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The application process begins by selecting a service model and finding an open position.

Peace Corps Volunteer
2 years, 3 months
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Peace Corps Response
Up to 12 months
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Virtual Service Pilot
3-6 months
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If you are flexible in where you serve for the two-year Peace Corps Volunteer program, our experts can match you with a position and country based on your experience and preferences.

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Preparing to Apply

Ready to serve boldly? Learn about eligibility, expectations, and the application process for aspiring Volunteers.
Questions about applying?

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  • Is there an age limit to serving in the Peace Corps?

    You must be a minimum of 18 years old to serve, but there is no upper age limit.

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  • Are Peace Corps Volunteers paid?

    Peace Corps Volunteers receive a monthly living allowance. The specific amount will vary by country, and is determined by a …

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  • Do I need to speak a foreign language?

    Language requirements vary by job opportunity and country. Overall, a willingness to learn new languages is an important trait for …

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