22 CFR 305.4 - Selection standards.
To qualify for selection for overseas service as a Peace Corps Volunteer, applicants must demonstrate that they possess the following personal attributes:
(a) Motivation. A sincere desire to carry out the goals of Peace Corps service, and a commitment to serve a full term as a Volunteer.
(b) Productive competence. The intelligence and educational background to meet the needs of the individual's assignment.
(c) Emotional maturity/adaptability. The maturity, flexibility, and self-sufficiency to adapt successfully to life in another culture, and to interact and communicate with other people regardless of cultural, social, and economic differences.
(d) Skills. By the end of training, in addition to the attributes mentioned above, a Trainee must demonstrate competence in the following areas:
(1) Language. The ability to communicate in the language of the country of service with the fluency required to meet the needs of the overseas assignment.
(3) Knowledge. Adequate knowledge of the culture and history of the country of assignment to ensure a successful adjustment to, and acceptance by, the host country society. The Trainee must also have an awareness of the history and government of the United States which qualifies the individual to represent the United States abroad.
Title 22 published on 2014-04-01
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