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BWC Staff

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 resumes@billwilsoncenter.org.

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


Current Openings

Administration

  • No openings in this program at this time.

Community Resources

  • No openings in this program at this time.

Counseling Programs

  • The Family Therapist/Case Manager provides youth and families with therapy, case management, referral services, and skills-building to improve life domain functioning. The Child Abuse Therapy Program (CHAT), a component of the Family and Individual Outpatient Program at BWC, provides services to children and youth who have suffered from emotional, social and behavioral problems as a result of being victims of abuse, neglect, violence and or exploitation. Counseling Department Program Manager.

  • 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.


Drop-In Center Programs

  • The Drop In Center (DIC) Program Supervisor manages the day-to-day operations of the program, establishing a supportive and welcoming atmosphere for homeless street youth receiving services by performing the following duties and responsibilities within the Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles of BWC:

  • Under the supervision and direction of the Program Manager of the Drop In Center, the Outreach Case Manager conducts street outreach to areas frequented by street youth and performs case management for clients.

  • Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor - Drop In Center, the Life Skills Coach provides care and supervision and supports clients in daily functioning such as laundry, showers, storing their belongings, hygiene, etc. The Life Skills Coach interacts with clients and supports efforts in attending daily groups and activities or Needs & Service Plan goals.


Housing Programs

  • This is an exciting opportunity to be a Leader in ending youth and family homelessness through housing, education, employment services while helping clients improve Well-Being and increase positive adult connections in their lives. The Director of Housing oversees all Transitional Housing Programs, TH-RRH (Jackson St apartments, Maternity Group Home, Young Adult Family Shelter and Peacock Commons by working with Program Supervisors and Case Managers in developing and maintaining quality services to homeless and parenting youth and youth in need of independent living skills.

  • The Program Manager supervises staff working in the housing programs for young adults and families age 18-24 as well as a property manager overseeing the day to date operations at the Peacock Commons. These are programs for young adults preparing for permanent housing and at Peacock Commons it’s an apartment complex for permanent housing composed of MHSA clients, HUD funded clients and low income apartments. This position requires collaboration with other BWC programs to ensure young adults receive full scope services including employment, education, housing, mental health services and independent living skills. The Program Manager will supervise and support the property manager at Peacock Commons and oversee the coordination of maintenance work, enforcing leases, preparing performance reports, interviewing new tenants, setting rental rates, negotiating and enforcing lease agreements. Additionally, the Program Manager will support in the maintenance of records of income, signed leases, terminating leases, initiating eviction proceedings, addressing tenant complaints and inspecting units

  • Case Managers provide case management and supportive services for the Family Advocacy Service (FAS) program which provides homeless prevention and intervention services for youth and families at identified schools in Central Santa Clara County.

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Case Manager is responsible assessing referrals to the program and preparing them for move in. And providing general case management around education; housing, supportive counseling and connections to needed resources and services to clients in preparation for independent living.

  • The Case Manager for THPP/THP+ Foster Care provides youth and young mothers with living arrangements, case management services, and preparation for independent living. Also provides guidance to Residential Counselors in the THPP program.

  • The Case Manager I for THP+ provides intensive case management services for emancipated former foster youth ages 18-25. Services provided center primarily around strengthening independent living skills and housing permanency along with career and education development.

  • The Housing Specialist will be responsible for locating housing for homeless young adults and families. The Specialist is required to work quickly and independently in the fast paced housing market in Santa Clara County in order to secure housing for young adults and families. In addition to locating housing, you will conduct housing inspections, negotiate, and build relationships with landlords, collaborate with community partners, as well as be personable and informative about the BWC programs when engaging with the public.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises young adults housed during the shift.

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the RELIEF Residential Counselor performs the following duties and responsibilities for the program when covering for open shifts. The RELIEF Residential Counselor is not a full time position, but provides relief/coverage for open shifts at the DIC Respite, Interim Housing and Young Adult Shelter programs (overnight and swing) – hours, if any, are based on availability of open shifts.

  • The RELIEF Residential Counselor 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 Residential Counselor 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.


Independent Living Program (ILP)/HUB


LGBTQ Programs

  • Under the supervision of Program Supervisor, the LGBTQ Outreach Client Support Specialist is responsible for community, center-based, and street outreach to LGBTQ youth, and program evaluation and reporting. The Outreach Client Support Specialist will also provide direct service provision to assigned youth to support independent living skills, and referrals/ linkage to basic needs and resources in collaboration with Clinicians.


