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 Opening

Cash Receipts/Acknowledgement Assistant

The P.E.O. executive office in Des Moines, Iowa, has a job opportunity and is seeking applicants for the following:

Cash Receipts/Acknowledgement Assistant at the P.E.O. Executive Office in Des Moines, Iowa

This full-time position processes all receipts for membership emblem, chapter supply orders, contributions, dues and all other cash receipts for all International projects and general fund.

Required Skills:
An understanding of P.E.O. policies and procedures and related role of the treasurer’s department. Good human relations skills. Familiarity with Accounting programs a plus. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good math aptitude and interest in working with figures. Ability to recognize reasonableness of results. Excellent record keeping skills. Flexibility and adaptation to work assignments. Computer skills required preferably with experience using Windows-based applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Please refer to the attached full position description.

Application Deadline:
June 11, 2021

Submit questions concerning this position, the completed application and your resume to


For general questions about positions at the P.E.O. Executive Office, contact:

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