The Movement Centre of Manitoba is a non-profit organization that is committed to improving the physical health of children and adults with physical disabilities. Through the teachings of “Conductive Education”, we strive to maximize the independence of our clients. We provide movement and learning opportunities with appropriate motivations and expectations, in order to overcome the challenges faced by the physically impaired population.
The Movement Centre of Manitoba is one of only two centres in North America to provide Conductive Education beyond school age and into adulthood.
Conductive Education is effective for those individuals with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, head injury, and Parkinson’ disease.
The Movement Centre of Manitoba, a registered charitable organization, uses conductive education to help people with neurological conditions gain or regain physical mobility, increased confidence and functional independence, one small step at a time.
The Movement Centre of Manitoba is a recognized agency that provides affordable access to all individuals who could benefit from conductive education programming.
The Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc. values:
- Respect, honesty, fairness, consistency and teamwork in all interactions;
- Maximizing each individual’s potential- physical, emotional, psychological;
- A client-centered approach;
- Being results-oriented with measurable outcomes;
- Excellence in all that we do;
- A warm, compassionate and supportive environment for clients and their families;
- A fair and equitable workplace;
- Fiscal responsibility;
- Accessibility and affordability for clients;
- The crucial role of all volunteers and supporters.
Learn more about Conductive Education and The Movement Centre by watching ‘Our Story‘.
Take a look at our printable copy of The Movement Centre’s Organizational Profile (PDF).
Visit our Newsletter Page to view our current newsletter.
Take a look at our Testimonials Page to see what people are saying.
See our Membership Page for details on how to become a member.
Openings in our Program
We have some openings in our Fall Program. If interested, please visit our Adult’s Program or Children’s Program page to find our pre-assessment form. We will contact you to schedule an assessment once it’s received!
We have openings for part-time Conductor’s Assistants at The Movement Centre of Manitoba
We are seeking a couple individuals to work part time starting right away. Shifts would be on Tuesdays from 12:30 – 4 PM. Additional hours may be available.
Conductor’s Assistants are members of our team providing educational service to children and adults with physical disabilities. They assist in the ongoing support and maintenance of our Conductive Education program by assisting the Conductor and facilitating the learning of our clients.
You will work directly with children and adults with disabilities on an individual or small group setting. Must be comfortable working with persons who have physical disabilities and must be familiar with the challenges and issues that are of concern to our clients.
Must be willing to learn and be flexible in order to adapt to changes.
You will use your working knowledge of computers, word processing, and your understanding of children and adult education principles to facilitate groups, and facilitate appropriate skills and to assist the Conductors as required. You will also assist with basic administrative duties including the writing of reports and must remain current with health and safety issues.
Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory upon gaining employment.
Please email your resume to Joey Potter or drop it off at our Centre during our open hours!
Joey Potter – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Movement Centre of Manitoba
1646 Henderson Highway
Winnipeg, MB R2G 1N7
Our Events Page contains all our current and upcoming events.
13th Annual Golf Tournament – August 27th, 2015
Our 13th Annual Golf Tournament last week was a success! We had fantastic weather and raised over $75,000
for Conductive Education programs at our Centre!
We’d like to thank our outstanding event sponsors that contributed generously! We raised more money in sponsorship then we ever have before and are very appreciative!
We also thank the golfers who came out to Kingswood Golf and Country Club to join us for the great day, the volunteers who helped out in every aspect, our awesome golf committee for organizing our tournament, and the prize donors whom helped us create some amazing packages!
Thanks for your support and we hope you’ll join us again next year!
** Also, If anyone lost a Top Flite 7 Iron during the tournament, please give us a call at 204-489-2679! **
Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! 4 on 4 Tournament – May 16th – 17th, 2015
The Movement Centre of Manitoba was ecstatic to partner with ‘Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! 4 on 4 Tournament – Winnipeg’ in support of Conductive Education rehabilitation programs at our Centre! The event took place on May 16th and 17th on Chancellor Matheson Road near Investor’s Group Field. We had a fantastic time sharing about our Conductive Education programs while enjoying 2 jam packed days full of hockey. Congratulations to all the players, staff and volunteers on a great job! We also thank the UPS Corporate Division Teams who signed up! Your support is amazing! We’re already looking forward to next year!
We thank The Winnipeg Foundation, The Winnipeg Goldeyes Field of Dreams Foundation, and the Manitoba Community Services Council for their generous support in providing grants to The Movement Centre of Manitoba allowing us to improve our facility and our Conductive Education programs!