Eastern Caribbean Skip breadcrumb link list You are here Home Eastern Caribbean Skip section nav link list In this Section Projects in Eastern Caribbean Stories from Eastern Caribbean Preparing to Volunteer Living Conditions Training Health Safety and Security Diversity and Inclusion Packing Guidance Country Director's Message About Contact Us 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. 1-16 of 16 results Bringing Dominica Home By Megan Celestine Jan. 19, 2021 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. Diverse perspectives: The African American/Black Volunteer experience By Peace Corps Feb. 1, 2020 February is nationally recognized as African American History Month. What Volunteers from top colleges say about Peace Corps service By Peace Corps March 20, 2019 Dancing after Maria By Rebecca Warthen May 17, 2018 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. WATCH: Highlighting home in St. Lucia By Third Goal Feb. 20, 2018 7 unique STEM positions you can apply to right now By Peace Corps Response Feb. 8, 2018 Are you an experienced STEM professional? Continuing to give back to the community that inspired me By Clifford Clark May 12, 2017 I joined the Peace Corps in 1972, right after I completed my master’s degree. From light to lightning: How the slow kid became fast By Remidene Aboko-Cole Diakité April 19, 2017 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. Ballet, not bélé By Rebecca Warthen April 10, 2017 Ballet. 8 volunteer opportunities for creative types By Peace Corps Response Oct. 26, 2016 Did you know you can serve in the Peace Corps as a music teacher or animation specialist? 7 reasons to wake up early By Peace Corps Sept. 7, 2016 Rise with the sun. Serving in paradise: Peace Corps couple shapes young minds in the Eastern Caribbean By Peace Corps July 7, 2016 If you lived and worked on a Caribbean island for two years, how many problems do you think you'd find? Peace Corps Volunteers Jilia and Greg Vento, a Florida couple serving together in St. Lucia, can count them all on one hand. Spotting the Space Station with my village By David Kurtz Nov. 23, 2015 The first few years of my federal career in the 1980's were spent at NASA headquarters working for the Business Management Division of the newly initiated Space Station office. Age is just a number By David Kurtz Aug. 21, 2015 Most people think the typical Peace Corps Volunteer is a recent college graduate in his or her twenties. How living in the Caribbean helped me understand my West Indian heritage By Shawnette Brandt Feb. 9, 2015 Growing up in New Jersey, I was surrounded by peers who were first generation American or immigrated to the United States at a very young age. I fit the norm in my culturally diverse secondary school. So you want to join the Peace Corps and teach folks to read? Here's what you'll be doing. By Joan Cohen-Mitchell Sept. 9, 2013 Beginning in 1986, I served as an early childhood teacher trainer in Haiti.