988the big bucks ...
- Apr 1, 2010Gentle RPCV:
As you may have noticed, Peace Corps announced that it is:
"increasing the readjustment allowance provided to Volunteers on
April 1, 2010. As of that date, the readjustment allowance will
increase to $275 per month, an increase of $50 per month. This
increase means that Volunteers completing a full 27-month tour
will receive $7,425.00"
They will also increase the readjustment allowance for Third-Year
Volunteers by $100 to $375. So that third year of service would
be worth $4,500 under the new pay system.
That's all well and good, but another RPCV colleague writes:
"My son is receiving about $4,700 as the educational award for
just one year of Americorps service, and newer AmeriCorps
volunteers receive more, so overseas experience is still
So it's definitely a step in the right direction, but still a
// John //
Dominican Republic 1976-1978
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