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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.

Map of Volunteer Openings and Departures

Volunteer Openings

Use this new, interactive tool to find out information about each assignment, country and departure month to help you plan ahead.

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.

Peace Corps Catalog

Peace Corps Catalog

Learn all about Peace Corps service and see if it's a good fit for you.
Web Version | 32-page PDF

Live, learn and work with a community overseas.
Be a Volunteer.

Last updated Jan 30 2014