Resources for COVID-19 Peace Corps Evacuees

Resources for COVID-19 Peace Corps Evacuees.  

Peace Corps Official COVID Updates- Updates from Peace Corps HQ, including a FAQ page.

Peace Corps COVID 19 Support- RPCVs and PCVs coming together to find ways to support each other. This is a volunteer run Facebook page.

Support Spreadsheet- A Google spreadsheet allows people to sign up and share what they need and what they are willing to offer.

National Peace Corps Association resources- The National Peace Corps Association has compiled resources that include health and wellbeing, career guidance and much more. 


General Peace Corps Resources

Peace Corps Subreddit- A subreddit for everything Peace Corps related. Volunteer run and officiated. This is not an official Peace Corps page.

Peace Corps Third Goal- Continue your Peace Corps service in the United States by bringing your host countries culture home to America. 

National Peace Corps Association Directory- Connect with returned Peace Corps volunteers in your region. 

 

Health and Wellbeing

RPCV Health Crusade Support Group- Support program and mental health resources for RPCVs.

RPCV Health Crusade Resource Library- A wide range of health resources (mental health, insurance, prescriptions, dental, etc) by RPCVs for RPCVs. 

Explanation of Health Care Benefits for Evacuees- Written by a RPCV who currently works in health care, this includes information on how to obtain health care benefits  

The National Peace Corps Association has put together resources on navigating health insurance and getting help with service-related conditions.

 

Housing

Peace Corps Couch Surf- People offering spare rooms.

 

Careers

RPCV Careers- A good place to check for career fairs, resume help, and other things. This Facebook page is managed by Peace Corps and includes contact info for the career advisor. They will host both virtual and in-person events.

RPCV Jobs- A great place to check for job announcements. This Facebook page is volunteer run.

Peace Corps Career Link- Search job postings that are posted just for RPCVs. 

 

Articles About Navigating Reverse Culture Shock

ISEP - How to Deal with Reverse Culture Shock

FinGlobal - How to Navigate Reverse Culture Shock

AFS USA - Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock

 

If you know of a resource that should be included, please email us and we'll add it to the list!