Nominations for 2019 Board NOW OPEN

Do you want to apply your talents to the growth of a membership organization? Do you want to be part of a community that embodies the spirit of Peace Corps? Do you want to be challenged, learn a ton of stuff, have a lot of fun, and make a significant impact?

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington D.C. (RPCV/W), a nonprofit organization, is looking for stellar leaders to take on volunteer roles on committees and its board of directors. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants not just a volunteer activity, but a long-term opportunity to empower the RPCV community, support returning volunteers, and build a network with volunteers from the last six decades.

You should be a go-getter, self-starter, big-picture strategist with an eye for detail and a willingness to support the entire board of directors and to work collaboratively with other committee members. You must be willing to produce prompt and effective results within your board role.

You will have the opportunity to play a key role in expanding the organization and should have a minimum of 10-15 hours a month to dedicate to your position on the board of directors and at least one committee. Executive board members can expect to spend 15-20 hours a month dedicated to their position, committees, and mentorship. We look forward to having you join our team! Board applicants must also be available for a 2.5-day Board Retreat from February 1st through 3rd.

The RPCV/W board has 13 voting board members, 4 of which are executive board members. Active RPCV/W members may apply for a board position. Executive board members must have served a minimum of one year in a non-executive board role.


To foster a community of RPCVs and friends in the Washington, D.C. area that embodies the spirit of the Peace Corps.


How to Apply

RPCV/W will be accepting self-nominations starting today, November 11, through November 25, 2018. You can connect with the current board here and learn more about the positions open to 2019 applicants here.

To apply, you must first confirm that your membership is active, here. Then, submit a concise, 250-maximum-word essay to [email protected] expressing your interest. Please be sure to highlight why you feel you'd be a good candidate for the particular position(s) you're running for.