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"great!"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

locals,food,culture,dancing,scenery is great to look at

Cons

staff can be distant from us

Other Employee Reviews for Peace Corps

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

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    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.

    Advice to Management

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


  2. "English Teacher, West Africa"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good medical coverage, flexible schedule. You get to live in an interesting environment with more responsibility than you will find elsewhere right out of college. If you buck the administration, you can accomplish really great and meaningful things. You have to be in it for the impact though, because the pay is third-world-chic. It is probably the adventure of a lifetime, for better and worse.

    Cons

    No nights, weekends, or holidays. Inflexible and patronizing management. Poor living conditions. Top management wants to treat you like a drone that accepts orders and obeys their checklists regardless of conditions on the ground or the needs of your partner organization. It takes courage and going directly against the wishes of management in order to accomplish the goals of the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Don't micromanage. Let people on the ground take the lead, and support their actions, rather than treating them like puppets or slaves.

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