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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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Let us help you find the right position.

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.

Serve where you’re needed most

Employer Resources

Hoping to hire purpose-driven people who are collaborative and culturally competent? Reach out to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and tap into this dynamic candidate pool.

Find RPCV job seekers

One way for federal employers to connect with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is through the USAJobs website. The PDF below explains how you can use the Agency Talent Portal to find them.

USAJobs Agency Talent Portal instructions [PDF]

Create custom communications

You can also recruit Returned Peace Corps Volunteers through focused outreach efforts. Consider the following tactics and email [email protected] to tell us what you’re doing—this can help us promote your resources to RPCVs.

  • Make a landing page on your website where potential RPCV applicants can find relevant information tailored to them and promote it through social media using #RPCV and #PCJobs
  • Create and post short videos about your organization, why it might be a good fit for RPCVs and, if possible, ask RPCVs working there to talk about how Peace Corps helped lead them to their current position
  • You can also host a virtual information event or hiring fair. If you are interested in coordinating with the Peace Corps on a career-focused event, please email [email protected]

Attend career fairs

At no cost, apply to exhibit at any of our career fairs held in major cities and virtually throughout the year.

Join our email list by contacting us at [email protected] and we’ll notify you about upcoming events.

Post openings to the jobs board

Submit a job for free to our Career Link jobs board, which receives over 350,000 views each year. You can post as many jobs as you like. Over 50,000 RPCVs receive updates daily on new jobs.

Request service verification

Verify a Peace Corps Volunteer’s service for employment purposes by using the Peace Corps Certification Request Form.

Please provide an authorization to release information signed by the subject of the investigation.

Email us if you need further assistance.

Hire through noncompetitive eligibility

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers have special noncompetitive eligibility (NCE) hiring status that can expedite the hiring process for federal agency employers. Peace Corps staff also receive this status after three years of employment.

Learn more about NCE or send us an email to learn how to hire a Peace Corps Volunteer with NCE.

Peace Corps Job Board

Want to hire an RPCV? Submit a job to our job board.