Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Jan 24 2016 - 3:58pm BARPCV is developing a Skills Transfer Workshop Series to help members develop skills for everyday life or professional settings, bring BARPCV members together to form new friendships or professional connections, and to raise funds for BARPCV activities and grant programs! Do you have a skill to... more
Jan 24 2016 - 3:53pm Attention photo takers! BARPCV is happy to announce the 8th annual photo contest. Members of the BARPCV community, submit your best photographs from your country of service! Selected photographs will be displayed at cafés and sites around the Boston Area in the spring. Submission Guidelines... more
Dec 30 2015 - 7:47pm With a financial package worth up to $55,000, the Peace Corps Fellows Program at Illinois State University's Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development offers a unique graduate program and an unrivaled value. Every Fellow receives a 100 percent tuition waiver for all courses AND a paid... more
Dec 30 2015 - 7:44pm Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business offers a scholarship program for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who enter the Full-Time MBA or Part-Time MBA program. Northeastern values the leadership skills, talents and global perspectives that Returned Peace Corps... more
Dec 24 2015 - 5:26pm We wish you a very happy holiday season and a year filled with peace, love and joy! more

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  • Dec 19 2015 - 10:43pm Do you have a story to tell from your service? BARPCV will soon be holding a night of storytelling (similar to the podcast ‘The Moth... more
  • Dec 19 2015 - 9:50pm National Peace Corps Association | December 18, 2015 President Obama has signed into law a bill that includes the largest Peace Corps... more
  • Dec 6 2015 - 9:49pm The Massachusetts Legislature recently heard House Bill 2384, An Act relative to certain public employees’ creditable retirement... more
  • Dec 6 2015 - 9:11pm Looking for a job? Interested in politics? Apply to be a White House Fellow. Applications are being accepted through January 12, 2016 at 5:... more
  • Nov 15 2015 - 8:24pm 12/19/15 UPDATE: The Peace Corps has been funded at the highest level ever! Read more... Congress wants to level-fund Peace Corps. With... more
  • May 24 2015 - 5:27am  Bryan Chambers is getting ready to visit the only continent he has not spent time on – and it is not the one you are thinking... more
  • Mar 27 2015 - 8:24pm By Andrew B. Lala | Mar. 3, 2015 “Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Burkina Faso!” These words—... more
  • Mar 27 2015 - 8:01pm (Photo) Boston RPCVs Dennis Ramsier (Liberia, 1971-1973) & Diane Gallagher (Cape Verde, 1990-1992) representing... more
  • Jan 27 2015 - 1:26pm  My name is Vince Costello and I lived in Liberia as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 1978-1980 and I’ve always wanted to go back.... more
  • Nov 7 2014 - 7:46am Liz McClintock is a founder and Managing Partner at CMPartners, a leading international negotiation advising, training, and facilitation... more

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"...they're filling an immediate need of providing medical care to people who have few other options if any." more

Member Spotlight

...they're filling an immediate need of providing medical care to people who have few other options if any. more
I had to look at someone’s face and subtract 35 years and see if I could figure out who they were. more
Continue to explore and think broadly about your experience with Peace Corps. more
...one is never too old to love, to cry, to dance all night... more
The obstacles these students overcome to do something many of us take for granted is astounding. more
Peace Corps was the greatest challenged he ever faced and he loved every moment of it. more
Callie's favorite moments were with her host family- cooking with her host mom, helping her siblings read and brewing beer with her dad more
Being in the Peace Corps helped turn Doane into an Africa lover. more