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					                                                                                                                                     June 1, 2006

           Hot                            From Peace Corps to Commissioned Corps:
        Resources                         Careers for RPCVs in the U.S. Public Health Service
                                          By: Nathan Epling

  For answers to frequently
  asked questions, such as:

  “How can I get assistance
     with financial and
      medical issues?”

                                                eturning from the fullness of     within an agency or program that
                                                international development         employs Commissioned Officers (The          Operating Divisions of the
 “How can I get a copy of my                    through Peace Corps service       information bar to the right describes        Public Health Service
description of service (DOS)?”          often leaves returned volunteers          the possibilities). Once you are
                                        disappointed by the empty career                                                     AHRQ  Agency for Healthcare
                                                                                  commissioned as an officer in the Pub-
                                                                                                                                   Research and Quality
 “How can I stay connected              choices they encounter upon their         lic Health Service and have accepted a
   with the Peace Corps?”               return home. Many RPCVs wish to           position with an agency, your career of    ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances
                                                                                                                                   and Disease Registry
                                        continue making a real difference in      maintaining the health and safety of        CDC Centers for Disease
           visit                        people’s lives during everyday            peoples in need begins.                          Control and Prevention            challenges and in times of disaster. If                                               FDA Food and Drug
                                        you can identify with these RPCVs,        Historically, PHS Commissioned                   Administration
                                        you may want to explore job opportu-      Corps officers worked to control the       HRSA Health Resources and
                                                                                                                                   Services Administration
                                        nities with the United States Public      spread of contagious diseases such as
                                                                                                                              IHS Indian Health Service
                                        Health Service.                           smallpox and yellow fever, provided
                                                                                                                              NIH National Institutes of Health
   Peace Corps Hotline                                                            healthcare to underserved groups, con-
                                                                                                                            SAMHSA Substance Abuse and
                                        The Commissioned Corps of the U.S.        ducted important biomedical research,            Mental Health Services
          Robert Michon                 Public Health Service (PHS) is            regulated the food and drug supply,              Administration
Manager, Returned Volunteer Services    comprised of highly trained, mobile,      provided health care to underserved         CMS Centers for Medicare and
                                        health professionals, whose mission       groups, supplied medical assistance              Medicaid Services
                                        is to protect, promote, and advance the   and disease control in the aftermath of    OPHS Office of Public Health and
         Heather Groome                                                                                                            Science
         Assistant Editor               health and safety of our nation under     disasters, and served in numerous other
  Admin. Ass’t, Returned Volunteer                                                                                            PSC Program Support Center
              Services                  the direction of the Surgeon General      ways. More recently, officers of the
                                        and the Secretary of Health and           PHS have responded to various forms        Non-PHS Agencies Where
To place job announcements, visit       Human Services. It is a Uniformed         of disaster and conflict, including the    Officers Are Also Assigned        Service of the United States, with        9/11 attacks, the tsunami in Southeast
            or contact                                                                                                                 Federal Bureau of Prisons
                                        military rank and privileges, broken      Asia, and hurricanes Katrina and Rita.      BOP
           Peace Corps                  into eleven career categories: dentist,   Today, officers are required to become     CMHS      District of Columbia
  Returned Volunteer Services                                                                                                          Commission on
    Phone: 202.692.1430 or              dietitian, engineer, environmental        “deployment-ready” and provide their
                                                                                                                                       Mental Health Services
    800.424.8580, ext. 1430             health, health services, nurse,           unique abilities to those who need it
 E-mail:                                                                                                EPA     Environmental Protection
                                        pharmacist, physician, scientist,         most.                                                Agency
                                        therapist, and veterinarian. The                                                               Immigration and Naturalization
 Join the RPCVNetwork                   basic requirement is a BS from an      Typically, PHS officers enjoy                           Service
                                        accredited school relating to one of   ancillary benefits beyond those of the         NOAA     National Oceanic and
                                        these professions, which serves as partregular civil service, including:                       Atmospheric Administration
  To receive additional job listings,   of your professional training as an    • Department of Defense (DoD)                   NPS     National Park Service
 sign up for the Yahoo! group called    officer in the Commissioned Corps.       benefits, such as Space-A travel,
           RPCVNetwork.                                                          use of military commissaries,               USCG      U.S. Coast Guard
                                        While applying to receive your           exchanges, and officers clubs;              USMS      U.S. Marshals Service
   Go to, select          commission as a PHS officer, you will • Opportunities for school loan
“Groups,” search for “RPCVNetwork”                                                                                            FSIS     Food Safety & Inspection
 and “Join.” Include your PCV name,     network with recruiting professionals    repayment, further education, and                     Service, U. S. Department
      country/dates of service.         and search listings to find a position   career advancement;                                   of Agriculture
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                                                         “From caring comes courage.”—Lao Tzu
Hotline                                   For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs

                                                       Copy of college transcripts must be submitted to
           PUBLIC SECTOR                               receive credit for education.
                                                                                                                        PRIVATE SECTOR

FEDERAL PROGRAM                                        COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT,                                CASE MANAGER • Phoenix
REPRESENTATIVE • Philadelphia                          AGRICULTURE AND                                        Position available with Catholic Charities
Position available with the U.S. Department of         NATURAL RESOURCES • Hill City, KS                      Community Services and the Refugee Foster Care
Labor, Employment and Training Administration.         Position available with Kansas State University        program. Duty: monitor and supervise foster
Duties: oversees funds used by states to operate job   Research and Extension. Duties: provides primary       children and foster homes. Qualifications: BA
training and employment programs; assists states       leadership in the development, dissemination, and      required; two years’ experience in child welfare
in design of service strategies; provides technical    implementation of research-based information and       preferred; ability to work some evenings and
assistance on economic and workforce                   educational programs for agriculturally related        weekends; bilingual in English and Spanish
development issues at state and local level;           issues. Issues will include, agronomic and livestock   required; experience with cross cultural and
analyzes outcomes and research solutions in a fast     production, economics, environmental stewardship,      refugee populations preferred; valid AZ driver’s
paced and multi-faceted environment.                   farm and ranch management, agriculture public          license, AZ insurance, AZ registration and reliable
Qualifications: BA/BS; strong organizational and       policy, horticultural production and management,       transportation required; must be able to obtain
social skills; initiative; time management; sense of   and natural resources conservation and enhance-        fingerprint clearance. Fax résumé to refugee foster
humor. Salary: $36,839–$65,347. Send cover             ment. For more information and to apply, e-mail        care supervisor, at 602.944.1829.
letter and résumé to Beth Brinly, the Curtis Center,; phone: 785.532.5787.
170 South Independence Mall W, Suite 825 East,                                                                PROGRAM ASSOCIATE • DC
Philadelphia, PA 19106; phone: 215.861.5233;           PROGRAM ASSISTANT • DC                                 Position available with Solar Household Energy.
e-mail:                           GS-7 position available with the United States         Duties: conducts field assessments; participates in
                                                       Department of Agriculture (USDA). Duties:              technical planning and budgeting process;
SECRETARY • Rockville, MD                              provide administrative, financial, and program         manages solar cooking programs in West Africa.
Position available with the Indian Health Service.     support to implement USDA’s international              Qualifications: Peace Corps experience in West
Duties: responds to routine and non-technical          programs. Qualifications: training and/or experi-      Africa required; ability to work independently;
requests for information; identifies and selects       ence in agriculture, economics, rural sociology,       understanding of international environmental and
appropriate software types (spreadsheets,              natural resources management, or related areas;        women’s issues; general understanding of
database, word processing) for various administra-     experience in administrative and financial tasks       business principles; travel required. For more
tive reports, including charts and tables;             including budget monitoring; ability to work with      information, visit E-mail résumé
responsible for reception, correspondence, and         individuals from U.S. and foreign government           to
travel arrangements. Qualifications: similar prior     agencies, universities, and the private sector; must
work experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade          be a U.S. citizen. Deadline: 6/16/2006. For more       PARALEGALS • Florence, AZ
level in the federal service or four years of          information and to apply, e-mail cover letter that     Two positions available with Florence Immigrant
education above high school. Deadline: 6/9/2006.       describes abilities in each of the above listed        and Refugee Rights Project. Positions begin mid-
For more information and to apply, visit               skills and résumé to Courtney Geier, program           July. Duties: one position works with detained                   officer, at; phone:        adults at the Eloy facility; the other works with
Center/Vacancy/act_job_view.cfm?area                   202.690.0948; fax: 202.690.0349.                       detained minors; work with detained clients under
=Headquarter&fids=1&sort=1&sr=1&jb=23162.                                                                     the direct supervision of a staff attorney.
                                                                                                              Qualifications: dedication to help immigrants and
                                                                                                              refugees in their quest for justice; excellent
                                                                                                              organizational, cross-cultural communication, and

