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Video: President Obama wants you to serve in the Peace Corps

 

President Obama, the first sitting president since John F. Kennedy to deliver a Peace Corps public service announcement, urges Americans to consider Peace Corps service as a way to make a difference in their own lives and in the lives of others.

Search our upcoming program departures and find the assignment that fits your skills and preferences at www.peacecorps.gov/openings. In less than an hour, you can complete your application and be on your way toward a life-changing adventure.

Follow this link to watch John F. Kennedy speak on the benefit of Peace Corps.


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Alexandra Harbert of Newark Selected for Peace Corps Health Assignment in Guatemala

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Alexandra Harbert

Age: 24

Hometown: Newark, Calif.

Current City: Newark, Calif.

Alma Mater: San Diego State University, Women’s Studies and Spanish, 2012

Country of Service: Guatemala

Assignment: Health Extension

Departure: July 2014

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Ayesha Black of Monmouth Selected for Peace Corps Youth Development Assignment in Morocco

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Ayesha Black

Age: 21

Hometown: Jacksonville, N.C.

Current City: Monmouth, Ore.

Alma Mater: Western Oregon University, Social Science, 2014

Country of Service: Morocco

Assignment: Youth Development

Departure: January 2015

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Colton Davies of Chinook Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in China

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Colton Davies

Age: 24

Hometown: Chinook, Mont.

Current City: Austin, Texas

Alma Mater: Montana State University, Graphic Design, 2012

Country of Service: China

Assignment: English Teacher

Departure: June 2014

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Megan Butler of San Jose Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in Zambia

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Megan Butler

Age: 24

Hometown: San Jose, Calif.

Current City: San Jose, Calif.

Alma Mater: Brigham Young University-Idaho, Recreation Management, 2013

Country of Service: Zambia

Assignment: English Education

Departure: June 2014

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Emily Nilsen of Portland Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in Nicaragua

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Emily Nilsen

Age: 26

Hometown: Thompsonville, Ill.

Current City: Portland, Ore.

Alma Mater: Graceland University, Elementary Education, 2011

Country of Service: Nicaragua

Assignment: TEFL Teacher Trainer

Departure: August 2014

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Maria Ceja of Lodi Selected for Peace Corps Health Assignment in Cambodia

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Maria Ceja

Age: 20

Hometown: Lodi, Calif.

Current City: Lodi, Calif.

Alma Mater: University of the Pacific, International Business, 2013

Country of Service: Cambodia

Assignment: Health

Departure: July 2014

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