Volunteer Sectors

There are six sectors in which Peace Corps Volunteers serve—detailed below. Choose onesector to focus on then complete at least 3 courses + 50 hours of related experience in thatsector.

Note: Actual Peace Corps assignments are based on local needs, and thus may or may not align seamlessly with your qualifications. Flexibility is central to the Peace Corps experience!

Peace Corps Tips

Nearly two-thirds of Peace Corps Volunteers serve in Education or Health. Coursework and meaningful experience in one of these areas—especially teaching English as a second/foreign language—produce some of the strongest candidates.

The Sectors

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