About us

We believe that great things happen when people co-operate. Through education we empower and inspire individual and communities to use co-operative values and principles to build a fairer world. This year marks a significant milestone in our history as we celebrate our centenary and the launch of a number of exciting new projects. More information about this is available below.

See our centenary pages

Hints and tips

Before making an application, make sure you have a look around our site. There's lots of information available in our About Us pages, whilst you'll find out what co-operative values are and why they're so important here.

Great news, we're hiring! Check out our latest opportunities below.

Project Co-ordinator - Hartlepool

This is a unique opportunity to join our Business Support Team and be involved in our UK projects that will make a real difference to people’s lives.

Salary: Starting at £23,480 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 2 days a week

Location: Hartlepool (regional with occasional travel to Manchester)

Fixed term contract – 18 months

This exciting and challenging new role is to actively co-ordinate, organise and support the regional delivery of our projects, primarily by leading “co-operative enterprise” training and identifying ongoing opportunities for young people and those from disenfranchised groups. Full and ongoing training will be provided.

You will have experience developing content and/or delivering enterprise, social action projects or a related subject, or able to demonstrate a good practical understanding of enterprise. You will have experience of working with young people and experience of teaching, training, presenting and/or public speaking.

Most importantly you will be dedicated, self-motivated, flexible and compassionate.

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 20th October 2019

Interviews will be in Hartlepool on Tuesday 29th October 2019

How to apply

Complete a job application form (available below) paying close attention to both the Job Description and Person Specification.

Application Form

Job Description

Return your completed application form to [email protected] ahead of the closing date stipulated above.

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