Is Peace Corps Right For Me?

Motivated, with a passion for service.

Our Volunteers are changemakers, ready to partner with communities to make a difference. 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 service:

Choose Your Program

Find the Volunteer program that is the right fit for you. Each program has different time commitments and requirements but all offer the opportunity to serve abroad and make the most of your world.

Peace Corps Volunteer
Life-defining experience 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

Perfect for

College grads, retirees, career changers, anyone looking to make a difference in the world

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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 help communities abroad

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