8 volunteer opportunities for creative types

By Peace Corps Response
Oct. 26, 2016

Did you know you can serve in the Peace Corps as a music teacher or animation specialist? 

Peace Corps Response offers unique, short-term volunteer opportunities around the world for experienced professionals. Use your creativity and technical skills where they are needed most. 

Here are eight opportunities you can apply to now.

1. Co-Working Space Specialist

Country: Panama

Duration: 12 months

Snapshot of qualifications: proficiency in spoken and written Spanish, experience developing innovative projects, experience in the development of community leaders 

2. Music Teacher

Country: St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Eastern Caribbean

Duration: 12 months

Snapshot of qualifications: bachelor’s degree in music education and experience playing band instrument, including wind instruments

3. Makerspace Developer

Country: Mexico

Duration: 10 months

Snapshot of qualifications: degree in engineering, science, technology or relevant field and experience working in an informal educational setting with youth 

4. Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Specialist

Country: Sierra Leone

Duration: 12 months

Snapshot of qualifications: degree in environment education or related field and experience in curriculum designing and program planning

5. Eco-tourism Development Planning Specialist

Country: Philippines

Duration: 7 months

Snapshot of qualifications: bachelor’s degree in tourism or related field and at least two years of experience working in eco-tourism project planning and implementation

6. Communications & Marketing Specialist

Country: Peru

Duration: 12 months

Snapshot of qualifications: proficiency in Spanish and bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, marketing, advertising or relevant field 

7. Animation Specialist

Country: Mexico

Duration: 10 months

Snapshot of qualifications: professional training and experience in multiple mediums of animation, strong understanding of gesture drawing for animation, and expertise in character animation (multiple mediums preferred: 2-D, 3-D, stop-motion, hybrid)

8. ICT Curriculum Development Specialist

Country: Philippines

Duration: 9 months

Snapshot of qualifications: master’s degree in computer science or information technology, two years of experience in the IT industry, and knowledge of software development, JAVA, database management, and networking

View all available positions here and subscribe to IMPACT to receive a monthly update of PCR Volunteer opportunities. Questions? Contact pcresponse@peacecorps.gov to reach a PCR recruiter.

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