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  • Training Manager

    The Training Manager will coordinate and track training for over 200 Bill Wilson Center (BWC) staff to ensure compliance with requirements from agency policy and procedures, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health, State Community Care Licensing, CA Code of Regulations and more. The Training Manager designs, implements and provides individual and group trainings; networks and collaborates with other agencies within the community to supplement the agency training offerings; and addresses emerging training needs.




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

  • The Training Manager will coordinate and track training for over 200 Bill Wilson Center (BWC) staff to ensure compliance with requirements from agency policy and procedures, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health, State Community Care Licensing, CA Code of Regulations and more. The Training Manager designs, implements and provides individual and group trainings; networks and collaborates with other agencies within the community to supplement the agency training offerings; and addresses emerging training needs.

  • The RELIEF Receptionist reports to the HR/Administrative Services Specialist and is responsible for all reception desk duties, greeting clients and visitors, performing administrative tasks, data entry, room scheduling, working with staff and volunteers and assisting with various projects at Bill Wilson Center’s Main Office. The RELIEF Receptionist is not a full time position, but provides relief/coverage.


Community Resources

  • No openings in this program at this time.

Counseling Programs

  • The full time Call Specialist for Contact Cares/Centralized Intake handles high risk/crisis calls and provides specialized support and intake services to clients who call. Also, provides support to volunteer Telephone Counselors assigned to the 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.


Drop-In Center Programs

  • Located downtown San Jose, Bill Wilson Center’s Drop In Center (DIC) is a one-stop location where staff provide outreach, basic needs, case management, behavioral health services, housing resources, crisis management, employment and education assistance to transition age youth (18-24). We are searching for a Program Director to provide supportive leadership and ensure a welcoming and supportive space for homeless street youth.

  • 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 supervision and direction of the Program Manager of the Drop In Center, the Intake Coordinator/Case Manager conducts street outreach to areas frequented by street youth and performs case management for clients on caseload.

  • Great way to gain experience working, develop your skills, and educate yourself about the duties, responsibilities, and required skills of working with a diverse population of young people in a non-profit setting. Can be a gateway to your next opportunity. Under the supervision of the Drop In Center Program Manager, the RELIEF Residential Counselors performs the following duties and responsibilities for the Drop-in Center program when covering for open shifts. The RELIEF Residential Counselors is not a full time position, but provides relief/coverage for open shifts at the Drop-in Center – hours are based on availability of open shifts.


Housing Programs

  • The Program Manager supervises staff working in the housing programs for young adults and families age 18-24. These are programs for young adults preparing for permanent housing. 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. Some of the programs include THP to Rapid Rehousing, Young Family Shelter and a Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program.

  • The Program Manager supervises Transitional Housing, LGBTQ Housing and Host Home programs by working with Case Managers and other staff in developing and maintaining quality services to homeless single and pregnant/parenting youth.

  • 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.

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager and working closely with program staff, the Case Manager provides case management services for young adults ages 18-25 centered 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 Housing Retention Specialist is responsible processing Emergency Rental Assistance Payments to ensure clients retain or secure housing.

  • The Case Manager I provides youth with living arrangements, case management services, and preparation for independent living.

  • 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.

  • 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 part time Client Support Specialist for the LGBTQ Transitional Living program must have lived experience and be passionate about helping LGBTQ clients connect with appropriate services and role modeling appropriate behavior.

  • 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.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed during the overnight shift.


Independent Living Program (ILP)/HUB

  • No openings in this program at this time.

LGBTQ Programs

  • No openings in this program at this time

Mental Health Programs

  • The Clinician 2 provides culturally appropriate, accessible, and supportive Mental Health services to Medi-cal and uninsured beneficiaries. The Clinician provides assessment services, then creates and implements a client-centered, holistic care plan including individual and family therapy, skills development, and clinical case management services. Services are community-based and provided both at the office and in settings that best meet client needs such as their home, school, or community location.

    AVAILABLE POSITIONS:
    Our clinical services address the needs of various ages and populations, from children to young adults. Current openings are in the following areas:
    • School-Linked Services (Ages 5 – 21 and their families): Bilingual Spanish Required
    • Young Adult Outpatient (Ages 18+, primarily young adult population)
    • Transitional Age Youth (18 – 24 years Old) 2 Openings

  • Under the direction of the Program Director, 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 Transition-Aged Youth 16-24. 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.

  • Under the direction of the Director, the Intake Clinician is responsible for intake, coordination and scheduling timely access to Mental Health services for clients of all behavioral health programs. In addition to the core function of intake and referral, they will provide information visits and perform registration of new patients into electronic health record (AWARDS). The Intake Clinician holds the expertise in MediCal, Private Insurance and underfunded reimbursement and is expected to have an understanding of regulations regarding SCC Behavioral Health policies and procedures as well as BWC Mental Health policies and procedures.


Residential Programs

  • Exciting opportunity to work in a cutting edge program providing comprehensive recreational and social opportunities to youth ages 11 - 18 and their families. The Safety Net Shelter provides emergency shelter to homeless and at risk youth. The Recreational Therapist plans and provides professional, creative, and age/developmentally appropriate recreational programs and activities of therapeutic value.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

    Swing Shift – Friday – Monday 3:30 PM – 12:00 AM (32 hrs per wk)

  • 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.

    BWC has a NEW opportunity for Residential Counselor to be the primary support person for 3-5 of these young adults, who range in age from 18-25, as they re-enter community life. The available schedule is:

    Thur, Fri 11:00 pm – 7:30 am and Tue, Wed 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm (26 hrs/wk – part time)

  • 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

  • No openings at this time.

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