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Peace Corps Benefits

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  • Dec 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Volunteer in Port Orchard, Washington State

    The medical coverage is outstanding. Anything you need they will do for you in a matter of days, even with as remote as some people's communities of service.

  • Mar 29, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Peace Corps Volunteer in Washington, District of Columbia

    During service you have complete coverage. But after your service RPCVs have 1 month of free health care with the option to purchase health care after the initial month. 2 Vacation days per month. After completion of 2 year service RPCVs can apply to graduate programs that offer Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship Scholarships. Non-Competitive Eligibility for federal positions 1 year after service.

  • Dec 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia

    They go out of their way to ensure everyone has what they need. They will explore improvements whenever necessary.

  • Nov 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Typical government + commuter benefits. Still no maternity leave

  • Jul 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    The best thing was full medical coverage for the duration of the placement. Additionally, the fellowship and career services are very nice.

  • Mar 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former IT Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia

    Overall, I thought that the benefits were excellent -- as stated in my company review, the Excepted Service status of the agency allowed flexibility that resulted in excelllent pay and benefits.

  • Mar 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Peace corps volunteer in Washington, District of Columbia

    As a returned peace corps volunteer you get access to a career center and about 8000 dollars of resettlement allowance.

  • Jan 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Same as other government benefits, but lacking some because such a small agency.

  • Nov 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    All your health needs are provided for while in Peace Corps. You are provided with one month of transition health insurance at no cost which can be extended by two more months at your own cost. Any health condition that developed as a result of your service is covered. The process can be lengthy and confusing though. If you have federal student loans, your Peace Corps service counts toward the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program as long as you are signed up under an income-based repayment plan at the time.

  • Dec 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Intern in Washington, District of Columbia

    There is no paid position

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (25)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • CheckmarkPension Plan (5)
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • CheckmarkWork From Home (17)
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • CheckmarkDiversity Program (8)
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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