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Peace Corps

The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. It is an international service network of volunteers, community members, host country partners and staff who are driven by the agency’s mission of world peace and friendship. At the invitation of the Government of Albania, Peace Corps volunteers work alongside community members on locally-prioritized projects in the areas of organizational development. As well, volunteers co-teach in public schools, with their Albanian colleagues, subjects of English education, youth health and wellbeing. Through service, members of the Peace Corps network develop transferable skills and refine intercultural competencies that position them to be the next generation of global leaders. Since its establishment in Albania in 1992, more than 900 Americans have served in communities around the country. Following the evacuation due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Peace Corps Volunteers have returned to Albania to continue their peace and friendship mission. For more information, visit peacecorps.gov and follow us on Facebook, and Instagram.