South Africa

Peace Corps in South Africa

There are more than 120 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 IsiZulu, Sepedi, SiSwati, TshiVenda, and XiTsonga. More than 1,460 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in South Africa since the program was established in 1997.  

Volunteers
Current: 120
To Date: 1460
Program Dates
1997-present
Official Language
English, Afrikaans, + 9

Volunteer Openings in South Africa

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HIV Outreach Specialist

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HIV Outreach Extension Volunteer

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Community Services Volunteer: HIV

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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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Since January 2016, the Peace Corps Volunteer and Primary School staff have worked to apply for book donations, sort books, and to provide bookshel...

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