Is Peace Corps Right for Me?

Ready to go the distance to make a difference?

In more than 60 countries, Peace Corps Volunteers are putting their purpose, passion, and skills to work in partnership with welcoming host communities – growing, teaching, learning, and making change. Together.

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:
3 out of 4

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.

As a Volunteer, you will live and work alongside community members on locally prioritized projects, receiving a living wage and other support as you immerse yourself in a new culture. You’ll build relationships, exchange knowledge, and help transform lives for generations. You will also receive transition funds to help you resettle upon your close of service.

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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