12 fascinating Peace Corps Response positions you can apply to right now

By Peace Corps Response
June 23, 2016

Are you an experienced professional or a returned Peace Corps Volunteer?

Peace Corps Response offers short-term, high-impact volunteer opportunities around the world. Volunteers serve in specialized assignments from three to 12 months and are often the first on the ground when the agency opens a new country program, re-opens a suspended country, or pilots partnerships. 

As we celebrate PCR’s 20th anniversary, here are 12 fascinating positions you can apply to right now.

Peace Corps Response positions are filled on a rolling basis; we remove openings from the website when we have received a high volume of applications or a Volunteer has been identified. Positions below may have already been filled. View all current Peace Corps Response openings here.

1.       Ecotourism Specialist 

Country: Peru
Duration: 12 months
Snapshot of qualifications: bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, fisheries, ecotourism or related field, advanced proficiency in Spanish, at least three years of professional experience in a similar position

2.       Education School Improvement Facilitator 

Country: Federated States of Micronesia
Duration: 12 months
Snapshot of qualifications: master’s degree in school administration or related field, experience with some accreditation educational background

3.       Marine Biologist 

Country: Philippines
Duration: 7 months
Snapshot of qualifications: a bachelor’s degree in marine biology or related to fisheries, SCUBA certification, at least two years of experience in conducting Rapid Aquatic Resource Appraisal (RARA) or similar marine habitat assessment activitie

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4.       Music Instruction  & Marketing Specialist 

Country: Grenada, Eastern Caribbean
Duration: 12 months
Snapshot of qualifications: degree in music, music production/sound engineering and/or digital music marketing, experience in teaching music and music production

5.       Non-Profit Management Specialist 

Country: Togo
Duration: 12 Months 
Snapshot of qualifications: advanced proficiency in French, experience in financial management of a non-profit organization, degree in accounting, business administration, non-profit management, public administration, or related field

6.       Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Volunteer 

Countries: Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Liberia, Swaziland
Duration: 12 Months
Snapshot of qualifications for physician educators: board eligible or board certified M.D. or D. O., active license in the U.S.
Snapshot of qualifications for nurse educators: BSN, three or more years of clinical experience, active license in the U.S.

Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Volunteer
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7.       Food Security Coordinator 

Country: Benin
Duration: 12 months
Snapshot of qualifications: intermediate high proficiency in French, experience in planning, organizing, and coordinating community activities related to food security

8.       Impact Assessment Coordinator 

Country: Panama
Duration: 6 months
Snapshot of qualifications: advanced proficiency in Spanish, experience conducting surveys and facilitating project workshops, knowledge of tropical ecology and reforestation

Impact Assessment
Agriculture

9.       Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists 

Country: Guinea
Duration: 12 months
Snapshot of qualifications: high intermediate proficiency in French, excellent analytical and report writing skills, experience in nutrition, public health, economics, agriculture, international affairs, business administration or related field

10.   Youth & Sports Development Volunteer 

Country: St. Lucia, Eastern Caribbean
Duration: 12 months
Snapshot of qualifications: two years of experience working in youth and sports development, two years of coaching experience in athletics, bachelor’s degree or diploma in youth development, sports development or related field

Youth & Sports Development Volunteer
Youth In Development

11.   Speech Therapy Curriculum Coordinator/Instructor 

Country: Guyana
Duration: 11 months
Snapshot of qualifications: bachelor’s degree in speech therapy, experience teaching at the university level, experience as a clinical educator for occupational therapy students or supervisor for occupational therapy assistants

12.   Climate Change Adaptation Trainer

Country: Vanuatu
Duration: 12 months
Snapshot of qualifications: bachelor’s degree with advanced training or expertise in the area of climate change, a good understanding of challenges linked to adaptation and natural resource use/conservation management

View all available positions here and subscribe to IMPACT, our monthly newsletter, to learn more about Peace Corps Response. Questions? Contact [email protected] to reach a PCR recruiter.

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