Pre-Service Training (PST) at the halfway point

PST is the name given to the 9 to 12 weeks of orientation and training that all PC Volunteers around the world receive between Staging (in the US) and their 2-year assignments “at site.”

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Time to get away!

I look forward to getting out of the classroom as we all leave for a few days to shadow our host volunteers around the country. I’ll be with Andy, in Windhoek, only about 45 minutes away – some of my colleagues will be on the road for the entire day.

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Should you hire a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer?

Here’s an interesting article, worth reading to learn more about how we’re being trained and what we’re expected to do.

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Breaking News: I’ll be living in Arandis

The CED group listens patiently to how the site assignments were made. We all just wanted to know where we are going more than why.
The CED group listens patiently to how the site assignments were made. We all just wanted to know where we are going, not why.
Lots of smiles and laughter and "Oh, wow! Where's that?" questions.
Lots of smiles and laughter and “Oh, wow! Where’s that?” questions.
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The first of two consecutive days of breaking news

The latest step in Peace Corps-Namibia’s “dance of the veils” occurred this afternoon. We all learned where we will shadow a current volunteer for a few days next week.

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May is Peace Corps’ Older American Month

I just learned in this article that May is “Older Americans Month” at the Peace Corps. I wonder if they’ll bake a cake.

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