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 Coaches, 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 Registered Psychologist.

The position of Registered Psychologist at the CanLearn Society is a professional, clinical role that involves the delivery of service to clients of CanLearn. We are looking for a contractor able to commit 2-3 days per week.

CanLearn offers a flexible work environment. Weekend and weekday options are available.

The Registered Psychologist reports to the Director of Clinical Services.
Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct provision of psychoeducational assessment and counselling services to clients
  • Required Qualifications:
  • Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology
  • Registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) (minimum of two years)
  • 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.

 

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.

Adult Foundational Learning Facilitator

Adult Foundational Learning Facilitator: The CALL (Community Access to Literacy Learning) Program

ABOUT US

CanLearn Society is a charitable, multidisciplinary organization that offers a range of programs and services to help children, youth, adults, and families living with literacy, learning and related mental health challenges learn and thrive. We believe that learning changes lives. For more information, visit our website: www.canlearnsociety.ca
THE POSITION

We are looking for a part-time (20 hours a week) Adult Foundational Learning Facilitator for our CALL (Community Access to Literacy Learning) Program. This is a 10-month contract position. The Facilitator is responsible for lesson planning, materials preparation, and delivery of the CALL program. To ensure that the program reflects participants’ needs and goals, the facilitator is required to deliver learner-centered programming and to report regularly on program activities and participant progress. Program facilitators at CanLearn are also expected to keep up with changes in the field of adult education, to integrate new professional development learning into their lesson planning, and together with their colleagues, to maintain through development and innovation programming that achieves the highest standards in adult education practice.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivering CALL sessions using lesson plans, discussions, printed materials, audio-visual presentations, field trips, hands-on projects
  • Preparing lesson plans and materials that reflect the program’s learner-centred approach
  • Assessing, tracking and reporting participant progress
  • Completing reports and documenting activities as required
  • Providing support to learners on an individual basis as required
  • Creating a safe, friendly, and engaging learning environment that fosters independent and group learning
  • Participating as an effective member of the literacy team
  • Attend scheduled meetings and training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Degree/Diploma in Education or Human Services
  • Preference given to applicants with relevant training/PD and experience in facilitating Adult Foundational Learning
  • Must be able to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Must be confident with in-person and virtual program delivery
  • Must have excellent interpersonal relationship-building skills

 

TO APPLY

Send your resume and cover letter to njerkovic@canlearnsociety.ca no later than September 5, 2021
Indicate “Your Name – CALL” in the subject line of your email.

We thank all applicants who are interested in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please, note we are currently following public health and Government guidelines related to COVID 19 both for our interview process and while working. Interviews will be done virtually.

CanLearn has an organizational commitment to anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives.

Family Literacy Facilitator

Family Literacy Facilitator: The Learning Starts at Home Program

ABOUT US

CanLearn Society is a charitable, multidisciplinary organization that offers a range of programs and services to help children, youth, adults, and families living with literacy, learning and related mental health challenges learn and thrive. We believe that learning changes lives. For more information, visit our website: www.canlearnsociety.ca
THE POSITION

We are looking for a part-time (20 hours a week) Family Literacy Facilitator for our Learning Starts at Home Program. This is a 10-month contract position. The Facilitator is responsible for lesson planning, materials preparation, and delivery of the Learning Starts at Home Program. To ensure that the program reflects participants’ needs and goals, the facilitator is required to deliver learner-centred programming and to report regularly on program activities and participant progress. Program facilitators at CanLearn are also expected to keep up with changes in the field of adult education, to integrate new professional development learning into their lesson planning, and together with their colleagues, to maintain through development and innovation programming that achieves the highest standards in adult education practice.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing individualized, in-home support to disadvantaged families with children ages birth to eight through activities that promote intergenerational literacy development
  • Preparing lesson plans and materials that reflect the program’s learner-centred approach
  • Assessing, tracking, and reporting participant progress
  • Completing reports and documenting activities as required
  • Providing support to learners on an individual basis as required
  • Creating a safe, friendly, and engaging learning environment that fosters independent and group learning
  • Participating as an effective member of the literacy team
  • Attend scheduled meetings and training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Degree/Diploma in Education or Human Services
  • Preference is given to applicants with relevant training/PD and experience in facilitating Adult Foundational Learning
  • Must be able to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Must be confident with in-person and virtual program delivery
  • Must have excellent interpersonal relationship-building skills

TO APPLY

Send your resume and cover letter to njerkovic@canlearnsociety.ca no later than September 5, 2021
Indicate “Your Name – CALL” in the subject line of your email.

We thank all applicants who are interested in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please, note we are currently following public health and Government guidelines related to COVID 19 both for our interview process and while working. Interviews will be done virtually.

CanLearn has an organizational commitment to anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives.