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Challenging, yet fulfilling if you keep an open mind about the experience

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Former Employee - Community Health Advisor in Lilongwe (Malawi)
Former Employee - Community Health Advisor in Lilongwe (Malawi)

I worked at Peace Corps full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Comprehensive and thorough training of the culture and language of your host country post
- Access to a vault of technical tools to assist you in your work
- Minimal supervision to allow independence for work

Cons

- Bureaucracy of protocols when applying for grants to fund projects
- Lack of consistent monitoring for the well-being of the volunteer
- Imperfect ability to match the skill set of the volunteer with the needs of the community

Advice to Management

More competent trainings for the local staff to work efficiently with Peace Corps protocols

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  1. Challenge, Adventure, Awesome, Never experience anything like it.

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    Former Employee - Agriculture and Rural Business Development Consultant in Leova (Moldova)
    Former Employee - Agriculture and Rural Business Development Consultant in Leova (Moldova)

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's an adventure of a life time.

    Noncompetitive status only helps if your extremely qualified.

    Cons

    Can get VERY lonely at your permanent site.

    Advice to Management

    Volunteers should be treated like adults.

  2. How far are you willing to go?

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    Former Employee - PCVL in Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)
    Former Employee - PCVL in Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The toughest job you'll ever love.

    Cons

    Again, the toughest job you'll ever love.

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