Carolina Common Enterprise - Cooperative Development Intern

Co-op / Organization: 
Carolina Common Enterprise
Hendersonville, NC
Type of Organization: 
Cooperative Development
Brief Description of Organization: 

The specific objectives of our organization are to assist individuals and communities- particularly those in low-income and socially disadvantaged rural and urban areas- in the creation, expansion, and improvement of community-based enterprises with a focus on those that are cooperatively or mutually owned and governed.

Number of Members: 
Number of Staff: 
Dress Code: 
Business Casual
Position Title: 
Cooperative Development Intern
Position Duties: 

Cooperative Development Intern will assist CCE program staff with specific cooperative projects. Tasks are likely to include:

  • Business plan research
  • Attending meetings with co-op clients
  • Event planning and outreach
  • Social media engagement
Position Training: 
Training as-needed for CCE internal systems and business research.
Skills Development & Learning: 

The Intern will have opportunities to learn business planning, financial projections, governance methods, and other enterprise development skills depending on Intern's abilities and interest. Intern will have contact with different types of co-ops, including agricultural producer, worker/industrial, grocery, and hybrid models.

Other details of working conditions: 
Laptop Needed
Compensation ($): 
$1,200, paid monthly
is Room Included for members?: 
Working Hours: 
10am - 4pm
Total Hours of Work Per Week: