Job Opportunities

Cooperative Development Specialist

Full Time Exempt with Benefits

Location:  Davis, CA

California Center for Cooperative Development (CCCD) is accepting applications for a full time, salaried, and exempt position “Cooperative Development Specialist”.  The Specialist will work from CCCD’s Davis office with travel to locations of our projects throughout California.


The Cooperative Development Specialist will support projects involving people who are interested in starting cooperatively owned businesses within the food system, including marketing fresh and value-added fruits and vegetables, retail grocery stores, and farms operated as worker cooperatives.  The specialist will also provide ancillary education related to general farm production and marketing, and  business planning.  Many of our project partners include groups who speak English as a second language. The agriculture projects include those based on fruit, vegetables, grain, and processed food producers in separate projects and includes working with local technical assistance provider partners for each project.  This position allows for the Specialist to grow into work within other sectors, including housing and non-rural service oriented worker cooperatives.

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