Peace Corps

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A great job and wonderful experience as long as you can tolerate an inadequate, overworked, blame driven support staff.

Volunteer (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsTo live in another country, help underdeveloped communities, and experience the world in ways we could never in America.

ConsManagement skills are wanting and support is almost non existent in Morocco. Hopefully, this is not the case in other countries.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive us an opportunity to do our jobs, do not micro manage, and listen to us. We are the ones in the field, we have valid perspectives that are in most cases more pertinent than your theory in Rabat. Furthermore, we were chosen by Washington to do this job because we are talented intelligent capable people. Please stop treating us like we are 5 years old.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    2 people found this helpful  

    Supporting a mission that is second to none gets makes you want to come to work every day.

    Manager (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at Peace Corps


    Pros: The mission of the Peace Corps is first rate. Supporting the work of the Peace Corps Volunteers around the world is truly an honor… Cons: Career advancement is limited; tenure is limited by law to 5 years. Employment development and training opportunities… Advice to Senior Management: Need to get a better understanding of issues on an… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    The mission is noble but the management of it is not

    Country Desk Officer (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at Peace Corps


    Pros: The mission of Peace Corps, as first outlined by President Kennedy, remains true today. The noble acheivements and enthusiasm by Volunteers past and present… Cons: Peace Corps is a "boutique" agency in the U.S. federal government - very refined towards a mission that contribute little to other agencies and departments… Advice to Senior Management: Empower your employees, share information, allow for continuing education, let your staff travel overseas more often, allow for enhanced responsibility and upward mobility. Reward… More
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