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- Peace Corps Volunteers in Their Own Words - New York Times
New York TimesPeace Corps Volunteers in Their Own Words
New York Times
The Peace Corps faces a number of challenges beyond the health care problems outlined in Sheryl Gay Stolberg's Times article as it works to remake itself in the modern era. To reflect the diversity of experiences in the Peace Corps, The Times asked ...
US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya Washington Post
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- Raceland couple join Peace Corps - The Independent
[?]Raceland couple join Peace Corps
?When you are in the Peace Corps you are expected to live at the same level as the locals. They might live in brick houses, or they might live in huts made of grass and mud. They may have electric, they may not. It depends on the area you are sent to ...
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- Peace Corps redesigns for modern times - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
[?]Peace Corps redesigns for modern times
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Maryellen Baverso thought in the summer of 2011 that she would be spending the next two years of her life in Africa. One month before her scheduled departure, a Peace Corps representative phoned her about a change of plans. The 26-year-old from ...
- Saving the world just got easier - Fortune
[?]Saving the world just got easier
Carrie Hessler-Radelet, who took over last month as head of the Peace Corps, thought so, too. ?The Peace Corps is a great brand, but we really needed to bring it into the 21st century,? she says. ?We're a great place for Millennials to start a career ...
- Peace Corps Wants You To Know Its Application Process No Longer Takes ... - Newsweek
NewsweekPeace Corps Wants You To Know Its Application Process No Longer Takes ...
The Peace Corps, the 53-year-old volunteer organization that each year sends do-gooders abroad to carry out do-gooder tasks, is making some big changes. Or, perhaps, some brand re-strategization. Confronting a rapid decline in applications, which have ...
Facing declining applications, Peace Corps rethinks how to reach a new ... PBS NewsHour
Peace Corps tries to attract more millennials with shorter application, choice ... Red Alert Politics
Peace Corps In Our Time Huffington Post
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22 - Cronkite News
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- Kenya: Peace Corps Halts Its Programs - New York Times
[?]Kenya: Peace Corps Halts Its Programs
New York Times
The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threats to safety decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday. Militants have carried out ...
- Peace Corps To Shorten Application Process, Let Volunteers Choose Location - WBUR
USA TODAYPeace Corps To Shorten Application Process, Let Volunteers Choose Location
The Peace Corps today announced major changes to its application process, in hopes of attracting more volunteers. With its number of applications dropping, the Peace Corps has decided to significantly shorten how long it takes to apply and allow ...
Peace Corps overhauls recruitment process USA TODAY
Peace Corps announces major changes to application process Washington Post
In Response To Dwindling Applications, Peace Corps Makes Big Changes NPR (blog)
CBS News - U.S. News & World Report - Mashable
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- Here Now - Peace Corps volunteer gives travel advice - StarNewsOnline.com
[?]Here Now - Peace Corps volunteer gives travel advice
Now a library assistant at that branch, Ventimiglia lived in Nicaragua as a Peace Corps volunteer from April 2011 until March 2013. Among other tips, he'll advise participants to brace themselves for cultural differences. Gender roles are more ...
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- Peace Corps recruitment revamp: Has it confused the mission or ... - Devex
[?]Peace Corps recruitment revamp: Has it confused the mission or ...
A Peace Corps volunteer teaching science class at a school in Malawi. Photo by: Peace Corps. Extensive reform to the Peace Corps' application process has met with pushback from returned volunteers who worry that the ease of the new system will dilute ...
Reigniting a Passion for International Service Huffington Post (blog)
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- Nepalis Treat This Peace Corps Volunteer Like Justin Bieber - NPR (blog)
NPR (blog)Nepalis Treat This Peace Corps Volunteer Like Justin Bieber
I've been living in Nepal for 10 months now as a Peace Corps volunteer. In Peace Corps years, this means I'm a baby. Even after all this time I'm still in the very early planning stages of projects that I hope will improve health, food security, gender ...
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