October 21st, 2022

Development Support Staff - Contract - Halifax, NS

Nova Scotia New Democrats are in search of motivated and experienced person to fill the role of Development Support Staff for the 2022 End of Year development campaign. While the position is temporary, the NSNDP is seeking to expand its inventory of experienced individuals to fill future short and long-term assignments in the fields of fundraising and organizing.


Halifax, NS

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

We are looking for passionate, driven and highly motivated people who believe in the New Democrat vision for Nova Scotia. Applicants will be expected to commit to a minimum of three 3-hour shifts per week from the date of hiring.

  • Ability to adapt well to changing work priorities;
  • Excellent judgement, a polite, engaging and enthusiastic telephone manner, “the gift of gab;”
  • Comfortable talking directly with and securing support from donors;
  • Excellent listener;
  • Proven ability to work well with others;
  • Operate the auto-dialing software;
  • Work to achieve and exceed targets;
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours during the busy end of year season;
  • Knowledge of Nova Scotia's New Democrats and provincial politics;
  • Prior New Democrat campaign experience is an asset;
  • Previous canvassing experience an asset;
  • Maintain meticulous records regarding contacts;
  • Multilingualism an asset;
  • Experience isn't necessary, training will be provided;
  • This is also an opportunity for experienced canvassers to hone their craft through further training opportunities;
  • Other duties as required


Starting salary will be awarded based on experience with a minimum of a $20 / hour.

The NSNDP practices employment equity. Women, African Nova Scotian persons, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and 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 cover letter.

Send application to:

If you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities as a Development Support Staff, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Jamie Masse
Provincial Director

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Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.