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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 4,100 children, youth, young adults and families in Santa Clara County. We reach more than 30,000 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, Short Term Disability, Cancer or Critical Illness insurance. BWC also offers a 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 lunch and learn sessions, free weekly nutritional breakfast bar, walking groups and CEO hikes, weight loss challenges and access to fresh, local fruits and vegetables!



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 Resource Manager supports the agency by implementing human resources programs including but not limited to training, policies and procedures, benefits, leaves of absence, and recognition programs. The HR manager should be proficient in all traits of the human resource cycle.


Community Resources

  • Under supervision of the Chief Community Resources Officer, the Development Associate is responsible for donor cultivation and stewardship, special events, and in-kind donations.


Counseling Programs

  • The Counseling Services Program Manager is responsible for clinical program objectives, standards, policies, procedures and practices. Provides recruiting, retention, training and monitoring of interns.

  • 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 Case Manager 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 Outreach Case Manager conducts street outreach throughout Santa Clara County and engages homeless minors, young adults and homeless families with young adults as head of households, including those that are unsheltered.

  • 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.

  • 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..


Housing Programs

  • The Director of Housing and Homeless Prevention Services is responsible for oversight of Rapid Rehousing, Family Advocacy Services (FAS), Interim Housing, Young Adult and Family shelters and other services and programs that ensure clients receive services to obtain and maintain housing and prevent homelessness.

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

  • The Property Manager will live on site and be responsible for the successful lease up of a 26-unit tax credit property in Santa Clara serving the formerly homeless, and working with various support agencies for referral of applicants supportive service providers. Also, responsible for the overall operation of the property and the day to day implementation of policies, procedures and programs that ensure a well-managed, well-maintained property and ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and federal, state and local laws.

  • We have an immediate opportunity for a Case Manager for our Transitional Housing Program. This is a hands-on position that provides important oversight of housing as well as trauma-informed services to clients.

    Swing Shift Schedule 3:00 pm to Midnight Tuesday through Saturday

  • The Case Manager provides intensive 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.

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

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager and working closely with program direct service staff, the Housing Specialist will provide information and referral services for housing and other community services to youth in the program and will ensure connection and retention to housing resources. Part Time 20 hours per week.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed in Interim Housing.

    1 overnight shift and 1 swing shift

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Residential Counselor cares for and supervises families housed in Young Adult Family Shelter by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.

  • 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 Peer Mentor 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 Peer Mentor 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.

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

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager and working closely with program direct service staff, the Housing Specialist will provide information and referral services for housing and other community services to youth in the program and will ensure connection and retention to housing resources.


Independent Living Program (ILP)/HUB

  • This unique position provides a Program Manager the opportunity to plan, organize, and coordinate services to youth throughout Santa Clara County. Serves as the Liaison for community partners, DFCS, Probation and other county departments. Supervises HUB Coordinator and Case Managers in developing quality, culturally diverse services to youth participating in the Independent Living Skills Program (ILP) and at the HUB space.

  • The Case Manager reports to the Program Manager and is responsible for providing services and engaging youth in program.


LGBTQ Programs

  • No openings in this program at this time

Mental Health Programs

  • 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.

  • The Clinician 2 provides youth with counseling, case management and referral services, and preparation for independent living and also provides mentoring for Mental Health Specialist I’s in developing and maintaining quality services to TAY clients.

  • The Mental Health Specialist will provide youth and families with TBS 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 Program Manager will provide oversight and clinical guidance to two (2) IHOT teams comprised of a Case Manager, 2 Client Support Specialists and Family Advocate who provide direct care, community planning and mobilization and mental health prevention efforts for adult consumers in the IHOT (In-Home Outreach Team) program. The goal of the IHOT program is to engage and link consumers with mental health needs to appropriate levels of care to increase stabilization and functioning.

  • The Case Manager will provide direct care, clinical guidance and oversight, community planning and mobilization and mental health prevention efforts for adult consumers in the IHOT (In-Home Outreach Team) program. The goal of the IHOT program is to engage and link consumers with mental health needs to appropriate levels of care to increase stabilization and functioning.

  • 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.

  • The Family Advocate partners with families participating in our In-Home Outreach Team to support families of adults with mental health challenges. The Family Advocate works as a peer advocate to increase empowerment in getting their needs met. The Family Advocate engages families in services and works with caregivers individually so they can better support their family member.


Residential Programs

  • Under the direction of the Division Director, the Intake Clinician is responsible for intake, coordination and scheduling timely access to Mental Health and other services for youth, ages 11-18 yrs requiring emergency services through the Safety Net Shelter. In addition to the core function of intake and referral, they will provide informational visits and perform registration of new patients into 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, Community Care Licensing regulations as well as BWC Mental Health policies and procedures.

  • The Residential Counselor cares for and supervises youth housed in our Safety Net Shelter. Weekend and holiday coverage required.

    Friday – Monday 7:30am – 3:30pm

  • The Cook prepares and cooks family style meals for residents of the Shelter.

    (Monday – Friday 20 hours per week)

  • RELIEF Residential Counselors provide shift coverage for openings in the Shelter or THPP/THP+ FC schedule and care for and supervise youth housed in our residential programs by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities when scheduled. There is no set schedule or guaranteed hours for relief workers.

    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.