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Volunteers coordinate with other Peace Corps projects by conducting community outreach and needs assessments. They act as catalysts for change and are continually engaged in defining their role in response to their host community. This is the most open and flexible program in the Peace Corps limited only by the creativity of Volunteers and of the people in their communities.
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''If you can offer a more detailed description than this standard description the Peace Corps offers, please feel free to include that so others can get a better idea of what certain work areas consist of.''
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| align="center" | '''[[Sector]]''' || '''[[Assignment]]''' || '''[[Beg. Yr]]''' || '''[[End. Yr]]'''
 
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| rowspan="5" align="center"| '''[[Agriculture]]'''
 
| [[Ag Education]]
 
| [[1973]]
 
| [[1973]]
 
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| [[Ag Extension]]
 
| [[1969]]
 
| [[1971]]
 
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| [[Animal Husband Lg]]
 
| [[1973]]
 
| [[1973]]
 
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| [[Apiculture]]
 
| [[1972]]
 
| [[1974]]
 
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| [[Crop Extension]]
 
| [[1962]]
 
| [[1976]]
 
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| rowspan="2" align="center"| '''[[Business]]'''
 
| [[Business Advising]]
 
| [[1969]]
 
| [[1977]]
 
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| [[Cooperatives]]
 
| [[1966]]
 
| [[1974]]
 
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| rowspan="3" align="center"| '''[[Education]]'''
 
| [[Industrial Arts]]
 
| [[1967]]
 
| [[1976]]
 
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| [[Secondary-Ed Sci.]]
 
| [[1962]]
 
| [[1962]]
 
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| [[Voc. Trainer]]
 
| [[1970]]
 
| [[1970]]
 
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| rowspan="2" align="center"| '''[[Health]]'''
 
| [[Envir. and Water Resource]]
 
| [[1962]]
 
| [[1970]]
 
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| [[Medical team]]
 
| [[1973]]
 
| [[1975]]
 
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| rowspan="1" align="center"| '''[[Other]]'''
 
| [[Unique Skill]]
 
| [[1964]]
 
| [[1964]]
 
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| rowspan="1" align="center"| '''[[UNV]]'''
 
| [[United Nations Volunteer]]
 
| [[1976]]
 
| [[1976]]
 
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| rowspan="2" align="center"| '''[[Youth and Community Development]]'''
 
| [[Commun. Serv/Deg.]]
 
| [[1965]]
 
| [[1973]]
 
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| [[Road Const/Engin.]]
 
| [[1971]]
 
| [[1974]]
 
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==Peace Corps News==
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==Education==
  
Current events relating to Peace Corps are also available by [[News | country of service]] or [[News by state|your home state]]
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Applicants can qualify with a bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, community development, or any other discipline.
  
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Applicants must demonstrate experience in planning, organizing, counseling, or leadership within the past five years.
  
==See also==
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Other relevant experience includes adult education and teaching methodology, conducting needs assessments, and a leadership position in a club or organization.
* [[Volunteers who served in Brazil]]
 
  
==External links==
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==Statistics==
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<b>[[Youth Outreach]] and [[Community Development]]</b> currently represents <b>17%</b> of the volunteer jobs, with a breakdown by subsector being:<br>
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[[Youth Development]]: 5%<br>
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[[Community Development]]: 12%<br>
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[[Construction and Skilled Trades]]: 0.5%<br>
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By location:<br>
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[[Youth Outreach | Youth]] and [[Community Development | Community Development Volunteers]]<br>
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<b>38%</b> are in [[Africa]]<br>
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<b>24%</b> are in [[Latin America]]<br>
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<b>17%</b> are in [[Eastern Europe and Central Asia]]<br>
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<b>11%</b> are in [[The Caribbean]]<br>
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<b>5%</b> are in [[Asia]]<br>
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<b>3%</b> are in [[North Africa and the Middle East]]<br>
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<b>1%</b> are in the [[Pacific Islands]]<br>
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==Municipal Development Fund==
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[https://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=resources.donors.contribute.projDetail&projdesc=SPF-MDF Contributions to the Municipal Development Fund] will support overarching capacity building across all sectors, such as health, education, and waste management. Projects range from improving public spaces and buildings, like classrooms, clinics, and parks to promoting civic education and participation in municipal decisions. Municipal projects area foundation on which communities can increase their civic engagement and ultimately their overall economic development.
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==External Links==
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[http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn.whatvol.edu_youth.comdev Community Development] Official US Peace Corps Website

Revision as of 10:32, 30 November 2008

Volunteers coordinate with other Peace Corps projects by conducting community outreach and needs assessments. They act as catalysts for change and are continually engaged in defining their role in response to their host community. This is the most open and flexible program in the Peace Corps limited only by the creativity of Volunteers and of the people in their communities.

If you can offer a more detailed description than this standard description the Peace Corps offers, please feel free to include that so others can get a better idea of what certain work areas consist of.

Education

Applicants can qualify with a bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, community development, or any other discipline.

Experience

Applicants must demonstrate experience in planning, organizing, counseling, or leadership within the past five years.

Other relevant experience includes adult education and teaching methodology, conducting needs assessments, and a leadership position in a club or organization.

Statistics

Youth Outreach and Community Development currently represents 17% of the volunteer jobs, with a breakdown by subsector being:
Youth Development: 5%
Community Development: 12%
Construction and Skilled Trades: 0.5%

By location:
Youth and Community Development Volunteers
38% are in Africa
24% are in Latin America
17% are in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
11% are in The Caribbean
5% are in Asia
3% are in North Africa and the Middle East
1% are in the Pacific Islands

Municipal Development Fund

Contributions to the Municipal Development Fund will support overarching capacity building across all sectors, such as health, education, and waste management. Projects range from improving public spaces and buildings, like classrooms, clinics, and parks to promoting civic education and participation in municipal decisions. Municipal projects area foundation on which communities can increase their civic engagement and ultimately their overall economic development.

External Links

Community Development Official US Peace Corps Website