Peace Corps community support for Samoa

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As we all know, the worldwide Peace Corps community is a close bunch. When a part of that community is in need, no matter the geographic region, we are there to help however we can. Below are some links and information about relief efforts to the island nation of Samoa. Support can come in many… Read more »

Peace Corps Guyana: Training Manager

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Vacancy Announcement for Training Manager (TM) United States Peace Corps in Guyana Basic Functions of the Position: Manage the design, delivery and evaluation of competency-based training to prepare Peace Corps Trainees for two years of volunteer service in Guyana. Coordinate and manage the development and implementation of the training curriculum, which includes Pre-Service Training, as… Read more »

Peace Corps Guyana: Program and Training Specialist – Education

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Program and Training Specialist – Education Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Program and Training Specialist for an international agency. Position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been identified. Job Summary: Works closely with the Program and Training Staff to design, coordinate, implement, and evaluate… Read more »

It’s Peace Corps Week!

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From February 23 to March 2, 2009, thousands among the 195,000 Peace Corps Volunteers who have served over the years in more than 139 countries will share their overseas experiences with schools and community groups throughout the United States. Designated as Peace Corps Week, this weeklong celebration marks the 48th anniversary of the Peace Corps,… Read more »

Peace Corps Announces Top 25 Volunteer Producing Schools

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( The Peace Corps is proud to announce the top colleges and universities on their annual list of “Peace Corps Top Colleges and Universities” for 2009. For the third consecutive year, the University of Washington is No. 1 on the undergraduate list in the large schools category, with 104 alumni serving as Peace Corps Volunteers…. Read more »

Peace Corps Fair in Arizona

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An RPCV that served in Guyana represented at a Peace Corps Fair in Arizona, she has this to day about the event:   The PC fair was a smashing success!  I printed some of the photos out for the poster and had the rest of the pics with captions in a slideshow running on the… Read more »

Four days in New York

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(via Four days in New York were not nearly enough. Four days in a three-room apartment with seven other souls – six of us sharing a bedroom, all of us sharing the bath. At any given point, a dozen of us wandered the city, annoyed people on trains and talked of anything and everything…. Read more »

RPCVs and Non-Competitive Eligibility

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Return Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs), upon successful completion of their service, are told that they have “non-competitive eligibilityâ€? for federal jobs. Yet when they apply for these federal jobs, this eligibility is often not recognized. So what is this non-competitive eligibility, and how do RPCVs take advantage of it? The term “non-competitive eligibilityâ€? is a… Read more »