Peace Corps Volunteer Resume Samples

A Peace Corps Volunteer works as a volunteer at the Peace Corps to create change and provide new possibilities in services. While there are no specific duties associated to this role, there are several roles and responsibilities disbursed by these volunteers and are seen listed on the Peace Corps Volunteer Resume as – work with a mission to promote peace and friendship, advising upon peer-to-peer outreach; superseding project goals; developing and training new volunteers; identifying problems of the community; providing student support, and aiding in classroom teaching.

To provide best services to the community, the volunteer should possess the following skillsets – a passion to serve the community and the organization; willingness to travel as and when required, physical stamina, knowledge of general problems and issues faced by the community; and a strong ability to lead and motivate others. Formal education is not mandatory, however, possessing a strong understanding of the organization’s mission will be useful.

Peace Corps Volunteer Resume example

Peace Corps Volunteer Resume

Objective : Experienced and motivated consulting professional with exceptional knowledge of adult learning and material development.

Skills : Adolescent Counseling, Military Counseling, Individual/couples/group Counseling, Excellent Verbal And Written Communication .

Description :

    1. Actively participated in the Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) program of the Peace Corps, with focus on orphan care and home-based care and community capacity building and mobilization.
    2. Coordinated and founded a village multisectoral AIDS committee, bringing members from diverse community institutions, such as teachers, home-based care volunteers, businessmen and women.
    3. Supported people in dealing with individual challenges brought by HIV/AIDS.
    4. Established a support group for women, advocating the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS program.
    5. Conducted group and individual therapy with members.
    6. Dealt with issues of stigma, health, substance abuse and domestic violence.
    7. Worked with individuals in crisis due to domestic violence, stigma and substance abuse.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work


Sr. Peace Corps Volunteer Resume

Summary : Service-focused clinical social worker and program coordinator who excels in program and community development. Significant experience in data collection, reporting and management. Self-motivated, positive, detail-oriented, personable, and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups. Able to take initiative, multi-task, and creatively solve problems.

Skills : Facilitation, Spanish, Microsoft Office, Strategic Planning, Analytical, Cost Benefit Analysis, Adobe, Survey Design.

Description :

    1. Designed and developed English curriculum focusing on different instruction methods for various learning styles.
    2. Partnered with local village police for strategies to combat domestic violence and ensure safety of community members including crisis intervention strategies and safety planning.
    3. Assisted families caring for members infected with HIV in finding medical and financial resources as well as providing supportive and educational counseling.
    4. Conducted individual and group therapy for young men and women infected and affected by HIV/AIDS including psycho-educational information for family and friends, resources for care, referrals to a local clinic for medical care and dealing with emotional and physical issues related to this and other subjects.
    5. Conducted psycho-educational workshops for students and young adults in regards to HIV/AIDS, educational opportunities, substance abuse and human sexuality and women's rights.
    6. Served as national coordinator for Peace Corps.
    7. Assisted in the coordination of 64 Peace Corps Volunteers all over the country to work with Rwandan partners to plan, execute, and evaluate 8 regional youth leadership camps across the country.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Social Work


Jr. Peace Corps Volunteer Resume

Headline : To obtain an entry level position that will allow to grow professionally and personally. Looking to utilize talents and qualifications to help growing organizations achieve their short and long term goals.

Skills : Public Speaking, Project Management, Financial Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Organizational Development, ArcGIS, Office Applications, SQL, SAS.

Description :

    1. Wrote grants to secure funding necessary for program implementation and maintenance.
    2. Organized and implemented two youth leadership camps for 120 Rwandan youth (60 girls and 60 boys).
    3. Coordinated 14 Peace Corps Volunteers, 18 Rwandan teachers, and 16 Rwandan youth leaders to implement daily camp activities.
    4. Worked with community government leaders to design and organize a behavior change communication campaign to prevent HIV and unplanned pregnancy in at risk youth.
    5. Assisted in planning and organizing a training of trainers for 60 participants on sexual health and life skills.
    6. Recruited volunteers to help coordinate training activities.
    7. Assisted Rwandan counterpart in monitoring, mentoring, and evaluating Cooperatives and Internal Savings and Lending Groups through trainings and field visits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Public Administration

Asst. Peace Corps Volunteer Resume

Objective : Contribute highly developed organizational skills and effective communication approach as a Program Coordinator to the success of the Financial Aid Department at Peninsula College.

Skills : Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, PeopleSoft.

Description :

    1. Advised an after-school girls club for secondary students interested in leadership development and life skills with 53 active participants and 5 peer leaders.
    2. Consulted and coordinated with three government ministries to identify critical training needs and  established a schedule to provide the training.
    3. Developed training for specific projects such as small business development, arts and crafts design, women's legal rights, voting requirements, AIDS and sex education and recycling rubbish.
    4. Researched, adapted, edited, and wrote a small business development training manual and workbook for 750 participants.
    5. Co-developed and implemented leadership development program, which has been standardized in Peace Corps.
    6. Organized and directed weekly skill transfer programs for Moroccan teachers to improve methods and delivery of education in junior and senior high schools.
    7. Created organization for local women to learn how to become small business owners.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Associate Peace Corps Volunteer Resume

Summary : Masters-level training in counseling psychology with 3 years experience working with individuals and groups in a training environment Experienced in counseling children and adults Ability to be open and flexible while working independently or with a team.

Skills : Educator, Written Communication, Organizational Development.

