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life changing

Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee) Chirpan (Bulgaria)

Prosliving in another country
learning a new language
building life skills such as patience

ConsI did not feel like I received adequate training, or support from the peace corps staff

Upon entering my site, I did not receive the written feedback from the previous volunteer. When I left, staff did not pass along my written feedback to the next volunteer. Keep in mind, this feedback was asked for by peace corps staff with the intention to help the next volunteer.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease do your due diligence to ensure volunteer safety and a satisfactory experience. Believe them and back them up when conflicts with host country nationals arise.

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    Eye opening Experience

    Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee) Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)

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


    Pros: See the world from the perspective of a different culture. Learn a new language. Get to take control of your job and responsibilities. Learn to… Cons: Culture Shock and cross cultural misunderstandings. A feeling of isolation at times. Getting used to… Advice to Senior Management: More staff support. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Volunteer in Africa

    PCV (Former Employee) Praia (Cape Verde)

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


    Pros: -Exposure -Experience you'll never forget -Freedom to come up with any project you… Cons: -Not enough monitoring of projects -Needed more involvement from management to ensure volunteers can contribute their best. -Not sure how helpful… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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