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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK

  • As the organization grows and evolves to best serve its constituents, Bill Wilson Center seeks a collaborative, creative and highly experienced CFO. The organization is excited for the future and with this excitement comes the need for adaptable, communicative, and energetic leadership. As Bill Wilson Center has more than 100 unique public grants and contracts representing federal, state, and local funds, the incoming CFO is a role which requires deep experience with nonprofit finance as well as a background within health and human services.




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

  • We have an immediate opportunity for a full time Executive Assistant to support our high profile CEO, CFO and Board of Directors. Someone who will stay one step ahead of our busy CEO! This position requires an efficient, highly-motivated and skilled professional who will perform a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks that require strong attention to detail.

  • 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 Maintenance/Facility Technician is responsible for the safety and ongoing maintenance of Bill Wilson Center facilities, grounds and vehicles as well as serving as liaison to landlords where applicable. This is a hands on position that will also at times require moving furniture, cleaning, etc.

  • 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

  • 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.

    Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 1:00 pm – 9:30 pm

  • The Case Manager / Host Home Recruiter has an exciting opportunity to provide services to homeless youth in Santa Cruz County by matching them up with caring adults who are willing to take them into their homes for stabilization and support. The Case Manager will market the program to families throughout the county to recruit homes, train them and match to youth referred through the Homeless Management Information System. This role is responsible for retention of host homes as well facilitating trainings and certifications for host home members. In addition, will provide case management to clients assigned to the program.

  • 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 Case Manager conducts street outreach to areas frequented by street youth and performs case management for clients on caseload.

  • Under the supervision of the Drop In Center Program Manager. The RELIEF Residential Counselor 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.


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 local college students and is required to work quickly and independently in the fast paced housing market in Santa Clara County in order to secure housing for college students. In addition to locating housing, will also 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 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.

  • The Case Manager will provide case management and supportive services for the Rapid Rehousing program which secures stable housing for homeless youth and families.

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

  • No openings in this program at this time.

LGBTQ Programs

  • No openings in this program at this time

Mental Health Programs

  • An exciting opportunity to support our services for transition-aged youth ages 16-25! The Program Manager provides clinical/managerial leadership and oversight to Behavioral Health staff in young adult programs including TAY, TAY LGBTQ, and Independent Living Program serving current and former foster youth. Reporting directly to the Division Director, the Program Manager collaborates closely with our other programs serving this population.

  • 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.

  • The Clinician II provides youth and families with behavioral health services utilizing the Transformation Care Planning (TCP) model in collaboration with client’ school placement to improve the client’s emotional wellbeing.

  • 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

  • The Program Manager is responsible for the overall program development and implementation of services for youth ages 12-18 yr in a 20 bed Homeless Youth Prevention Center for runaway, homeless and at risk youth. The Program Manager provides oversight and modeling for creating a welcoming environment to youth in need of stabilization, safety and security with the goal of successful and sustainable reunification with their families. This exciting opportunity provides alternatives for youth and families to divert them from involvement in the foster care or juvenile justice systems. Comprehensive programs includes counseling, education, improved well-being, increased permanent connections with caring adults and advocacy through a lens of inclusivity and cultural sensitivity.

  • 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.

  • 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.