Employment and Volunteer Positions

Working at the PMA

Do your interests and background include a passion for the arts, education, and non-profit work?

Can you help the PMA with its mission? Do you have a love and appreciation for the arts? Do you want to work at one of the best regional museums in the country?

If so, the Portland Museum of Art could be the right home for your talents. Keep an eye on this space for employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities.

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Staff Positions

Under the general supervision of the Visitor Experience and PMA Store Manager, responsible for providing exceptional visitor experience with a thorough understanding of Portland Museum of Art (PMA) information, while selling admission, memberships and PMA product; promoting programs and events; and providing information and customer service support. Supports PMA goals of building audiences, developing and strengthening constituent relationships, and maximizing revenue. 

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Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, maintains the museum’s buildings and grounds to ensure fulfillment of museum standards of cleanliness, sanitation, and safety.

The PMA Employment Application can be found here.

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Volunteer Positions

Docents at the Portland Museum of Art play a vital role in introducing the museum and its collection to a wide variety of audiences through individualized, guided gallery experiences. Using interactive teaching methods, they encourage close looking, facilitate discussion in the galleries, and help visitors make personally meaningful connections with the collection. By supporting the programs and goals of the Learning and Interpretation department, volunteer docents serve as ambassadors for the museum by reinforcing the museum’s mission as a vital cultural center.

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The Portland Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a whistleblower, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

The PMA Application

Employment Application

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Volunteer Application

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