The Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (BARPCV) is a non-profit organization with about 400 members concentrated in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. BARPCV seeks to connect with and support returned and prospective volunteers and to carry out the third goal of the Peace Corps, as stated in the 1961 Peace Corps Act: "To promote a better understanding of other people on the part of American people." BARPCV welcomes prospective, current and returned volunteers to our site.
BARPCV's mission is to support our communities by sharing our skills and knowledge gained through Peace Corps, life, and professional experiences. Goals BARPCV has 4 guiding goals-
1. Supporting returned Peace Corps Volunteers
2. Assisting prospective and new Peace Corps Volunteers
3. Bringing the World Back Home (the Peace Corps Third Goal "To promote a better understanding of other people on the part of the American people")
4. Collaborating with Like Minded Organizations