Current Staff Openings

Zero Waste Enterprise Coordinator
Rural Action is hiring a creative, driven person with good business sense to support the development of recycling-based businesses and social enterprise in southeast Ohio.  Using a value chain approach, this person will identify assets and opportunities to grow a zero waste economy through waste reduction, recycling, composting, and reuse.  The position will support local organizations and entrepreneurs to develop zero waste businesses.  This person will also work to increase the environmental, social, and financial return of Rural Action’s existing social enterprise work.

This position requires good business sense, project management skills, creativity, professionalism, and excellent communication skills.  This person should be able to draw people together towards a common goal.  This person should also have a strong desire to grow social enterprise and support local entrepreneurs.  This is a full time position that reports to the Zero Waste Program Director. See full job description hereApply By May 19th, 2015


Current Volunteer Openings

Rural Action is seeking candidates for the Ohio Stream Restore Corps. We are seeking to fill 26 positions for 1700 hour terms to be placed with Rural Action or Ohio Stream Restore Corps partners. Learn more about OSRC positions here – Apply by June 1st, 2015

Rural Action is an equal opportunity employer with full and part-time employment opportunities in Administration, Development, Communications, Agriculture, Forestry, Watershed, Environmental Education and other programming. We strive to offer competitive compensation and benefits to our employees committed to sustainable development philosophies and the nonprofit sector.

Our benefits package includes: group health insurance, vision and dental coverage, group life insurance, sick leave, vacation, mileage for work related travel and participation in a simple IRA plan.

Rural Action also has a vibrant volunteer and internship program for those wishing to be involved with our work on a more limited basis. If you are interested in volunteering contact info@ruralaction.org

For more information about employment  contact: Deb Moreland, Human Resources Manager at deb@ruralaction.org or call 740-797-2783.