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Do you have expertise to share? Are you looking to do more in this world?

Then we are looking for you.

Peace Corps Response Volunteers are professionals with diverse skills who know how to hit the ground running. Volunteers work all around the world - training, coaching, and collaborating with host countries and communities.

Projects last up to 12 months. Volunteers tackle short-term assignments with long-lasting impact and receive a living stipend and other support.

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Starting as a way to support crisis recovery efforts, Peace Corps Response has expanded to build partnerships through service that lasts for generations.

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From Health Informatics in Eswatini to Organic Farming in the Philippines, there are a lot of stories out there waiting for you to read them, and live them.

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What's Your Passion?

When you serve in Peace Corps Response, the experience you bring will have an impact on people’s lives – today and for generations to come. There are six sectors and countless ways you can work with communities to make change together.

Agriculture icon Agriculture

Strengthen Food Security

Increase food security, sustainable agriculture practices, and business management skills.

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Community Economic Development icon Community Economic Development

Cultivate Opportunity

Contribute to business development, entrepreneurship, outreach, and operations.

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Education icon Education

Teach for Tomorrow

Meet critical needs in areas such as ESL, math, science, and special education.

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Environment icon Environment

Protect Our Planet

Work in resource management, environmental conservation, and community programs.

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Health icon Health

Advance Health Equity

Advance health equity in areas such as HIV/AIDS prevention, nursing education, and health-care administration.

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Empower the Next Generation

Develop curriculum and services supporting holistic youth development.

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Strengthen Food Security

Increase food security, sustainable agriculture practices, and business management skills.

Explore Openings

Cultivate Opportunity

Contribute to business development, entrepreneurship, outreach, and operations.

Explore Openings

Teach for Tomorrow

Meet critical needs in areas such as ESL, math, science, and special education.

Explore Openings

Protect Our Planet

Work in resource management, environmental conservation, and community programs.

Explore Openings

Advance Health Equity

Advance health equity in areas such as HIV/AIDS prevention, nursing education, and health-care administration.

Explore Openings

Empower the Next Generation

Develop curriculum and services supporting holistic youth development.

Explore Openings

We Have a Place Where You Belong

Peace Corps Response currently has openings in 13 countries. Where will you serve?

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I don't see any Peace Corps Response openings that match my skills. What should I do?

If you don't see an opening now that matches your skills, you should continue to monitor open positions, as new opportunities are posted daily. Please subscribe to our mailing list to receive information about featured openings

What kind of training will I receive as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer?

You will receive a short orientation upon arrival to your country of service. Technical and language training is minimal; it is expected that you already possess the skills needed to successfully complete your assignment.

Can couples serve as Peace Corps Response Volunteers?

Yes, but separate assignments must exist in the same country for each person. Apply separately to the respective openings.