The Office of Acquisition and Contract Management (OACM) administers the Peace Corps' work through contracts and interagency agreements, both domestic and overseas. OACM administers short term contracts for a variety of temporary positions occasionally requested by Peace Corps overseas posts. If you are interested in short-term training positions as a United States Personal Service Contractor (U.S. PSC), remember that most Peace Corps field offices hire staff locally. In the event a post is unable to identify qualified local personnel, a US PSC is contracted to fill the temporary position.
US PSCs serve overseas and are compensated with a daily rate based on the candidate's relevant salary history and work experience in conjunction with the established compensation range for the position. Additionally, insurance, immunizations, travel, and a small per diem are usually provided. Should your skills match those required for an upcoming consultancy, you will be contacted to verify your availability for and interest in the position. Selecting candidates for a contract can take from three months to six months.
All contractors with Peace Corps must have a DUNS number and be registered with the Central Contractor's Registry (go to www.ccr.gov ).
The most frequent non-medical contracting need is for training personnel to assist with Pre-Service Training events (PST). PSTs are held one to two times a year at most posts and require the contracting of training personnel, such as PST director, technical trainers and coordinators. Technical trainers are often needed in specialized disciplines, such as agriculture, health, small enterprise development, TEFL instruction, education, and community, gender or youth development.
Other short term contractors occasionally needed include temporary-duty administrative staff, program evaluators, and instructors for workshops and in-service training.
Peace Corps Medical Contractors (PCMCs), also commonly referred to as Peace Corps Medical Officers (PCMOs), are needed at Peace Corps posts to serve as the primary health care providers for Peace Corps Volunteers and trainees overseas. Medical Officers also provide education, training, and counseling to Peace Corps Volunteers and trainees.
If you are interested in applying for a Peace Corps overseas personal services contract, click on the following:
Listing of all currently open Overseas Personal Services Contract Opportunities
Peace Corps Medical Contractors are the primary health care providers for Peace Corps Volunteers and trainees overseas.
Last updated Nov 20 2013
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Peace Corps is looking for Medical Officers to serve as the primary health care providers for Peace Corps Volunteers and trainees overseas. Medical Officers also provide education, training, and counseling to Peace Corps Volunteers and trainees.
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