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As a Volunteer, it was an ideal fit for me.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Learn a new language, travel, challenge yourself in ways that are truly unique and gain experience for International Development.

Cons

Doing bureaucratic reports about your work, following hardline rules for safety/security, the stresses of living far away perhaps in an isolated place.

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Work on making a tighter fit between a potential Volunteer's skills and their placement.

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  1. Most interesting experience that I wouldn't do more than once

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Peace Corps (more than a year)

    Pros

    Experience things you've never thought of doing before, learn a lot about yourself, fabulous language training

    Cons

    No support from Peace Corps, Medical Staff were inexperienced and inappropriate

  2. Community Economic Development Volunteer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Peace Corps (more than a year)

    Pros

    This was the hardest, most rewarding job that I have ever had. Through this experience I learned a knew language, was able to work with a completely different culture and learned how to handle set backs.

    Cons

    Sometimes dealing with the federal government was a hassle.The communication between the field and Washington was often times delayed and confusing.

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