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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Community & Environmental Services

Rural Development Specialist – Community and Economic Development (Montana)

Identify and develop economic strategies, funding proposals, feasibility studies (starting salary range is $61,200 to $64,800)

Are you an economic development professional with a passion to help other succeed? Are you a people person with great leadership skills? Check out this exciting opportunity.

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (CA Central Coast)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training (starting salary range is $55,530 to $65,000)

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  apply today!

Housing Programs

Financial Management Specialist (Spokane, WA)

Financial management, assessments, training (starting salary range is $65,628 – $73,356)

Your financial management skills can make a real difference in rural communities! Provide technical, managerial and financial assistance support to local organizations working in a variety of housing programs. Click here to view the full job description!

West Sacramento, CA


Chief Executive Officer

Do you have a deep commitment and understanding of the rural west? If so, click here to view the full job ad and instructions on how to apply.

Grants, Contracts and Administration

Program Analyst

Analysis, budgets, compliance, reporting (starting salary rang is $49,920 to $55,920)

Are you detail oriented and eager to solve problems? Are you a versatile pinch hitter with great communication skills and have a head for numbers? Click here to view the full job description.

Loan Fund

Loan Closing Specialist (5 Month Assignment)

Loan origination-closing, loan application processing, reporting (starting hourly range is $20.62-$22.00/hr) 

Do you have loan closing experience? Are you looking for a job that ignites your passion? Join our team and help rural communities thrive! Check out the full job description here.

Communications, Development and Events

Administrative Specialist 

Workshop and training event support, general office support, communications (starting hourly range is $17.61-$21.94/hr) 

Are you a people person with an eye for details? Are you looking for a career where no two days are exactly alike? RCAC is looking for a person like you to join our dynamic team! Check out the full job description here!

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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