Start Date: Sep 6, 2017
Category: Community Development
Contact: Titus Tomlinson
Posted: Feb 14, 2017
Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) is a unique AmeriCorps Program serving Oregon's rural communities through economic and community development and natural resource planning. The mission of the RARE AmeriCorps Program is to increase the capacity of rural communities to improve their economic, social, and environmental conditions, through the assistance of trained college graduate-level participants. Our members live in and serve rural communities for 11 months. The RARE AmeriCorps Program is now in our 23rd year of service and has placed more than 450 individuals and served every Oregon county. Join the team for a year of service that you will never forget!
RARE AmeriCorps members work with organizations that have identified specific needs in rural areas. Each RARE AmeriCorps member focuses on community specific projects that fall within the following focus areas: land use planning, downtown development, community and economic development, regional tourism, renewable energy, food systems planning and natural resources planning. Additional information can be found within the Projects section of our website.
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