Careers

 

Are you interested in joining the CanLearn team?

The CanLearn Society is a leader in learning and attention difficulties and an innovator in literacy programming. Our team consists of psychologists, ADHD Coach, learning and literacy specialists, pediatricians and early childhood educators.

We are a registered charity that has been providing services to Calgary and the area since 1979!

Registered Psychologist

The CanLearn Society is a not-for-profit agency that has been a recognized leader in identifying and treating learning difficulties experienced by children and adults for over 40 years. The dedicated professional staff provides valuable services that include family literacy programs, in-school programs, the assessment and treatment of learning difficulties (particularly learning disabilities and attention disorders), public and professional education and the provision of library and research services to the community.

CanLearn is seeking a full-time 35 hours/week Registered Psychologist. This is a salary position that is eligible for benefits.

The position of Registered Psychologist at the CanLearn Society is a professional, clinical role that involves the delivery of service to clients of CanLearn and responsibilities in support of the Director of Clinical Services.

The Registered Psychologist reports to the Director of Clinical Services.

Key responsibilities include:

Direct provision of assessment and counselling services to clients (.8 FTE)
Supportive responsibilities within the clinical team (.2 FTE)

  • Supporting supervision of practicum students
  • The leadership of clinical contractors
  • Program development related to in-house clinical groups
  • Liaising and consultation with staff and contractors to ensure efficient processes
  • Supporting coordination of CanLearn’s Attention Clinic
  • Evaluation of assessment service
  • Management of testing inventory
  • Working with the Director of Clinical Services to develop clinic policy and procedures

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology
  • Registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) (minimum of two years)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Previous experience working with children and adults with learning and attention difficulties
  • Proficiency in psychological assessment and training in psychometric assessment, i.e., practica, coursework
  • Proficiency and experience counselling children and/or adults
  • Excellent track record in working in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest to hbaker@canlearnsociety.ca.

Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is chosen.

 

CanLearn is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic background, disability, or age.

Clinical Services and Administrative Support

With the covid-19 pandemic, mental health and learning needs are greater than ever. Do you genuinely care about helping others? Do you have the ability to manage and understand the needs of our potential clients? Our organization seeks a talented professional with dual skillsets in administration and clinical services (psychology, social work, or related) to join our team of psychologists, literacy specialists, and early childhood educators.

This is a demanding, fast-paced position. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask are absolutely critical. We are a small organization, and the successful candidate will work independently on a day-to-day basis while displaying excellent interpersonal skills in supporting coworkers.

This is a full-time position with benefits.

 

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Providing information about our services to potential clients
  • Providing excellent customer service to existing clients
  • Conducting in-depth triage interviews and scheduling appointments with our clinical staff
  • Invoicing for clinical services
  • Reconciling financial reports
  • Receiving, recording and recognizing charitable donations
  • Scheduling meetings and providing support to board members
  • Checking and sorting mail
  • Supporting clinicians and administrative lead as required

Secondary Responsibilities include:

  • Providing coverage to the administrative team as required
  • Supporting clinicians with client-specific requests

CanLearn is currently evolving. Candidates must be willing to adapt and grow with the role as the needs of the agency and our clients’ change. The above responsibilities may change.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to thrive under pressure
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong client interviewing skills to facilitate the triage process
  • Strong computer skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to change
  • Value working in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Knowledge and experience in the fields of mental health, learning, and/or attention difficulties is essential
  • A background or degree in Psychology (or a related field) is required
  • Minimum 1-2 years of administrative experience

This position is currently working part-time remote. The successful candidate will have the comfort and skill level required to work with the necessary technology at home and be comfortable working in an office setting when required. This balance may shift in the coming months.

 

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to reception@canlearnsociety.ca with Clinical Services & Administrative Support as the subject line.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is chosen.

Candidates who pass the initial interview will be invited to a second working interview.

 

CanLearn is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic background, disability, or age.