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Former Employee - Community Development Voluneer
Former Employee - Community Development Voluneer

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

Pros

Meeting people from different cultures.

Cons

Not knowing what you will be doing, but that it expected.

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Listen to the concerns from PCV's in the field.

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    An incredible experience that will push you past what you thought you knew about yourself.

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    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer  in  Tsoe (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer in Tsoe (South Africa)

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

    Pros

    As a volunteer, you have a large degree of autonomy in what you do. Two years allows you to really get to know a community and work on projects that can actually help.

    Cons

    Lots of variability between posts, so you've got to be independent and make the most of any situation.

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    Well supported as a volunteer while accomplishing sustainable development goals

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    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer
    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer

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

    Pros

    Excellent volunteer support in every aspect including health, mental, and administrative. I received the best medical care of my life.

    Cons

    Pay as a volunteer is abysmal and I did not receive a pay raise my entire 2 years of service, despite filling out several living allowance surveys and obvious signs of incredible cost of living increases in the country. Stipend was not enough to live on and I had to support myself with outside funding.

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