Volunteer Abroad with Peace Corps

Volunteering overseas is one of the best ways to immerse in a different culture, to assist a community in need, and to grow personally as well as professionally. Volunteers with the Peace Corps serve abroad for up to 27 months, but some shorter-term options are also available.The health and safety of Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) is the agency’s top priority. Peace Corps understands some risks are involved with living and working in emerging coun...
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10 Tips to Become a More Competitive Peace Corps Applicant

Deciding to volunteer overseas with the United States Peace Corps is a life-altering choice. Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) live and work within a community for up to 27 months. The decision to serve for over two years volunteering overseas is not a small one to make. Ready to apply? HOW PEACE CORPS’ APPLICATION PROCESS WORKSFrom the time an application is submitted to when a successful candidate is invited to serve usually takes about one year. P...
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Guest — kt
thank you. these tips make sense and are helpful.
Friday, 12 January 2018 05:37
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What Volunteering with Peace Corps Teaches You

Part of the adventure of volunteering abroad, especially with the United States Peace Corps, is accepting it comes with certain risks and lack of conveniences that will change how you live your life forever. What I learned as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) has shaped how I have approached everything since.I served as an Education/Information and Communication Technology (ED/ICT) volunteer in Guyana, South America (2008-2010), with only basic neces...
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Luis Armando Correa
How do you apply to become a volunteer abroad? I would like to know if there are any benefits involved.
Monday, 23 June 2014 12:44
Chase Chisholm
Dear Luis Armando Correa, Thank you for your comment! I encourage you to check out the links included in this article for more in... Read More
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 08:00
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