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

Community Health Advisor (Former Employee) Lilongwe (Malawi)

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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

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

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year

    Pros: It's an adventure of a life time. Noncompetitive status only… Cons: Can get VERY lonely at your permanent site. Advice to Senior Management: Volunteers should be treated like adults. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    How far are you willing to go?

    PCVL (Former Employee) Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year

    Pros: The toughest job you'll ever love. Cons: Again, the toughest job you'll ever love. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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