PEACE CORPS

Greetings and thank you for your interest in the Peace Corps! 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 University of Washington’s Campus Recruiter will resume recruitment efforts for academic year 2024-2025 starting in the fall. For summer inquires regarding Peace Corps, please reach out to the Seattle Peace Corps Recruiter, Angelena Castro, at acastro@peacecorps.gov.

Peace Corps’ weekly campus drop-in hours for students will resume in Fall Quarter 2024 and will take place in Mary Gates Hall 134. To meet with the Campus Recruiter during this time, check back for updates toward the end of September.

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

Upcoming Events (virtual)

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 which accumulates to just over $10,000 and is awarded to each Volunteer upon successful 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.

To see many more virtual events, please visit the Peace Corps Events Page. Please be sure to note the time zone for these events as they are subject to vary. 206-543-0535.

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