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  • The Program Supervisor coordinates referrals from the county and ensures the Transitional Housing for young adults sites remain full. The Program Supervisor provides supervision to Case Managers in developing and maintaining quality services to homeless single and pregnant/parenting youth.


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

  • The Human Resources Generalist oversees the functions of the HR Department, including Policies/Procedures, Employee Relations, Workers’ Compensation, HRIS, Benefit design implementation and administration, LOA, Covid work-related issues, and other HR responsibilities. This position reports directly to the Director of Human Resources.

  • Bill Wilson Center is at the forefront of advocacy for homeless youth, young adults, and families, reforming justice systems, developing alternatives for public safety, and racial equity and policy reform. We are looking for Policy Aide to assist with strategies to educate policy makers as well as provide administrative support around calendaring for CEO around multiple policy related meetings. This is an opportunity to learn policy strategy from a CEO who has been working in community advocacy and public policy for 40 years.

  • The Billing and Financial Analyst plays a key role on the Bill Wilson Center Finance team and will collect, research, monitor and analyze financial information, identify trends, risks and make recommendations for improvements. They will work collaboratively with the finance and program teams to understand business drivers and organizational strategic direction to provide correct, timely and complete financial analyses. In addition, the Billing and Financial Analyst will be responsible for contract billing, budgeting, account reconciliation, collection of past due accounts, revenue recognition determination, including deferred revenue, and contract performance review analysis.

  • The Housing Expeditor and Data Analyst is an administrative position responsible for coordination, communication, and collaboration, with other internal and external housing opportunities for young adults and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This position is part of a larger collaboration in San Jose to prevent and end homelessness by providing resources that are data informed that include housing, education, employment and life skills development to best prepare young adults and families who are or at risk of being homeless for sustainability and success.


Community Resources


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 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 Case Manager performs the following duties and responsibilities.

  • 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.

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager Drop In Center, the Residential Counselor cares for young adults in the Drop In Center respite overnight.


Housing Programs

  • The Property Manager will live on site and be responsible for the successful management and oversight of a 26 unit affordable housing complex in Santa Clara. The complex serves formerly homeless young adults (singles and families) and works with various support agencies for referral of applicant. Responsible for the overall operation of the property and the day to day implementation of policies, procedures and programs. Ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and federal, state and local laws.

  • The Site Services Supervisor for Peacock Commons supports up to 24 residents in a permanent supportive housing unit through case management, organization of life skills groups and problem solving with managing budgets, conflicts with roommates and daily life skills. The Site Services Supervisor also supervises the volunteer mentors living in the complex and coordinates with property management staff.

  • The Program Supervisor of Housing Problem Solving and Call Center has the unique opportunity to reimagine a centralized call center for families and individuals at imminent risk of homelessness using a problem solving approach that assists individuals and households to use their strengths, support networks and community resources to find housing or stabilize their current housing.

  • The Placement Coordinator/Hotline Operator of Housing Problem Solving and Call Center has the unique opportunity to reimagine a centralized call center for families and individuals at imminent risk of homelessness using a problem solving approach that assists individuals and households to use their strengths, support networks and community resources to find housing or stabilize their current housing.

  • The Program Supervisor coordinates referrals from the county and ensures the Transitional Housing for young adults sites remain full. The Program Supervisor provides supervision to Case Managers in developing and maintaining quality services to homeless single and pregnant/parenting youth.

  • We have a wonderful opportunity for a TEMP Case Manager in our Transitional Housing Program Plus (THP+). 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • We have a wonderful opportunity for a Case Manager in our new Transition in Place Housing Program (TIP). The Case Manager provides case management services for young adults ages 18-25. Services provided center primarily around strengthening independent living skills and housing permanency along with career and education development.

  • We have immediate openings for a Full Time Employment Education Specialist for our Rapid Rehousing program! The Employment/Education Specialist 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.

  • The Housing Retention Specialist will be responsible for assisting individuals and families financially impacted by COVID-19 in the City of San Jose. The Housing Retention Specialist will be assisting tenants retain their housing by helping them apply for rental assistance through the Unqork database.

  • 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.

  • Bill Wilson Center Housing Specialists are responsible for locating housing for young adults and families and work quickly and independently in the fast paced housing market in Santa Clara County. You will conduct housing inspections, negotiate and build relationships with landlords and collaborate with community partners to secure housing for the people that need it most in our community!

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Bill Wilson Center’s Housing Navigator for THP+ will assist young adults ages 18 – 21 who are current foster youth to secure housing. Clients will be referred to the Housing Navigator by Santa Clara County Social Workers or other agencies serving foster youth. The position will be located at The HUB in San Jose and will report to the HUB/ILP Program Manager.


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 Youth & Family Mental Health Program Manager oversees all aspects of assigned programs including administrative supervision and support of clinicians and paraprofessional staff, managing program capacity and performance to contract, and oversight of program documentation to Medi-Cal standards.

  • An exciting opportunity to support our services for transition-aged youth ages 16-25! The Program Manager provides 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.

  • 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 Mental Health Specialist provides youth, young adults, and families with behavioral health 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 Family Advocate partners with families participating in our In-Home Outreach Team to support adults with mental health challenges and their families. The Family Advocate works as a peer advocate to increase empowerment in getting their needs met. The Family Advocate engages participants and families in services and works with caregivers individually so they can better support their family member. The Family Advocate is an essential part of the In-home Outreach Team working closely with others to help participants and families get their basic needs met and get connected to supportive mental health and/or substance abuse treatment.

  • The Client Support Specialist works as a member on our In-Home Support Team to provide engagement and support to adults with mental health challenges. The Client Support Specialist will provide case management, service linkage, outreach and engagement, peer support and other services to consumers of the IHOT program.


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.

  • 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.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth who reside in our Mountain View THPP house

  • 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:
    Th/F 11 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. and T/W 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. (26 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.
    Swing Shift – 3:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. F - M (32 hours)
    Overnight – 11:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. F - M (32 hours)
    Day Shift – 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Tuesday – Sat (40 hours)

  • 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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