Job opportunities

Rural Resources – an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – is a major employer in our community with nearly 200 caring and skilled staff members working across Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens and other North and Eastern Washington counties. We welcome your interest in our open positions.

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If you are interested in applying for a job opening at Rural Resources Community Action, please follow these steps:

  1. Fully complete our Application for Employment by clicking here.
  2. Send an email to careers@ruralresources.org with the completed application and your resume.
  3. In the subject line of the email, insert the title of the position you are applying for.
  4. Submitted applications and resumes will be reviewed and if the necessary educational and experience requirements are met, will be forwarded to the hiring manager.

Note: Candidates may not be considered if the application is not completed in full and/or a resume is not provided.  All positions are open until filled.

All of our open positions are listed below:

Head Start Relief Transit Driver – Newport, WA
Transports children to and from the Head Start classroom and designated locations.  This position is safety sensitive and requires pre-employment, random and post-accident drug testing in compliance with Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) standards and Corporate policy, as a condition of employment.  This a temporary / intermittent position, 8 – 12 hours per week, $15.02 – $16.24 per hour DOE.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Victim Services Division Director – Colville, WA
Plans, organizes, promotes, and manages all operations of the Victim Services Division (Rural Resources Victim Services and Kids First Children’s Advocacy Center) and programs to meet the needs of communities in the service area.  Program areas include domestic violence and sexual assault, child sexual abuse, child physical abuse, elder abuse and all other crimes against persons or property.  Provides in person response, including but not limited to medical advocacy, to victims as needed. Serves victims in crisis as needed.  This is a full time, exempt position, $4,567.00 – $5,242.00.00 / month DOE + Benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Head Start Lead Teacher Level 2 or Level 3 – Colville WA
Oversees the daily operation of classroom.  Plans, coordinates and implements educational plans for preschool children including motivational activities to assist with modifying their behavior.  Works with families in the home to facilitate growth in their knowledge of child development, parenting techniques and how to meet their child’s emotional and educational needs.  Provides supervision, support and training for assigned staff and volunteers.  This is a full time, exempt position, $2,4290.00 – $3,037.00 / month DOE.   (Click on position levels for complete job description).

Head Start Classroom Aides – Colville, WA (two temporary/intermittent positions)
Works under close supervision of teaching staff to assist in conducting the activities of a Head Start preschool program to provide a quality socialization experience for children and sets up the classroom meals.  These are temporary/intermittent positions working 16 – 28 hours per week, $12.50 per hour.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Head Start Classroom Aide – Colville, WA
Works under close supervision of teaching staff to assist in conducting the activities of a Head Start preschool program to provide a quality socialization experience for children and sets up the classroom meals.  32 – 36 hours per week, $12.50 per hour + benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Head Start Cook – Newport, WA
Purchases and prepares breakfast and lunch food for preschoolers from menus prepared by the Nutrition Specialist.  This is a 33 hour per week position, $13.84 – $14.97 DOE + benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Head Start Cook – Colville, WA
Purchases and prepares breakfast and lunch food for preschoolers from menus prepared by the Nutrition Specialist.  This is a 33 hour per week position, $13.84 – $14.97 DOE + benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Colville, WA
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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the key management leader of Rural Resources Community Action (RRCA). The CEO is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization in order to have consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. Other essential duties include donor development/fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.  The position reports directly to the Governing Board of Directors.  This is a full-time exempt position.  The salary is DOE, plus benefits. (Click on position title for complete job description).

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) –  Colville, WA
Responsible for all financial matters of RRCA. The CFO will report to and work closely with the Chief Executive Officer. In addition they will partner with the senior leadership and the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. The CFO will oversee all financial compliance for a complex array of government (federal and state) contracts and private grants. They must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing a finance staff of four.  This is a full time exempt position, salary DOE plus benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

IT Support Specialist Tier 1 – Colville, WA
Under minimal supervision, installs, maintains, tests, and repairs systems and networks. Utilizes basic technical knowledge to support IT initiatives and provide first-level technical information systems support to RRCA Employees and RRCA clients. Resolves routine technical problems.  This is a full time, non-exempt position, $15.02 – $16.89 DOE + benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator Assistant – Colville, WA
Serves as assistant for Kids First Children’s Advocacy Center Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator by performing routine clerical duties using independent judgment within established policies and procedures. Performs a variety of secretarial support functions within a generally developed expertise in the areas of assignment. Compiles and prepares for review and distribution various letters, reports, documents and projects to aid the MDT Coordinator in working with groups of professionals from diverse agencies and disciplines who come together to provide comprehensive assessment and consultation for child physical and sexual abuse cases.  Provides in person response, including but not limited to medical advocacy, to victims as needed. Serves victims in crisis as needed.  This is a part time, 24 hours a week, non-exempt position, $16.52 – $17.87 / hour DOE.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Head Start Classroom Aide – Newport, WA
Works under close supervision of teaching staff to assist in conducting the activities of a Head Start preschool program to provide a quality socialization experience for children.  Sets up the classroom meals. This is a full time, non-exempt position, $12.50 per hour.   (Click on position title for complete job description).

