Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Peace Corps Campus Recruiter Position Available

A Peace Corps Campus Recruiter position has just been posted! The position is a management intern which will require the applicant to be a grad student at ASU.  Please also note that this person must be a Returning Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV).  Please follow the link below for more information.

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=1039886&partnerid=25620&siteid=5494

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Posted on Monday, October 13, 2014

Fall Potluck

Our Fall Potluck is always so fun and a great way to connect with other RPCVs! It's also a family friendly event - feel free to bring your swimsuit and we'll have some lawn games to entertain the little ones!
We'll be providing burgers and hot dogs for the grill (including meatless options). Please bring a dish to share, and your choice of beverage.  
Please RSVP to lizziekazan@gmail.com and we will send you the address to the house in Scottsdale. 
Looking forward to seeing everyone there!


It's happening this Saturday Oct 18 from 4p-8p!!!

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Posted on Thursday, October 2, 2014

Make A Difference Day!

Join us to participate in this national day of service! We will be helping WHEAT (World Hunger Education, Advocacy, and Training) spruce up their clothing store. This resource helps to provide much needed-supplies for valley families in need. We will be switching out their stock from summer to fall and assisting with some repairs. Join or comment below if you're interested! 

Check out the link below for more info about this organization!
http://www.hungerhurts.org/

Saturday October 25 8a-11a @ 400 N 7th St. Ste. 118 Phoenix, AZ 85014

Email lizziekazan@gmail.com if you want to volunteer or checkout the Facebook event!

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Peace Corps Booth @ the Phoenix Rainbow LGBT Festival


Phoenix Rainbows Festival
Saturday, October 18, 2014 & Sunday, October 19, 2014
10:00am – 6:00pm
FREE ADMISSION

The local Arizona Peace Corps staff is in need of volunteer Return Peace Corps Volunteers to help with the Peace Corps Phoenix Rainbows Festival Booth for 2-4 hour shifts (whatever you can). Please comment with the day & time you will be available, or email Sophia at sewing@peacecorps.gov  


Location:
Heritage Square Park

115 N 6th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Posted on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

September Happy Hour!!

Join fellow RPCVs at a Scottsdale beer garden with delicious food in Old Town! Brat House is a local favorite with over 25 craft beers on tap.  Brat Haus is located at 3622 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, 85251.  For more info visit the Brat Haus website at www.brathausaz.com . We hope to see you there!

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Posted on Sunday, June 8, 2014

Hey, it ain't all bad!

Get ready for a shot of optimism with this first RPCV Phoenix Ted Talk Salon - "Hey, it ain't all bad!" . We'll watch a few TED talks that will give a peek at what the world's problem solvers have been up to and discuss the implications of their solutions. Do you have a TED talk in mind that gave you the feeling humanity will be saved? Please share!

Light snacks, soda, and water will be provided. Please feel free to bring a beverage of your choice. 

When: August 23rd @ 6:30 (first Talk starts at 7pm)
Where: Located close to 32nd and Camelback (near Biltmore Mall). I'll send you the address when you RSVP to lizziekazan@gmail.com

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Posted on Sunday, June 1, 2014

BYOB Happy Hour/Pool Party

Join us for a special happy hour on June 6 from 4:30p-7p-we will supply the pool and some light snacks, you bring whatever you would like to drink and a towel! The house is near South Mountain-RSVP to lizziekazan@gmail.com in order to get the address for the house.  See you there!!! 

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Posted on Monday, May 12, 2014

Upcoming Ethnic Dinner

The monthly ethnic dinner will be on May 31 at 6:30pm at El Chullo Peruvian Restaurant and Bar located at 2605 N 7th ST, Phoenix, Arizona 85006. Check out the menu at http://www.elchulloperu.com/home.html. We look forward to seeing you there!! If you are going to make it for sure please email lizziekazan@gmail.com so we have an idea of how many people will be attending.

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Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014

RPCV Career Event

Registration is now open for the Arizona Regional RPCV Career Event! Being held at the ASU Memorial Union located at 1290 S. Normal Ave in Tempe.

Register here: http://www.peacecorps.gov/resources/returned/carres/carevents/101/

Make sure you're one of the more than 100 RPCVs expected at this RPCV Career Event. At this two-day intensive conference, you'll learn in-depth strategies to make yourself stand out from other job-seekers. We hope you’ll join us and take advantage of this opportunity to boost your job-searching skills while networking with other RPCVs and RPCV-friendly employers.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014: Telling your Story (8:30am-5pm)

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Overview
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Storytelling
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conducting an Effective Job Search
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH (on your own)
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Peace Corps Response Info Session
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Making the Case for a Cover Letter
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 – 4:00 p.m. Resume Writing
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Resume Writing Lab

Thursday, March 13, 2014: Making Connections (8:30am-5pm)

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome (Back) and Overview of Day
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Leveraging Your Noncompetitive Eligibility in Federal Employment
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Acing Your Job Interviews
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Making the Most of the Career Fair/Wrap Up/Career Q&A
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. LUNCH (on your own)
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. RPCV Career

Contact Information:
Peace Corps Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services
rvsevents@peacecorps.gov
202.692.1430

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Posted on Sunday, February 23, 2014

Hello/Goodbye Party

Join us for a send-off for outgoing Peace Corps Volunteers, a welcome back for new RPCVs, and of course an opportunity to hang out with your favorite RPCVs. :-)
Peace Corps will be providing pizza, but if you'd like to bring an appetizer, salad or dessert, please do so. There will be soft drinks provided, but please bring your own adult beverage. The party is this Friday, Feb 28 from 6-8pm at Kelly's house. Please send an email for the exact address to lizziekazan@gmail.com. Hope to see you there!!

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