Want to support with the development of accessible, affordable, democratically-run student housing? Interested in co-ops and the social economy? Have skills in research, communications, and project management? The CSU is hiring a student to support The Woodnote cooperative over the summer with policy development, communications, and preparing for the project’s upcoming launch of the call-for-applications.
Type of Position: seasonal (full-time)
Salary/Hourly Rate: $15.00/hr, 35 hours a week with some flexibility
Length of contract: 7 weeks (245 hours)
Deadline to Apply: 2018-05-19 at 11:59 PM
Location: HOJO, Hall-224, Concordia SGW Campus
Position summary: The Project Intern will assist
The Woodnote provisional committee and HOJO staff in research, communications, and strategic planning for The Woodnote Housing Cooperative project. The position includes the planning of a retreat for committee members and staff, as well as developing a presentation for the participation in the North American Students of Cooperation summit in Waterloo. The intern will also support with communications, policy development, project management, and research.
The Woodnote Cooperative has the mission to facilitate accessible, affordable, and democratically-run housing for Concordia students. Opening in the summer of 2020, the cooperative will house up to 144 students in a cooperative setting. The Project Intern will offer essential support to the provisional committee in the development of policies, procedures, and projects to advance the cooperative. The student will contribute to policy development through conducting research and writing. Through their research, they will connect to a network of other cooperative and social economy projects. The intern will also collaborate with the committee support staff in the planning and organizing of two events: a workshop at The North American Students of Cooperation Student Leadership Summit and a committee retreat. The intern will also act as a brand ambassador for The Woodnote, representing The Woodnote through tabling, presenting workshops, and conferences. The intern will also support with communications and the implementation of the committee’s marketing plan, helping to increase visibility in preparation for the call for applications. The intern will be responsible for regularly contributing to The Woodnote’s social media platforms including facebook, instagram, and a mailchimp newsletter. They will also contribute to developing content for The Woodnote’s website and online application process. The intern will work collaboratively with The Woodnote provisional committee, the two CSU support members, the HOJO Manager, as well as a support member from UTILE.