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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Project Assistant – MHI (West Sacramento, CA)

Program development, research and analysis, MHI, administrative, outreach (starting hourly range is $20.62 to $22.00)

Are you a problem solver who likes working with both people and data? Do you enjoy variety and thrive on challenge? Do you want the work you do to make difference in others’ lives? Click here to view the full job description.

Program Manager – Environmental Finance Center

Project management, Safe Drinking Water Act, Environmental finance (starting monthly salary range is $5,800 to $6,400)

Do you have project management and water/wastewater experience? Do you want a job where no two days are exactly alike?  Click here to view the full job description.

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (Northern CA)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training (starting salary range is $55,530 to $66,000)

Do you have water, wastewater or solid waste experience? Do you understand the management and financing aspects of utility operation? Do you want to work with an organization that is passionate about rural communities? Check out this job description!

Housing Programs

Project Developer

Project analysis, pro forma (starting salary range: $58,000 to $66,000)

Join our team! Build partnerships and work with nonprofit organizations to develop essential affordable housing in the rural West! Click here to view the full job description.

Rural Development Specialist – Housing

Planning, training, assessments, outreach and networking (starting salary range is $56,000 to $66,000)

Do you have housing, project management and community development skills? Do you want a job that provides plenty of opportunities to learn and grow? Work with our team and help increase affordable housing in rural communities across the West. Click here to view the full job description.

Loan Fund

Loan Officer

Loan underwriting and origination, loan servicing, outreach (starting salary range: $72,000 to $82,000)

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.

West Sacramento, CA


Facilities and Procurement Specialist

Facilities management, procurement, analysis, compliance (starting monthly salary range: $4,149 to $4,236)

Are you a detail-oriented problem solver? Do you have expertise in procurement and facilities management? Bring those skills to work with an organization full of passionate, dedicated individuals. Click here to view the full job description.

Grants and Contract Administration

Program Specialist

Contract management, reporting, coordination (starting hourly range: $20.06 to $22.00)

If you’ve got an eye for details and want to help rural communities thrive, check out this opening for a Grants and Contracts Program Specialist. Join our dynamic team! Click here to review 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