Lunch and Learn-- WOFFORD COLLEGE
11:30AM - 12:30 PM
The Space | Mungo Center
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Make a difference overseas! Stop by Lunch and Learn with SC Peace Corps recruiter Charles Portney, and Wofford Alumni and former Peace Corps volunteer Maggie Flinnto find out more about serving in the Peace Corps. Please feel free to bring your own lunchduring this info session!
Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource its people. Volunteers serve in over 65 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.
All expenses are paid for including travel, training, medical, dental, food and housing. In addition there are many benefits such as deferment and or partial cancellation of student loans; scholarships and tuition assistance for graduate school; a year of non-competitive eligibility for Federal jobs.
The best way to know if you qualify for Peace Corps service is to apply. Submit an online applicationnowto be considered for programs departing in 2015
About the Peace Corps: Read moreor watch a video abouthow Peace Corps service makes a difference for the communities served, the volunteers themselves, and here in the U.S. Learn what it's like to be a Volunteer, including what Volunteers do, where they go, andthe many benefits of Peace Corps service.
For questions about this event contact Charles Portney
Last updated Nov 17 2014