Monika Ciolek


Performance Artist & Community Consultant/Liaison



Qualifications Profile:
Excellent communication skills; solution-oriented business professional with excellent time and people skills; detail oriented; driven by challenges; confident, considerate and resourceful, strategic thinker.
Fluent in Polish and English; familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint and Social Media.

Work Experience:
Actress, Model, Dancer, Speaker, Mentor
May 2014 – Present

Standardized Patient, Actor
University of Toronto
August 2018 – Present

Election Assistant
City of Hamilton, Municipal Election
October 2018

Consultant and Resident Researcher
Hamilton Community Foundation (HCF) & Neighbourhood Action Strategy (NAS), (Re)Imagining
November 2016 – December 2017

Public Speaker
Speaker’s Bureau, Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction (HRPR)
January 2014 – December 2016

Neighbourhood Consultant
McMaster Children and Youth University (MCYU)
Spring 2015

Community Consultant
McMaster School of Nursing & McQuesten Community Planning Team (3HN3 course)
Fall 2012

Work-Related Experience:

Ontario Basic Income Network (OBIN)
Internal Relations Coordinator
November 2018 – Present

HCA Dance Theatre’s Together in Dance Assembly (TID)
Board Member (May 2019 – Present)
August 2018 – Present

Arts Advisory Commission
(Co-Chair: March 2016 – March 2019)
City of Hamilton, ON
March 2016 – Present

Jury Auditor
City of Hamilton Arts Awards & Cobalt Connects
April 2017 – 2019

Main/Front Door Greeter
April 2018

Greeter / Check-In
Canadian Film Centre (CFC)
February 2018

Consultant and Resident Researcher
Hamilton Community Foundation (HCF) & Neighbourhood Action Strategy (NAS), (Re)Imagining
January 2018

Consultant / Research Participant, Young Workers Co-Design Study
McMaster University
Spring 2017 – Winter 2017

Education Docent
HCA Youthcrawl 2017
September 2017

Production Assistant / Wayfinder
Toronto Fashion Week 2017
September 2017

McQuesten Youth Opportunity Creators (MYOC), Mentor
Hamilton, ON
2012 – 2017

Youth Mentor and Neighbourhood Consultant
Xperience Annex
2013 – Spring 2017

Telling Tales Festival Ambassador
Rockton, ON
April 2016 – September 2016

McQuesten Community Planning Team (MCPT)

Community Health Ambassador, CASTLE Project
McMaster School of Nursing and City of Hamilton Public Health
2012 – 2013

Board Member and Peer Counsellor
The Women’s Centre of Hamilton, ON
2004 – 2009

Education and Training:
Ontario Food Handler Training Certificate
January 2016 – January 2021

Governance Workshop
McMaster Governance Institute and United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton Area
Spring 2014

Public Speaking Course
Speaker’s Bureau, Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction (HRPR)
Winter 2014 – Spring 2014

Hamilton Leadership Institute
Hamilton Community Foundation (HCF) and Neighbourhood Action Strategy (NAS) City of Hamilton
2012 – 2013

Bachelor of Theology
Redeemer University College, Ancaster ON

Peer Counselling Certificate
The Women’s Centre of Hamilton

Scott Park Secondary
High School Diploma


McQuesten Citizen of the Year Award
Councillor Sam Merulla, City of Hamilton
February 2016

David Derbyshire Award
McQuesten Community
Citizen of the Year, 2016

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