Bet you’ve got some questions. Here are some answers...
Do I qualify?
All returned Peace Corps Volunteers who have been back at least a year from service are eligible.
Why do mentors get so much out
of this program?
Mentors have the opportunity to:
- Reconnect to the Peace Corps community
- Participate in Third Goal activities
- Help other returned Peace Corps Volunteers benefit from your
- Grow the RPCV network
- Get first hand information (via your mentee) on current conditions
in your country of service or other countries
What kind of time commitment does this program require?
For the most part, that’s up to you. Both mentors and mentees commit to participation for a minimum of four months, with a minimum of two hours committed to the program over at least three contacts. Face-to-face contact is encouraged, but
online and telephone communication is acceptable.
How do you match up
Start by filling out a simple survey! To the extent possible, matches are made based on priorities expressed by both the mentor and the mentee, such as geographical location and country of service.
What mentorship tools
will the Peace Corps and NPCA give me?
An electronic toolkit, including a Career Resource Manual, list of Peace Corps’ medical, psychological, financial and administrative resources, relevant story-telling material from Country of Service Trainer’s Kit and much more.
How do I join the program?
What if I have more questions?
Click here for our frequently asked questions.