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Peace Corps

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Samantha Rice

on 2 December 2013

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Transcript of Peace Corps

Peace Corps Past...
Stay Connected
Electronic Communication
Letters and packages
Family Emergency Hotline
Visit on your own
Some Minor Limitations...
In order to be a volunteer, one must be 18 years of age.
While the choice for a country in which one want to serve in is considered, there is no guarantee that one will be assigned there.
Just remember, living in a third world country is much different than living in the United States.
Benefits of Volunteering
Financial Benefits
Professional Benefits
Educational Benefits
Medical Benefits
In conclusion...
One should join the Peace Corps because of the great things you can do for others in need, the joy you would get from helping them, and the incredible experiences and memories made while on your trip.
Ready for a life changing adventure?
Peace Corps Office of Inspector General
Volunteer Program
Volunteers usually have college degree
Usually 24 month trip, after 3 months of training
Must be an American citizen
"“And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.”
Help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women.
Help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.
Help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.

Why not be apart of something greater than yourself? Join the Peace Corps.
"Stomp out Malaria in Africa" Initiative
"HIV/AIDS" initiative
Ghana's Government
Safety of Volunteers
Health, Safety, and Security = Top Priorities

Established by JFK
First director- R. Sargent Shriver
Current director- Carrie Hessler-Radelet
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