         HOT! OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                   writing skills; prior advocacy or academic
                                                                                                              experience in immigration or human rights law
                                                                                                              preferred; computer skills preferred; proficient in
                                                                                                              Spanish required. Send cover letter describing
                                                                                                              interest in and qualifications for the position,
                                                                                                              résumé, and three references to Ms. Victoria A.
     Entry-level management position available with the U.S. Grains Council. Duties: provides
                                                                                                              López, Executive Director, Florence Immigrant
     program and administrative backstopping support to offices in Mexico, Africa, the Middle East,
                                                                                                              and Refugee Rights Project, P.O. Box 654,
     and Russia; recruits consultants for foreign assignments; manages all aspects of preparation for
                                                                                                              Florence, AZ 85232; phone: 520.868.0191, ext.
     foreign teams traveling to the U.S.; some domestic and international travel required.
                                                                                                              101; fax: 520.868.0192; e-mail:
     Qualifications: BA/BS; graduate degree preferred; must have lived or worked overseas;
     agricultural related experience required; U.S. citizenship required. E-mail cover letter and résumé
                                                                                                              PARALEGAL • Miami
     to with “MIO-ROW” in the subject line.
                                                                                                              Position available with Florida Immigrant
                                                                                                              Advocacy Center (FIAC). Duties: assists attorneys
                                                                                                              with FIAC’s children legal project; works with
     Position available with Peace Corps. Duties: maintains and troubleshoots Peace Corps
                                                                                                              unaccompanied minor children in government
     software-Windows Server 2003, XP Professional, MS Exchange 2003, Excel, MS Outlook, Word,
                                                                                                              custody who are seeking immigration relief; works
     and Access; administers Local Area Network/Wide Area Network and remote office networks.
                                                                                                              with government officials and social services
     Qualifications: experience with Windows 2000/2003 server and/or MS Exchange; MCSA or
                                                                                                              providers. Qualifications: fluent in English and
     MSCE 2000 or 2003 preferred; two years’ experience supporting and troubleshooting Windows
                                                                                                              Spanish; excellent oral and written communication
     computer systems within an office; demonstrated experience in providing technical support to
                                                                                                              skills required; experience working with children
     computer users and computer training. Salary: $15K–$20K. E-mail cover letter and résumé to
                                                                                                              and/or familiarity with immigration laws preferred;
     administrative officer at
                                                                                                              AA/BA required. Send résumé to Office Manager,

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Hotline                                    For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs
FIAC, 3000 Biscayne Boulevard, #400, Miami, FL
33137; fax: 305.576.6273.

TEACHERS • Various locations
                                                                                A Legacy of Service at Home and Abroad
Positions available with Carney, Sandoe, and                                  Celebrating Peace Corps’ 45th Anniversary
Associates, an educational recruitment firm that
places teachers and administrators in private,
independent and like-kind (charter, magnet, pilot
and merit) schools nationwide. Qualifications: BA/
BS in the subject area they will be teaching; teacher
certification preferred. All fees are paid by the
                                                                                           Open Houses
client school and personal and professional
placement services is free. For more information
and to apply, visit                                            Baltimore, Maryland
PROGRAM COORDINATOR • DC                                                                       June 18, 2006
Position available with Latin American Youth
Center and Supplemental Educational Services                                            • Registration: 1:30 to 4 p.m.
(SES). Duties: manages the SES program which                            • Workshops: 2 to 2:50 p.m. • Panel Discussion: 3 to 4 p.m.
provides after-school tutoring services to children                       • Program: 4 to 4:30 p.m. • Reception: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
and youth in the District of Columbia public schools
(DCPS) through the No Child Left Behind Act;
                                                                               Refreshments and hor d’oeuvres will be served
manages other tutoring programs as well as
volunteer services; implements all aspects of the                                           University Center Ballroom
programs’ function and outcomes; supervises staff;                                The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
conducts case management and educational plans;                                                1000 Hiltop Circle
coordinates all aspects of programs’ educational                                                 Baltimore, MD
and recreational activities. For more information
and to apply, e-mail lorenazambrano; phone: 202.319.2225.                            For more information and to RSVP, visit
Position available with Latin American Youth
Center (LAYC) and WISE, a job readiness                   PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR • DC                    with “HRM/PACL” in the
program for out-of-school youth, ages 16-24. LAYC         Position available with World Wildlife Fund.          subject line. Only those selected for interview-
offers a holistic program of job readiness and life       Duties: develops and oversees purchasing, and         ing will be contacted.
skills training, job placement services, computer         risk management for offices here and abroad;
instruction, GED preparation, and support services        develops and implements best practices; facilitates   INTERNATIONAL
for out-of-school youth, and provides youth with          strategic sourcing and service delivery with          PROGRAM ASSISTANT • Arlington, VA
the necessary skills and credentials to obtain and        emphasis on property management, facilities, and      Position available with Winrock International.
retain meaningful employment. For more                    site services. Qualifications: demonstrate success    Duty: handle all aspects of program implemen-
information and to apply, e-mail lorenazambrano           in complex project management, developing and         tation and administration. Qualifications:; phone: 202.319.2225.                      improving processes, and monitoring, evaluation,      proficient in Portuguese and/or French; two
                                                          and reporting systems, and capital and operating      years’ experience in international development;
FACILITIES AND                                            budgeting; strong communication, negotiation,         excellent communication skills; and extensive
ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR • DC                              problem-solving, decision-making, and policy-         experience in MS Office applications. This
Position available with World Wildlife Fund.              development skills; minimum ten years’                position is contingent upon funding. E-mail
Duties: leads functions including, delivery,              procurement experience required; green sourcing       cover letter and résumé to
property management, recovery, travel,                    knowledge desired. For more information, visit        with “HRM/PA-AEI” in the subject. Only those
conference center management, and local and      Fax cover       selected for interviewing will be contacted.
international real estate transactions. Qualifica-        letter and résumé to 202.293.9211 with “Job
tions: demonstrate success in complex project             #26148” in the subject line. No phone calls.          CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE •
management, development and implementation of                                                                   Eugene, OR
monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems, and        PROGRAM ASSISTANT • Arlington, VA                     Part-time position with the University of
capital and operating budgeting; knowledge of             Position available with Winrock International.        Oregon for the 2006 to 2007 academic year.
international facilities issues and functions required;   Duty: assists with daily operations in various        Duties: informs the University and community
strong communication, negotiation, problem-               components in the U.S. Department of Labor            of Peace Corps service opportunities through a
solving, decision-making, and policy development          Program global CIRCLE project and CLASSE              variety of outreach activities, including
skills; minimum ten years’ facilities experience          expansion pilot project. Qualifications:              participation in campus fairs, classroom
required; MBA preferred. For more information,            knowledge of international child labor laws; BA in    presentations, information meetings, bulletin
visit Fax           international development, international relations,   boards, presentations at campus organization
cover letter and résumé to 202.293.9211 with “Job         education or related field; proficient in English     meetings, in-office advising, electronic
#26147” in the subject line. No phone calls.              and French required; proficient in Portuguese         communication, and website maintenance;
                                                          preferred. E-mail cover letter and résumé to          works closely with the Peace Corps office in
                                                                                                                          announcements continued on page 5
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     Peace Corps Fellows/USA works with nearly 40 universities that offer financial assistance to RPCVs who wish to attend graduate
     school and work in underserved U.S. communities. Below is a partial list of universities and subject areas. For the complete list,
     visit; call 800.424.8580, ext. 1440; or e-mail

