Join The Working Group!
The Purpose Of The Role
To participate in the working group in setting up the first student-led housing co-operative in the South East
To create an affordable housing alternative for students following the 7 co-operative principles
Tasks & Responsibilities
Campaiging & Awareness
Campaign & raise awareness of the growing movement around student led housing co-operatives
Work with Brighton and Hove Community Land Trust (BHCLT) and other organisations to secure property
Assist the group to raise investment for eco renovations on the property
Build support and secure a property through community engagement
Promote and market SEASALT through: blog posts, social media, graphic design
This Role Would Suit You If...
You want to create affordable housing
You want to learn new skills
You have a positive can-do attitude
Want to meet new people
Are interested in learning about the co-operative movement
Have an interest in working collaboratively using consensus decision making
Support & Training
Full support from the SEASALT Project Manager (funded through Homes England Community Led Homes programme)
The opportunity to attend specialised training sessions to develop skills and knowledge
Wider support from the Co-operative network including Students for Co-operation, Student Co-op Homes, Co-ops UK, Brighton & Hove Community Land Trust (BHCLT), Mutual Aid in Sussex (MAIS) and local housing co-operatives.
Great experience for your CV and the provision of a reference and a certificate of completed volunteer hours
Regular volunteer socials
A unique transformative opportunity to set up the first student housing co-operative in the South East.