Peace Corps

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Rewarding but challenging

TEFL Volunteer (Former Employee)

ProsGet to live abroad, they really take care of you, get to learn a new language, you'll always have a good story in future interviews.

ConsYou can get stuck in a bad situation. Peace Corps isn't very responsive to individual volunteers needs if their name is on the line.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere should be better feedback mechanisms for discontent. I and other volunteers felt very shut out at time, especially with legitimate isses.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A small dysfunctional federal bureaucracy

    Senior Staff (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: As a staff member, civil service salaries and benefits are the best in the nation. … Cons: Too many unqualified political appointees at HQ. Overseas staff not always well-qualified,… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to volunteers. Focus on quality management for the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

     

    Life changing

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Peace Corps

    Pros: The opportunity to take time out of your life to learn about others is phenomenal. We're there… Cons: The program itself is lacking; being there under the countries expectations is only appropriate if… Advice to Senior Management: Change the program already, JFK understood the importance of change. More

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