Each RARE 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. For more information about the types of work our members take on, click here: https://rare.uoregon.edu/program-description
RARE AmeriCorps members are required to be either U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. In addition, you will need to hold a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate applied community experience as well as coursework or equivalent experience in three or more of the following areas: planning or statistical analysis, planning or economic theory, project management, community or economic development, environmental planning, geographic information systems and grant writing. For more information about eligibility and our selection process, click here: https://rare.uoregon.edu/selection-process-information
If you are interested in applying to RARE, please complete our Member Application Process.
Step 1: Download the 2017-2018 RARE Application Form by clicking here: https://rare.uoregon.edu/member/apply-now
Step 2: Populate the RARE Application Form. Please make sure to adequately answer each of the five essay questions included in the RARE Application Form
Step 3: Please include an electronic version of your professional resume in your RARE Application Form When you have completed the application packet save and send as a Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org in the format: LastName_part_ap_17-18. If you have problems or need assistance, please send us an email or call (541) 346-2879. Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all placements are filled.