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:

Housing Case Manager – Colville, 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 $17.48 – $18.91 per hour, D.O. E.   (Click on position title for complete job description)

Temporary IT Data Entry – Colville, WA
Needed to update and maintain information on one our company databases and computer systems.  Responsibilities include collecting and entering data in databases and maintaining accurate records of valuable company information.  Ideal candidate will have essential data entry skills, fast and accurate typing abilities with an eye for detail and familiarity with spreadsheets and online forms.  Will work with IT Manager. Previous experience as a data entry clerk or similar position will be considered an advantage.  Ultimately, a successful data entry operator will be responsible for maintaining accurate, up-to-date and usable information in our systems.  This is a temporary position,  a minimum of 160 hours is available, $16.00 per hour.

HSQ Inspector – Colville, WA
Works under the direct supervision of the Section 8 Program Manager, the HQS (Housing Quality Standards) Inspector is responsible for conducting a variety of housing inspection activities for appropriate RRCA programs.  The HQS Inspector shall develop and maintain a positive working relationship with property owners/managers, tenants/program participants, peers, and management.  Performs a variety of administrative duties as required.   This a part time position, 24 hours per week, $14.72 – $15.92 per hour DOE +Benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Case Manager – Republic, 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 customer 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 a full time position, 40 hours per week, $17.48 – $18.91 per hour DOE +Benefits.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Community Coalition Coordinator – Springdale, WA   
Organizes and maintains a community substance abuse prevention coalition. This position provides staff assistance to the community coalition; recruits and trains coalition members; guides the continuous development and implementation of a community substance abuse prevention plan; and acts as a liaison between the community coalition and funders/evaluators.  Full-time exempt position, with a starting pay of $3,118.00 – $3,373.00 per month, D.O. E. plus benefits.   (Click on position title for complete job description)

Victim Advocate / Community Engagement Facilitator – Davenport, WA 
Community Educator designs, coordinates and implements community awareness programs to provide information regarding crime victimization.  The position will also plan and present prevention programs to a wide variety of audiences to promote social change.

Victim Advocate 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. 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 position, 40 hours, with a starting pay of $17.48 – $18.91 per hour, D.O. E. plus benefits.   (Click on position title for complete job description)

Victim Advocate / Community Engagement Facilitator – Republic, WA 
Community Educator designs, coordinates and implements community awareness programs to provide information regarding crime victimization.  The position will also plan and present prevention programs to a wide variety of audiences to promote social change.

Victim Advocate 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. 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 position, 40 hours, with a starting pay of $17.48 – $18.91 per hour, D.O. E. plus benefits.   (Click on position title for complete job description)

Health Home Care Coordinator – Kennewick, 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)

Community Engagement Facilitator – Colville, WA
Assesses community needs and readiness, coordinates and implements community awareness programs created by the Community Engagement Program Manager to provide information regarding crime victimization.  The position will also assist the Program Manager in planning and presenting prevention programs to a wide variety of audiences to promote social change.  The Community Engagement Facilitator must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; compassion for those harmed by abuse, violence or other crimes; passion to advocate for the legal rights of victims; the ability to be a great trainer; and conduct themselves in a professional demeanor.  Provides in person response, including but not limited to medical advocacy, to victims as needed. Serves victims in crisis as needed.  This a full time position / 40 hours per week, $16.52 to $ 17.87 per hour DOE.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

Receptionist/Intake Coordinator – Davenport, WA
Provides information, assistance and intake of clients for Victim Services, Housing, Employment & Training, Energy, and Weatherization; assesses current needs.  Develops service strategies and makes appropriate referrals internally and externally.  Performs routine to moderately complex clerical duties using independent judgment within established procedures.  Compiles various reports and answers client and employee questions based on Agency procedures.  Answers sensitive client inquiries.  Acts as staff support.  Performs general janitorial duties for the office. Provides in person response, including but not limited to medical advocacy, to victims as needed. Serves victims in crisis as needed.  This a full time position / 40 hours per week, $13.65 to $14.77 per hour DOE.  (Click on position title for complete job description)

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 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, $12.00 per hour.  (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).

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, $12.42 per hour.   (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)

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)