Senegal

Peace Corps in Senegal

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Volunteers in Senegal work with their communities on projects in agriculture, the environment, community economic development, and health. During their service in Senegal, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bambara, Fulakunda, Jaxanke, Mandinka, Pulaar du Nord, Pulafuta, Seereer, and Wolof. 

Volunteers
Current: 263
To Date: 3946
Program Dates
1963-present
Official Language
French

Volunteer Openings in Senegal

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Forestry and Environment Specialist

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Forestry and Environment Change Agent

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Urban Agriculture Extension Agent

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Recently, a renowned international human rights advocate from Senegal told me that his life’s trajectory was set in the mid-1960s by a Peace Corps Volunteer English teacher. How an individual Volunteer changes lives may never be known – or may only be revealed decades later – but change lives, we do.

Cheryl Gregory Faye, Country Director
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Support Projects in Senegal

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

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The Michele Sylvester Scholarship program was established in 1993 in memory of Michele Sylvester, a former PC Senegal volunteer dedicated ...

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