Wellspring Cooperative




        building a just and sustainable economy...one co-op at a time 











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We are hiring a Program & Communications Associate. Join us in working toward an equitable, democratic, and sustainable economy in Greater Springfield. The associate’s role will include supporting worker cooperatives, community initiatives, & managing communications. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, go to detailed job description & how to apply.


Creating a New Economy in Springfield, MA

The Wellspring Cooperative is creating an engine for new, community-based, worker-owned companies in inner-city Springfield, Massachusetts based in part on the purchasing power of area anchor institutions — the colleges, universities, and hospitals — that purchase more than $1.5 billion worth of goods and services a year. We are committed to building an economy that supports our Springfield community to thrive both socially and economically.

Wellspring is part of the movement to build this new world. We embrace the vision of the solidarity economy, a global movement to transform our economic system of capitalism into one that is grounded in values of solidarity, democracy, equity in all dimensions (race, class, gender, etc.), sustainability, and pluralism (not a one-size-fits-all approach).

Wellspring’s focus on supporting co-op development in the Springfield region is an expression of our commitment to these values.