Facts About Peace Corps Service

Peace Corps (U.S.)


This is a 1964 edition of a Peace Corps produced fact book meant to inform prospective volunteers about the program. According to the table of contents, the following questions are covered in the fact book: who are the volunteers; how are volunteers selected; how are they trained; where are they at work; what about the draft, any language requirements; are there terms of service; are volunteers paid; what about transportation, health care; who is in charge of volunteers; can a volunteer be dropped; marriage and pregnancy policies; what about taxes, social security, insurance, student loans, civil service; and finally what happens when a volunteer completes his term of service? There is a form to send in for more information at the end.