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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK

  • 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.


Bill Wilson Center is working toward ending youth and family homelessness.

Bill Wilson Center is a nationally and regionally recognized leader for providing services to at-risk youth and families. We are working to prevent poverty in the next generation by connecting youth and families to education, employment, housing and positive relationships.

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.

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!

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!



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 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


Housing Programs

  • 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 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.

  • Case Managers provide case management and supportive services which secures stable housing for homeless youth and families.

  • 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 Case Manager will provide case management and supportive services for the College-based Rapid Rehousing program which secures stable housing for students.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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.

  • 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 Clinician II provides youth with therapeutic, case management and referral services, and preparation for independent living and maintaining quality services to current and former foster youth engaged in ILP services.

  • 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.

  • The Clinician 2 will provide school-based mental health and family advocacy services to youth, family and school staff at two identified high schools and two identified middle schools, with a focus on homeless and unstably housed youth/ families. The Clinician 2 will also partner with the SLS team as needed to support informational workshops for parents, training workshops for school staff, and engagement in school initiatives.

  • The Psychiatric Technician, under the care of psychiatrist will care for mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed individuals following physician instructions including monitoring patients’ physical and emotional well-being and reporting to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs and administer oral medications and hypodermic injections to voluntary patients in an outpatient mental health setting.


Residential Programs

  • Under the direction of the Division Director, the Intake Clinician is responsible for giving a warm welcome and introduction to new youth and their families into the Safety Net Shelter program. Youth, ages 11-17 yrs who are homeless, runaway, having conflict at home or encounters with the police, probation or protective services have immediate access to shelter and supportive services that facilitate their ultimate reunification home or other safe place with aftercare support.

  • 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.

    Sunday – Thursday 3:30 PM – 12:00 AM (40 Hrs)
    Tuesday – Saturday 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM (40hrs)
    Friday – Monday 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (32 Hrs)

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

    (Monday – Friday 20 hours per week)

  • 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.