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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) 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 will launch our Staff Wellness Program which will 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!

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 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.

  • Reporting to the Director of Youth & Family Mental Health Services, the Clinical Supervisor provides clinical oversight of all Mental Health services programs including Youth & Family, Transition Age Youth, School Linked Services and Adult Intensive Outpatient.

  • The Clinician 2 Bilingual will provide homeless prevention school based family advocacy services and mental health services to youth, family and school staff at two identified high schools and two identified middle schools. The Clinician 2 in partnership with the Parent Partner/Family Wellness Trainer will also provide a series of informational workshops for parents and a training workshop for school staff on identifying the needs of families experiencing homelessness or on the verge of homelessness. The Clinician 2 will also provide guidance to Mental Health Specialists in the program. Salary starts at $57K+ per year for bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates.

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager the Peer Partner provides peer support services to clients in the Adult Outpatient Mental Health program.

  • The Mental Health Program Assistant receives callers at establishment, determines nature of business, and directs callers to destination, greets clients, completes paperwork and intake to open cases in MediCal Unicare system. Supports program and staff by performing the following duties:

  • The Parent Partner/Family Wellness Trainer provides peer support to family members of youth receiving School Linked Services and Intensive Outpatient Services. The Parent Partner/Family Wellness Trainer is REQUIRED to have lived experience as a parent, grandparent or foster parent.

    The Parent Partner/Family Wellness Trainer partners with parents/family members as a peer advocate to increase empowerment in getting their needs met. As a crucial part of the provider team, the Parent Partner/Family Wellness Trainer engages families in services and works with caregivers individually so they can better support the youth in their lives. These services can include Special Education, Mental Health Services, Human Services such as CPS or Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice or Probation.

  • Facilitates family reunification or alternate placement for at risk youth and their families through crisis intervention, family counseling, stabilization, parenting skills, case management and providing community linkages and resources through a strength based approach utilizing evidence based practices.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for youth housed in Quetzal House by performing the following duties. Some awake overnight and weekend coverage may be required. $14.50 - $17.00 per hour depending on education and experience.

  • Life Skills Coach will Care and Supervision of foster youth, ages 16-17 yrs who are working towards independent living.

  • Provides BBS clinical supervision for MFT trainees/interns and PCC interns and assists in training of interns and staff. Part time (20 hours per week) and must be available on Tuesdays 12-8; Thursdays 1-7 pm; Saturdays 9-3 pm.

  • Under the direct supervision of the DIC Program Manager and DIC Program Supervisor, the LEAD Peer Mentor provides respite clients with case management and referral services, develops a case plan to preparation for independent living and also provides oversight/supervision for Peer Mentors in developing and maintaining quality services to Respite clients. The working hours will generally be 3 p.m. to 12 a.m.

  • Under the supervision of the Volunteer Program Manager, the Temporary Administrative Assistant will assist with Bill Wilson Center’s Building Dreams annual fundraising luncheon.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed in our Crisis Residential Shelter. Awake overnight, weekend and holiday coverage required. Must be at least 21 years old. $14.50 - $17.00 per hour depending on education and experience.

  • 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 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 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).

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