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"Invaluable cross-cultural experience"

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Former Employee - Water and Sanitation Volunteer
Former Employee - Water and Sanitation Volunteer
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Challenging environment where if you are willing to push yourself you will develop invaluable project management and language skills

Cons

A lot of effort for what can be little 'measurable' reward

Advice to Management

Less volunteers, more financial support for projects

Other Employee Reviews for Peace Corps

  1. "It's what you make of it."

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    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer
    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Independence in most situations to start programs that address community needs. Ability to live and integrate abroad.

    Cons

    The relationships with site organizations seem to take precedence over volunteer compatibility.

    Advice to Management

    Therapeutic counseling is needed for volunteers as many of the more difficult challenges are psychological. Administrators should be trained more often.


  2. "Volunteer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Peace Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Develop project, monitoring and evaluation skills

    Cons

    Two years is not enough time

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