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Peace Corps Volunteers

Be part of a new generation of leaders making a difference.

Peace Corps Volunteers improve the lives of people in communities around the world, inform the global perspectives of Americans, and turn a life-defining experience into a lifetime of opportunity.

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you work directly with communities on their most pressing issues while gaining a competitive advantage in today's global economy with international experience, cross-cultural understanding, and fluency in a foreign language. Peace Corps experience can springboard careers in the government, nonprofit, academic, and private sectors.


With a network of 215,000+ Peace Corps alumni and our career support services, Volunteers return highly qualified and ready to connect with the thousands of employers who are seeking the unique skills of returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Learn more about how Peace Corps Volunteers are making a difference and find a current Volunteer opening that’s right for you.

Volunteer Openings

Volunteer Openings

You determine where you want to go, what you want to do, and when.
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Be a Volunteer Film

Be a Volunteer Film

Watch Peace Corps' film short, Be a Volunteer, and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service.

Application Process

Application Process

Applying to serve overseas is easier than ever before.
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Live, learn and work with a community overseas.
Be a Volunteer.

Last updated Sep 23 2014