Internship Opportunity: Special Projects Officer

Internship Opportunity - Co-op

The Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) is the provincial trade association for co-operatives and credit unions. Our mission is a strong co-operative sector, and we work towards this ambitious goal by promoting the co-operative business structure, creating connections, supporting the co-operative sector, and inspiring co-operative innovation. Working with our strategic partner the BC Co-operative Association, the ACCA is seeking an intern for a six-month position for the first half of 2021.

Internship Opportunity: Special Projects Officer

This work experience placement is part of the CreateAction Inclusive Social Innovation program. The Special Projects Officer will be part of a network of 25 CreateAction participants and will join in regular peer learning and training sessions delivered by the program partners: the Canadian CED Network and the National Association of Friendship Centres.


The Special Projects Officer coordinates the Co-operative Intelligence Unit, by providing administrative support and managing stakeholder relations and external communications. The Special Projects Officer will also participate in strategy development and implementation, provide support to researchers, and identify opportunities. The Special Project Officer will report to the Manager of Co-operative Services.

Application Deadline: Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 4:30 pm
Interviews will take place on December 16th and 17th. We will make every effort to accommodate candidates’ schedules and needs in all parts of the hiring process. Interviews will be held over video-conferencing

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