The world is waiting

Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level to create change that lasts long after their service. As a Volunteer, you can make an investment in our world—one handshake, one project, one friendship at a time—that leads to new possibilities in service and when you return home.

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Who are Peace Corps Volunteers?

Peace Corps Volunteers reflect the diversity of America united behind a shared purpose. The Peace Corps actively recruits Americans with a wide variety of experience, ages, and perspectives so we can share our nation's greatest resource—its people—with the communities we serve. 

You must be 18 or older to be a Volunteer.

You must be a U.S. citizen.

Are you an experienced professional or returned Volunteer?
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Ready to Change the World?

  1. Step One: Find Your Path
    am i going to be by myself
  2. Step Two: Follow Your Path
    PCV Caroline and her counterpart sit at a desk as a child writes the family's name on the log in sheet.
  3. Step Three: Start Your Application
    Science Class

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