   Carnegie Mellon University                                tuition waiver, stipend. Dr. Roy Moore, phone:              Rutgers University
   Pittsburgh, PA                                            859.257.8204, email:                     Camden, NJ
   Public policy/management, arts management, or                                                                         Master of Public Affairs in educational policy and
   healthcare policy management. Renee Hairston, phone:      Humboldt State University                                   leadership with K–12 teaching position at the LEAP
   412.268.1909; e-mail:            Arcata, CA                                                  Academy. Sandra Cheesman-Cattefesta, phone:
                                                             Secondary education program with placement at               856.225.6860; e-mail: scheesman@camden.
   Columbia University, Teachers College                     Academy of the Redwoods—an early college high     
   New York, NY                                              school. Keri Gelenian, phone: 707.476.4577; email:
   Urban education, including bilingual education,                                  Seton Hill University
   teaching math or science, ESOL, special education,                                                                    Greensburg, PA
   reading specialist. Reed Dickson, phone: 212.678.4080;    Illinois State University                                   Art therapy, business administration, elementary
   e-mail:                                 Normal, IL                                                  education, marriage and family therapy, special
                                                             Applied economics, political science, sociology, with       education, technologies-enhanced learning, popular-
   DePaul University                                         sequence in applied community/economic development,         fiction writing. Jenell Krymowski, phone: 724.838.4283;
   Chicago, IL                                               including community project design and management,          e-mail:
   Elementary and high school special education              topics in administration and planning, and 11-month
   certification. Justin Speer, phone: 773.325.7170;         paid internship. Beverly Beyer, phone: 309.438.7090;        Southern New Hampshire University
   e-mail:                                e-mail:                          Manchester, NH
                                                                                                                         Community economic development, international
   Duke University                                           Indiana University                                          community economic development, business, National
   Durham, NC                                                Bloomington, IN                                             Weekend Program. Dr. Catherine Rielly, phone:
   Master of Public policy (MPP) with option to earn joint   Master of Public Affairs (MPA) in comparative and           603.644.3156; e-mail:
   degrees in professional or PhD programs. Helene           international affairs; economic development; nonprofit
   McAdams, phone: 919.613.9205; e-mail:                     management. Master of Science in Environmental
                                                                                                                         University of Arizona                                        Science (MSES) in applied ecology; environmental
                                                                                                                         Tucson, AZ
                                                             chemistry, and water resources. Jennifer Forney, phone:
                                                                                                                         Criminal justice, community development, environment,
   Program for International Development Policy (PIDP)       812.855.2840; e-mail:
                                                                                                                         health, nonprofit finance, public policy, and more.
   with several concentration options. Stephanie Alt Lamm,
                                                                                                                         Georgia Ehlers, phone: 520.621.9103; e-mail:
   phone: 919.613.9218; e-mail:           Johns Hopkins University
                                                             Baltimore, MD
   Duquesne University                                       Nursing, public health. Mary O’Rourke, phone:
                                                                                                                         University of Cincinnati
   Pittsburgh, PA                                            410.955.7548; e-mail:
                                                                                                                         Cincinnati, OH
   Social and public policy, business administration,
                                                                                                                         Economic development planning, environmental
   conflict resolution, peace studies. Dr. Evan Stoddard,    Loma Linda University
                                                                                                                         planning, international development planning,
   phone: 412.396.5179; e-mail:            Loma Linda, CA
                                                                                                                         physical planning, urban design. Dr. Johanna Looye,
                                                             Public health, including global health, humanitarian
                                                                                                                         phone: 513.556.4943; e-mail:
   Florida Institute of Technology                           assistance, and reproductive health. Lory Alido, phone:
   Melbourne, FL                                             909.558.1000; e-mail:
                                                                                                                         University of Denver
   Environmental science, engineering, management,
                                                                                                                         Denver, CO
   teaching, and other areas of education (science,          Marquette University
                                                                                                                         International administration; international business
   mathematics, computer). Dr. Tom Marcinkowski,             Milwaukee, WI
                                                                                                                         transactions; international development; international
   phone: 321.674.8946; e-mail:            Business, engineering, communication, English,
                                                                                                                         human rights; international studies; international
                                                             economics, history, international affairs, philosophy,
                                                                                                                         security; global finance, trade, and economic
   Fordham University                                        political science, public service. Carole Ferrara, phone:
                                                                                                                         integration.Susan Nelson, phone: 303.871.2989;
   Bronx, NY                                                 414.288.5861; e-mail:
   International political economy and development.
   Dr. Henry Schwalbenberg, phone: 718.817.4064;             New Mexico State University
                                                                                                                         School of Communication: International and intercul-
   e-mail:                                 Las Cruces, NM
                                                                                                                         tural communication. Dr. Margaret Thompson, phone:
                                                             Public health, border health, health education, social
                                                                                                                         303.871.3947; e-mail:
   George Mason University                                   work, nursing. Dr. Sue Forster-Cox, phone:
   Fairfax, VA                                               505.646.2183; e-mail:
                                                                                                                         University of Maryland–Baltimore
   Elementary education and English as a second language
                                                                                                                         Baltimore, MD
   master’s programs. Dr. Lynn Walker Levy, phone:           The New School
                                                                                                                         Social work with dual-degree options in Jewish
   703.993.3602; e-mail:                   New York, NY
                                                                                                                         studies, law, business administration, and public health.
                                                             Urban policy analysis/management, health
                                                                                                                         Lane Victorson, phone: 410.706.5316; e-mail:
   George Washington University                              services management and policy, human resources
   Washington, DC                                            management, organizational change management. Peter
   Transition special education, secondary education.        King, phone: 212.229.5400, ext. 1108; e-mail:
                                                                                                                         University of Maryland–Baltimore County
   Dr. Jeanne Embich, phone: 202.973.1061; e-mail: 
                                                                                                                         Shriver Peaceworker Program
                                                                                                                         Baltimore, MD
                                                             Northern Arizona University
                                                                                                                         All programs of University of Maryland–Baltimore
   Georgia College & State University                        Flagstaff, AZ
                                                                                                                         County: education, policy, applied sociology, intercultural
   Milledgeville, GA                                         Business. Jane Thompson, phone: 928.523.7387;
                                                                                                                         communications, etc. Select consortium programs: social
   Various education degrees, creative writing. Teaching     e-mail:
                                                                                                                         work (MSW), urban studies, nonprofit management, etc.
   assistants, tutors, special education teacher training,
                                                                                                                         Dr. Joby Taylor, phone: 410.455.6398; e-mail:
   community creative writing program. Benefits include

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University of Missouri-Columbia                             University of South Carolina                            Western Illinois University
Columbia, MO                                                Columbia, SC                                            Macomb, IL
Geography, public affairs, political science, rural soci-   Multidisciplinary program (written/oral proficiency     Business administration; community health
ology, social work, agricultural economics, PhD pro-        in Spanish required). Teresa Butkus, phone:             education; economics; geography; political science;
grams. In-state tuition, possibility for assistantships,    803.777.1365; e-mail:               recreation, park, and tourism administration. Karen
waivers and additional support. Donald Spiers,                                                                      Mauldin-Curtis, phone: 309.298.2683 or 800.526.9943;
573.882.6131,                          Moore School of Business: International business        e-mail:
                                                            administration. Reena Lichtenfeld, phone:
University of Missouri-Kansas City                          803.777.6749; e-mail:            Western New Mexico University
Kansas City, MO                                                                                                     Gallup, NM
Master of Public Administration (MPA) with special-         University of Vermont                                   Elementary, secondary, or special education; counseling;
ties in urban administration, nonprofit management,         Burlington, VT                                          educational leadership. Dr. Patricia Maguire, phone:
and heath services administration. Benefits include         Community and economic development;                     505.722.3389; e-mail:
wages from intern stipend, $10,000; 6 credit hours tu-      entrepreneurship; environment; agriculture; applied
ition remission and possibilities for additional assis-     economics; management; strategic planning;              Wichita State University
tance. Liana Riesinger, 816.235.2291,                       marketing; public policy; healthcare; leadership;       Wichita, KS                                         international public administration; human resources;   Teacher education: middle and secondary grades, art,
                                                            budgeting/finance; organizational development;          music, English, French, Spanish, biology, chemistry,
University of New Orleans                                   information technology. Edward R. McMahon, phone:       physics, math, TESOL (if already teacher-certified),
New Orleans, LA                                             802.656.4565; e-mail:                 comprehensive social studies, special education (if
Public administration, urban planning and urban                                                                     already teacher- certified). Dr. Judith Hayes, phone:
studies with concentrations in housing/community            University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee                       316.978.6580; e-mail:
development, land use/environment, historic                 Milwaukee, WI
preservation, urban anthropology, and nonprofit             Business administration, economics, geography,          Xavier University of Louisiana
management. Dr. Marla Nelson, phone: 504.280.3110;          history, sociology, urban studies. Lauren McHargue,     New Orleans, LA
e-mail:                                       phone: 414.229.6155; e-mail:               Fast Track to Teaching Program for those interested in
                                                                                                                    teaching math, science, or special education. Dr. Deborah
University of North Texas                                   University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point                   Bordelon,       phone:       504.520.7538;        e-mail:
Denton, TX                                                  Stevens Point, WI                             
Anthropology, applied economics, applied                    Fields relating to the environment, including natural
gerontology, environmental science, public                  resources, forestry, environmental education, youth
adminitration, social work, sociology, urban geogra-        programming, land-use planning, wildlife, soil and
phy, volunteer management. Dr. Stan Ingman, phone:          water science. Dr. Tim Ginnett, phone: 715.346.4191;
940.565.2298; e-mail:                   e-mail:

University of Oregon                                        University of Wyoming
Eugene, OR                                                  Laramie, WY
Community and regional planning. Megan                      American studies with concentration in education,
Smith, phone: 541.346.3881; e-mail: smith                   geography, history, or literature. Dr. Eric Sandeen,                                      phone: 307.766.3898; e-mail:

