Madison Community Cooperative - 50th Anniversary Event Intern

Co-op / Organization: 
Madison Community Cooperative
Location: 
Madison, WI
Type of Organization: 
Housing
Brief Description of Organization: 
Madison Community Cooperative is a federation of 11 housing cooperatives in Madison, Wisconsin. Our mission is to improve the Madison community by providing low-cost, not-for-profit cooperative housing for very low to moderate-income people and to be inclusive of underrepresented and marginalized groups of the community.

 

Website: 
http://madisoncommunity.coop/
Number of Members: 
200
Number of Staff: 
10
Dress Code: 
Casual
Position Duties: 

- Design and implement a survey of MCC alumni and current members to inform 50th anniversary event planning.
- Research and coordinate logistics -- schedule, venue(s), budget, etc. -- for a large celebration/reunion event in 2019.
- Design an outreach campaign via social media, e-mail, and snail mail.
- Follow up with alumni responses to cultivate relationships and incorporate feedback.

Note: We expect interns to work 25-35 hours per week, on a flexible schedule to be determined between intern and supervisor. Interns will receive room and board stipend for an MCC house for first 10 hours/week, and $13.01/hour after that.

Position Training: 
Informational meetings with current members and alumni who have begun work on this project.

 

Skills Development & Learning: 
Event planning, communications, volunteer coordination, expanded knowledge of cooperative history.
Other details of working conditions: 
In our shared office space with several computers, some coordination with other staff will be necessary.
Compensation ($): 
Interns will receive room and board stipend for an MCC house for first 10 hours/week, and $13.01/hour after that, payable bi-weekly.
Room Included?: 
Yes
Board Included?: 
Yes
Relocation Stipend?: 
No
Working Hours: 
Flexible
Total Hours of Work Per Week: 
25-35