Conductive Education Assistant (CEA)

The Movement Centre Of Manitoba Inc Winnipeg, Manitoba $14.00 per hour

Do you want to be a part of something special? Do you want to feel valued and supported while you make a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities? If you said “YES,” we want to hear from you!

What do Conductive Education Assistants Do?

Under the direction and with the guidance of the program leader, CEAs work one-on-one with children and adults who have neurological motor disorders in our Conductive Education (CE) classes, helping them gain/regain mobility, confidence, and independence. Our unique therapy is conducted in a group environment, so our CEAs are an integral part of a dynamic team of like-minded individuals who use their knowledge of body mechanics and ability to motivate and encourage others to help our clients reach their full potential.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Assist facilitation of the delivery of CE rehabilitation by working directly people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities:
    • motivating, safeguarding, and assisting clients as they develop and practice functional life skills, techniques, and activities designed to meet their specific needs
    • transferring clients
    • assisting clients with toileting and feeding
    • monitoring client conditions and progress during activities and reporting to the program leader
  • Set up classroom for specific clients/groups prior to the start of each class, clean classroom at the conclusion of class
  • Assist program leaders with preparation of program materials for clients
  • Report any incidents to program leaders and follow incident reporting procedures
  • Assist administrative staff with duties such as answering phone, photocopying, fundraising tasks, etc., as requested and time allows
  • Follow organization policies & procedures, including COVID-19 safety measures

Your Qualifications and Skills:

  • Be excited to motivate children and adults to reach their full potential
  • Enjoy field trips, crafts, science, games, and all things fun
  • Feel satisfied when your work makes a true difference in the lives of others
  • Love working as a team, and be eager to become an integral part of a tight-knit group of colleagues who share the same values
  • Be excited to learn about and facilitate a unique and specialized rehabilitation therapy that has changed the lives of countless Manitobans
  • Have an understanding of physiology and body mechanics
  • Be excited to come to work every day with a positive, energetic, and adaptable outlook
  • Be a student or graduate of a recognized kinesiology degree or rehabilitation assistant program 
  • Have valid and current Security Checks (within 3 months preferred, conditional employment may be granted while checks are being processed):
    • Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Be caring, compassionate, and committed to providing dignity and respect to all members of the public
  • Be a problem-solver, an outside-of-the-box thinker, and a great communicator

The Work Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • You’ll work in a fast-paced environment, with repetitive physical tasks, attention to detail is required
  • There is a combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling
  • You must be able to lift/carry up to 80lbs (manual handling techniques, transferring and transporting clients and equipment)

Some of the Benefits of Joining Our Team:

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules
  • On-site training, plus continuous scheduled professional development throughout the year
  • Working in a newly renovated facility
  • Fun work with a purpose

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 18, 2022:  If you want to join our team, apply asap - interviews start immediately, and we want to meet you!
Expected start date: As soon as possible
Starting wage: $14.00/hour
Openings: Tuesdays, 12 - 4 p.m., Thursdays, 12 - 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.; lots of opportunity for call-ins and additional shifts.

Submit your resume and cover letter here: 

We value respect and inclusion, honesty and fairness, passion and teamwork and lasting personal relationships We have an enthusiastic, fun, and caring culture, and are looking for people who share those values! Visit our website for more information on who we are and what we do:

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