Seattle. Qualifications: previous Peace Corps               CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE • Salt Lake                       the community; designs and implements recruitment
service required; current or future student                 City, UT                                                strategy, including promotion to faculty staff,
enrollment at the University of Oregon. E-mail              Part-time position at University of Utah and the        participation in fairs, organizing information tables,
cover letter and résumé to Wayne Blackwelder, at            Peace Corps. Duties: promote Peace Corps on             meetings, and class and club talks; develops                                campus and in communities; design and                   publicity; conducts interviews; works with Denver
                                                            implement recruitment strategies including              regional Peace Corps office; collaborates with RPCVs.
CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE • Pullman, WA                         promotion to faculty and staff, participation in job    Qualifications: strong communicator, ability to
Position available with Washington State                    fairs, information tables and meetings, and class       network; creative; organized; flexible; RPCV and
University and the Peace Corps for the 2006 to 2007         and club talks; develops publicity; conducts            CU graduate student preferred. Position begins
academic year. Duties: informs the University and           interviews; and coordinates with Denver regional        8/2006. Deadline: 6/15/2006. Send cover letter and
community of Peace Corps service opportunities              Peace Corps office. Qualifications: strong              résumé to Clara Morris, Denver Regional Peace
through a variety of outreach activities, including         communicator; creative; organized; RPCV                 Corps Office, 1999 Broadway, # 2205, Denver, CO
participation in campus fairs, classroom presenta-          preferred. Position begins August 2006 for a            80202; e-mail:
tions, information meetings, bulletin boards,               one-year contract. Deadline: 6/15/2006. Send
presentations at campus organization meetings,              résumé and cover letter to Joe Zucchini, Denver         SENIOR PROGRAM ADVISOR,
in-office advising, electronic communication, and           Regional Peace Corps Office, 1999 Broadway,             AFRICA AND ASIA PACIFIC • DC
website maintenance; works closely with the Peace           Suite 2205, Denver, CO 80202; e-mail:                   Position available with American Red Cross. Duties:
Corps office in Seattle. Qualifications: previous                                coordinates development and management of
Peace Corps service required; current or future                                                                     portfolio in both regions relating to health, disaster
student enrollment at Washington State University           CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE • Boulder, CO                     response, and preparedness. Qualifications: BA or
required. Send cover letter and résumé to Wayne             Part-time position available with University of         MA in public health, international development, or
Blackwelder at                 Colorado (CU), Boulder and the Peace Corps.             economics required; minimum five to seven years’
                                                            Duties: promotes Peace Corps on campus and in           managing international development and public health
                                                                                                                                   announcements continued on page 7
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     Crisis Corps Recruiting Short-Term Volunteers
   El Salvador
   In the fall of 2005, the volcano Ilamatepec (Santa   Intervida requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to          required; good communication skills; ability
   Ana) erupted, destroying 800 hectares of natural     serve as an Emergency Planning Specialist for a          to work well with people of different
   habitat and damaging 2,000 hectares of coffee        six month project to start ASAP. Duties: visits          backgrounds; ability to work independently
   plantations¯ a very important source of income       TERRAS to know the organization of Intervida in El       with minimal supervision. Desired Qualifica-
   in the region. The volcano is part of the new        Salvador; reviews information and evaluations from       tions: degree in agriculture or environmental
   National Park Los Volcanes, which has been           previous emergency actions; assists staff in             science; specific experience in developing and
   managed by SalvaNATURA since 2003. Los               developing an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and            increasing queen bee production preferred.
   Volcanes is one of the four most important           trains personnel on the application of the EAP;
   natural areas in El Salvador. The eruption caused    implements monitoring and evaluation systems;            The Jamaica Association for Mental
   the evacuation of 6,500 people and has               develops a system of official reports for emergency      Retardation (JAMR) requests one Crisis Corps
   interrupted, and in many cases destroyed, the        actions; trains TERRA personnel on writing disaster      Volunteer to serve as a Curriculum
   livelihoods of local populations and the             reports for Intervida and the government; writes and     Development Specialist to aide in strengthen-
   infrastructure used to support the economy and       submits monthly reports of all activities. Qualifica-    ing the capacity of the Association in the
   the budding tourism industry. Through this           tions: experience in developing institutional            delivery of special education, specifically in the
   project, SalvaNATURA hopes to reconstruct            Emergency Action Plans; experience working with          area of curriculum development and
   much of the infrastructure. SalvaNATURA              nongovernmental organizations on similar projects;       monitoring. This is a six month project that will
   requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as      experience training personnel and strengthening          start ASAP. Duties: under the supervision of
   an Economist and Business Administration             emergency management capabilities; completed             the executive director, the CCV will coordinate
   Specialist for a six month project to start ASAP.    Peace Corps service in Central America; work             the implementation, review, and tailoring of the
   Duties: develops budgets for the project plan;       independently with little support or supervision;        curriculum and provide specialized professional
   creates a Fundraising Action Plan; develops          fluent oral and written Spanish; experience writing      guidance to educators in the utilization of the
   proposals and requests for national and              reports.                                                 curriculum. Qualifications: MA in education
   international donations for funding; works in                                                                 with specialization in special education
                                                        In response to destruction caused by Hurricane Stan
   coordination with SalvaNATURA’s technical                                                                     curriculum development; strong interpersonal
                                                        and the recent eruption of the volcano Ilamatepec,
   staff to support the formulation of a Fundraising                                                             and communication skills and the ability to
                                                        Trinational Commission of Plan Trifinio requests
   Action Plan; researches funding possibilities;                                                                work effectively with educators; ability to gather
                                                        one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as a Civil
   develops and submits proposals to potential                                                                   data, compile information and prepare reports;
                                                        Enginner for a six month project scheduled to start
   donors. Qualifications: degree in economy or                                                                  possess knowledge of teaching methods,
                                                        ASAP. Duties: provides technical support to the
   business administration; experience in proposal                                                               techniques and standards; experience
                                                        Tri-national Program of Sustainable Development
   writing and fundraising; proficient in Spanish.                                                               developing and delivering presentations.
                                                        in the High Valley of Rio Lempa; helps Plan Trifinio
   Desired Qualifications: experience in the design
                                                        work for the sustainable development of mostly
   of inversion and pre-inversion plans for                                                                      Upcoming Jamaica assignments include
                                                        rural communities through infrastructure and
   eco-tourism projects.                                                                                         agricultural and greenhouse projects.
                                                        sanitation projects, including agro forestry, soil
                                                                                                                 Contact Crisis Corps for more information.
                                                        preservation, and water projects; organizes and
   Fundación para el Desarrollo (FUNDESA)
                                                        strengthens communities in risk management,
   requests one Crisis Corps volunteer to serve as a
   Disaster Preparedness Specialist. This is a six
                                                        rehabilitation, and reconstruction in the most           Togo
                                                        affected areas. Qualifications: civil engineer with      Association Espoir pour Demain (AED)/
   month position and will start ASAP. Duties:
                                                        experience in designing soil stabilization projects;     Kara, officially established in 2001 as a
   improves FUNDESA’s emergency and disaster
                                                        fluent oral and written Spanish; experience with         nonprofit association of people infected and
   attention module and methods for the most
                                                        ArchView and ArchInfo software programs; can             affected with HIV/AIDS in Togo, West Africa,
   vulnerable zones; increases the capacity of local
                                                        work independently and with little supervision;          requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to work as
   coordinators in creating alternative solutions to
                                                        ability to integrate and work in a group; ability to     a Clinical Technical Assistant. This is a six
   problems facing the community; helps organize
                                                        adapt to other cultures and customs.                     month project that will start ASAP. Duties:
   communities in emergency committees; advises
   communities on how to make plans for disaster                                                                 heavily involved in the general capacity
   preparedness and response and related                Jamaica                                                  building activities involving current PCVs
   objectives; helps develop strategic training plans   The All Island Bee Farmers Association is                working on the AED/Kara Collaboration
   and disaster preparedness tools for communities;     requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as an       Initiative; organizes and reinforces the clinical
   implements monitoring, evaluation, and control       Apiculturist to assist in the development of a Queen     aspects of those capacity building goals; assists
   strategies to improve the sustainability of the      Bee Breeders Program. The association is made up         and trains members, medical personnel, and
   disaster prevention project; strengthens project     of approximately 1,500 independent bee farmers           psychosocial staff in design and implementa-
   management capacities in the institution and         who use apicultural products for everything from         tion of routine consultation and monitoring
   communities. Qualifications: experience in           home use to international export. To further the goals   program, including the creation of a confiden-
   disaster prevention and mitigation; experience       of the Association, technical advice on Queen Bee        tial medical record system; assists in training
   with planning and organizing projects related to     Breeding is needed. This is a six month position and     teams of community health workers to conduct
   disaster prevention; experience in personnel         is scheduled to depart June or July 2006.                routine home visits to PLWHA to provide psy-
   training and organization capacity strengthen-       Qualifications: five to ten years’ apiculture            chosocial support and monitor medication regi-
   ing; fluent in Spanish; ability to work indepen-     experience; successful completion of Peace Corps         mens, clinical symptoms, and weight; provides
   dently and with little support; ability to provide   Volunteer service; excellent written English; good       technical guidance (clinical and programmatic)
   leadership, initiative, and creative and             organizational ability; capable in computer word         in program implementation, monitoring, and
   innovative problem solving skills.                   processing and database manipulation; creativity         evaluation; assists in capacity building of the

