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Join Our Team


Join Our Team

Thank you for your interest in working at Matthew 25! We’re looking for team members who care about economically challenged people and neighborhoods, work to build positive relationships, and strive to contribute to an inclusive and sustainable society.

Matthew 25 is an equal-opportunity employer and we encourage all candidates to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, age, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, disability status, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Current Openings

Neighborhood Building Housing Leader

Matthew 25 is seeking a Housing Leader to help with the growth in our housing programs.  The ideal person will be someone who believes all people should have access to quality, affordable housing; is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, has basic construction knowledge and is comfortable working with volunteers and contractors from diverse backgrounds. Primary areas of responsibility will include minor homeowner construction management, management of rental properties, energy efficiency programs and the tool library.

The Housing Leader salary range is $40,000 – $50,000. Benefits include PTO, health insurance, Simple IRA match, short term disability and paid holidays.

If interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].



Cultivate Hope Senior Director

Matthew 25 is seeking a Senior Director for our Cultivate Hope food programs. These food-
focused social enterprises seek to bring healthy, affordable food and a sharing economy into
neighborhoods categorized as food deserts. The ideal candidate will oversee the Cultivate Hope
Corner Grocery Store, Groundswell Pay-It-Forward Café and Event Center, the Education
Department and the Cultivate Hope Urban Farm. This person will be an integral part of the
Matthew 25 Leadership Team.

Matthew 25 works to revitalize our geographic areas by working through our four pillars of food, housing, education and community building. During the last few years, Matthew 25 has more than doubled in size. In order to continue to expand our programs, we need someone who has experience in food (preferably in grocery and restaurant) and overseeing teams.

Matthew 25 is an innovative entrepreneurial organization with diverse programs. Current social
enterprises include a tool library, urban farm, Groundswell Café, Cultivate Hope Corner Store,
affordable rental housing and net zero, sustainable housing. All of these programs seek to make
neighborhoods healthier so that people might live into their full potential. Matthew 25’s primary
future growth will come from scaling and multiplying these programs. The Cultivate Hope Senior
Director is an important piece to implementing our mission and vision.

The Cultivate Hope Senior Director salary range is $60,000-$70,000. Benefits include PTO,
health insurance, Simple IRA match, short term disability and paid holidays.

If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]


Housing Administrative Coordinator

Matthew 25 is seeking a caring and dedicated professional with excellent communication and project management skills to join our team as Housing Administrative Coordinator. This individual will provide leadership and management for assigned programs, ensuring milestones and targets are met and assist in scope development for projects, including visiting sites and working with clients. The Housing Administrative Coordinator will establish and maintain spreadsheets, databases, and other electronic recordkeeping to track and document projects. The successful candidate must be well organized and detail-oriented. If you know someone who would be a good fit, please encourage them to apply! 

Hours are 30 – 35 hours per week.  Pay range is $17.50 – 18.50 per hour depending on experience.

If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]


Green Iowa AmeriCorps

Green Iowa AmeriCorps are currently seeking environmentally focused and passionate individuals to serve in the AmeriCorps State program focused on three program tracks; Energy & Community, Sustainable Schools, and Land & Water Stewards. Each program track engages members in direct service, environmental education, volunteer and community engagement, and professional development opportunities in their own unique ways with various host agencies throughout the state. Matthew 25 operates as a host site for the Energy & Community track.

The program will pay you while you serve, with access to free trainings, professional development opportunities, and an education stipend! As a member, you’ll get to spend a year gaining hands on experience in areas of energy, conservation, environmental education, community engagement, and much more!

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For more information visit the Green Iowa AmeriCorps website or contact [email protected]


Matthew 25 offers a competitive benefits package to our employees.

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Paid Time Off

Simple IRA Retirement Plan and Matching

Training Opportunities

13.5 Holidays

Employee Discounts

Short Term Disability

Group Life Insurance