Peace Corps

Requirements  Accepting Applications Now for Assignment Departures in 2015 Peace Corps is filling programs for the first part of 2015. Apply by June 1 for the opportunity to be interviewed for assignment options after graduation. The sooner we receive your application, the sooner you can choose from available assignments that match your skills, interests, preferences and career goals. See program areas where graduates like you are needed around the globe: peacecorps.gov/openings.
Responsibilities  In Peace Corps, you’ll work with local communities and other organizations to address important global issues, such as youth education, disease prevention, food security, gender equality, economic development, environmental conservation and more. Visit our story blog to see how you can be making a difference for others and yourself: http://midwestpcvs.wordpress.com. Gain Skills, Receive Grad School Benefits & Launch a Career Peace Corps service provides valuable leadership, cross-cultural and field experience for today’s global job market and establishes the foundation for successful careers. Your benefits include: •Comprehensive language, cultural, technical, safety and health training •Travel covered to and from country of service •Paid living stipend and vacation time •Full medical and dental coverage •Graduate school opportunities with financial assistance and internships •Deferment or partial cancellation of some student loans •More than $7,000 in transition funds •Advantages in federal employment •Exclusive career fairs and job notices •An extensive alumni network
Contact: Peace Corps- Midwest Region
55 W. Monroe St., Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone Number 1.855.855.1962 
Email Chicago@peacecorps.gov 
Website www.peacecorps.gov 
Other Information Peace Corps Volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age, but there is no upper age limit to serve. For more information on how to apply please visit the website listed above. 
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