Careers at the National Park Foundation
Join our energetic, passionate team at the National Park Foundation. As the official charitable partner of America’s national parks, we help preserve, protect and promote our country’s most treasured places. Communicating about the parks, and fundraising to support them, is at the very center of our mission. Your work will make a direct and lasting impact on conservation, culture, preservation, recreation, education, stewardship, and volunteerism – preserving our national parks for centuries to come.
Current Job Listings
Vice President, Community Partnerships
As part of the NPF Senior Strategy Team and Programs & Partnerships Leadership Team, the Vice President of Community Partnerships reports to the Chief Program Officer and, in partnership with the National Park Service, is responsible for leading the Foundation’s strategy for building and engaging a national network of 400+ non-profit partners and increasing the capacity and effectiveness of this partner community, both individually and collectively – all in service of enhancing America’s national parks for present and future generations. Park Partners are responsible for generating over $600M in revenue to support the National Park Service. In addition to funding support, many Park Partners provide other support such as creating inspiring and relevant visitor experiences, protecting critical habitat, engaging volunteers, and more. To learn more about this position click here.
Vice President, Education & Engagement
As part of the NPF Senior Strategy Team and Programs & Partnerships Leadership Team, the Vice President of Education and Engagement reports to the Chief Program Officer and is responsible for leading the Connecting Audiences program and developing a ladder of engagement that supports lifelong connections between people and parks. Our Connecting Audiences programs help to connect people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to national parks by inspiring the next generation of outdoor leaders, providing opportunities for communities to engage with local parks and making it possible for youth to visit America’s largest classroom – our national parks. To learn more about this position click here.
Manager, Government Relations
As part of the National Park Foundation’s Government Relations (GR) team, the Manager, Government Relations, reports to the Vice President of Government Relations and, in partnership with the larger External Affairs and Senior Leadership Team, is responsible for supporting and executing the Foundation’s legislative strategy in service of enhancing America’s national parks for present and future generations. The GR team is responsible for securing an annual appropriation from Congress that is leveraged with private dollars to provide over $10 million in annual impact to support America’s national parks. In addition, the Manager will work collaboratively with the GR, larger External Affairs team, and other stakeholders as necessary to build on the organization’s established outreach programs to engage members of Congress, their staff, leadership within the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior to deliver on key priorities. To learn more about this position click here.
Coordinator, Donor Relations & Stewardship
Reporting to the Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship, the Coordinator, Donor Relations and Stewardship is an essential part of a four-person team working to create an outstanding experience for donors to the National Park Foundation. The Coordinator is responsible for producing timely, accurate, and thoughtful acknowledgements and receipts and assisting in the development and delivery of donor cultivation and stewardship communications and activities. To learn more about this position click here.
How to Apply
If you know you are the perfect candidate for one of these positions, we want to hear from you. Please refer to the full description of the position of interest for application details.
The National Park Foundation (NPF) provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other protected status as established by law.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws, NPF is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities who, despite such disabilities, can perform their jobs with or without reasonable accommodation. NPF will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation to employees and job applicants with known disabilities, to permit them to perform their jobs safely and efficiently.