Is Peace Corps Right for Me?

Motivated, with a passion for service. Ready to go the distance to make a difference.

Peace Corps Volunteers are passionate individuals, ready to partner with communities to make a lasting and measurable impact. Every Peace Corps Volunteer is unique, and so is every Volunteer's service.

Learn about our Volunteer programs:
Peace Corps   |   Peace Corps Response
Volunteers who serve in the 2-year program:
Volunteers who have served worldwide:
Volunteers who would recommend Peace Corps service:
4 out of 5

Choose Your Program

Find the Volunteer program that is right for you. Each program has different time commitments and requirements, but all offer the opportunity to serve and partner with people in communities around the world.

Peace Corps Volunteer
Opportunities to make a lasting impact in more than 60 countries
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Service time
2 years, plus 3 months of training
Volunteers are
U.S. citizens and at least 18 years old, college grads, retirees, career changers
Perfect for
Anyone looking for a meaningful experience to learn and grow while working with others to foster world peace and friendship
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Peace Corps Response Volunteer
Specialized, high-impact, short-term assignments
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Service time
3–12 months
Volunteers are

Experienced professionals, returned Volunteers

Perfect for
Seasoned experts ready to use their skills to support communities abroad
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