University of Oregon

Community Service Center

Make a Difference in Oregon Communities - Apply for RARE Today

Are you interested in community building, natural resources, food security, natural hazard planning, economic development or land use planning? 

Does your organization have community building, natural resources, food security, natural hazard planning, economic development or land use planning projects that you do not have resources to complete? 

If you answered yes to either of these questions. . . the RARE AmeriCorps Program might just be what you are looking for.

RARE's mission is to increase the capacity of rural communities to improve their economic, social, and environmental conditions, through the assistance of trained graduate-level participants, from across the US. Now in it's 21st year, RARE has placed more than 400 volunteers and served every Oregon county. The RARE AmeriCorps Program makes a difference in the communities they serve

Community Pre-Applications and RARE Member Applications are available online for 2015-2016. Deadlines to apply are quickly approaching. Don't miss your opportunity!