outreach within regulations and standards of MediCal and MHSA. The Clinician 2 provides youth and families therapeutic Transformation Care Planning (TCP) services which includes client centered family individual and family counseling/therapy and skill enhancement and develop to capitalize on clients strengths and assets and build self-efficacy to enhance emotional wellbeing and improved functioning in life domains.

  • Become a difference maker and join Bill Wilson Center’s NEW Crisis and Aftercare program for youth and family! The Crisis program offers clients 1-3 sessions of short term therapy and the Aftercare program offers mental health services between 3-months to 6-months of therapeutic services. The Clinician 2 will provide mental health crisis intervention services to clients in the community (home, school, etc.). Clinicians will also provide aftercare services to clients following crisis. Salary starts at $57K per year for bilingual candidates.

Residential Programs

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed in our Crisis Residential Shelter by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities. Weekend and holiday coverage required.

    Tuesday – Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
    Sunday – Thursday 3:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for youth housed in Quetzal House by performing the following duties. Some awake overnight and weekend coverage may be required.

    Wednesday - Sunday
    3:30 PM – 12:00 AM

  • The LEAD Case Manager provides youth with living arrangements, case management services, and preparation for independent living and provides supervision, training and support to the social work interns placed within the housing department. In addition, the Lead Case Managers will provide back support to the THP supervisor.

  • We have a wonderful opportunity for a Case Manager in our Transitional Housing Program (THP). The Case Manager provides intensive case management services for young adults ages 18-25. Services provided center primarily around strengthening independent living skills and housing permanency along with career and education development.

  • 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 the following essential duties and responsibilities when scheduled. There is no set schedule or guaranteed hours for relief workers.

    All shifts - Overnight/Weekend Availability Highly Desired!

Foster Care Programs

  • Reporting to the Division Director of Residential Services, the Program Manager FFA/Adoption is responsible for ensuring compliant and trauma-informed services while providing leadership to the staff in these programs.

  • The Resource Families Recruiter and Trainer is responsible for marketing, foster care family recruitment, retention of foster parents, trainings and certification functions. Bill Wilson Center offers foster family certification for treatment foster care, Host Homes, Respite homes and Intensive Treatment Foster Care (ITFC). This position will also provide Case Management services to some foster care clients as required.

Housing Programs

  • We have an immediate opening for a full time Case Manager for our City of San Jose Rapid Rehousing program! Case Managers provide case management and supportive services which secures stable housing for homeless youth and families.

  • The RELIEF Peer Mentor pool provides coverage for swing and overnight shift openings in Bill Wilson Center’s Interim Housing, Homeless Respite and Young Adult Shelter programs (all located in/near downtown San Jose). The RELIEF Peer Mentor is not a full time position, but provides relief/coverage for open shifts – hours, if any, are based on availability of open shifts. Swing shift and awake overnight work is required and looking for candidates available between 5 p.m. and 9 a.m.

  • Under the direction of the THP Program Supervisor, the RELIEF Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed in SCC Interim Housing.

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager Interim House / Young Adult Shelter, the Peer Mentor will be primarily responsible to assist with prevention services in both group and individual settings. The Peer Mentor will co-facilitate prevention and substance abuse groups and conduct individual risk assessments.

    Shift - Sunday - Thursday 3:00 pm-11:30 pm

Independent Living Program (ILP)/HUB

Drop-In Center Programs

  • Outreach Case Manager (SCC Housing Initiative) - DIC

    Under the supervision and direction of the Program Manager and Program Supervisor at the Drop In Center, the Outreach Case Manager conducts street outreach throughout Santa Clara County and engages homeless minors, young adults and homeless families with young adults as head of households, including those that are unsheltered.

  • Under the supervision and direction of the Program Manager and Program Supervisor of the Drop In Center, the Case Manager/Outreach Counselor conducts street outreach to areas frequented by street youth and performs case management for clients on caseload by performing the following duties and responsibilities.

  • The Case Manager I provides case management, counseling and referral services at the Drop In Center to help homeless and parenting youth meet basic needs, end their homelessness or connect them to permanent housing programs.

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

    Friday - Tuesday 9:00 pm – 6:00 AM

  • The Part Time Peer Mentor for the Re-Entry Services program must have lived experience and be passionate about helping formerly incarcerated individuals reconnect with family and friends through an array of pro-social activities and role modeling appropriate behavior.

  • Under the supervision and direction of the Program Manager and Program Supervisor at the Drop In Center, the RELIEF Peer Counselors provide coverage and relief for staff on PTO, leaves, etc..

  • Under the supervision of the Drop In Center Program Manager. The RELIEF Peer Mentor is not a full time position, but provides relief/coverage for open shifts at the DIC Respite program (overnight) – hours, if any, are based on availability of open shifts.

Counseling Programs

Community Resources


  • Reporting directly to the Director of Finance, the Senior Accountant is responsible for full cycle payroll processing using Paycom. MUST HAVE PAYROLL PROCESSING EXPERIENCE (PAYCOM EXPERIENCE A PLUS) as well as other duties.

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