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 and Short Term Disability. In 2015, BWC’s launched our 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 martial arts, free lunch and learn sessions, walking groups, weight loss challenges and access to fresh, local fruits and vegetables via weekly veggie truck visit!
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 email@example.com.
We prefer to receive all inquiries by email, however, you can also fax your information to (408) 244-4022.
Mental Health Programs
Clinician II (Bilingual: English/Spanish) – Youth & Family Crisis and Aftercare Services 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.
The Family Wellness Trainer/Parent Partner provides peer support to family members of youth receiving School Linked Services (SLS) and Intensive Outpatient Services (IOP). The Family Wellness Trainer/Parent Partner is REQUIRED to have lived experience as a parent, grandparent or foster parent dealing with mental health issues.
The Residential Counselor cares for youth housed in Crisis Residential Shelter and Quetzal House. Awake overnight and weekend coverage required.
Full Time Shift: Sunday, Monday & Thursday, Crisis Residential Shelter, Santa Clara
Tuesday & Wednesday, Quetzal House, Mountain View
The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed in our Crisis Residential Shelter. Weekend and holiday coverage required.
Sunday – Thursday 3:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
RELIEF Residential Counselors: Crisis Residential Shelter (Santa Clara) and Quetzal House (Mountain View) – All shifts - Overnight/Weekend Availability Highly Desired.
Foster Care Programs
Reporting to the Division Director of Residential Services, the Program Manager FFA/Adoption provides management of FFA/Adoption program and supervises staff in that program.
Under the direction of the THP Program Supervisor, 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.
The Employment/Education Case Manager will provide case management and supportive services for the Rapid Rehousing program in order to help clients find and retain employment and/or continue their education goals. This position will work with clients who are seeking career services such as job readiness skills, employment or work experience, career training, mentorship, leadership development, and/or educational programs (i.e. GED, tutoring assistance), as well as interfacing with other schools, employers, and service providers.
The Case Manager will provide case management and supportive services for the Rapid Rehousing HUD program which secures stable housing for homeless youth.
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 and working closely with program direct service staff, the Housing Specialist will provide information and referral services for housing and other community services to youth in the program and will ensure connection and retention to housing resources.
Drop-In Center Programs
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.
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 and provide Centralized Intake services.
Reporting to the Director of Agency PQI, the BWC Training Manager will coordinate and track all training of ALL BWC STAFF to ensure compliance with Bill Wilson Center Policy, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Directives and Requirements, Community Care Licensing/Residential Programs, CCR requirements, etc. The Training Manager designs, implements, and provides individual and group trainings.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Facilities Manager is responsible for the safety and ongoing maintenance of Bill Wilson Center facilities, grounds and vehicles as well as serving as professional liaison to landlords and vendors. The Facilities Manager is also responsible for ensuring top level customer service from their facilities team to all staff, vendors, contractors, landlords, etc.
Bill Wilson Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.