Consulting and Assistance

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CONSULTING ASSISTANCE

The federation offers consulting assistance – contact our office if there’s something you or your co-op requires that is not listed below.

PLANNING FOR CO-OP BOARDS

COCHF will provide a facilitator for a Board Planning session and can provide assistance to develop a strategic plan and/or annual planning calendar.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

COCHF can provide a facilitator to conduct community development sessions for the co-op’s membership. Community Development is a process that engages co-op members to talk about and decide what they want to see happen in their co-op community. Contact the COCHF office and it will assist you in the setting up of a program.

TELEPHONE & ONSITE ASSISTANCE

COCHF staff are available to answers questions and identify available resources for co-op directors, staff and members on governance, management and community issues.

If COCHF doesn’t have the requested information readily available, it will either obtain it or let the caller know where it can be found.

On request, consulting can be provided at Board, Members, or other meetings. Assistance is available for help in governance, problem solving and democratic decision making. Of course, meeting chairing is always available – click here for chairing information. A fee may be charged for this service depending on the request – contact the COCHF office.