Peace Corps Campus Representative - Part Time

University of Missouri - Columbia

About the organization

The University of Missouri is one of the top producing universities of Peace Corps volunteers in the country. Since 1961, more than 1,000 MU grads have served in the Peace Corps, including former MU Chancellor Brady Deaton. The MU Career Center seeks a dynamic candidate to coordinate and implement Peace Corps recruitment and outreach at MU and in the surrounding mid-Missouri area. The Peace Corps Strategic Campus (Strat) Recruiter will increase awareness of Peace Corps Volunteer opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of recruitment activities.


-Maintain the campus recruitment office at the University of Missouri Career Center
-Distribute agency approved brochures, posters, visual aids, and other Peace Corps recruitment materials to individuals, groups, associations, faculty, and targeted populations
-Complete 40 class talks or presentations, 10 of which target diverse populations on campus
-Staff a recruitment table (e.g. university career fairs, other events with similar goals and/or tabling public, high-traffic areas on campus) 6 times
-Organize and facilitate 4 retention events (e.g. send-off/welcome back volunteer parties, friends and family events, Peace Corps Week celebrations, and/or RPCV panels)
-Hold 15 relationship-building meetings (weighted toward early in the fall semester) with 15 different key on-campus and community stakeholders that align with Peace Corps' six sectors with the intention of gaining access to students
-Hold 10 relationship-building meetings with 10 different key on-campus diversity departments and leaders (multicultural/diversity offices, student transfer offices, student life offices, scholarship program offices, club leaders, Greek leaders, etc.) with the intention of gaining access to students
-Complete mandatory virtual or in-person Strat trainings
-Respond to Peace Corps and campus staff in a timely manner, as well as attend regularly scheduled meetings



Bachelor's degree in any discipline
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience organizing presentations and special events
Ability to work independently while at the same time functioning as a strong team member
Confidence in networking and outreach
Ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please have DOS available upon request.

Graduate School Tuition wavier possibly available.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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