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Former Employee - Help Desk in Washington, DC (US)
Former Employee - Help Desk in Washington, DC (US)

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

Pros

Diversity. You get to meet people from all across the united states. This makes the work place such an enjoyable place. Opportunities for international travel to field offices is also a benefit of working at Peace Corps.

Cons

Some people are lazy, especially in the field offices. They give the peace corps such a bad name. The organisation should filter out volunteers without a strong sense of purpose. This will improve the image of the organisation

Advice to ManagementAdvice

increase diversity of the recruits

Disapproves of CEO

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    Once in a lifetime experience

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    Current Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer in Rabat (Morocco)
    Current Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer in Rabat (Morocco)

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

    Pros

    You have the ability to completely change your life and discover things about yourself you couldn't have found out any other way. Life as a PCV feels like retirement. You have loads of free time and you can just help anyone who needs it around the community.

    Cons

    You find that a lot of people eithre don't want your help or aren't willing to help you get stuff done. The bad part about this is that it's almost impossible to make a lasting impact without the help of a community member.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The people that make it in to Peace Corps aren't always the best volunteers. They're the best ones at patiently filling out the 12 months of paperwork it takes to get in. Also, accept fewer recent college grads. Most of them are still too immature to be representing the US.

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    A great experience to live and learn about other cultures and people

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    Former Employee - Small Business Development Advisor in Itzer (Morocco)
    Former Employee - Small Business Development Advisor in Itzer (Morocco)

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

    Pros

    -Learn a new Language
    -A lot of free time
    -the feeling of actually helping people

    Cons

    -A lot of free time
    -Sometimes hard to find work if language skills are not that great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It would be beneficial to have better cultural training.

    Recommends
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