Description :

    1. Developed and planned curriculum for months of teaching primary school.
    2. Instructed English to grades four through eleven in a Kyrgyz high school .
    3. Secured grants from the Swiss and  governments to construct a new market facility for the women's cooperative.
    4. Supervised budgets and market facility building construction and operation.
    5. Chosen to attend training-of-trainers conference for worldwide Student .
    6. Trained in mobilizing people, especially in cross-cultural situations to gain commitment and execute initiatives.
    7. Developed strong ability to adapt for success in any environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Peace Corps Volunteer/Executive Resume

Objective : Fifteen years' experience working. Federal Government agencies and with multicultural teams. Superior writing, negotiation and consensus-building skills. Nearly ten years living and working in developing countries.

Skills : Project Management, Program Management, Personnel Management.

Description :

    1. Worked as a night waitress and had own painting business for a summer.
    2. Worked with USAID to fund and successfully execute local development project.
    3. Supported Network (VSN) in training other volunteers to be effective peer-counselors and support to one and other.
    4. Assisted in training new volunteers, by providing informational training sessions pertaining to teaching, learning about your new community, and healthy ways to cope with cross-cultural conflicts.
    5. Reported to the Peace Corps Guatemala Program Director in Guatemala City.
    6. Responsible for establishing trust and rapport with neighbors, co-workers and Guatemalan oversight agency.
    7. Investigated and evaluated needs and wants of villages surrounding town, planned and executed activities, and trained youth groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate Of Appreciation

Peace Corps Volunteer II Resume

Objective : To obtain an entry or mid-level position with a government agency or a government contractor as a foreign affairs specialist or analyst.

Skills : MIcrosoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Grant Writing.

Description :

    1. Served as a trainer at the pre-service training of incoming Volunteers.
    2. Recruited members and organized club meetings for eight rural youth groups in seven communities; requires working fluency of Spanish.
    3. Provided technical expertise and program information at local agency meetings to introduce innovative teaching methods and promote self-sufficiency.
    4. Evaluated group and individual needs, prepared lesson plans and taught various programs to improve leadership, critical thinking, goal setting and project planning skills.
    5. Served as translator to facilitate and coordinate appointments.
    6. Provided surgical procedures for local children in designated area.
    7. Conducted research projects regarding the international wood craft product market, focused on the cultural history of the Saramaccan people and their carving history.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Chemistry, Environmental Science

Peace Corps Volunteer I Resume

Headline : Extensive work experience in a fast paced, customer service oriented environment, while maintaining exemplary standards for patient care and administration of chemotherapies. Interested in entering the pharmaceutical arena either in product sales/education or research/monitoring of clinical trials.

Skills : Project Management, Program Management, Personnel Management.

Description :

    1. Mobilized community participation through creating educational and other training activities that were delivered by respected members of the community.
    2. Managed after-school education programs targeted at primary school and middle school aged children, aimed at empowerment and increasing knowledge.
    3. Created and assembled a documenting process to monitor the success, utilization and effectiveness of all volunteers that served in the Peace Corps Suriname program.
    4. Acted as a photographer, writer and editor for different community development related projects, with different NGOs and similar organizations.
    5. Supported Red Cross efforts to complete a disaster inventory control project that supported their preparation activities.
    6. Partnered with a Gambian Forest Scout to provide forestry and garden extension services as directed by the Gambian Ministry of Forestry.
    7. Learned and became fluent in Mandinka, the native language of assigned counterpart.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate Of Appreciation

Lead Peace Corps Volunteer Resume

Objective : 10 years' experience in cross cultural and spiritual outreach, focusing on underserved populations. Bilingual professional focused on Hispanic faith community outreach along with myriad immigrant and refugee outreach. Yoga teacher and retreat leader. Mental health training for early childhood, at-risk youth and older adults. Superior interpersonal and relationship skills. Superb trainer, facilitator and educator.

Skills : Computer Operator And Spray Painter For Several Realtors,brush Painter Also Sales Experience.

Description :

    1. Created, implemented and evaluated Life Skills Curriculum for over 500 students.
    2. Trained 30 peer youth to advocate on gender and sexuality topics.
    3. Identified and obtained international funding for programming.
    4. Worked daily with Gambian counterpart, travelling to over 20 remote villages to promote tree planting and village gardens.
    5. Helped counterpart learn about project planning, community organization, and technical skills in establishing nurseries, planting, and caring for trees.
    6. Worked with other international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to establish local tree nurseries and obtain funding for supplies.
    7. Worked directly with village chiefs to determine needs and match up available NGO or government resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Doctorate Of Ministry

Peace Corps Volunteer Resume

Objective : A returned Peace Corps volunteer currently working as an administrative assistant in Rockford, Illinois. However, looking for a change of scenery and am looking to relocate for a new and exciting career. have a wide range of skills from work history and experiences; ranging from teaching, journalism and publishing, to logistics, administrative, and nonprofit work.

Skills : Logistics, Nonprofit Work, Administrative , Journalism And Publishing, Teaching, And Grant Writing.

Description :

    1. Worked as a liaison with organizations outside of Armenia to better assist the community of Hnaberd.
    2. Learned skills such as grant writing, logistics, teaching, classroom management, and project management and design.
    3. Conducted research projects regarding the international wood craft product market, focused on the cultural history of the Saramaccan people and their carving history.
    4. Created and assembled a documenting process to monitor the success, utilization and effectiveness of all volunteers that served in the Peace Corps Suriname program.
    5. Acted as a photographer, writer and editor for different community development related projects, with different NGOs and similar organizations.
    6. Supported Red Cross efforts to complete a disaster inventory control project that supported their preparation activities.
    7. Audited seven years of records to uncover previous employee embezzlement, liaised with Paraguayan judiciary in collections and bankruptcy matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In English Literature