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Kara office to provide services on a region-wide              MS, or MA in organizational psychology or               month assignments as VCT Assistant Advisors
basis with formation of satellite groups in prefecture        related degree; experience in IEC development           to assist the newly established sites in Livingstone
capitals. Qualifications: degree in nursing or                and training and in organizational and human            and Chipata. This includes advisement with
medicine (RN, PA, NP, MD, or equivalent); training            resource development, training and capacity             general service delivery and systems approaches.
or experience in public health approaches to HIV/             building experience for developing organiza-            Specific attention will be given to the mobile and
AIDS; experience working with HIV/AIDS in                     tions; ability to develop organizational strate-        post-test programs to assess the pilot post-test
Africa; proficient oral and written French. Desired           gic plans and policies for resources acquisition        programs and strengthen and develop the mobile
Qualifications: advanced degree in public health              and management; experience in advocacy                  CT programs. This assignment is six months in
(MPH, MS, PHD, or equivalent); clinical experience            issues; ability to carry out organizational as-         duration and is scheduled to depart in July.
in comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment;                 sessments. Desired Qualifications: experience           Duties: organize and participate in a qualitative
familiarity and/or experience with community-based            in fundraising strategies and staff mentoring;          review of the pilot post-test program; strengthen
health approaches in resource poor settings.                  ability to get along well with local people.            the post-test curriculum; liaise with other post-
                                                                                                                      test providers to determine areas of cooperation;
Uganda                                                        Zambia                                                  expand and redesign monitoring and evaluation
                                                                                                                      tools; create a client database; help identify
Apoolo Na Angor (Development of Women) is a                   The Community for Human Development
                                                                                                                      post-test participants to help in SFH
community based organization focused on                       requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as
                                                                                                                      mobilization efforts; help organize regular post-
improving the socio-economic needs of the women               a Program Development Specialist for a six
                                                                                                                      test programs and link with other post-test activi-
in Bukedea. The organization’s objective is to run an         month assignment that is scheduled to depart
                                                                                                                      ties; assist in development promotional materials
integrated community based health care program                ASAP. Duties: provides critical analysis of the
                                                                                                                      for the post-test program. Qualifications: Africa
which will bring about improved care, support and             three main programs and develop strategies for
                                                                                                                      RPCV with MPH or related graduate degree and
prevention of new infections of HIV/AIDS and also             increasing activities; works with project staff to
                                                                                                                      experience in assessing and developing programs
to provide support to the people living with HIV/             develop a five year strategic plan; provides
                                                                                                                      and Voluntary Counseling and Testing programs;
AIDS in the community. Apoolo Na Angor requests               hands-on training during the plan development
                                                                                                                      knowledge of and experience with the creation
one Crisis Corps Volunteer to work as a Technical             process to project staff; assists the project team
                                                                                                                      and use of monitoring and evaluation tools.
Advisor. This is a six month position and is                  in report writing and project proposal
                                                                                                                      Desired qualifications: previous experience
scheduled to start in June. Duties: mentors staff;            preparation. Qualifications: successful comple-
                                                                                                                      working in Africa on HIV/AIDS issues and
helps develop the organization’s operational                  tion of two years of Peace Corps Service in
                                                                                                                      programs and developing Information
policies, monitoring and evaluation procedures, and           Africa; ability to work independently with mini-
                                                                                                                      Education and Communication materials
staff job descriptions and work contracts to allow the        mal support; MA in social sciences or related
organization to function more effectively; assists            degree, with experience in project planning and
                                                                                                                      Crisis Corps expects to see additional HIV/
with development of human resources and financial             management; one year experience working with
                                                                                                                      AIDS related assignments in Kenya and
policies; creates a workplace training program for            HIV/AIDS; analytical skills; demonstrated
                                                                                                                      Namibia for July and August. Africa RPCVs
staff; forms job descriptions and employment                  experience in strategic planning and report
                                                                                                                      with experience in VCT, human resources,
contracts; develops monitoring and evaluation tools           writing.
                                                                                                                      NGO development, and those with other HIV/
for staff performance and programs; designs of
                                                                                                                      AIDS-related experience are encouraged to
appropriate daily management methods; develops a              The Society for Family Health, a leader in the          apply immediately.
resource mobilization strategy focused on                     counseling and testing field in Zambia, is
sustainability. Qualifications: Africa RPCV; MPH,             requests two Crisis Corps Volunteers for six-

 How to Apply
 For additional assignments and more detailed descriptions of these assignments, including the required qualifications, visit the Crisis Corps website at
 rpcv/crisiscorps; or call 202.692.2250 or 1.800.424.8580, ext. 2250. Applications can be downloaded from the website at

Send Crisis Corps application, résumé, and Description of Service (if available) to; fax: 202.692.2251; address: Peace Corps -
Crisis Corps, 1111 20th St. NW, Washington, DC 20526. To be considered for a specific assignment, indicate the position title on the cover letter or application.

programs; three years’ experience overseas;                   FIELD ORGANIZER • Billings, MT                          hiking, canoeing, climbing), and/or facilitating
minimum one year supervisory experience in                    Position available with Northern Plains                 group-building activities. Qualifications:
Africa and Asia/Pacific regions preferred; foreign            Resource Council. Duties: helps organize                excellent interpersonal skills and an eagerness to
language skills preferred. Position requires up to            Montana citizens to protect water quality,              inspire youth. Salary: $2K–$2,500. E-mail
40 percent international travel. For more                     family farms and ranches, and unique quality of         Jonathan with résumé, at;
information and to apply, visit             life. Salary: $20K–$35K with benefits. For              phone: 908.832.7264.
jobs, keyword search “3516BR.”                                more information and to apply, visit
                                                    ; phone: 406.248.1154.            FAMILY SERVICES COORDINATORS •
SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER •                                                                                              Brattleboro, VT
New York City                                                 SUMMER CAMP RESIDENT                                    Two positions available with Windham Child
Position available with AFS-USA. Duty: develops               COUNSELORS • Hunterdon County, NJ                       Care Association. Duties: assess child care needs
and oversees several fundraising and cultivation              Positions available with Cross Roads Outdoor            and provide child care information and referrals;
events annually. Qualifications: experience in                Ministries, a progressive ecumenical spiritual          help families access financial assistance for child
fundraising, event logistics, budgeting, managing             center and camp dedicated to intentional                care through the VT Subsidy Program.
volunteers, and working with event leadership and             community and spiritual growth. Positions runs          Qualifications: BA; three years’ experience in
outside vendors; events experience in a not-for-              from mid-June to mid-August for a summer                early childhood and human services; must be
profit environment; outstanding written and                   camp program for youth aged 7 to18. Various             highly organized; detail-oriented; team-player;
interpersonal skills; detailed oriented. For more             positions include leading community service             able to work under pressure; enjoy working with
information, visit E-mail résumé             projects with local non-profits, leading high           diverse populations; strong communication,
and cover letter to                          adventure activities (rafting, horseback riding,        computer and problem-solving skills. Send cover

