Youth in Development
Empower the next generation of changemakers.
Volunteers work with youth in communities on projects that promote engagement and active citizenship, including gender awareness, employability, health and HIV/AIDS education, environmental awareness, sporting programs, and information technology.
Youth in Development Volunteer Openings
View all of the Volunteer openings by country and qualifications.
How can being a youth in development Volunteer advance my career?
Through serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer, you can gain fluency in a foreign language, international experience, and cross-cultural understanding, attributes that are highly sought-after assets in today's global economy. Experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer working with at-risk youth is valued by numerous organizations, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and many private companies and nongovernmental organizations seeking individuals with unique skills. Find out how returned Peace Corps Volunteers receive advantages in federal employment.
Also See: Volunteer Benefits
Last updated May 03 2016
Learn more about what youth Volunteers are doing in the field.