Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Community Programs

BARPCV supports member involvement in our local communities. Click below for further information on activities. If you have other activities you'd like to get BARCPV involved with, please contact us at

Community Service Continue the volunteer experience with BARPCV! We volunteer several times a year with the Red Cross Food Pantry in Boston, annually at the Boston Marathon and from time to time with other organizations. To learn more, email us at

Speakers Bureau Speak about your Peace Corps experience at schools and other locations. Click to learn how to request a speaker or to be a speaker.

Nonprofit Affiliates BARPCV has established the Nonprofit Affiliates page on our web site to foster collaboration between BARPCV's membership and community groups individual members are already involved with. Visit our Nonprofit Affiliates Page to view other members' community connections that could be of interest to you.

Advocacy BARPCV Advocacy Committee collaborates with the National Peace Corps Association Advocacy and Peace Programs. It puts on local programs and communications with the BARPCV Speakers Bureau and through the BARPCV Communications channels. Committee activities include: setting policy and advocacy for Peace Corps and PC-like programs, partnering with National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) and generating letters to government members. 

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