Peace Corps

Greetings and thank you for your interest in the Peace Corps. Currently there is no recruiter in the office until August 2022. If you have any questions about the Peace Corps, please email Angelena Castro at acastro@peacecorps.gov. You can email the UW-Seattle recruiter at pcorps@uw.edu, but you will not receive a response until the beginning of Fall Quarter.

UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS THROUGH THE PEACE CORPS NATIONWIDE:

Be aware that many events have EST for times:

June 20, 2022: Info Session: Young Professionals, register here

June 22, 2022: Serve Where Needed Most, register here

June 23, 2022: Region Specific Info Session: Asia, register here

June 24, 2022: Crafting Your Motivation Statement, register here

June 27, 2022: Acing the Interview, register here

June 28, 2022: Bridging the Gap Between Student Athletes and the Peace Corps, register here

June 29, 2022: Serving as an LGBTQIA+ Volunteer, register here

For more upcoming events, visit the Peace Corps Events Page

The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.

The Peace Corps Mission:

To promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals:

  1. To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained Volunteers
  2. To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served
  3. To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans

Resources, info, apply online and more:

 Did you know?

  • Peace Corps pays for all volunteer expenses including travel to and from your country of service, housing, a stipend for food and incidentals, and comprehensive medical care. Each Volunteer also accrues a readjustment allowance during each month of service and currently $10,000 is awarded to each Volunteer upon completion of their service.
  • For the first time in the history of the Peace Corps, applicants can now choose where they serve and what project they will be serving in. Browse specific Volunteer Openings here, or apply to serve where you are needed most.

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