Cooperative Developer

  • Full Time
  • New York
  • Applications have closed

Website Center for Family Life

FT UP&GO COOPERATIVE DEVELOPER – Contribute to creating a grassroots new economy initiative!

Full Time Position, Center for Family Life’s Cooperative Development Program (CDP)

We are growing the Cooperative Development Program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn and are offering an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that channels the power of technological innovation & grassroots social group work to address systemic oppression and shift economic power to low-income community leaders.

The Organization: The Center for Family Life has been at the forefront of worker cooperative development for the past 10 years.

We are scaling the impact of worker cooperative development by creating a web app ( that connects clients to cleaning professionals who are co-owners of their own business.

We believe that in the current times more than ever it is important to strengthen community self-reliance and build leadership and advocacy. We invite you to be part of creating a new economic system that puts people and the planet before profits.

The Position:

We’re looking for an Up&Go Cooperative Developer, with strong English and Spanish skills, a B.A. or M.A. in Social Work, Sociology, Community Development, Business, Public Administration or other related field, as well as superior organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

The pay range we are offering is $42,000 to $45,000.

This position includes, supporting the development of Up&Go as well as supporting a local tutoring cooperative Sunset Scholars.
We offer excellent health (medical and dental) benefits, 5 weeks of vacation and sick leave.
We offer exciting leadership development opportunities.

Why Should You Apply?

Make a Difference! The most rewarding thing about working with us is that you are part of making a real difference for real people you build real relationships with – you see the impact of the work every day.

Diverse and Creative Work. The range of responsibilities vary from conducting feasibility studies to preparing curriculum and agenda’s for meetings, to figuring out legal incorporation and governance issues to individual and group leadership development coaching. The diversity of tasks can be demanding, but if you are up for the challenge we can promise it will never get boring.
Great team of Dynamic Change Makers. Join a great team of dynamic people who share your passion for positive social change.
Please send us your full resume and cover letter by email to Subject line should include: “Up&Go Cooperative Developer Position.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We are aiming for a January 29, 2018 start date.

The Center for Family Life, which is a program of SCO Family of Services, is an equal opportunity employer.