Las Vegas Peace Corps Volunteer Makes Us Proud
We are very proud of Vegas resident Zoe Slaughter who is one of the first to return Peace Corps voluntary service abroad. When the COVID-19[feminine] the pandemic strikes march 2020, the Peace Corps suspended global operations and evacuated all their workers.
According to a PeaceCorps.gov Press release, Slaughter Graduated from University of Nevada, Reno in 2020. She will serve in Kenya as a volunteer in the health sector. We should all be very proud of her.
The Peace Corps currently has a great need for volunteers. Programs will resume worldwide at the start 2023. Volunteers go through a long training period of three months and they can choose from one of six Peace Corps sectors: agriculture, community economic development, education, environment, health or youth development. If you want more information about Peace Corps positions where you wish to apply online Click here. According to the press release, you must apply online by October 1, 2022 to be eligible to fill nearly a hundred vacancies in 49 countries around the world. “Volunteers receive a living allowance, extensive language and technical training, and financial benefits including student loan deferral and post-service graduate scholarships.”
Since President John F. Kennedy established on Peace Corps in 1961, almost a quarter of a million Americans have served in 142 countries around the world. Again, you can get more information at PeaceCorps.gov.
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