Robert Goetschke

grew up in a suburban NYC community of Mahopac

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Robert Goetschke grew up in a suburban NYC community of Mahopac. At SUNY Oneonta, Robert Goetschkes studied history, economics, and foil fencing. After graduation, Robert Goetschkes served in US Peace Corps Tonga for 2.5 years and Enlisted in US Coast Guard during Gulf War I, where he served honorably for 11 years. Robert Goetschkes then earned a Master of Arts Degree in Elementary Education with a Field Endorsement in Secondary Social Sciences, leading him to teach for 25 years. For five years, Robert Goetschke also served in the Red Cross Disaster Services Department and was an aquarium diver at Henry Doorly Zoo.

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March 10, 2023

Where Do Peace Corps Volunteers Live?

Peace Corps Volunteers live and work in communities across the world. They serve on people-to-people public service and citizen diplomacy initiatives in agriculture, community economic development, education, environment, health, and youth development. Volunteers are expected to live with host families during their pre-service training before moving to their sites. This is a critical element of […]

February 3, 2023

How to Help Others in Your Community

Volunteering can be a rewarding way to make a difference. It can also provide a platform to learn new skills and explore your passions. When people are in a volunteering community, they can often meet people with similar interests and broaden their network of friends and resources. It can also help them become more empathetic […]

January 3, 2023

What Does the Peace Corps Really Do?

The Peace Corps is a program in which volunteers assist developing nations with a wide variety of tasks, from education to business training. Although the programs vary greatly, they all share a common goal: to make a positive difference in the lives of people around the world. A little history The Peace Corps, created by […]

Community Service
December 9, 2022

What’s Another Word For Community Service?

During college, I always asked, “What’s another word for community service?” This is because we were learning about volunteerism and needed a word to describe it. Luckily, I found one. Hopefully, you’ll find it helpful too! Synonyms Community service may be voluntary or obligatory, depending on your level of interest. It can be required by […]

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