Counselor, In-Sync Program

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 preferred
 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
February 22, 2019

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 at

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