Rural Workforce

The Office of Rural Prosperity (ORP) advocates for and promotes rural Kansas and focuses on efforts designed to aid rural improvements. Through ongoing conversations with rural stakeholders, ORP identifies key policy priorities and blends administrative action with legislative work to remove barriers to prosperity. As a division in the Kansas Department of Commerce, we are part of the economic development team that is solely focused on the growth and prosperity of rural Kansas. 

Rural Kansas Workforce

Kansans looking for work or to explore new career opportunities can take advantage of the workforce services provided by KANSASWORKS, which has offices and dedicated staff across the state. Services include help with the job search process, assistance crafting effective resumes, tips for negotiating salaries, training opportunities and more.

Power Up and Go!

A guide to grow your workforce within your rural community.

Housing Resources in Kansas

Affordable, quality and accessible housing is a critical component to growing the Kansas economy and improving the quality of life in our state.

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