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We welcome all who share an interest in world affairs and a commitment to local volunteerism.

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Our Mentorship Program is now accepting mentors and mentees! You must be a member of RPCV/W to take advantage of this great opportunity! Apply on our mentorship program page

We welcome all who share an interest in world affairs and a commitment to volunteer service. Join us and share this page far and wide!

Upcoming Events

We have 3 official events and 1 member-led event coming up

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  • Saturday, July 13 - 11:00 AM

    Ticket Required RSVP Limit


    It's BBQ season! The 2019 annual RPCV/w BBQ will be held on Saturday, July 13 and this year, RPCV/W will support a new venue for a very good cause. Our brand new location is the Earth Conservation Corps' Pump House, right on the water in Navy Yard. Event rental proceedspart of what your ticket coverswill go directly to ECC. 

    Tickets are ON SALE NOW and this this time around, attendees will be limited to 150, so grab your tickets fast!


    The Pump House is just a couple of blocks from the Navy Yard Metro stop, located at 1520 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20003, just behind the Nationals Stadium. This unique venue has both an outdoor deck overlooking the water and an indoor space to offer different environments and comfort for all of our RPCV/W family. Kiddos are welcome! Parking will be tight so use of public transportation is highly recommended. 


    Not a member of RPCV/W? Sign up for your membership today and you will receive a year's membership + admission to the event for the same price as a non-member ticket (or even less if you have yet to use the 'first year free' option)! 

    And for you millennials out there...we've added the option to pay for your ticket using Venmo! Submit your Venmo payment (prices listed below) to or search by phone number: 301-256-7191.

    The Deets

    Event begins at 11AM; our catered menu will be served from 12-2PM; and beverages will be available from 12-3PM. Kids under 10 eat for free. We will have delicious food, with catered summer barbecue essentials and vegetarian options alike. We will also serve an assortment of non-alcoholic drinks, draft beer, and wine. A variety of games, a 50/50 raffle, and other activities will be held throughout the duration of our Pump House bash!

    Please send an email to the RPCV/W Special Events Director to request any special dietary needs or accommodations. We also need four volunteers to assist with set up, logistics, and other event details. For those interested in volunteering, please email as soon as possible. 

    Check out ECC's website to learn more about our awesome and venue, about ECC's mission-driven efforts, and how to donate.

    Looking forward to seeing you there!


    RSVP   Add to Calendar 07/13/2019 11:00:00 07/13/2019 15:00:00 America/New_York RPCV/W Summer BBQ at Pump House! Check for the latest info. 1520 First St SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States Carl Weitz Santiago share
  • Come enjoy some time with our NoVa RPCVs in Arlington! CourtHaus Social is an American biergarten that offers a 4-7 happy hour and half-priced snacks on Mondays. And it's just a block from the Courthouse metro station! Read more on the CourtHaus Social website. Hope you can join us!

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 07/15/2019 18:00:00 07/15/2019 21:00:00 America/New_York CourtHaus Social Happy Hour Check for the latest info. 2300 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201, United States Benjamin Todd share
  • Join us for our annual Peace Corps night out at the ballpark. Tickets can be purchased at a discounted price at  If you are interested in participating in the Parade of Nations before the game, be on the lookout for a sign-up email from RPCV/w a couple weeks before the game!

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 08/30/2019 19:05:00 08/30/2019 22:35:00 America/New_York Washington Nationals Peace Corps Night Out Check for the latest info. 1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington , DC 20003, United States Benjamin Todd share

Member-Led Events

There is one Member-Led event coming up

We encourage our members to lead their own gatherings and share interesting events around town.

  • Wednesday, July 10 - 06:00 PM

    Join HIAS Action DC for an informal happy hour at Wunder Garten - 1101 First St NE, Wash... read more

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 07/10/2019 18:00:00 07/10/2019 21:00:00 America/New_York Summer Happy Hour with HIAS Action DC Check for the latest info. 1101 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002, United States Heather Martin share

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Every two years, we officially sponsor a grassroots nonprofit that shares our goals and values. We call this program our Partnership for Peace. Our current Partner is Upwardly Global.

A Towering Task is a documentary in development, envisioning a New Era of Possibility for the Peace Corps by igniting engagement of past, present and future stakeholders and advocates for peace.

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