Ontario NDP Caucus

Government of Ontario

Constituency Assistant - Kitchener Centre

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Job: Constituency Assistant

Status: Temporary full time (32.5 hours/week)

Department/ Location: MPP Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre) Constituency Office


Objective: To assist the MPP by completing assigned casework and outreach duties.


  • Assisting with outreach and engagement to help promote awareness of the MPP in the riding including event planning, speaking engagements, attending events on behalf of the
  • Dealing with enquiries, solving problems and advocating for constituents (case work).  Contacting and responding to constituents by telephone, writing, and in person.
  • Contacting senior government personnel, officials from outside organizations, local government, the media, etc.
  • Monitor local media to ensure a strong media presence for the Member. May include preparing weekly columns, drafting op-eds, standard media releases and arranging stand- up interviews. Also, will be working with the MPP and caucus communications department to develop a strong social media presence and manage online social media to increase MPP’s visual identity; and assist with outreach and engagement to help promote awareness of the MPP in the riding.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with constituents and local stakeholders including community organizations.
  • Preparing, gathering, maintaining and compiling research material as requested by Member to aid in communicating with constituents and organizations in the
  • Responding to requests for research or information from the Member’s constituents.
  • Preparing correspondence for the Member including but not limited to correspondence to Minister’s of the Crown and other government officials and organizations within the
  • Preparing all documentation related to casework.
  • Keeping informed in all policy areas assigned by the Member and liaising with interest groups within the constituency.
  • Travel throughout the Riding to perform outreach, casework and event planning and other related duties as assigned by the Member


  • The successful candidate must have extensive experience working with members of the public exhibiting varying heightened emotions.
  • Knowledge of the NDP and the Canadian labour movement, Canadian government, Ontario government and public affairs.
  • Ability to write articles and reports, to meet deadlines, produce accurate work and maintain organized
  • Ability to advocate effectively on behalf of the Member’s
  • Excellent computer skills required including Twitter, Facebook, Mailchimp,
  • Familiarity with member’s constituency and portfolio areas and key stakeholder groups in the riding is essential.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with equity, anti-racism, anti-oppression, and social justice frameworks is required
  • Proficiency in English is essential.
  • Experience in NDP organizations and community organizing is an asset.
  • Knowledge and existing rapport with local riding and community members are preferred.
  • Proficiency in social media is essential
  • Second language skills preferred

 The NDP Caucus is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

Please apply at this link: https://ndp.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=178

Thank you for your application. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.