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Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving

James Madison’s Montpelier is a seeking dynamic fundraising professional to serve as the Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving.  The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving will join the development team to advance the Foundation’s strategic priorities. The position requires excellent verbal and written communications skills; a bachelor’s or advanced degree; three  or more years of fundraising experience required with a proven track record of success; Corporate and Foundation giving experience preferred; the ability to work in a fast paced environment, to travel, and to work independently, as well as with a team.
      The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving plays an integral part in the Foundation’s donor development program.  The director’s main goal is to develop and lead a strategic corporate and foundation giving program, including managing government grants and to achieve significant fundraising success, broadening the donor base of the Montpelier Foundation and managing all grant administration and reporting requirements.  The director is also tasked to develop strong relationships with Montpelier constituents and staff and be dedicated to its mission.

Visitor Center/Museum Gift Shop Floor Team Lead
Part time position available with the Montpelier Foundation as a Floor Team Lead in the Visitors Center at James Madison’s Montpelier. Hours vary.  Duties include leading excellent visitor service through supervision of all aspects of visitor services offered at the Visitors Center which includes: greeting visitors, ringing admission, cafe and merchandise sales, assisting visitors with audio tour guide, and providing general assistance in the Visitor Center/Museum Gift Shop.  Must be computer literate, have ability to supervise others and overall good people skills a plus. Apply online.

Events Assistant
Part of the grand tradition of Montpelier is entertaining guests to the property in a style of which Dolley Madison would approve. Would you like to join the team ensuring donors, Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution participants, and others using our facilities enjoy unparalleled hospitality? Because of the nature of hospitality, event staff must be able to work nights and weekends and be amenable to flexible, part time schedules. Smiling charmers with an eye for detail should apply online.


Seeking friendly, outgoing, and energetic history enthusiasts to join the Education Department at James Madison’s Montpelier. Duties include conducting standard and specialty tours of Montpelier’s historic home and grounds for visitors of all ages. Interpreters also have the option of working in Montpelier’s seasonal venues, demonstrating period craft and cooking techniques, and helping to maintain a historic farm. Excellent communication skills, weekends, and moderate physical labor required. This is a part-time job with hours varying by the season. $11/hr. EOE. Please submit one document containing resume and cover letter at the Montpelier jobs page.

The Montpelier Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

To volunteer, contact Julie Reed at jreed@montpelier.org or use the contact form linked below.



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