Ontario NDP Caucus

Government of Ontario

Legislative Assistant- Parkdale-High Park

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Objective: To assist the MPP with their political and legislative duties.

Responsible to the Member for:


Public Relations

  • Contacting Constituents and general public, by telephone and writing.
  • Dealing with enquiries and solving problems ("case work") which come directly to Queen's Park, or which have to be referred from the constituency office for follow up.
  • Contacting senior government personnel, professional people, officials from outside organizations, local government, the media, etc.



  • Administering Member's office at Queen's Park and correspondence emanating from that office


Advisory/Research Duties


  • Keeping track of legislation and proceedings of legislature
  • Keeping informed of NDP policy and the Caucus' position of topics of current interest, and concern.
  • Performing specialized research
  • Making enquiries and collecting information in connection with Member's legislative responsibilities and particular community interest and problems.
  • Deputizing as required for Member at appeal hearings (WSIB, EI, etc.), at meetings which he or she is unable to attend (take notes or participate).




  • Knowledge appropriate to the position of the NDP and/or Canadian Labour movement and of the Ontario Government and public affairs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Equity and Diversity frameworks and considerations and as it applies to the duties of the position
  • Ability to proficiently speak French.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work with the public.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to do general research.
  • The person filling this position will normally be expected to have following basic office skills: typing shorthand or dictation, filing.
  • Experience in the Labour movement or NDP organization and election
  • Campaigns would be an asset.


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


Please apply in this link: https://ndp.bamboohr.com/careers/311 

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