PEACE CORPS PROJECT NEEDS
In deciding whether to volunteer for the Peac
must ask himself "What skill do I have that is needed
to this question comes from the countries which have
Corps to give them a hand. The following list descr
which countries have asked the Peace Corps to fill.
exhaustive list; new projects calling for different
knowledge are constantly being developed.
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skills and areas
Do not be abashed by the titles of some of the positions listed.
The title does not necessarily imply the level of skill or experience
required for such a position in the United States. For example, we ex-
pect that a Volunteer may qualify to teach physics if he has majored in
physics in college. While education courses would be helpful, they are
not prerequisites. In many instances Volunteers will acquire necessary
levels of skill in the course of the Peace Corps training program.
The name of the country where a project is to
omitted in some cases. This omission occurs because
foreign government involved are still progressing.
recruitment or training has been completed. The job
to give you an understanding of what has been done.
are now being considered for other countries.
be located has been
discussions with the
In other cases either
n and ten women to serve in the following
ral extension, demonstration and teaching
s, teaching of carpentry, home economists
reaction supervisors, radio technicians.
stered by the Associated Universities of
with the Instituto de Educacion Rural in
is at the University of Notre Dame.
of home crafts a
, health instruc-
The project will
Indiana in co-
Colombia: Sixty-four men to work in villages with trained Colombian counter-
parts. Together they will help to construct farm to market roads,
build small schools, dig wells, excavate and stock fish ponds,
teach animal husbandry, establish children's recreation areas and
encourage cooperative farm improvement. The project will be ad-
ministered by CARE. Training is at Rutgers University.
St Lucia: Twelve men and women to conduct a pilot program in agricultural
and community improvement that eventually might spread to all of
the West Indies. Two will care for and distribute poultry and
swine. One will work at an agricultural experiment station. One
will operate a small feed plant and one will help organize farm
aid stations which provide emergency treatment and preventive
services. The project will be administered by Heifer, Inc., a
non-secretarian, non-profit organization which donates livestock
to needy countries. Training will be at Iowa State University.
Project planned: Approximately 50 men and women
counselors to farm youth clubs similar to
of America organizations.
to organize and act as
I the 4-H and Future Farmers
and a nat
in the op
Fifteen men and w
ional rural extens
e in horticul
one in bacter
on and repair
omen for a national
one in agron
y and biology
rm youth club
1 school of agriculture
will be teaching
omy, one in animal
. One will instruct
. Eight will act as
efforts, one will
s and one will be a
planned: 48 men to work in a program to improve farming methods:
5 technicians for soil and water laboratories and land classification;
four mechanics for farm equipment; 28 to demonstrate the use of
farm equipment; eight to teach animal husbandry, and three to serve
as research assistants.
to 12 to te
0 to 45
to 6 to
22 to 32
surveyors; 5 to 10 civil
gists or soil analysts; 3
serve as vocational train
ish in secondary schools;
engineers; 15 to 25
to teach in trade
ing advisors; eight
11 to 16 registered
30 men and
specialists to develop educational film
education; 5 to work under the direct
for Village Development, including an
ic, a youth worker, a librarian and a
st; 9 to help develop the refugee town
ics, a town planner, a sociologist, a
carpenter, bricklayer and a sanitary e
s, an electrical engineer, an athletic
in three of the following fields, soc
international relations. American his
economics; two irrigation
two men to teach
of the Pakistan
. of Mirpur, including
nurse, a medical assis-
ngineer; 3 civil
tory, American litera-
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how to make farm tools and demonstrate
architect and a construction engineer
two to give vocational training in the
electro-plating, sheet metal work and
to assist at a training institute for
will be at Ohio State University.
their use in the field; an
to improve rural buildings;
operation of lathes, in
electrical wiring and two
small industries. Training
planned: Men and women to act
botany, zoology and English, re
well drillers, mine foremen, as
of animal husbandry, assistant
histologist, bio-chemist, elect
internal combustion expert and
as college instructors in physics,
gistered nurses, radio therapists,
assistant librarian for a college
museum curator for the same college,
rical engineer, electronic engineer,
hospital equipment maintenance speci
2 civil engineers
try, biology and geography; ten instructors of
and television servicing, refrigeration and air
entering, plumbing, motor mechanics, armature
mechanics, diesel engines, machining and electr
7 experienced heavy machinery supervisors; 10 r
5 soil analysts; one accountant; 4 registered n
nurses; one bacteriologist; one bio-chemist, an
tory technicians. The project will be administ
of physics, chemis-
apprentices in radio
urses; 2 graduate
id 6 hospital labora-
ered by the Peace
to be chosen.
Philippines: 300 men and women, including married couples, to act as
teaching aides in English and general science in elementary schools.
The project will be administered by the Peace Corps and training
will be at Pennsylvania State University.
planned: 72 men and women, including university instructors
education, town planning, landscape architecture, economics,
sociology, English, mechanical engineering, commerce and var
sciences; instructors in crafts and home economics; teachers
agriculture; teams to help eradicate malaria; entomologists;
nicians in microscopy and teachers of English in secondary s
50 to 75 men and women, including married couples, to teach
mathematics, physics, biology and English in secondary schools.
project will be administered by the Peace Corps and training has
been completed at the University of California at Berkeley.
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men, including 20 road surveyors, four geologists and
engineers. They will survey farm to market roads, design
and culverts and conduct geological mapping. The project
administered by the Peace Corps. Training has been com-
at Texas Western State College.
men and women
co ducted at
g different areas, have been ap"
n, including married couples, t
subjects in secondary schools:
chemistry, biology and history
Harvard University. It will be
o teach one or
. The project
30 men and women,
instructors in the
by the Peace Corps
. The training in
o serve as university
ture, biology, business
ct will be administered
is yet to be selected.
Approximately 100 volunteers to serve as secondary school teachers
in the following subjects physics, chemistry, biology, mathe-
matics, general science, French, Latin, commercial courses; agri-
culture, geography, economics, English and history. The project
will be administered by the Peace Corpsb Training will be conducted
by the University of California at Los Angeles.
Project planned: 38 men and women to teach the following subjects in secon-
dary schools: mathematics and science (10); English and humanities
(4); social science (3), physical education (3); trade and craft
skills (12) and farming (6).
Project planned: 35 men who are journey men or who have been teachers in
vocational schools. They will be instructors in carpentry, masonry,
welding, electrical wiring, auto mechanics and radio repair.
UNITED NATIONS PROJECTS
46 men to teach
husbandry of be
raising, 12 in
women to teach
help form youth
methods; 14 to be instructors in the
10 in the care of sheep, 10 in sheep
tion of swine, 10 in poultry; 60 men and
and home economics; 21 men and women to
20 men to help establish agricultural