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June 5th, 2024

Bonita Zarrillo, MP - Summer Assistant – Outreach, Temporary, Part-Time Position (2 months, 15 hours/week), 2 positions available


Bonita Zarrillo, MP Port Moody—Coquitlam


Constituency Office, Coquitlam, British Columbia


  • Assist to coordinate outreach opportunities and events relating to the Member’s work in the riding, including visibility and constituent feedback
  • Join the Member in canvassing constituents to discuss the Canada Dental Benefit
  • Participate at events and meetings related to the Member’s schedule
  • Help to monitor events in riding and flag issues concerning the riding
  • Assist to liaise with community organizations
  • Assist the Member with local activities and community outreach
  • Deliver communications material to the Member’s constituents
  • Meet with constituents and collect feedback from the community
  • Provide assistance to regular staff with community outreach projects
  • Other duties as required


  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and to meet deadlines
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Port Moody—Coquitlam riding and riding priorities
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party and sound political judgement
  • Knowledge of the labour movement, government departments and community organizations
  • Knowledge of databases an asset
  • Bilingualism an asset
  • Vehicle and driver’s licence an asset

Hourly rate

$25.68 (salary levels subject to clauses 12 and 21 of the collective agreement)

Closing date

June 12, 2024 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

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We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.