There are lots ways to get involved in the work of Rural Action from 40 hour internship to full-time staff positions. Use the buttons below to jump to each section and learn more about how to become part of the team!

Volunteer Opportunities High School InternshipsAmeriCorps Worker Trainee/Temporary Positions Staff Roles

Volunteer Opportunities

Rural Action has a vibrant volunteer program for those wishing to be involved with our work on a more limited basis. If you are interested in volunteering contact or learn more here.

High School Internships

Want to investigate career opportunities and learn job skills? Rural Action coordinates a paid internship program that places high school students with local businesses.


Get paid to serve your community for a summer or a full year! Whether you serve as an AmeriCorps State/National member and “get your hands dirty”, or as an AmeriCorps VISTA who builds capacity behind the scenes, you service will support Appalachian Ohio people and communities; protect, conserve, and steward our natural resources; help to rebuild sustainable wealth, livelihoods, and prosperity; and provide you with the opportunities to find your place and purpose here on Earth. Learn more about our AmeriCorps program.

Worker Trainee


Staff Roles

Across more than 8 programs and 5 enterprises, Rural Action frequently has positions open to join our staff full-time. Check out current openings here.