Individual must be a U.S. citizen and be 18 years or older.
Peace Corps, as the preeminent international service organization of the United States, sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service—at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences and a global outlook that enriches the lives of those around them.
Peace Corps Mission is to promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals: