Program Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc.
Address: 1646 Henderson Hwy
Winnipeg MB  R2G 1N7
Organizational Description: The Movement Centre of Manitoba provides Conductive Education rehabilitation to children and adults with neurological movement disorders, such as cerebral palsy, stroke, MS, Parkinson's, acquired brain injury, and spina bifida.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Assist facilitation of the delivery of conductive education rehabilitation by working directly with people living 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
-monitoring client conditions and progress during activities and reporting to the program leader
- Set up classroom for specific clients/groups, 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
- Protect client's right by maintaining confidentiality
Skills Required: - Be outgoing, and excited to motivate children and adults to reach their full potential
- Enjoy 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 with people who have shared values
- Have or be prepared to obtain current Security Checks (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
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Empowering emerging adults with their growth and development
- Developing/adding to a resume of your work for future opportunities
- Making a positive impact on the lives of people living with disabilities
- Growing your professional network
- Invitation to staff and volunteer appreciation events
- Volunteer certificates provided after 100 hours of volunteering
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
4-8 hours/week, daytime, weekday, minimum 6 months commitment
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Apr 10, 2023