Dominican Republic

Peace Corps in Dominican Republic

There are more than 150 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 Spanish. More than 4,630 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in the Dominican Republic since the program was established in 1962.    

Volunteers
Current: 150
To Date: 4630
Program Dates
1962-present
Official Language
Spanish

Volunteer Openings in Dominican Republic

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Community Economic Volunteer

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Primary Literacy Promoter

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Community Economic Advisor

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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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The goal of this project is to provide the community with a safe, public space for youth to constructively use their free time through playing spor...

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The small rural community recently constructed a local resource center - an enormous achievement nearly 4 years in the making. The community worked...

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