Students

 Undergraduate Practicum Placement

carya is currently accepting applications for undergraduate practicum placements for September through to Dec 2019. There will be two openings for either a Social Work Diploma student or a Bachelor of Social Work student.  One practicum will have a focus on working with older adults and the other practicum will be school based placement.

carya seeks individuals who have a strong capacity for reflective practice; who are committed to being their best with clients and who enjoy a fast paced learning and work environment.  Days of the week and expectations of the role will be specified during the interview process and in alignment with the schools practicum expectations.

Applications consisting of a current resume and cover letter can be submitted to Lynne Downey at LynneD@caryacalgary.ca.  Please identify which area of focus you are interested in when applying for your Practicum.  This posting will remain open until March 1, 2019.

We thank all who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Master’s Level Practicum Placement

carya is currently accepting applications for a Community Development focused practicum placement for September 2019. This Community Development practicum will appeal to Master’s level students who are passionate about  supporting residents in to make their communities stronger.  Specifically the practicum student will be supporting the Community Development Learning Initiative (CDLI) to:

  1. Organize and facilitate CDLI monthly Meet Ups, the Big Meet Up (a day-long learning event each Fall), and other learning and networking gatherings as required
  2. Collect and share stories of community impact from around Calgary for our storytelling campaign
  3. Conduct research on key issues impacting social isolation and best practices in the field as it relates to community development
  4. Host strategic planning sessions for CDLI 2020 and beyond

Please note carya requires to be available for 1-2 evenings a month as a part of their placement opportunity.  In addition, three  days a week is expected

Applications, consisting of a current resume and cover letter, can be submitted to Lynne Downey at LynneD@caryacalgary.ca.   This posting will remain open until March 31, 2019.

 

We thank all who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.