Community Development

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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.

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.

External Links

Community Development Official US Peace Corps Website

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