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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 5,147 children, youth, young adults and families in Santa Clara County. We reach nearly 33,000 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 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!

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.

  • Under the direction of the Director of TAY MH, the Program Manager oversees and supervises the Adult Outpatient mental health Services program.

  • 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 Clinician 2 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 Clinician 2 also provides oversight/supervision for Mental Health Specialists in developing and maintaining quality services to Youth and Family Mental Health Services clients. Salary $57K per year for bilingual candidates.

  • This unique role requires a rich blend of service provision combining clinical skills and functional behavioral assessment and behavior modification planning. The successful Clinician will carry a balanced caseload of youth receiving Support & Enhancement Services (SES) as well as cases receiving Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS).

    Support and Enhancement Services (SES) reduces crime and delinquency among at risk youth and young offenders through 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 SES Clinician 2 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. .

    TBS (Therapeutic Behavioral Services) program services are targeted toward high risk behaviors and partner with other Clinician is providing functional skill development services. Service target specific behavioral changes and occur in time limited manner.

  • Under the supervision of Director of TAY Mental Health Services, the LGBTQ Outreach Counselor is responsible for street outreach to LGBTQ youth, and program evaluation and reporting.

  • 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 Rehabilitation Case Manager will provide adults and older adult’s rehabilitation and restorative skill based services as well as case management and referral services, and preparation for independent living and/or improved self-sufficiency. The Rehabilitation Case Manager will provide counseling services utilizing the Transformation Care Planning 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 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.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed in our Crisis Residential Shelter.
    $14.50 - $17.00 per hour depending on education and experience.

    2 openings
    Tue-Sat 3:30p-midnight
    Sun-Thu 3:30p-midnight

  • Prepares and cooks family style meals for residents of the Shelter.

  • 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. $14.00 Per Hour - Overnight/Weekend Highly Desired

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.