Eastern Caribbean

Stories from Eastern Caribbean

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Eastern Caribbean.

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A school dance group shows off their award after a performance.

Standing next to a pan filled with hot oil in that tiny kitchen was where I realized that cooking could be a catalyst for creating relationships.

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February is nationally recognized as African American History Month.

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Our ballet class in the Art Gallery at the Old Mill since Hurricane Maria destroyed the Dance Studio.

When the Peace Corps called asking if I’d like to return to Dominica two months after Category 5 Hurricane Maria, I was at my parents’ house in South Carolina.

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A teacher helps a student during computer class in Guyana

Are you an experienced STEM professional?

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Unloading first shipment of books, January 2014

I joined the Peace Corps in 1972, right after I completed my master’s degree. 

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From light to lightning: How the slow kid become fast

When I first became a Peace Corps Response Volunteer, my intent was to offer the skills and passion I had acquired as an experienced educator and school leader to a country that had a need. 

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Teaching my students to "saute" at a ballet class.


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8 volunteer opportunities for creative types

Did you know you can serve in the Peace Corps as a music teacher or animation specialist? 

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