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First love-hate relationship with a job

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Quetzaltenango (Guatemala)

ProsAwesome volunteers and staff
Language and cultural training
Skill development, especially in implementing projects and writing grants
Experience you can't get back at home
2 years is a very good window of time

ConsSecurity issues in country
Strict rules can feel stifling
Culture shock
Cannot choose placement of country or site

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Volunteer experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Peace Corps


    Pros: The experience of living in another country and culture is great. I retired early in order… Cons: Working in another culture can be frustrating. They say you… Advice to Senior Management: Countries are different. Cookie cutter policies can be problematic.… More
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    life changing

    Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee) Chirpan (Bulgaria)

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


    Pros: living in another country learning a new language building life skills such… Cons: I 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… Advice to Senior Management: Please do your due diligence to ensure volunteer safety and a satisfactory experience.… More
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