South Africa

Peace Corps in South Africa

There are 143 Volunteers in South Africa working with their communities on projects in education and health. During their service in South Africa, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including IsiNdebele, IsiZulu, Sepedi, SiSwati, TshiVenda, and XiTsonga. More than 1,380 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in South Africa since the program was established in 1997.
Volunteers
Current: 143
To Date: 1380
Program Dates
1997-present
Official Language
English, Afrikaans, + 9

Volunteer Openings in South Africa

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Primary School English Teacher Specialist

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Primary School English Teacher

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

Melinda Morgan, Peace Corps Volunteer

Support Projects in South Africa

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

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Earlier this year the Girls of Tomorrow Program was launched at the local university's science center. It worked with three schools and 120 Grade 7...

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