Victim Advocate – Colville, WA
Provides crisis intervention and advocacy services for general crime victims or victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse.  Provides initial eligibility and psychosocial assessments, an integrated safety plan with desired outcomes, follow-up information, and support.  Advocates for the client and provides legal rights and responsibilities information relative to legal proceedings. Advocates for adult victim rights in the legal system. Advocates for abused children’s rights in the social service system and coordinates with the legal system.   Maintains records of client contact, serves as client liaison with other service providers and prepares periodic reports and correspondence.  Serves as a community resource for information regarding the impact of crimes on victims and the rights of victims.  Coordinates services between victims, law enforcement, prosecutors and judges.  Provides in person response, including but not limited to medical advocacy, to victims as needed. Serves victims in crisis as needed.  Full-time positions, 40 hours per week, part time candidates will be considered, $16.52 – $17.87 per hour, D.O. E.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Health Home Care Coordinator – Colville, WA 
Provides care coordination services to eligible individuals and their families.  Works with individuals and their families to assist them in successful discharge from the hospital.  Works to support their continued health improvement to facilitate a reduction in utilization of emergency services and decrease the recurrence of additional hospitalizations. Assesses needs, develops and monitors implementation of service plans, makes appropriate referrals and serves as a client advocate with other service providers. Responsible for following up with patients regardless of setting to coordinate care and follow up services as needed.  It is a full-time position, 32-40 hours, with a starting pay of $16.52 – $17.87 per hour, D.O. E. plus benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Maintenance Technician – Colville, WA
Performs general maintenance functions including sheetrock repair, light carpentry, minor electrical, interior/exterior painting, minor plumbing and other facility repairs as may be assigned.  Makes apartments rent ready after tenant moves out. Performs custodial duties of sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, trash collection/disposal, window cleaning, and general facilities upkeep as instructed.  Maintains exterior appearance of facility grounds and walkways, including manual and mechanized snow removal.  Insures building security, safety and maintains inventory of janitorial and maintenance supplies.  Maintains a log of all assigned work.  FT job, 40 hours/week, $15.02–$16.24/hour DOE plus benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Employment and Training Administrative Services Manager – Colville, WA
Performs secretarial work with a highly developed expertise in the business of the organization.  Manages all aspects of the Workforce Development Council’s grants and contracts.  Ensures proper communication and documentation of decisions and policies.  May make administrative decisions within scope of delegated authority.  This is a full time, non-exempt position, $18.17 – $19.66 / hour DOE. plus benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Victim Advocate – Republic, WA
Provides crisis intervention and advocacy services for general crime victims or victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse.  Provides initial eligibility and psychosocial assessments, an integrated safety plan with desired outcomes, follow-up information, and support.  Advocates for the client and provides legal rights and responsibilities information relative to legal proceedings. Advocates for adult victim rights in the legal system. Advocates for abused children’s rights in the social service system and coordinates with the legal system.   Maintains records of client contact, serves as client liaison with other service providers and prepares periodic reports and correspondence.  Serves as a community resource for information regarding the impact of crimes on victims and the rights of victims.  Coordinates services between victims, law enforcement, prosecutors and judges.  Provides in person response, including but not limited to medical advocacy, to victims as needed. Serves victims in crisis as needed.  Full-time positions, 40 hours per week, part time candidates will be considered, $16.52 – $17.87 per hour, D.O. E.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Victim Advocate – Davenport, WA
This is a full time position and will earn $16.52 – $17.87 / hour DOE, plus benefits. This position provides crisis intervention and advocacy services for general crime victims or victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse.  Provides initial eligibility and psychosocial assessments, an integrated safety plan with desired outcomes, follow-up information, ad support.  Advocates for the client and provides legal rights and responsibilities information relative to legal proceedings.  Serves as a community resource for information regarding the impact of crimes on victims and the rights of victims.  Coordinates services between victims, law enforcement, prosecutors and judges.  Valid driver’s license & criminal history check required.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Housing Case Manager – Davenport, WA
Provides information, assistance and comprehensive case management services to individuals or families.  Assesses needs, develops and monitors implementation of service plans, makes appropriate referrals and serves as a client advocate with other service providers. Service areas could include youth/family/parenting/elder services, employment/training, emergency/transitional housing, and health/nutrition.  Requires knowledge of related community resources and the laws and regulations specific to the area of service.  This is a full-time position, 32-40 hours per week, with a starting pay of $16.52 – $17.87 per hour, D.O. E.    (Click on position title for complete job description)

Relief Transit Driver – Republic, WA
Drives a 15 – 22 passenger transit vehicle, assists passengers in and out of vehicle, provides transfer assistance to non-ambulatory persons by utilizing mobility aids as necessary, i.e. slider boards and lifts, assists in coordination of routes and schedules, maintains a safe operating environment, maintains comprehensive, accurate and detailed records of all activities.  Must have nine months experience working for a public or private transit agency, one year successful experience in a capacity which required comprehensive record keeping and reporting, verifiable record as a safe driver for the most recent five year period, valid CDL with Passenger Endorsement or School Bus Endorsement, CDL Physical and acceptable completion of an alcohol and drug screen test that complies with all Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Standards.  This is a relief position, 10-15 hours per week, with a starting pay of $15.02 per hour.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Residential Care Generalist – Chewelah, WA
This position performs a variety of residential and personal caregiving duties utilizing general knowledge, specific expertise, and training in the areas of assignment.  Fill In position / hours vary. $12/hr.  (Click on position title for complete job description).

Head Start Substitute Classroom Aides – Colville, Kettle Falls, Chewelah and Newport, WA
This position is for the school year, hours vary, $12 per hour.  This position is responsible for assisting with Head Start preschool program activities.  (Click on position title for complete job description)