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A Great Experience

Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee) Sokodé (Togo)

ProsLearn a new language; get crazy stories; great cross-cultural sharing; challenging and rewarding work; great learning experience.

ConsBeing away from friends, family; very unstructured (although many would consider that a pro); health can suffer if you don't take care of yourself.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep working on improving institutional memory. Give PCVs the freedom to do what they do best. Focus on capacity building.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Lots of opportunities and challenges

    Volunteer (Former Employee) Mokolo, Far North (Cameroon)

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


    Pros: Both personally and professionally challenging, lots of opportunities for growth, a real learning… Cons: Limited resources and support, some annoying bureaucratic regulations, a lot of… Advice to Senior Management: Many, but not all, APDC's seem to lack strong management… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee) Veles (Republic of Macedonia)

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


    Pros: I was a Peace Corps Volunteer, not employee, and it was great. If you have ever thought about joining I would wholeheartedly recommend… Cons: 27 months is a long time commitment but in the end it is worth… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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