RCAC staff conducting a training.
Olga Morales, RCAC regional environmental manager and Blanca Surgeon, RCAC rural development specialist, conducting leadership training.

Help make a difference in rural communities across the West. Apply today!

Our board and staff are committed to provide training, technical assistance, financial resources and advocacy to help rural communities throughout the West achieve their goals and visions.  We work in diverse and low-income communities to increase access to affordable housing and safe drinking water, promote economic opportunity and job creation, and provide financing for community and economic development projects.

At RCAC most program staff have the opportunity to travel, work in a flexible environment and define and develop their own work plans to achieve community driven outcomes. Though our staff works in 13 western states, we celebrate teamwork with open door access to peers and senior leadership. We offer competitive salaries, benefits including retirement and help with student loans, and offer growth and advancement opportunities within the organization. We have a keen interest and desire for our staff composition to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Check out our open positions below and feel free to contact Rachel Mulligan at, or (916) 447-9832 ext. 1054. Our application process is mobile friendly!

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Rural development specialist – Colonias

Technical, managerial and financial assistance,  assessments (starting salary monthly range: $4,501 to $5,800)

Are you looking for a career that creates impact? Join our team as a rural development specialist and help improve access to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in the colonia-designated communities along the U.S.—Mexico border. Learn more and apply today!


Rural development specialist – Washington

Technical, managerial, financial support for water and wastewater systems(starting salary monthly range: $4,501 to $5,800)

Do you have water or wastewater expertise? Do you have a passion for rural communities and enjoy working with people? Do you want a career where no two days are exactly the same? Want the details, click here to view the job description.

Housing Programs

Housing Development Manager

Capacity building, affordable housing development, partnerships, leadership (starting monthly salary range $6,667 to $7,500)

Do you love creating partnerships? Do you like helping build affordable housing in the rural West? Lead a team to build capacity for tribal communities and other nonprofit organizations to develop affordable rental housing. Click here to view the full job description.

Financial Management Specialist

Financial management, assessments, training (starting salary monthly range: $4,800 to $5,200)

Your financial management skills can make a real difference in rural communities! The Financial Management Specialist trains nonprofit housing organizations and local and tribal government agencies to strengthen accounting systems, more effectively manage resources and better understand cost of services and products. Click here to view the full job description!

Loan Fund

Loan Officer

Loan underwriting and origination, loan servicing, outreach (starting salary monthly range: $5,833 – $7,003)

Are you looking for a career that makes a difference in others’ lives? Do you believe in creating vibrant rural communities? Put your loan underwriting and administration skills to use as a loan officer! Click here to view the full job description.

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RCAC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all employees and job applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status, or any other status protected by the law. RCAC strives to reflect the diverse constituencies that the organization serves.

Mailing address

RCAC: Attn: Human Resources, 3120 Freeboard Dr., Ste. 201, West Sacramento, CA 95691