ERIC Number: ED241790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Peace Corps Close of Service Workshop. Trainer Guidelines and Workshop Materials. Core Curriculum Resource Materials
This handbook provides a suggested outline for a 3-day close-of-service workshop to be delivered 2-to-3 months prior to the volunteers' termination date. The general purpose of the workshop is to prepare the Peace Corps Volunteer to depart the host country/Peace Corps and reenter the United States culture. Introductory materials include information on workshop preparations, sample materials from a close-of-service manual, a bibliography of publications helpful in the job search, advance information for participants, and suggestions for presenting the seven sessions. The sessions cover: orientation and getting acquainted; reviewing the Peace Corps experience; values, skills, and resumes; getting a job; reviewing the Peace Corps program; preparing for reentry; and administrative/procedural paperwork. Each session includes one or more exercises directed at the goals of the session. The information provided for each session and exercise includes some or all of the following: title, goals, overview (describing purpose of session/exercise), materials list, procedures and activities (sequenced and timed steps that describe what trainers and participants are required to do), trainer notes that expand upon basic procedures and give alternatives, handouts and worksheets, and trainer discussion guides. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Change, Career Planning, Employment Interviews, Instructional Materials, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Portfolios (Background Materials), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Values, Volunteer Training, Volunteers, Work Attitudes, Work Experience, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Office of Programming and Training Coordination.
Note: Reprint. For related documents, see CE 038 634-637.