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The toughest job....

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Former Employee - Community Development Voluneer
Former Employee - Community Development Voluneer

Pros

Meeting people from different cultures.

Cons

Not knowing what you will be doing, but that it expected.

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Listen to the concerns from PCV's in the field.

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    Intense, difficult, isolated, incredibly educational and rewarding.

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    Current Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer
    Current Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer

    Pros

    The language training was very thorough, as was the cultural training.

    Cons

    The host country national staff was all fantastic; however, sometimes the country director and staff were not as professional. It varies so much from country to country, though, so I'm sure it's better in other places.

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    An incredible experience that will push you past what you thought you knew about yourself.

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    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer  in  Tsoe (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer in Tsoe (South Africa)

    Pros

    As a volunteer, you have a large degree of autonomy in what you do. Two years allows you to really get to know a community and work on projects that can actually help.

    Cons

    Lots of variability between posts, so you've got to be independent and make the most of any situation.

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