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Peace Corps in South Africa

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Volunteers in South Africa work with their communities on locally prioritized projects in Education and Health sectors. During their service in South Africa, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including IsiZulu, Sepedi, and TshiVenda. 

Current: 13
All-time: 1,703
Program Dates
Official Language
English, Afrikaans, + 9

Volunteer Openings in South Africa

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The latest application cycle to become a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa is closed, but there are currently 74 openings in Africa. Browse and apply now.

So much of Peace Corps service is about learning to be someone community members can trust.

Melinda Morgan, Peace Corps Volunteer

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Peace Corps in South Africa is centered on the idea of Ubuntu, an isiZulu word that means “I am, because …

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