Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Peace Corps Week - Celebrations Webinar

Feb 29 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn about the joy of celebrations from Peace Corps Volunteers and their community members.

See the Peace Corps website for details.

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Peace Corps Week - Group Challenge Registration DEADLINE

Mar 13 2016 (All day)

This is the last day to register your event for the Peace Corps Week Group Challenge!

See the Peace Corps website for submission guidelines.

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Peace Corps Week - Video Challenge DEADLINE

Feb 12 2016 - 12:00pm

This is the last day to submit your videos for the Peace Corps Week Video Challenge!

See the Peace Corps website for rules and details on how to enter.

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Volunteer at the 2016 Boston Marathon

Apr 18 2016 (All day)

Interested in volunteering at the Boston Marathon this year? Join the BARPCV community on Patriots' Day, Monday, April 18th, 2016 at the mile 23 hydration station.

Contact Erica at for details on how to register.

Registration deadline is February 9th.

Skill Transfer Workshop

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 share or is there something in particular you want to learn? Fill out this brief survey.

Stay tuned for more information!

Enter the BARPCV Photo Contest

Submission deadline is January 31, 2016

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: Picture must have been taken by a Peace Corps Volunteer in his/her country of service. Photos must be in JPEG or TIFF format. For print photography, please make a high quality scan for the contest. You can submit up to three photos.

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