Ontario NDP Caucus

Government of Ontario

Part-time Constituency Assistant Hamilton Centre - Hamilton Centre

Published on November 25, 2022

Objectives: To assist the Member by completing assigned casework and outreach duties. 

 

Responsible to Member for: 

 

  • Preparing, gathering, maintaining, and compiling research material as requested by the Member to aid in communicating with constituents and organizations in the constituency. 
  • Responding to requests for research or information from the MPP’s constituents. 
  • 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.   
  • Work 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 
  • Assist with outreach and engagement to help promote awareness of the MPP in the riding. 
  • Keeping informed in all policy areas assigned by Member and liaising with interest groups within the constituency. 
  • Dealing with enquiries, solving problems and advocating for constituents (casework). 
  • Contacting and responding to constituents by telephone, writing, and in person.   
  • Contacting senior government personnel, officials from outside organizations, and local government. 
  • Preparing all documentation related to casework. 
  • Travel throughout the Riding to perform outreach, casework, and event planning. 
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Member. 

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • Knowledge of the NDP and the Canadian labour movement, Canadian government, Ontario government, and public affairs 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Equity and Diversity frameworks and considerations and the ability to apply it to the responsibilities of the position 
  • Proven outreach experience with diverse communities in Hamilton Centre 
  • Ability to write articles and reports, meet deadlines, produce accurate work, and maintain organized records. 
  • Ability to advocate effectively on behalf of the Member’s constituents.  
  • Excellent computer skills required. 
  • Familiarity with member’s constituency, portfolio areas, and key stakeholder groups in the riding is essential. 
  • Proficiency in English is essential. 
  • Conversational French is strongly desired.  
  • Experience in NDP organizations and community organizing is an asset.  
  • Ability to demonstrate strong community ties to the Member’s riding is strongly preferred. 
  • Proficiency in social media is desired. 
  • Additional language skills preferred. 

 

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

 

Please apply at the following link: https://ndp.bamboohr.com/careers/247  

  

 

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