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Careers with Rosedale Development Association

Community Relations Coordinator

Rosedale Development Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit community development corporation, serving the Rosedale area of Kansas City, KS and Wyandotte County. RDA’s mission is to work with residents, businesses, and institutions to build a thriving Rosedale community.


• Manage RDA website, social media, paper newsletter and e-newsletter

• Design program and event flyers

• Implement 2017 RDA communications plan, assess results, and create future plans

• Coordinate and execute Rosedale community events

• Support community-based advocacy efforts

• Assist Rosedalians in accessing community resources

• Recruit and manage volunteers for neighborhood projects and programs

• Represent RDA in the broader community

• Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field

• 1-3 years relevant work experience

• Excellent written and verbal communication

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Proficiency in: WordPress, Mailchimp, Salesforce, social media and analytics, basic design

• Experience coordinating community events

• Experience recruiting and managing volunteers

• Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

• Grassroots/community organizing experience preferred

• History of neighborhood/community engagement and affinity with Rosedale neighborhood preferred

• Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred

• Commitment to mission of the Rosedale Development Association

Compensation: Salary range: $30,000-$35,000


  • Affordable medical insurance
  • Retirement benefit after 12 months of employment

Hours: Full time. Frequent evenings and some weekends required.

RDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions:

Please send a resume and cover letter to

Contact Information 

  • Rosedale Development Association, Inc.
  • 1403 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103
  • (913) 677-5097
Now Hiring AmeriCorps Members: Multiple positions available

Join the Rosedale AmeriCorps Team!

Rosedale Development Association works to build a strong and healthy community and to improve the quality of life for those who live, work, and play in Rosedale. AmeriCorps is a commitment to a year of service where you can make an impact and build important job skills for the future. AmeriCorps members in Rosedale work to improve our community in every way: leading youth programs, teaching nutrition and gardening, repairing homes for seniors, fixing bikes, organizing community events, cleaning up litter and graffiti, building trails, and training volunteers.


  • Work with volunteers to provide healthy youth programs including cooking classes and sports
  • Assist community members in beautifying the neighborhood through creating green spaces, and cleaning up litter
  • Build and maintain nature trails
  • Maintain and improve community gardens
  • Provide home repair services for seniors and low-income families
  • Support neighborhood groups
  • Coordinate healthy neighborhood events


  • 18 years or older
  • High school diploma, some college or verifiable work history
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Commitment to building healthy communities
  • Ability to work well as a team and with diverse communities
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer and social networking skills
  • Gardening, sports, bike repair or home repair experience preferred
  • Experience working with children
  • Commitment to mission of the Rosedale Development Association
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and participate in a criminal history check

All positions are for a 1-year term of service through AmeriCorps Kansas.

Compensation:  Half-time members receive a bi-weekly living allowance of $250 and a Segal Education Award of $2,887.50

Hours: Half-Time positions available.  Frequent evenings and some weekends required

How to Apply:

Please send a résumé and cover letter to:

  • Rosedale Development AssociationATTN: Je T’aime Taylor1403 Southwest Blvd, KCK 66103
  • or by email to

RDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Still want to make a difference in Rosedale? Click here to learn more about our volunteer opportunities.


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