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The programs also known as [[sectors]] that Peace Corps places volunteers in. These have changed through the history of Peace Corps.
<center>[http://www.peacecorpshandbook.com/ Unofficial Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook] '''By Travis Hellstrom '''</center>
 
<center>This book is available for free at [http://www.peacecorpshandbook.com/ PeaceCorpsHandbook.com]. We hope you enjoy it!</center>
 
  
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Peace Corps Programs are are divided among eight work divisions and 25 more specific sectors. Volunteers work with local institutions involved in the work below. While volunteers are encouraged to take on secondary projects, their primary assignment will be to collaborate with these institutions in the following sectors.
  
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Listed below are Programs divided by sector show the countries with those program sectors. To see a list of current Peace Corps Countries by region, go here [[countries]].
== Quick Introduction ==
 
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Peace Corps may be "the toughest job you'll ever love" but you don't have to learn that the hard way. The Unofficial Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook is the handbook we wish someone would have given us: a collection of lessons learned from Volunteers all around the world created to act as a companion on your adventure of applying to and serving in the Peace Corps. We hope you find what we’ve shared helpful – if not, don't worry – everyone's Peace Corps service is unique and we just hope you have an incredible experience. If at any time you have questions unanswered by this guide please contact Peace Corps directly or if you think we can help, please contact us on [http://www.facebook.com/peacecorpshandbook Facebook] anytime.
 
  
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[[Education]]<br>
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:[[Primary Teacher Training]]<br>
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:[[Secondary Teacher Training]]<br>
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:[[Math/Science/ IT Teacher Training]]<br>
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:[[University Level Training]]<br>
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:[[Special Education Training]]<br>
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:[[Vocational Education Teachers]]<br>
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:(Note: TEFL indicates Teaching English as a Foreign Language)<br>
  
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[[Youth Development]]<br>
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:[[Youth Development]]<br>
  
== Author ==
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[[Health]]<br>
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:[[Public Health Education]]<br>
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:[[Professional Health Education]]<br>
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:[[AIDS Awareness]]<br>
  
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[[Skilled Trades]]<br>
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:[[Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering]]<br>
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:[[Construction Project Development]]<br>
  
Travis Hellstrom served three years in Mongolia as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 2008 until 2010, and as a Peace Corps Volunteer Leader from 2010 to 2011. He now works as a nonprofit leader and writes for a small army of everyday humanitarians at [http://www.advancehumanity.com/ AdvanceHumanity.com].
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[[Business]]<br>
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:[[Municipal Development]]<br>
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:[[Small Business Development]]<br>
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:[[NGO Development]]<br>
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:[[Urban and Regional Planning]]<br>
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[[Information Technology]]<br>
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:[[Information and Communication Technology]]<br>
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[[Agriculture]]<br>
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:[[Agroforestry]]<br>
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:[[Sustainable Agricultural Science]]<br>
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:[[Farm Management and Agribusiness]]<br>
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:[[Animal Husbandry]]<br>
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[[Environment]]<br>
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:[[Environmental Education]]<br>
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:[[National Park Management, Dry land Nat Resource Conservation]]<br>
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:[[Ecotourism Development]]<br>
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:[[Coastal Resource Management]]<br>

Revision as of 08:40, 26 October 2009

The programs also known as sectors that Peace Corps places volunteers in. These have changed through the history of Peace Corps.

Peace Corps Programs are are divided among eight work divisions and 25 more specific sectors. Volunteers work with local institutions involved in the work below. While volunteers are encouraged to take on secondary projects, their primary assignment will be to collaborate with these institutions in the following sectors.

Listed below are Programs divided by sector show the countries with those program sectors. To see a list of current Peace Corps Countries by region, go here countries.

Education

Primary Teacher Training
Secondary Teacher Training
Math/Science/ IT Teacher Training
University Level Training
Special Education Training
Vocational Education Teachers
(Note: TEFL indicates Teaching English as a Foreign Language)

Youth Development

Youth Development

Health

Public Health Education
Professional Health Education
AIDS Awareness

Skilled Trades

Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering
Construction Project Development

Business

Municipal Development
Small Business Development
NGO Development
Urban and Regional Planning

Information Technology

Information and Communication Technology

Agriculture

Agroforestry
Sustainable Agricultural Science
Farm Management and Agribusiness
Animal Husbandry

Environment

Environmental Education
National Park Management, Dry land Nat Resource Conservation
Ecotourism Development
Coastal Resource Management