How it works
-> The General Assembly (AG) is composed of all the members of the Ciguë cooperative. It is here that the major decisions concerning the management and policy orientations of the cooperative are taken. the AG takes place 4 times per year, and is announced by mail.
-> The administrative council (CA) people elected yearly by the General Assembly, including members of the Work Team (ET), housed members of the cooperative, and non-housed members of the cooperative. The CA is responsible for implementing the decisions taken by the AG, as well as ensuring respect for the statutes, regulations, and criteria for accessing housing. The CA can be reached by email at ca[at]cigue.ch.
-> The Work Team (ET in french), made up of the employees of the Ciguë, is the operational organ of the cooperative charged with managing everyday affairs. Equally members of the CA, the Ciguë’s employees apply the directives of the AG and implement decisions taken within the CA.
The members of the Work Team are here.
->The delegate, the concierge, le/la coordinator, are cooperators living at the Ciguë and representative for there building.
-> There are also a number of Ciguë committees, that ensure the proper functioning of the cooperative and manage a variety of facets of its life, including the office hours for those seeking housing, attributions, parties and events, mediations in case of conflicts within falts, and other projects launched by members of the cooperative.
***Neither the Administrative Council, nor the Delegates manage available rooms. It is of no use to contact them to find housing. Please follow the procedures explained here.***