Who can join CoTech
Existing worker coops
If you are a worker co-op based primarily in the UK that sells digital services then you are eligible to become a member of the CoTech network with full voting rights.
There are many types of co-op that are eligible for membership, including worker co-operatives, freelancer co-ops and various types of consortium co-ops.
Existing tech/digital companies
If you are part of a company or social enterprise that sells digital services and would be interested in becoming a worker co-op then we’re here to help. You can contact us via our community forum and arrange to talk to a member who is nearby. Once you’re on the path to becoming a co-op you can become a member of the network.
Individuals that want to join an existing tech co-op or start their own
If you are an individual that would like to work for a tech co-op then you can either apply for a job at an existing member co-op or start your own. To express an interest in working for a tech co-op you can contact us using the jobs board on our open Discourse forum explaining about your skills/experience and why you want to work for a tech co-op. If you would like to start a tech co-op then we’d love to help you.
Co-operatives in the UK take various legal forms including companies limited by shares, companies limited by guarantee, co-operative and mutual societies, partnerships and unincorporated bodies. All are eligible for membership of Co-operative Technologists.