Sectors

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Peace Corps Volunteers represent the United States abroad as they work in a wide variety of positions. Assignments vary, however, nearly all Volunteers fall under one of the following general categories:

(http://www.peacecorps.gov/volunteer/learn/whatvol/ (source))

In addition to their primary assignments, volunteers also may work on a secondary project that they identify and customize based on their experience and their community’s need. This project may include working across sectors and leveraging Peace Corps partnerships and grants programs. Secondary projects also support presidential initiatives and partner collaborations to reduce the risk of HIV/AIDS, prevent malaria, provide sustainable food sources, and more.