CONSTITUENCY ASSISTANT - OUTREACH/CASEWORK Sarah Campbell MPP – KENORA-RAINY RIVER

PART-TIME PERMANENT–           (Tuesday and Thursday 1pm to 5pm)                                                                                                Sarah Campbell MPP – KENORA-RAINY RIVER

 

Location:       Sioux Lookout Office

 

Objectives:     

 

To assist the Member by completing assigned communications, casework and outreach duties for Kenora and the sorrounding communities.

 

Responsible to Member for:

  • Staffing Sioux Lookout Office two days per week for four hours each day.
  • Dealing with enquiries and 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, and local government on behalf of constituents.

 

  • Responding to requests for research or information from the Member’s  constituents.

 

  • Assist with outreach and community events to help promote awareness of Member in the riding.

 

  • Liaising with First Nations communities and keeping Member advised of key local concerns.

 

  • Travel throughout the Riding to perform outreach, casework and event planning duties and other duties as assigned by the Member.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of Northern issues and issues related to the Member’s critic portfolio an asset.
  • Must have excellent writing skills. Good computer and office organization skills.
  • Ability to understand and prepare cases and to advocate effectively on behalf of the Member’s constituents. 
  • Familiarity with Member’s constituency, particularly community links with First Nations communities, in the region essential.
  • Experience in First Nations organizations and election campaigns would be an asset.  

 

The Ontario NDP Caucus is an equal opportunity employer.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.    Applications to: Human Resources, Room 113, NDP Caucus Services, Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M7A 1A5, email: resumes@ndp.on.ca Fax: 416-325-2266.