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September 14th, 2020

Carol Hughes, MP - Constituency Assistant, Temporary, Full-Time Position (12 months)


Carol Hughes, MP Algoma — Manitoulin — Kapuskasing


Constituency Office, Kapuskasing, Ontario


  • Greet & assist constituents with their inquiries
  • Manage and respond to constituent casework including outreach and correspondence
  • Administer and log incoming phone calls, emails, faxes and intakes
  • Liaise with various community organizations and federal government departments
  • Monitor and advise the Member on issues concerning the riding
  • Maintain database
  • Organize and coordinate outreach activities and event logistics that offer both visibility for the Member and opportunities to receive constituency feedback
  • Represent the Member at events and meetings
  • Schedule Member’s constituency activities & assist in coordinating/updating Member’s riding schedule
  • Liaise with Member’s Ottawa & Elliot Lake office staff
  • Proof read translated documents and translate as required
  • Travel to constituency clinics
  • Order office supplies
  • Other duties as required


  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational & planning skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Strong computer skills including Internet, Windows Vista and MS Office 2010 & data bases
  • Knowledge of Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing area and riding priorities
  • Knowledge of the labour movement, government departments and community organizations
  • Bilingualism required
  • Knowledge of First Nation communities, culture and issues
  • Attention to detail & problem solve skills
  • Vehicle required

Annual salary


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

Closing date

September 28, 2020 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

Office and position applied for must be indicated in subject line of e-mail application.


A collective agreement is in effect between UFCW (Local 232) and the New Democratic Party Members of Parliament. All applications will be received and held in confidence.

The NDP and NDP MPs are employment equity employers. Women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons are encouraged to apply for this position. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

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