Peace Corps Volunteers Return to Service

We are excited to announce the return of Volunteers to service.

After more than two years of careful monitoring, evaluating, adapting, and planning, the Peace Corps is returning Volunteers to service on a rolling basis until all posts have reopened.

Re-entry planning and process


Current Volunteer openings

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Primary Literacy Promoter

Community Conservation Promoter

Adolescent Health Promoter

Are you a U.S. citizen with significant professional experience?

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Are you an evacuated Volunteer from 2020 and still interested in serving?

The expedited application has closed, but you can still explore options for returning to service.

Contact your Country Desk Officer

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed our world. But it also showed us how deeply connected we are. And Peace Corps Volunteers and their host communities have an incredible opportunity to shape the future. By working together for a more equitable world. And by strengthening the bonds of our global community.

Peace Corps Chief Executive Officer Carol Spahn
Peace Corps service during COVID-19

Frequently asked questions

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Volunteers must obtain the COVID-19 vaccine and any boosters recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a requirement for medical clearance.

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The Peace Corps medical officer with support from the Office of Health Services will provide all necessary care. We require all Volunteers to be vaccinated in order to serve.

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In some cases, we’re limiting the use of public transportation where social distancing and/or mask use is not enforced.

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Serve in the Peace Corps and work alongside community members on locally prioritized projects to make an impact.

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