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Deepen Impact through Targeted, Coordinated Development Interventions. 7 March 2014. Objectives. Introduce Peace Corps Response Program Prompt informal discussion on further collaboration across the USG in the FSM and Palau. Peace Corps Response (PCR).

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  • Introduce Peace Corps Response Program
  • Prompt informal discussion on further collaboration across the USG in the FSM and Palau
peace corps response pcr
Peace Corps Response (PCR)
  • Opportunities for experienced professionals with at least 10 years of experience.
  • Helps to meet critical capacity-building needs per PC’s first goal: To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women.
  • Assignments range from three months to one year in length.
  • Started in 1996 as the Crisis Corps due to flooding in the Caribbean
  • Spring 2005: Thailand and Sri Lanka
  • September 2005: Hurricane Katrina
  • September 2007: Name changed to Peace Corps Response
  • June-August 2014: First FSM group of PCR Volunteers commence service
pcr at a glance
PCR At A Glance


  • Application process of approximately 3 months
  • Positions in nearly 50 countries in all PC’s programmatic sectors
  • Over 300 positions last year
  • Over 2,000 PCR Volunteers to date
pcr volunteers
PCR Volunteers
  • Serve in high-impact project based assignments.
  • Bring a wealth of experience and expertise to projects.
  • Posses cross cultural sensitivity.
  • Meet language and educational requirements needed to excel in an assignment.
  • Respond to humanitarian crisis.
  • In the FSM primarily work in Education, Health and Youth in Development.
pcr volunteer recruitment for pohnpei
PCR Volunteer Recruitment for Pohnpei
  • NCD Data Management Specialist
  • Education Accreditation Specialists (5)
  • Aid Coordination Specialist
pcr volunteer recruitment for yap
PCR Volunteer Recruitment for Yap
  • Youth Program Specialist
  • Public Health Physician
  • Data Analyst (Agriculture)
  • Microbiologist
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Marine Environment Specialist
pcr programmatic sectors
PCR Programmatic Sectors
  • Agriculture
  • Community Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Youth in Development
  • Disaster Preparedness & Response
how to request a pcr volunteer
How to Request a PCR Volunteer
  • Identify a project need
  • Contact the Peace Corps Country Director
  • Collaborate with Peace Corps staff in country to develop a full program description
  • Sign an Memorandum of Understanding outlining responsibilities of the Partner Organization and the PC
  • Position is advertised and best qualified is selected
  • Volunteer departs for country, has one-week orientation at Post, then begins service
why collaborate with pcr program
Why Collaborate with PCR Program?
  • PCRVs offer USG mechanism for persistent on-the-ground engagement with host country officials and agencies
  • PCRVs build relationships that are beneficial for future development initiatives
  • PCRVs offer ways to assist the FSM and Palau to reach objectives in their strategic development plans
  • PCRVs build on past USG investments


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