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Is work as a volunteer or volunteer leader in the Peace Corps covered by Social Security?

Excerpted from "Social Security Handbook". See the up-to-date, official Social Security Handbook at ssa.gov.

943. Is work as a volunteer or volunteer leader in the Peace Corps covered by Social Security?

Your work as a volunteer or volunteer leader in the Peace Corps is covered by Social Security if:

  1. You are a citizen or national of the U.S.; and

  2. You enrolled in the Corps on or after September 22, 1961; or you had been engaged on that date by contract with the Peace Corps Agency established by Executive Order No. 10924 dated March 1, 1961.

Last Revised: Jun. 30, 2004


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