Dominican Republic

Peace Corps in Dominican Republic

Volunteers in the Dominican Republic work 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 Spanish. 

Volunteers
Current: 179
To Date: 4792
Program Dates
1962-present
Official Language
Spanish

Volunteer Openings in Dominican Republic

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Spanish Literacy Promoter- Primary School

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Community Economic Volunteer

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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

Support 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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Over ten years ago, the local government of my small Dominican town began a project to build a community playground ...

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This project comprises the construction of a multi-purpose court in a small, deprived community in the northwest region of the ...

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