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Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada is looking for a Research and Education Assistant

Co-­operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) is a member-­driven association that supports, promotes and unites cooperative and mutual organizations.

Entering their second year, they’re looking for a research-­oriented individual to join the team. The selected candidate will work with the Manager of Research and Education on a variety of projects aimed at better understanding the sector and disseminating results from various studies and initiatives.This is a summer student position.

For more information or to apply for the program (you must be able to show Young Canada Works eligibility), visit CMC’s website.

ICA Call for Consultant

The International Co-operative Alliance seeks an expert consultant to map government entities with a co-operative mandate globally. The report will include a case profile and contact details. The objective of the study is to get a list of potential members for recruitment into membership.

The report should be finalized by 25 June 2015.

For more information, please review their call for consultant.

Job Opportunity – Chair, Co-operative Enterprises, University of Winnipeg

The Department of Business and Administration in the Faculty of Business and Economics at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a Chair in Co-operative Enterprises. This tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor is expected to commence on July 1, 2015 or January 1, 2016.

Along with developing and maintaining an independent research program, the successful candidate will develop new courses in co-operative enterprises in consultation with the Department and the co-operative sector toward an undergraduate concentration in the area. The teaching load will encompass established courses in the emerging co-operative concentration, introductory business (BUS 1201; covers forms of business ownership, including co-operatives), and may include not-for-profit management until the concentration is established.

Full details on the position and application criteria can be found in the job posting.

Call for Applications: 2015 CASC Scholarships

Apply for 2015 CASC Scholarships!

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) is calling for applications (available in English and French) for the three CASC scholarships administered by CMC:

  • Alexander Fraser Laidlaw Fellowship (graduate students only);
  • Amy and Tim Dauphinee Scholarship (graduate students only);
  • Lemaire Co-operative Studies Award (undergraduate or graduate students).

In addition to the monetary awards, winners of all three scholarships will be awarded a free one-year membership in the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation (CASC) as well as free registration at the 2016 CASC conference.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2015.

Career opportunity with Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada

CMC is currently looking for candidates for its Manager, Research & Education position. See below for the job description.

Manager, Research & Education

The position provides leadership in Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada’s (CMC) programming concerning research and education including, but not limited to educational/research conferences, educational materials and publications, training events, the Community-University Research Alliance (CURA), special research projects, consulting and project management contracts as well as CMC’s participation in strategic research events and networks. The position oversees all aspects of the design, development, promotion, execution, financing and management of the above program areas. More


CMC est présentement à la recherche de candidats pour le poste de Gestionnaire, recherche et éducation. La description de poste est inclue ci-dessous.

Gestionnaire, recherche et éducation

Le poste consiste à orienter et diriger les programmes de recherche et d’éducation de Coopératives et mutuelles Canada (CMC), y compris, sans toutefois s’y limiter, les conférences en matière d’éducation ou de recherche, le matériel pédagogique, les publications, les activités de formation, les bourses de recherche, ainsi que les contrats de consultation et de gestion de projets. Un volet clé de ce poste est le soutien accordé à la participation de CMC à des réseaux et événements associés à la recherche stratégique. Le poste comporte une supervision de tous les aspects liés à la conception, à l’élaboration, à la promotion, à l’exécution, au financement et à la gestion des programmes mentionnés ci-dessus. Plus