Career Opportunities at P.E.O.

P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) was founded on January 21, 1869, by seven students at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. To learn more about the P.E.O. Sisterhood, read our About Us. 

P.E.O. is an equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities are made without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, veteran status or sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

Current Openings

Digital Communication Specialist
The P.E.O. Executive Office in Des Moines, Iowa, is seeking applicants for the Digital Communication Specialist position. This regular, full-time position is responsible for managing all digital communications for the organization focusing on social media, videos and websites. 

Please refer to the full position description for a complete outline of responsibilities.

Questions, the application and resume may be submitted to or to P.E.O. Executive Office, 3700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50312, attention Kelly Kiburz. All materials must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. CST on Monday, February 18, 2019. 

Special Events Intern
TITLE: Special Events Intern

SUPERVISOR: Convention & Special Events Manager



The International Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood is seeking one or more Special Events Interns for summer 2019. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work flexible part-time to full-time hours from May – August 2019, with the possibility to continue through September 2019 to assist with the 74th Convention of International Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

A Special Event Intern will have the opportunity to work for the international headquarters based in Des Moines, Iowa, and experience firsthand what it takes to work at a nonprofit, member-based organization, while gaining real experience in event planning, logistics, customer relationship management, mobile application development, communications and marketing. This internship is an unpaid position.  Click here for full job description and instructions on how to apply – be sure to submit your Application for Employment at the P.E.O. Executive Office with your application packet.

For questions about all openings at the P.E.O. Executive Office, contact:

P.E.O. Executive Office
Attn: Executive Director
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA  50312
P: 515-255-3153