Are you ready to work for rural America?

The Center for Rural Affairs is a leading nonprofit organization with a national reputation for progressive rural advocacy and policy work. And we're looking for a few good people like you to come work with us.

Open Positions

Latino Loan Specialist
We're seeking to contract with a Latino Small Business Specialist to implement the services of our Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) in Nebraska. The Latino Small Business Specialist will primarily aid in the development and expansion of small businesses in rural Nebraska. You will assist in packaging small loans, completing small business financial projections, and offering business planning assistance. This is a bilingual position and applicants must have the ability to speak fluent Spanish. Read the full description of the contract position here. (Spanish version)

Policy & Advocacy Organizing Fellow (Iowa)
We are seeking a full-time Policy & Advocacy Organizing Fellow to advance our clean energy and conservation objectives in Iowa and beyond. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a dynamic team committed to effecting change. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and communications skills, demonstrated organizing experience, and an understanding of agriculture, conservation, and clean energy issues. Read the full job description here.

Internships

Policy & Advocacy Organizing Intern (Iowa)
We are seeking a full-time temporary Policy & Advocacy Organizing Intern for our Dyersville, Iowa, office to advance our clean energy and conservation objectives in Iowa and beyond. This is a great opportunity to become part of a dynamic team committed to effecting change. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with strong writing and communications skills, organizing experience, and knowledge of agriculture, conservation, and clean energy issues. Read the full internship description here.

Policy & Advocacy Organizing Intern (Nebraska)
We are also seeking a full-time temporary Policy & Advocacy Organizing Intern for our main Lyons, Nebraska, office. Much like the other internship opportunity we seek to advance our policy objectives in Nebraska and beyond. The intern will become a part of a dynamic team committed to effecting change. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with strong writing and communications skills, organizing experience, and knowledge of agriculture, conservation, and clean energy issues. Job duties include developing knowledge of Nebraska state policy issues and engaging rural communities in outreach efforts to advance policy objectives. Read the full internship description here.