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Service with a mission

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Current Employee - Program Specialist in Washington, DC (US)
Current Employee - Program Specialist in Washington, DC (US)

I have been working at Peace Corps full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great benefits, ability to work remotely, good location, special federal hiring status after 3 years of employment, great mission, fun Peace Corps Third Goal activities throughout year.

Cons

Five-year rule causes too much turn over, you need to be looking for a new job when you walk in the door. No diversity in experience or skills, no child care.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get rid of the five year rule and just make everyone up for reappointment every 5 years. Clear out the old be keep the good.

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    Mexico is a step away from Paradise

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    Current Employee - Strategy and Finance Advisor in Querétaro, Querétaro (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Strategy and Finance Advisor in Querétaro, Querétaro (Mexico)

    I have been working at Peace Corps full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with professionals
    Always something to do to help
    Fun people and pretty girls
    Good food and other activities always coming along

    Cons

    Having to be all spiffy when the front office arrives; really not a bad thing but need to get two twenty words.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay out of the way: do not think for it will weaken the team. Send all the bullies packing straight away.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Worth the red tape.

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    Former Employee - Heatlh Volunteer
    Former Employee - Heatlh Volunteer

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You will be hard pressed to find another organization that so values community integration and grassroots community development.

    Cons

    Sometimes a lack of site development and staff support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate with your volunteers

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