Calgary is a complex city ﬁlled with incredible opportunities and dynamic challenges for those who call it home.
For over 110 years, carya has worked diligently to meet the evolving needs of Calgarians by providing members of our community with the tools they need to be stronger, more connected, and more resilient.
Today we oﬀer over 40 programs for individuals and families at all stages of life. From providing mental health supports to fostering multi-generational wellness and strong families – carya’s dedicated team of professionals plays an essential role in ensuring a vibrant and healthy future for all Calgarians.
About the Role
Carya is searching for a Family Counsellor to join our awesome team known for clinical excellence to engage individuals in creating change in their lives and communities.
Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, this individual will work with individuals and their families to discover their full potential and build flourishing relationships with their families and community. Key responsibilities include:
Who You Are
What You’ll Do
In alignment with the Society’s mission and the systemic nature of our work, some portion of a counsellor’s time is to be committed to community engagement and development. As a member of the Counselling Team, you will engage with children, youth, couples and families in a client-directed way, in the context of their community. These positions will be focused upon family systems interventions, specifically using the Family Functional Therapy Model (FFT & FFT CW), as well as group modalities. Flexibility, an ability to engage and work within the community, an interest in working with family structures, as well as being skilled in, or a willingness to be trained in, evidence-based practices are necessities. The FFT program also runs in collaboration with Kindred (formerly Catholic Family Service) and so collaborative and partnership approaches are required.
What You Bring
This is a position that requires a combination of formal education and experience related to community development work, family work, social work, or a related discipline and
Success in this position requires the following competencies: critical thinking, collaboration, cultural humility, adaptability, ownership and quality of work, a participant orientation and mission driven.
Please note: applicants are encouraged to present with a current Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Review and a Child Intervention Record Check.
Why Join Team carya
When you join team carya, you are joining over 100 passionate professionals who exemplify our values of Community, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect, and Stewardship. Our employees are the heart of our organization and work collaboratively to meet the unique and evolving needs of over 40,000 Calgarians.
At carya, we take care of our people and proudly provide our employees with:
The Family Counsellor will receive a comprehensive total compensation package including:
Until Suitable Candidate is Found
How to Apply
Please submit a PDF of your cover letter and résumé, with job title in the subject line, to: . We thank all those who expressed their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Equal Employment Opportunities, Requesting an Accommodations Statement and other Employment Statements
Carya is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.
Carya is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please contact HR by email at HR@caryacalgary.ca in advance of your interview.
The successful candidate must satisfactorily complete a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable sector clearance and a Child Intervention Record Check.
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