Peace Corps service is a life-defining leadership experience. Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource – its people. Volunteers serve in 76 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, the Pacific Islands and the Middle East. Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing technical assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment.
Peace Corps provides Volunteers with language, cross-cultural, and technical training.
We recommend you submit your application as early as possible so we can match your skills to openings as they become available. Plan ahead and apply nine months to a year in advance of your target departure date. An expressed interest in a program area, volunteer experience, a college degree, and a commitment to public service are helpful in securing a Volunteer assignment. To be eligible for service, you must be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen.
Visit our website to learn more: http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn