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Unbeatable grassroots development education

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Water and Sanitation Volunteer in Ica (Peru)
Current Employee - Water and Sanitation Volunteer in Ica (Peru)

I have been working at Peace Corps full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Cultural immersion, learn a new langauge, gain invaluable grassroots development experience as a Volunteer.

Cons

Varies widely depending on your country of service, 2 years away from home

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Less bureacracy

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    Great experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Peace Corps as an intern

    Pros

    travel, cultural immersion, free time

    Cons

    low pay, isolation, boredom, somewhat difficult living conditions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    re-evaluate living allownaces to keep up with rising cost of living

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Life Changing Experience

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    Current Employee - Teacher of English Language Fluency in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Teacher of English Language Fluency in Manila, Manila (Philippines)

    I have been working at Peace Corps full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Gain valuable work experience
    -Learn a new language
    -Explore and learn a new country intimately
    -Excellent medical care
    -Travel

    Cons

    -Low salary
    -Sometimes there is little support from Peace Corps staff. I was literally sent to my village with a host country national 10 hours north of the capital and expected to adjust to cultural norms with no oversight from Peace Corps whatsoever. (however, some may consider this as a pro)
    -Little to no project oversight from Peace Corps staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become more involved with volunteers at their worksite (I understand this may vary from country to country)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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