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  Hotline                                 For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs
                                                         assume varied duties and projects required;
  letter and résumé to Elizabeth Christie, Windham                                                            ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT • Boston
  Child Care Association, 130 Birge Street,              BA; minimum one year work experience;                Part-time position available with Harvard Medical
  Brattleboro, VT 05301; e-mail: echristie@              proficient in computer applications. Preference      School and the Center for Health and Global                                  will be given to candidates with international       Environment. Duties: tracks vendor payments;
                                                         experience and a demonstrated commitment to          processes reimbursements; supports grant
  PROGRAM ASSISTANT • DC                                 international health and development. For more       administration; provides general support to Center
  Position available with Population Services            information and to apply, visit         staff. Qualifications: ability to research financial
  International and AIDSMark. Duties: provides                                                                matters independently; strong organizational and
  operational and administrative support to the          MANAGER OF BIOTECHNOLOGY                             computer skills; experience in nonprofit and/or
  AIDSMark team; reports to the senior director of       PROGRAMS • DC                                        university settings; commitment to the Center’s
  AIDSMark. Qualifications: BA required; relevant        Position available with the U.S. Grains              mission (help people understand that our health,
  experience in a fast-paced environment. For more       Council, an export market development                and that of our children, depends on the health of
  information and to apply, visit           organization. Duties: supports the director in       the environment, and that we must do everything
                                                         devising and implementing biotech education          we can to protect it). For more information and
  CONTRACTS ANALYST • DC                                 programs; assists overseas offices with              to apply, visit position number “26111” at
  Position available with Population Services            appropriate resources to support region    
  International. Duties: monitors contract               specific biotech initiatives. Qualifications:
  performance; monitors and maintains contract           minimum two years’ work experience preferred;        PAYROLL CLERK • Santa Monica, CA
  compliance; reviews and approves all donor             strong organization and communication skills;        Position available with International Medical Corps.
  budgets; executes contract actions. Qualifications:    knowledge of Office XP, Power Point, Excel           Duties: assists in processing payroll for over 200
  demonstrated experience in administering USAID         and Access; ability to prioritize projects and       employees; enters payroll information into ADP;
  and foreign government bilateral and multilateral      multitask required; attention to detail. Send        maintains employee payroll files; distributes
  grants and contracts and foundation grants;            cover letter with salary history and résumé to       payroll checks; prepares month-end entries and
  minimum two years’ grants and contracts or related     Personnel/Biotechnology, U.S. Grains                 reconcile payroll accounts; maintains monthly
  work experience; knowledge of U.S. federal             Council, 1400 K Street, NW, Suite 1200,              payroll journal binder; other duties as assigned.
  regulations; fluent in French required. For more       Washington, D.C. 20005; website: www.                Qualifications: prior payroll experience;
  information and to apply, visit                                experience with ADP PC Payroll; proficiency in
                                                                                                              Excel and MS Word. For more information and to
  PROGRAM SPECIALIST,                                    TEACHER • Various locations                          apply, e-mail; phone:
  EAST AFRICA • DC                                       Position available with Ringling Bros. and           310.826.7800, ext.126.
  Position available with Population Services            Barnum & Bailey Circus, a Feld Entertainment
  International. Duty: develops and supports specific    Production. Qualifications: certified teacher;       INTERNATIONAL RECRUITER •
  country programs in the East Africa region.            willing to teach all subjects to all grade levels,   Santa Monica, CA
  Qualifications: BA required; advanced computer         K–12; willing to travel full-time, year-round.       Position available with International Medical Corps.
  and quantitative skills. Preference will be given to   Benefit package includes competitive salary,         Duties: reviews CVs and forwards to hiring
  candidates with private sector experience in           housing, medical/dental, and 401K. For more          manager; performs interviews, and makes recom-
  accounting and financial analysis, and familiarity     information and to apply, e-mail                     mendations to hiring manager; performs reference
  with international health issues. For more                                 checks and medical license checks when appli-
  information and to apply, visit                                                                cable; facilitates orientation for new employees;
                                                         PARTNER ALLIANCE                                     conducts exit and debriefing interviews with field
  SENIOR PROGRAM ASSISTANT,                              COORDINATOR • DC                                     staff leaving country programs; recruits by internet
  WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA • DC                           Position available with Academy for                  and telephone. Qualifications: BA in human re-
  Position available with Population Services            Educational Development (AED). Duties:               sources or related field with minimum two years’
  International. Duties: works with program              coordinates Global Learning Portal (GLP)             professional experience; proficient in Word,
  management staff to provide general administra-        partner groups in various countries to facilitate    PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and HRIS; proficient
  tive and programmatic support to PSI’s social          the development and expansion of the GLPnet          in Portuguese and French preferred. For more
  marketing programs. Qualifications: BA required;       member population; develops appropriate              information and to apply, e-mail jniro@
  minimum two years’ work experience; proficiency        marketing strategies to expand the GLPnet  ; phone: 310.826.7800, ext.126.
  in computer applications; excellent writing and        feature set for education users and coordination
  communication skills; fluent in French required.       with AED/USAID strategies for expansion.             FIELD INSTRUCTOR • Groveton, TX
  Preference will be given to candidates with            Qualifications: MA preferred; minimum five           Position available with Lone Star Expeditions
  international experience, a demonstrated commit-       years’ relevant experience required; minimum         (LSE). Duties: acts as model and guide for teens;
  ment to international health and development, and/     three years’ relevant partner, product, and          works eight days on and six days off with overtime.
  or an interest in private sector approaches to         marketing experience required in the education       This is an entry-level position with advancement
  development. For more information and to apply,        and training fields; experience planning and         opportunities. No experience necessary. Qualifica-
  visit                                     coordinating education internet systems;             tions: minimum 21 years’ old; pass a physical, drug
                                                         experience with international clients, and/or        screen, and background check; BA preferred.
  SENIOR PROGRAM ASSISTANT,                              education partners. For more information, visit      E-mail résumé to;
  TECHNICAL SERVICES • DC                       Send résumé and cover letter            fax: 936.831.3136.
  Position available with Population Services            referencing position “#KN4390pc” to AED/
  International and the Metrics division. Duties:        HR, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW,                     WEEKEND/RELIEF MANAGERS •
  assists with data collection, statistics analysis,     Washington, D.C. 20009; fax: 202.884.8413;           Fort Lauderdale, FL
  creating charts and tables, and report writing.        e-mail:                              Position available with Ronald McDonald House.
  Qualifications: flexibility and willingness to                                                              Duties: oversees the overall operations of the
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facility including guest relations, supervising     PHYSICIAN/LEAD CLINICIAN • DC                        MA; minimum six years’ fundraising experience,
volunteers, and various programs. Qualifica-        Position available with La Clinica del Pueblo        including a minimum of two years’ raising funds for
tions: one year related hotel and/or management     (LCDP). Duties: treats members of the family         an institution seeking resources for an international
experience; excellent interpersonal skills;         with a broad range of medical concerns,              organization; focus in grant writing and donor
computer literate; problem solving and decision     including routine physicals, HIV, prenatal/OB,       management; program design and development
making skills; people person; preferably            and chronic medical illnesses; assists in            experience; BA and four years’ fundraising
bilingual. Office hours are Friday 5 p.m. till 9    supervising the services given by mid-level          experience required. Domestic and international
p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. till 5 p.m.     providers and ancillary staff. Qualifications:       travel required. Fax cover letter, résumé, and two
Salary: $200/weekend. E-mail résumé to              professional health degree including MD, DO,         writing samples (proposals, donor reports) to; fax: 954.828.1824.           or MSN; license to practice within area of           404.420.3818; e-mail:
                                                    specialty in the District of Columbia; board
PRODUCT REVIEW COORDINATOR •                        certification within area of specialty, including    FINANCIAL EDUCATOR • Philadelphia
Eugene, OR                                          Family Practice or Internal Medicine preferred;      Position available with Primerica. Duty: teach basic
Position available with Organic Materials           active DEA license preferred; bilingual in Span-     money management skills to poor and middle
Review Institute (OMRI). OMRI operates an           ish and English; two years’ prior work in Latino     income families. For more information and to
information service, which distributes informa-     community preferred. Salary: $108,477–               apply, phone Paul Castan at 215.816.0964.
tion about USDA certified organic production.       $119,325 with benefits. For more information
Duties: reviews applications and assists in the     and to apply, e-mail;              CHILDREN’S PROGRAM SUPERVISOR •
product review program. Qualifications:             phone: 202.448.2863.                                 Seattle
background in agricultural, biological, or food                                                          Position available with Fremont Public Associa-
science; knowledge of regulations, project          FUNDRAISER • DC                                      tion. Duty: oversees child and youth program in 24-
management, and the organic industry. For           Part-time position available with La Clinica del     hour domestic violence shelter and transitional
more information and to apply, visit                Pueblo. Duties: identifies and approaches            housing program. Qualifications: minimum four                                  individuals, organizations, corporations, and        years’ social service experience with two years’
                                                    foundations to support the charitable goals of       working with low income women and children, or
FINANCIAL ANALYST II • Baltimore                    La Clinica Del Pueblo. Qualifications: BA or         BA in related field with two years’ experience; one
Position available with JHPIEGO, an affiliate of    an equivalent combination of education and           year supervision experience; knowledge of child
Johns Hopkins University. Duties: assists in        experience; minimum three to five years’             development, group facilitation, and case manage-
analyzing and preparing financial plans,            fundraising experience in nonprofit organiza-        ment. Salary: $3208.40/month with benefits.
budgets, cash flow projections, and operating       tion; bilingual in Spanish and English               Deadline: 6/17/2006. For more information and to
forecasts; prepares monthly financial reports for   preferred; familiarity with grant writing; strong    apply, visit; phone:
field offices. Qualifications: BA in finance,       skills in research, writing, speaking, and           206.694.6840.
accounting, business, or equivalent experience;     listening; computer experience with MS Word,
one to three years’ financial or cost management    Excel, or other database software (donor data-       COUNSELOR • Estes Park, CO
experience, preferably in support of interna-       base program experience preferred). Salary:          Position available with Eagle Rock School and
tional development program operations. For more     $20–$22/hour with benefits. For more informa-        Professional Development Center. Duties: provides
information and to apply, visit,   tion and to apply, e-mail;         resources and guidance for students as they prepare
position number “19730.”                            phone: 202.448.2863.                                 for post-high school life; maintains communica-
                                                                                                         tion with alumni. For more information and to
VARIOUS POSITIONS • Bedford, VA                     PSYCHIATRIST • DC                                    apply, visit
Positions available with Legacy International’s     Part-time position available with La Clinica del     employment.asp; e-mail: psmith@eaglerock
Global Youth. Positions include trainers,           Pueblo (LCDP). Duties: responsible for     ; phone: 970.586.0600, ext. 1012.
counselors, health, and kitchen staff. Positions    psychiatric evaluations and treatment to La
run from 7/6/2006 to 8/8/2006. Benefits include     Clinica’s mental health and substance abuse          DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT AND
room and board. For more information and to         clients. Qualifications: MD or DO from an            OPERATIONS • Redwood City, CA
apply, visit; e-mail:    accredited medical or osteopathic school; board      Position available with PARSA Community; phone: 540.297.5982.          certified or board eligible in psychiatry; license   Foundation. Duties: interacts in a sophisticated
                                                    or eligible to obtain a license to practice          manner with community leaders, donors, vendors,
HEALTH EDUCATOR • Dayton, OH                        psychiatry in the District of Columbia;              and members of the general public; manages large
Position available with Planned Parenthood.         experience providing general psychiatric care        projects; recruits and retains volunteers; manages
Duties: develops and presents innovative            with Latinos exhibiting PTSD, substance abuse,       operations. Qualifications: BA with three to five
reproductive health and human sexuality educa-      and HIV/AIDS related symptoms; bilingual in          years’ experience; experience working with Farsi
tion programs; creates educational materials;       Spanish and English. Salary: $110,671–               and Iranian community. For more information and
coordinates community-based health initiatives;     $127,825 with benefits. For more information         to apply, e-mail
develops grant-funded projects. Qualifications:     and to apply, e-mail;
college degree with previous experience in          phone: 202.448.2863.                                 PROGRAM ASSISTANT • Calverton, MD
reproductive health and human sexuality                                                                  Position available with ORC Macro. Duties:
preferred; bilingual in English and Spanish         SENIOR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR,                           supports a range of international research and
preferred; strong presentation skills; ability to   DEVELOPMENT, PEACE PROGRAMS •                        evaluation contracts with the U.S. Government. For
facilitate sensitive subject matter in a            Atlanta, GA                                          more information and to apply, visit
professional manner required; must have own         Position available with the Carter Center. Duty:
transportation, insurance, and license. E-mail      develops and implements strategies for
cover letter and résumé to          fundraising for peace programs. Qualifications:

