RPCV Connections

rpcvs of south florida welcomes rpcv visitors

Hello RPCVs in winter-weather states!

Are you planning to visit Florida this winter?
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of South Florida (RPCVSF) invites you to attend our events while you are traveling throughout southern Florida (from Ft. Myers on the Florida west coast all the way down to Key West and along the southeast coast as far north as St. Lucie county). RPCVSF hosts an Everglades National Park Outing for underserved children each January, and hosts Peace Corps Partnership Dinners and Happy Hours throughout the year. Please visit our website, http://www.rpcvsf.org, and check out our Events Calendar. For information, please contact us at RPCVSF@rpcvsf.org.

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News from the NPCA

Register for Peace Corps Connect – Nashville

The National Peace Corps Association with our hosts, the Tennessee Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, invite you to Peace Corps Connect – Nashville! Join the Peace Corps Community in Nashville this June 20th and 21st to reconnect, share your stories and learn more about continuing to serve our global community. Register today (http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/annual-gathering/nashville-2014/)!
Learn more about how you can present your great idea for community development in Nashville: http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/annual-gathering/nashville-2014/rpcv-great-ideas-search/.

Immerse yourself in Next Step Travel – Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Thailand!

The National Peace Corps Association’s Next Step Travel trips combine unparalleled local access, cultural immersion, non-extreme adventure and hands-on volunteer opportunities that open pathways for connection with local people. These trips to the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Thailand are all-inclusive, so that you can relax and focus on getting the most from your experience.  Trips are scheduled throughout the year.  Learn more (http://travel.peacecorpsconnect.org) and start planning your next travel adventure!

Peace Corps Service in Six Words

In honor of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, the world’s largest gathering of volunteers, Peace Corps and Americorps Alums challenged returned Volunteers to sum up their service experience in just six words and share on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the results:

service in 6

How would you define your service in 6 words? Email your response to Lisa at outreach@rpcv-nj.org!


Peace Corps Passport – The Official Peace Corps Blog!

Hey currently serving NJ Peace Corps Volunteers! Do you keep a blog? We’d love to promote it on our website. Email your blog address to outreach@rpcv-nj.org