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Company Name:
Carya (formerly Calgary Family Services)
Approximate Salary:
54332.00 - 56.00 Per Year
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Master's Degree

Counsellor, In Sync Program (HR253)

At Carya (formerly Calgary Family Services), we know that the strength of our community is rooted in its people.

That’s why we’ve dedicated more than 100 years of service to creating healthier, more connected communities in Calgary.

With 40 program offerings for individuals and families, we provide a full spectrum of interactive counselling and development services for people of all ages — from babies to youth to older adults — and their support network.

Our highly skilled team encourages nearly 30,000 Calgarians each year to discover their full potential and build flourishing relationships with their families and community.


Counsellor, In Sync Program (HR253)

One temporary one year full time position available (37.5 hours per week)
$54,332 - $56,021 annually

Competitive benefits package, RRSP defined contribution, mileage and parking

Position Summary
Are you passionate about working with children and their families?

As a member of the In Sync Team, you will deliver an in-home evidence based program where parents and children learn to connect with one another through nurturing relationships based on receiving understanding, respect, recognitions, warmth, gentle touch, praise, security, limits and appropriate expectations.  A nurturing parent-child relationship is crucial for producing the next generation of healthy, responsible and self-sustaining adults. You will be working with families that have children between the ages of birth – 6 years.

This position involves counselling, advocacy, case management, experiential education and mentoring parents in the values of therapeutic models that enhance parent child relationship. The ability to work creatively and adaptively with children and parents together is required. A background in high conflict family situations, trauma, grief and loss, attachment, neuroscience, play based approaches and resiliency is a definite asset.  Additional on-going training is available to the successful candidate.


Qualifications & Experience

  • A Master’s degree with a specialization in Early Childhood and/or Attachment is required
  • Experience or training in Theraplay, Circle of Security and/or the Nurturing Parent Program would be an asset.
  • Skills in case management, assessment, intervention, collaboration, teamwork, presentation and group work.
  • Current registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers is an asset
  • Must be able to travel throughout the city-a reliable vehicle is required (mileage reimbursement is provided)
  • A demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Please note: applicants are encouraged to present with a current Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Review and a Child Intervention Record Check.

Up to date immunization is a requirement for this position.


Closing Date

March 2, 2018


If you are seeking a genuine challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is supportive, please send your résumé to:  
Carya Human Resources
200, 1000 8 Ave. SW
Calgary, AB  T2P 3M7
Fax: (403) 205-5273 |  Website:   |  E-Mail: [email protected]

We appreciate the interest of all candidates,
but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.