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PROGRAM OFFICER • DC                                  in crisis; strong organizational and computer skills; E-mail
Temporary position available with American            attention to detail; ability to learn poverty law;      cover letter and employment application to
Councils for International Education (ACTR/           bilingual strongly preferred; legal and social
ACCELS). For more information, visit                  services experience preferred. Benefits including Send cover letter,          health and dental insurance. Send résumé and            OUTDOOR EDUCATOR •
résumé, and salary requirements to human              letter of application to LARC, 197 Friend St.           Haw River State Park, NC
resource department, American Councils, 1776          Boston, MA 02114.                                       Temporary position available with Haw River
Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 700, Washington,                                                                  Program (HARP), an outdoor education center
D.C. 20036; fax: 202.872.9178 or 202.833.7523;        HOTLINE ATTORNEY • Boston                               near Greensboro, NC, offers programs to groups
e-mail:                 Position available with Legal Advocacy and              of all ages and backgrounds. Qualifications:
                                                      Resource Center, Inc. (LARC). Duties: advises           dedicated and energetic outdoor enthusiasts.
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR •                              clients on family, housing, consumer, public            Salary: $250–$290/week with housing, meals,
Lake Texoma, TX                                       benefits, and other legal matters by telephone to       and environmental education experience.
Temporary position available with JOLT. Duties:       low-income people. Qualifications: excellent            Position runs from 9/4/2006 to 11/13/2006.
promotes environmental awareness and                  communication and interviewing skills; strong           E-mail cover letter, résumé, and references to Eli
stewardship; creates innovative lesson plans;         analytic abilities; sensitivity to people in crisis;    Lowrey (RPCV) at hawriverprogram@
teaches with water sampling, geocaching,              three to six years’ experience; bilingual preferred.; address: Haw River Program, P.O.
microscopic analysis, pontoon boats, telescopes,      This is a unionized position. Send résumé to            Box 660, Brown Summit, NC 27214; fax:
and dissections. Will train first aid, CPR, and       Avada Douglas, LARC, 197 Friend St., Boston,            336.342.0583.
water safety. Qualifications: ability and desire to   MA 02114. For more information, visit
work with elementary through high school     No phone calls.                       GROUP WORKER I • Goochland,VA
students in small group settings; creativity,                                                                 Position available with Elk Hill. Duties: assists
flexibility, and humor; teaching and outdoor          POLICY ANALYST • Boston                                 young men in making life-changing decisions
education experience preferred. Salary: $250/         Position available with Clinton Foundation HIV/         through problem solving, crisis intervention,
week with room, board, and medical. Position          AIDS Initiative. Duties: works with the senior          and activities, including physical fitness,
runs from 8/15/2006 to 6/1/2007. For more             research associate, staff, and country partners to      backpacking, and white-water rafting.
information and to apply, contact Christine Tokarz,   identify priority policy analysis topics; conducts      Qualifications: BA required. Benefits include
JOLT Program Director, 418 Lutheran Drive,            background research; collects and analyzes data;        life, medical, and dental insurance and paid
Pottsboro, TX 75076; phone: 903.786.3148;             prepares and disseminates results. Qualifications:      leave. For more information and to apply, e-mail
e-mail:                  professional degree (MPH, PhD, MD, or         ; phone: 804.457.4866.
                                                      equivalent) or equivalent work experience and
DIRECTOR • Colby KS                                   comfortable with quantitative method and                TEAM LEADER • Goochland, VA
Position available with Kansas State University       analysis. E-mail cover letter and résumé to             Position available with Elk Hill. Duties:
Research and Extension. Duties: acts as unit head                         supervises five to ten direct care staff; case
for the northwest area extension office; provides                                                             management; assists young men in making
overall administrative leadership for program,        MANAGER OF                                              life-changing decisions through problem
personnel, and budget in the northwest Kansas         INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS • DC                             solving, crisis intervention, physical fitness
administrative extension area. For more informa-      Position available with U.S. Grains Council.            activities, and wilderness challenge activities
tion and to apply, visit           Duties: provides program and administrative             including hiking, white-water rafting, and high
                                                      backstopping support for council offices in             ropes initiatives. Qualifications: degree in
*WILDERNESS THERAPY                                   Mexico, Africa, the Middle East, and Russia;            human services or related field; supervisory
INSTRUCTOR • Loa, UT                                  recruits consultants for foreign assignments;           experience; strong oral and written communica-
Positions available with the Aspen Achievement        manages all aspects of preparation for foreign          tion skills. For more information and to apply,
Academy, an outdoor treatment program with an         teams traveling to the US; some domestic and            e-mail; fax: 804.457.2830.
emphasis on therapy, experiential learning and        international travel required. Qualifications: BA/
personal growth. Qualifications: desire, willing-     BS; graduate-level degree preferred; must have          OUTREACH WORKER •
ness, and ability to provide compassionate, cre-      lived or worked overseas and have agricultural          Hammonton, Salem, and Pemberton, NJ
ative, and dedicated care to students; previous       related experience; U.S. citizenship required.          Temporary position available with Southern
experience working with teens; outdoor leader-        E-mail cover letter and résumé to                       Jersey Family Medical Centers Inc. and the
ship experience; WFR/EMT desired. E-mail cover with “MIO-ROW” in the                 Migrant Outreach Program. Duty: works on a
letter, résumé, and two letters of reference to Jim   subject line.                                           project with migrant farmworkers that combines
Martucci at;                                                                    issues of healthcare, immigration, social work,
address: P.O. Box 400 Loa, UT 84747; phone:           HOUSING SPECIALIST • Portland, OR                       and international labor; visits labor camps and
435.836.1212.                                         Part-time position available with Outside In.           other farmworker “hotspots” in order to conduct
                                                      Duties: works 34 hours/week in a 24-hour                health assessments; provides services including
HOTLINE PARALEGAL • Boston                            transitional housing program for youth ages16 to        interpretation, transportation, case management,
Position available with Legal Advocacy and            21. Shifts include swing, overnight and                 and assistance with medication and diagnostic
Resource Center, Inc. (LARC). Duties: screens         weekends. Qualifications: two years’ experience         exams. Qualification: Spanish required. Posi-
calls from people seeking legal help; provides        with housing and shelter programs; experience           tion runs until September or October. Salary:
referrals to legal resources; provides advice in a    working with homeless or at-risk youth; BA/BS           $10.50/hour. For more information and to apply,
variety of poverty law areas; conducts intake         in a related field; bilingual in Spanish and English    e-mail; phone: 609.567.0434,
interviews; mails literature; updates hotline         preferred; values diversity. Salary: $10.75–            ext 4133.
information. Qualifications: strong communica-        $11.25/hour with benefits. For more information
tion and interviewing skills; sensitivity to people   and for an employment application, visit

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REGIONAL FIELD COORDINATOR •                         systems required; software experience in             gerontology, and health and mental health. For
Baltimore                                            Microstation and WaterCAD desired;                   more information and to apply, visit http://
Position available with AFS-USA. Duties:             experience in Asia. Requires up to 25 percent
supports volunteers to recruit host families and     travel within Indonesia. Deadline: 6/8/2006. For     admissions.asp; e-mail:; phone:
find American high school students to go abroad;     more information and to apply, visit position        314.935.6676.
recruits and builds volunteer teams. Qualifica-      number “4022BR” at
tion: experience abroad preferred. For more                                                               * MIDWEST TEACHER
information and to apply, visit;     ACADEMIC DIRECTOR •                                  TRAINING PROGRAM • Madison, WI
e-mail:                             Dschang, Cameroon                                    The Midwest Teacher Training Program offers a
                                                     Position available with SIT Study Abroad.            TEFL certificate in a five-week program that
                                                     Student coursework includes French language,         prepares trainees to teach English in classrooms
          INTERNATIONAL                              culture and development seminar, field study         overseas. There is a 10 percent tuition discount to
                                                     methodology class, and independent study             RPCVs and AmeriCorps VISTAs with proof of
PROGRAM COORDINATOR •                                project. Qualifications: MA; PhD preferred;          service. The program offers a hands-on approach
Rumbek, Sudan                                        substantial academic and practical knowledge of      to teaching including teaching practice,
Position available with the International Rescue     Cameroon; French language skills,; U.S.              classroom observations, and job-placement
Committee. For more information and to apply,        undergraduate teaching experience; must be           assistance. Midwest is part of an English-as-a-
visit the South Sudan program at                     attuned to the educational philosophy of SIT.        second-language school, giving opportunities to                                      Position begins 8/2006. For more information         interact with professional teachers and interna-
                                                     and to apply, visit        tional students. No teaching experience required.
FIELD COORDINATOR • Sudan                            postings/ad_cameroon.html.                           For information, contact Midwest Teacher
Position available with International Rescue                                                              Training Program, 19 N. Pinckney Street,
Committee. For more information and to apply,        PROGRAM COORDINATOR • Sri Lanka                      Madison, WI, 53703; phone: 800.765.8577;
e-mail                Position available with American Refugee             e-mail:; website:
                                                     Committee (ARC) International. Duties:
PROGRAM COORDINATOR •                                manages the income generation and micro-             *SCHOLARSHIPS • Monterey, CA
Dakar, Senegal                                       enterprise development activities of ARC Sri         The Monterey Institute of International Studies
Position available with Counterpart International.   Lanka; hires, trains, and manages local Micro-       offers scholarships ranging up to $10K to
Duties: improves agricultural techniques;            Enterprise Development (MED) staff; develops         qualified RPCVs. Programs include MBA,
increases local access to seeds and tools;           selection and delivery mechanisms for MED            international and environmental policy studies,
improves access to micro-credit services in the      services to clients; liaises with UNHCR and          public administration, translation and interpreta-
same target area. For more information and to        other NGOs; manages MED budget; donor                tion, TESOL, and teaching foreign languages.
apply, visit            reports; responsible for fundraising and grant       The Institute prepares students for international
                                                     writing. Qualifications: two years’ experience in    careers in the private, public, and nonprofit
SENIOR ADVISOR,                                      MED programs in developing countries;                sectors. For information, call 831.647.4123 or
RESOURCE MOBILISATION •                              experience in Asia and post-conflict situations;     800.824.7235; e-mail:; website:
Brighton, UK                                         two years’ management experience; BA required;
Position available with the International HIV/       MA preferred. For more information and to
AIDS Alliance. Duties: identifies and pursues        apply, visit                      *MEDICAL DEGREE PROGRAM IN
funding opportunities; provides input into                                                                INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AND
funding strategy and proposal development;           SPECIAL EDUCATION                                    MEDICINE • Beer Sheva, Israel
offers contract management; supports strategic       NEEDS ASSISTANT • ShangHai, China                    In collaboration with Columbia University
and project funding. Qualifications: good            Mary Isaac and David Bechtel need a special          Medical Center, the medical school at Ben-Gurion
understanding of international aid and health        education needs assistant for the 2006 to 2007       University of the Negev offers a four-year
and HIV/AIDS donors; solid experience of             school year. Qualifications: assist in an interna-   medical degree program in international health
donor liaison and reporting and proposal             tional school or home-school setting; social         and medicine. The program is taught in English
development; strong strategic planning and           skills and behavioral training for child with        and enrolls students who seek a medical degree
contract management skills; excellent commu-         Asperger’s Syndrome (will help train); teaching      with special skills in cross-cultural, community,
nication skills. For more information and to         assistant, teacher, psychology, or similar           and preventive medicine. Students take the U.S.
apply, e-mail Michael Wills, Oxford HR, at           background desired. Possible live-in                 Medical Licensing Exam and are expected to; website: www.oxford           opportunity. For more information and to apply,      complete residencies in the United States. The or                    e-mail                        program is approved by the U.S. Department of
                                                                                                          Education for participation in federally funded
URBAN WATER AND SANITATION                                                                                student loan programs. Contact the admissions
DELEGATE • Indonesia                                               EDUCATION                              office at 212.305.9587; address: 630 West 168th
Position available with the American Red Cross.                                                           Street, PH15E-1512, New York, NY 10032;
Duty: manages project for the reconstruction of      SOCIAL WORK SCHOLARSHIPS • WA                        e-mail:; website:
Calang City water supply and sanitation              The George Warren Brown School of Social   
systems. Qualifications: BA/MA in civil              Work at Washington University offers two $35K
engineering or related field required; minimum       scholarships annually for qualified RPCVs. Earn      *FELLOWSHIPS • Worchester, MA
ten years’ experience in management and              an MSW in two years, full-time study. Six            Clark University offers at least one full-tuition
implementation of urban water supply and             concentrations and specializations are offered       fellowship worth $40K to RPCVs through
sanitation projects desired; demonstrated skill      including management, social and economic            graduate programs in international development,
designing urban water supply and sanitation          development, children, youth, and families,          community, and environment (IDCE). This

