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Volunteering in the Peace Corps: A Datasheet
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RE: Volunteering in the Peace Corps: A Datasheet
(01-22-2015 09:01 AM)Chunnel Wrote:  
(01-19-2015 01:01 PM)Osiris Wrote:  
(01-18-2015 09:35 PM)Sebastian Wrote:  To me, their application thing sounds disgusting. You are not applying for a paid position at the organization. You just want to volunteer. (meaning you want to work for free) They should just say 'you want to help? then come on in' (if you meet basic criteria)
Instead, they treat you like job applicants??

I am guessing there are too many well privileged people who want to do some getaway?
(one of the picture trends on match.com is a white girl with african kids)

They want to weed out people who would use their program as an escape and not fulfill their 2 year term.

This...

You gotta screen candidates so you don't have every Tom, Dick, and Harry running around the world giving the US and the Peace Corps organization a bad name.

Nowadays, just to give an update, the application process allows you to choose your own nation of service as well as sector. I have not yet served, but its crossed my mind many times as an option. Two years of my young life helping people, defer my loans, put 5k down on them after I end service. Ideally serve either in Eastern Europe or China, after that go on and do whatever it is I feel I can to make a good life for myself. I think one benefit in my case is that my loans arent *that* out of control, if I had a good job stateside I could probably kill them in 2-3 years of $1,000/mo payments.. but then what job at 23 other than tech gives you the ability to do that? I figure PC would be a lot more rewarding, and reading about how people with disabilities have been given the chance to serve leaves me hopeful that my impairments wont hinder me.
07-31-2019 10:45 PM
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