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Does anyone know anything about The Peace Corps?

I'm thinking about joining The Peace Corps, but I'd like to know ahead of time what I would do for money while I'm with them. 'Get a job' seems like the logical answer, but isn't The Peace Corps itself sort of a volunteer job?

Asked By: - 4/13/2010
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No, you do NOT have a "host family" as a previous person said. That would be an exchange student, perhaps, not the Peace Corps. I was a Peace Corps volunteer in Kenya (and I'm a US Navy vet!) You get a living allowance while in training and in country equal to a local middle or upper middle class salary. At the... More
Answered By: Ron H - 4/13/2010
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Your host family provides your room and meals and you get a small stipend each month for other things. No you don't get a job, your job is the Peace Corps!
Answered By: sunshineahead - 4/13/2010
 
it's not M-I-L-I-T-A-R-Y...I know that much...
Answered By: redleg - 4/13/2010
 
Why did you post this in the Military? Try Humanities.
Answered By: The Great Genghis Kahn - 4/13/2010
 
Its the toughest job you'll ever love! (At least that's what they say on TV)
Answered By: hynroc - 4/13/2010
 
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