Mental Health Programs

  • The Program Director oversees our Outpatient Behavioral Health programs serving children, teens, and their families. The Program Director provides direct oversight of programming to ensure clinically sound and ethical service delivery and meet contract requirements. The Director collaborates closely with other agency and community-based programs to ensure timely access to services and implementation of trauma-informed care across our continuum of services.

  • The Program Director oversees our Outpatient Behavioral Health programs serving young adults. The Program Director provides direct oversight of programming to ensure clinically sound and ethical service delivery and meet contract requirements. The Director collaborates closely with other agency and community-based programs to ensure timely access to services and implementation of trauma-informed care across our continuum of services.

  • Under the direction of the Lead Clinician, the Client Support Specialist will be primarily responsible to assist with linkage to resources and mental health services, and prevention outreach in both group and individual settings to youth and young adults aged 16-30. The Client Support Specialist will also provide direct service provision to assigned youth to support independent living skills, and referrals/ linkage to basic needs and resources in collaboration with Clinicians.

  • As a Clinician 2, you will provide culturally appropriate, accessible, and supportive Mental Health services to Medi-Cal and uninsured beneficiaries. You will become a skilled provider in assessment, treatment planning, individual and family therapy, and clinical case management; serving a wide variety of individuals and families with 1:1 supervision and support from administrative and clinical supervisors. Services are community-based and provided both at the office and in settings that best meet client needs including telehealth, community, and school-based services.

    Current openings are in the following areas:
    • School-Based Services (Ages 5-21 and their families): Bilingual Required
    • Transition-Aged Youth (TAY) (Ages 16-25)

  • As the Lead Clinician, you will provide triage, intake, and coordination services to ensure the youth and young adults we serve have timely access to mental health services that best meet their needs. The Lead Clinician is responsible for coordinating outreach activities, referrals and transfers, providing administrative supervision to paraprofessional staff, and providing direct services to their caseload in conjunction with their teams. The Lead Clinician serves as the initial introduction to mental health services for many of our clients and families and is skilled in assessment, triage, engagement, and resourcing.

  • The Intake & Discharge Coordinator supports our Mental Health Outpatient programs by providing timely, client centered intake and initial support services. The I & D Coordinator is responsible for managing referrals from Santa Clara County Centralized Intake Line as well as other sources, completing intake or assigning for intake to ensure timely access to care. The I & D Coordinator also serves as a resource specialist, providing linkage and referral to appropriate services at intake or discharge. The I & D Coordinator carries a small caseload of clients who are preparing to discharge back to a “meds only” level of care, providing case management and linkage to ongoing supports in preparation for graduation from services.


Residential Programs

  • 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.

  • Bill Wilson Center is proud to partner with the County Probation Department in supporting the PIVOT (Providing Individual Valuable Opportunities Together) program to provide services for young adults coming out of detention facilities who are working hard to achieve stability and self-sufficiency.

    Available schedules:
    Thur, Fri 11:00 pm – 7:30 am and Tue, Wed 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm (26 hrs/wk – part time)
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm (25 hrs/wk – Part Time)

  • The Residential Counselor creates a safe and supportive environment for youth, ages 11-17 who are in need of immediate shelter or crisis stabilization due to homelessness, runaway, family conflict, school problems, trauma or encounter with law enforcement, juvenile probation or child protective services. The Residential counselor is the primary care provider offering empathy, listening skills, mentorship and coaching that empowers youth to heal and find healthy solutions and problem solving skills as part of their developmental stage towards self-sufficiency. Weekend and holiday coverage required.

    Sunday PM Shift (3:30 pm -12:00 am) & Monday-Thursday AM shift (7:00 am-3:30 pm)
    Sunday-Thursday PM shift (3:30 pm -12:00 am)
    Tuesday-Saturday PM shift (3:30 pm -12:00 am)
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday Overnight shift (11:30 pm -7:30 am) (32-hour)
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday AM shift (7:00 am -3:30 pm) (32-hour)

  • RELIEF Residential Counselors provide part time or emergency coverage in Safety Net Shelter or THPP/THP+ FC gaining experience working with youth, 11-21 yrs of age who are healing from trauma, dealing with lift stressors and working towards independent living by providing supervision, mentorship, redirection and listening skills that empower youth to heal and make healthy life choices.

    All shifts - Overnight/Weekend Availability Highly Desired!


Youth Development

  • No openings in this program at this time.

Independent Contractors

  • We are actively recruiting a part time Psychiatrist (up to 16 hours per week) who will be an Independent Contractor and will primarily work with Transition Age Youth (16-24) and young adults (up to age 30) engaged in Behavioral Health Services in a dynamic service environment.


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

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