Website Designer, Remote Volunteer: The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience

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Position: Website Designer, Volunteer
Title: Website Designer

As Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, we have many skills that are needed today: cross-cultural understanding, language skills, flexibility, and understanding of others.  Partnerships like these, allow RPCVs to channel the expertise and passion we bring into the projects and initiatives of organizations that need our experience, cross-cultural fluency, advanced language abilities, and technical competencies that we have gained and they enhance our capacity to create meaningful change here in the US, much as we have done since Sargent Shriver first called us to ‘Serve, Serve, Serve’.

Purpose: Evaluate the appearance and efficacy of pages on the Museum of the
Peace Corps Experience (MPCE) website. Prepare recommendations to
make each page easy to scan, more attractive, and efficient.

Responsibilities:
● Collaborate with Website Team and external consultant to develop attractive, functional Pages.
● Assess comparable museum websites, increase frequency of views, and enable interactions between viewers, stories, and digital photos of objects.
● Collaborate with collections, exhibits, and stories team members to develop compelling content that engages audiences with the Museum collection.
|● Develop relationships with colleagues inside and outside the Museum; recommend processes for maintaining website design.

Time: 2-6 hours per week, for approximately 6 months
Location: As a remote volunteer, communicates with Team members online
Reports To: Website Team Leader
Appointment: Minimum of 6 months; continues if needed for further assessments

Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree preferred; current students may volunteer.
● At least 2 years of website design experience, preferably with WordPress platforms.
● Expert knowledge of evolving website trends and tools.
● Visual design skills, how to balance photographs, graphic design, colors and text.

Support Provided:
Orientation/onboarding; handbook/manual/welcome packet; weekly/monthly virtual meetings with volunteers.

How to Apply: Please send an expression of interest and resume to info@peacecorpsmuseum.org. In your expression of interest, please cite where you saw the job posting. Include title in the subject line: Website Designer. 

How to Apply: Please send an expression of interest and resume to info@peacecorpsmuseum.org. In your expression of interest, please cite where you saw the job posting. Include title in the subject line: Social Media Coordinator. Thank you

Vision: The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience envisions connecting people around the world to inspire service and peace, showing that our common humanity is more fundamental than the cultures and ideas that separate us.

Mission: The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience collects and preserves stories and objects of material culture donated by volunteers who serve in communities around the globe. It fosters cultural understanding through education and promotes research on the impact of Peace Corps, encouraging visitors to serve—wherever they live, however they can.

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