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

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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 2 member-led events coming up

View past events, post your own, or contact us to suggest an event
  • Saturday, August 17 - 12:00 PM

    RSVP Limit

    Do you miss food from your country of service? Just want to try food from all over the world? Join fellow RPCVs at Freedom Plaza on Saturday, August 17 for the cultural food festival.

    Meet us at noon by the statue of Marion Barry (Pennsylvania & 13 1/2 St).

    FREE admission! More information on the event here.

  • Tuesday, August 20 - 05:30 PM

    RSVP Limit
    Peace Corps HQ (Shriver Hall)

    Come join RPCV/W at the upcoming professional development career panel featuring RPCVs working at non-profit organizations in Washington, DC. The panelists will speak about their organization, path to success and share tips for job seekers. The panel will be held at Peace Corps HQ (Shriver Hall) on Tuesday, August 20th from 5:30-7:00 PM. The discussion will be moderator led, then open to the audience for Q&A. Following the event, there will be informal networking and a happy hour. See below for panelist organizations and information. This event is open to all RPCV/W Members and non-Members. 


    Glenn Blumhorst: National Peace Corps Association, President & CEO

    Janet Edmond: Conservation International, Senior Director Peace and Development Partnerships

    Chad Ryerson: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington (RPCV/W), President   

    Carolina Buitrago: District Bridges, Program Manager

    Chris Mattera: International Services at American Red Cross, Program Officer


    Clarke Birrell: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington (RPCV/W), Professional Development Director


    Arrival/Welcome - 5:30-5:45

    Moderator Led Discussion with Panel - 5:45-6:15

    Q&A From Audience - 6:15-6:45

    Informal Networking - 6:45-7:00 

    We will continue the conversation at Stoney's on L (2101 L St, NW DC)


    RSVP   Add to Calendar 08/20/2019 17:30:00 08/20/2019 19:30:00 America/New_York Non-Profit Career Panel Check for the latest info. Clarke Birrell 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 are 2 Member-Led events coming up

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

  • Sunday, August 18 - 10:00 AM

    Here is a chance to participate in a free, outdoor yoga class on a Sunday morning.  Come out a... read more

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 08/18/2019 10:00:00 08/18/2019 11:00:00 America/New_York Free Outdoor Yoga by Union Market Check for the latest info. 1271 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, United States Christopher Chaulk share

    How did your Peace Corps service impact the course of your life, career, and community? ... read more

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 08/18/2019 16:00:00 08/18/2019 20:00:00 America/New_York Sunday Funday: Reflecting on your service & Photoshoot Check for the latest info. 1610 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States Tasha P share

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