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Team carya: Amanda’s Story

Amanda has been carya’s Administration Superstar for over four years and continues to brighten the days of carya staff, participants and volunteers who meet her in our Downtown Office. Amanda loves to connect with other staff members and says that the collective at carya makes every day a great one. Amanda has a young daughter who keeps her busy outside of her work. They love to play on their… Read more »

Team carya: Sajjad’s Story

When he and his family immigrated to Calgary in May 2014, Sajjad Ahmad was eager to find a profession that allowed him to work with and find community. He joined carya eight years ago and is currently the Counselling Services Manager, where he oversees and guides a team of counsellors who specialize in Language-Specific, Family and Older Adults counselling.  In his work, Sajjad finds joy and… Read more »

Team carya: Patricia’s Story

Building strong families and communities for generations takes time, dedication, and care. carya counsellor Patricia Canales is approaching her twenty-fifth year on staff and brings her dedication, care and expertise to every aspect of her work and each client she connects with. At work, Patricia is a skilled language specific counsellor, mentor, and supervisor. At home, she’s raised three children into adulthood, makes time for sports… Read more »

Team carya: Heather’s Story

As a social worker on carya’s Elder Abuse Response Team (EART), Heather Jeffery collaborates with the Calgary Police Force to identify elder abuse cases in the community. Heather has dedicated over five years of her career to facilitating a better Calgary for senior citizens. She says the most challenging part of her job is providing resources and walking away from cases where individuals continue to live… Read more »