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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 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!


Apply Here:

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.

Current Openings


Mental Health Programs

  • The Program Manager II works under the direction of the Division Director of Mental Health Oversight to provide coordination and supervision of Mental Health staff in TAY Mental Health program as well as provide clinical and managerial leadership to Adult IOP Program Manager and staff providing LGBTQ Mental Health 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.

  • 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.

  • Under the supervision of the Division Director of Mental Health Services, the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Specialist is responsible for quality control and quality improvement of the Mental Health Division. This position oversees continual quality improvement among multiple mental health programs to meet ongoing changes to regulatory requirements, quality improvement accreditation standards and related government contractual obligations.

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager II, 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.

  • 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.


Residential Programs


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.


Housing Programs

  • The Substance Abuse Counselor is the coordinator of community and client services for clients of DIC and THP. This includes outpatient or residential services in areas of domestic violence, substance abuse and issues of mental health. The Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for the assessment of need and implementation of care plans. It is usual for clients to have ongoing support needs in areas such as housing, employment, social relationships, and community participation. The Substance Abuse Counselor will work closely with other Case Managers, Peer Mentors, Residential Counselors and Program Managers to coordinate and monitor client issues. Often, the Substance Abuse Counselor works in a group environment.

  • 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.

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


Drop-In Center Programs

  • 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 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

  • 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.


Administration

  • 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.


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