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Director (part time)

Director (part time)

  • Museum of the Peace Corps Experience (MPCE) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to collect and preserve stories and objects of material culture donated by volunteers who served in communities around the globe. Through virtual and temporary exhibits and programs, the museum fosters cultural understanding and encourages visitors to serve—wherever they live, however they can.

    Museum History
    MPCE was established in 1999 by a group of returned Peace Corps Volunteers in
    Portland, Oregon. The group began assembling a collection, organized temporary
    exhibits, and pursued funding sources. In 2016, the Portland committee expanded its
    vision to the national level and enlisted representatives from across the country to
    develop a strategy for launching a national collaboration. The strategy included an
    expanded volunteer management team and multi-step process for growing the
    museum’s operations and visibility.


    Since then, MPCE has developed systems for pre-accessioning and storing the growing
    collection, reestablished a Board of Directors, and produced temporary and virtual
    exhibits on both coasts. In 2022, MPCE will move into Peace Corps Place, the new
    National Peace Corps Association headquarters in Washington, DC where the museum
    will have an office and modest exhibit space. MPCE plans to launch a major financial
    and programmatic expansion in order to secure funding for additional staff, audience
    growth, virtual exhibits, and a future building.

  • Washington, DC
  • 30 Jun 2022
  • 15 Aug 2022
  • Submit a cover letter as an email and tell us why you are interested in this position.

    Describe a fundraising experience you were involved with, initiated, or led.  Include a link to your Linked-In profile.

    Attach your resume as a PDF file to the email and send it to pcmuseumhr@gmail.com .  Please use only “last name, first name” in the e-mail subject line. Those applications received by August 15, 2022 will receive first priority.