Dominican Republic

Peace Corps in Dominican Republic

There are 169 Volunteers in the Dominican Republic working with their communities on projects in community economic development, education, health, and youth development. During their service in the Dominican Republic, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including basic Haitian Kreyol and Spanish. More than 4,550 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in the Dominican Republic since the program was established in 1962.

Volunteers
Current: 169
To Date: 4550
Program Dates
1962-present
Official Language
Spanish

Volunteer Openings in Dominican Republic

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Youth Development Volunteer

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Primary Literacy Promoter

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Peace Corps Volunteers "serve", not "help". "Help" denotes a paternalistic idea that we know what is best. Peace Corps Volunteers work with community partners to determine what should be done and how. Without their help, Volunteers cannot accomplish anything.

Elizabeth Haight, 2012-2014

Current Projects in Dominican Republic

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Contributions to the Dominican Republic Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Dominican Republic.

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To develop a bat cave as the first tourist attraction of its kind in the Samana province, as a sustainable economic development project for a small...

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Our community is located near the top of the Province of Monte Plata in the Dominican Republic. With a local clinic that consists of a doctor, nurs...

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