Senegal

Peace Corps in Senegal

There are 283 Volunteers in Senegal working with their communities on projects in agriculture, community economic development, the environment, and health. During their service in Senegal, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bambara, Fulakunda, Jaxanke, Malinke, Pulafuta, Pulaar du Nord, Mandinka, Seereer, and Wolof. More than 3,690 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Senegal since the program was established in 1962.
Volunteers
Current: 283
To Date: 3690
Program Dates
1963-present
Official Language
French

Volunteer Openings in Senegal

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Urban Agriculture Extension Agent

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Sustainable Agriculture Extension Agent

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Sustainable Agriculture Specialist

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

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This project focuses on eight schools in two neighboring communes. It is a joint project of two Peace Corps Volunteers, Laura d'€™Elsa and Abigail ...

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The Youth Empowerment Camp seeks to provide students in a local district in Senegal with a constructive forum to learn life skills, practice creati...

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