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  fellowship can be applied towards an MA in             coordinates recruitment and project                      community partnerships; experience coordinating
  international development and social change,           development; designs and coordinates                     and/or participating in service-learning and/or
  geographic information sciences for                    training events; develops marketing and                  community service efforts; experience in training,
  development and environment, community                 sustainability strategies. Qualifications: must have     facilitation, and strong public speaking skills.
  development and planning, or environmental             completed one year with AmeriCorps,                      Benefits include education award or stipend,
  science and policy. Additional scholarships            AmeriCorps*VISTA, or NCCC, or two years                  student loan deferment, living allowance, free health
  are available for RPCVs. Programs are                  with the Peace Corps; BA or related experience.          benefits, relocation expenses, and free furnished
  designed for applicants interested in careers in       Benefits include stipend, relocation allowance,          studio apartment. For more information and to
  conflict and development, gender and                   training, health care, and choice of an education        apply, e-mail; phone:
  development, community-based development,              award or stipend. E-mail cover letter and résumé         785.532.3475.
  environmental justice, GIS, or natural resource        to Mr. Michael Olsen at;
  management. Now accepting applications for             phone: 850.488.2687; fax: 850.488.2687                   AMERICORPS*VISTA MEMBER •
  fall 2007. For more information, visit http://                                                                  Buffalo, NY For an application,              AMERICORPS*VISTA MEMBERS •                               Position available with West Seneca Youth Bureau.
  contact Admissions, IDCE Department, Clark             Tampa, Orlando, Tallahassee, Miami,                      Duties: community outreach; volunteer recruitment;
  University, Worcester, MA 01610-1477;                  and Pensacola, FL                                        public relations; fundraising; new project
  phone: 508.793.7201; fax: 508.793.8820;                Positions available with the Florida Alliance for        coordination; works in low-income communities
  e-mail:                               Student Service. Duties: write grants; start youth       and with business, political, and civic leaders. Quali-
                                                         clubs. Benefits include stipend, health insurance,       fications: AA in related field; flexible. Stipend:
                                                         $4,725 education award, and possible relocation          $10K and education award. Deadline 6/23/2006.
         AMERICORPS/VISTA                                allowance. Positions begins 8/21/2006 in                 For more information and to apply, phone Lissa
                                                         Tallahassee, Pensacola, Orlando, Miami, Tampa,           Piper, at 716.558.3308; e-mail:
  NATIONAL SERVICE                                       St. Petersburg, and Sarasota. Deadline:
  PROGRAM ASSISTANT • New York City                      6/30/2006. Send cover letter and résumé to Mr.           AMERICORPS MEMBERS • CA
  Position available with the New York City              Michael Olsen, 325 John Knox Road, Building F,           26 positions with the Watershed Stewards Project,
  Coalition Against Hunger. One of the                   Suite 210, Tallahassee, Florida 32303; phone:            a community-based watershed restoration program.
  Coalition’s core projects is the Anti-Hunger           850.488.2687; fax: 850.922.2928; e-mail:                 Position runs from 10/2/2006 to 8/31/2007. Duties:
  and Empowerment Corps, which engages 21                                          serve with natural resource professionals to assess,
  AmeriCorps national service participants to                                                                     monitor, and enhance watersheds. Qualifications:
  support soup kitchens and food pantries                TRIBAL OUTREACH VISTAS •                                 must possess minimum 25 units of science and/or
  citywide. Duties: assists in team management,          Various locations                                        equivalent experience; interest in natural resources;
  including administrative, supervisory, and             Positions available with the National Society for        18 or older; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent
  personnel issues; helps create and implement           American Indian Elderly. Duties: work in the             resident alien. Deadline: 7/8/2006. Send cover let-
  a summer training curriculum; creates new              senior citizens programs of tribal organizations in      ter, résumé, website application, and two references
  tools and activities to boost team member              rural areas throughout the United States; assist         to 1455-C Sandy Prairie Court, Fortuna, CA 95540;
  cohesion and communication; tracks team                with locally directed resource development to            website:
  progress on key performance measures;                  help build stronger communities; support the
  implements project evaluation mechanisms;              preservation of traditional knowledge and culture        PROGRAM COORDINATOR • DC
  prepares files, financial documents, reports,          through the development of intergenerational             Position available with AALEAD, a nonprofit
  and audits as needed; advances linkages                programs. For more information visit                     serving Asian immigrant and refugee youth in D.C.
  between team members and the Coalition’s     ; e-mail:                   Duties: supervises and recruits after-school teach-
  AmeriCorps*VISTA team. For more informa-                                                                        ers and teaching assistants; liaises with school staff
  tion and to apply, e-mail          AMERICORPS*VISTA LEADER •                                and parents; recruits at least 30 children; prepares
                                                         Manhattan, KS                                            and implements full-time summer program. Quali-
  AMERICORPS*VISTA LEADER •                              Position available with Kansas Campus                    fications: BA with two years’ experience in social
  Tallahassee, FL                                        Compact. Duty: coordinate multi-site project that        work, youth development, ESL, or related field;
  Position available with Florida Alliance for           addresses the needs of low-income communities.           Cantonese, Fujianese, Taishanese, and Mandarin
  Student Service (FASS). Duties: provides               Qualifications: BA/BS in a relevant field;               speakers are strongly preferred. E-mail cover letter,
  outreach and support to VISTA members;                 experience developing effective campus-                  résumé, and references to
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  • Opportunity to work in diverse                          Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S.                 • Familiarity with federal service and the
    geographical locations and transfer to                  Virgin Islands or Guam needed to practice               maintaining the public trust;
    different agencies/programs;                             one’s profession while employed in the               • PHS agencies prefer self-motivated, responsible,
  • Duty travel and transportation expenses                 federal government.                                     and mobile professionals, typical characteristics
    paid by the federal government;                                                                                 of RPCVs
  • Benefits accompany officer when                      RPCVs have a head start in their transition to the       More information about a challenging career in the Public Health
    transferring from one agency/program to              Public Health Service:                                   Service, including online applications, is available at
    another or from one position to another              • Certain medical requirements are already               To learn more about making the transformation from Peace Corps to
    within the same agency/program;                      completed (e.g. physical exam, dental record, and        Commissioned Corps, contact LT Nathan Epling (RPCV,
  • Only one license from any of the 50                       vaccinations);                                      Philippines,‘99–’01) at
    States, Washington D.C., the                         • Noncompetitive eligibility;
To submit a mailing address change, visit You can also send address changes to

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