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The application process begins by selecting a service model and finding an open position.

Peace Corps Volunteer
2 years, 3 months
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Peace Corps Response
Up to 12 months
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Virtual Service Pilot
3-6 months
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Let us help you find the right position.

If you are flexible in where you serve for the two-year Peace Corps Volunteer program, our experts can match you with a position and country based on your experience and preferences.

Serve where you’re needed most

While you partner with local communities during service, you gain benefits that last through your service and well beyond.

Life-changing experience

The Peace Corps provides an opportunity to work together in a new community to create a positive impact for generations to come. Volunteers learn to navigate life in various languages, understand host-country cultural norms and beliefs, and practice intercultural empathy.

The skills and experiences Volunteers hone and develop are in demand by nonprofit, corporate, and government employers, opening you to a world of possibilities upon return. A Peace Corps experience also fosters a lifetime of global connection and service so you can contribute to the greater good long after your overseas service ends.

Benefits for Returned Volunteers

Returned Volunteers receive financial transition benefits, an extra edge in applying for federal jobs, and an abundance of career support to prepare you for your next steps and so much more.

Returned Volunteers also qualify for reduced tuition, assistantships, and stipends for graduate school, additional service opportunities, and more.

Active alumni network

After serving, you’ll join a global community of like-minded peers who are passionate about serving others, improving communities, and connecting with their fellow Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

This vibrant alumni network of nearly a quarter million RPCVs gives you built-in support to share your experiences, connect with others, tap into career advancement opportunities, or donate to Volunteer, sector and country projects. To connect with these Returned Volunteers, visit the National Peace Corps Association

Questions about serving?

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