Peace Corps in Indonesia

There are 119 Volunteers in Indonesia working with their communities on education projects. During their service in Indonesia, Volunteers learn to speak Bahasa Indonesian. More than 310 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Indonesia since the program was established in 1963.
Current: 119
To Date: 310
Program Dates
1963-1965, 2010-present
Official Language

Volunteer Openings in Indonesia

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There are currently no openings in Indonesia

As a volunteer and a foreigner who looks different from everyone else, I was often put on the spot or led into awkward situations and encounters with people. From having so many of these experiences, I learned how to cope with and make the best out of these situations. Being in Peace Corps taught me how to become more sensitive and cognizant of others around me, to think from their perspectives, and that I can easily make an awkward situation more enjoyable by having a good attitude going into it.

Elle Chang, Indonesia Volunteer (2011-13)

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Contributions to the Indonesia Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Indonesia.

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Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) Heers settled into a village in the Sundanese hills of Java. The community’s residents were mostly farmers,teachers, me...

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