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American Hiking Society is the only national organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hiking trails, the natural areas that surround them, and the hiking experience. We provide an exciting, creative, and professional yet relaxed nonprofit atmosphere with a strong outdoor and conservation ethic.  American Hiking Society is easily accessible by Metro (Red Line, Silver Spring) and offers generous benefits including full health coverage, discounts on outdoor gear, and generous vacation leave (for full-time employees).

Interested in joining our dynamic team? Any jobs or internships that may be available are described below.


AMERICAN HIKING SOCIETY FULL-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Director of Policy and Advocacy

The Director of Policy and Advocacy has primary responsibility for policy and government relations.  The Director works with Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, and conservation and recreation partners to shape public policy and legislation affecting hiking.Responsibilities include advocating for funding and protection of hiking trails, promoting policies and practices that preserve natural areas, opposing policies detrimental to conservation and hiking, and promoting and protecting the hiking experience. The Director of Policy and Advocacy reports to the Executive Director.  As a part of AHS’s policy, this position can telecommute.  However, due to the frequency that this position needs to report to meetings and events in Washington, D.C., we are only seeking candidates that live in the D.C., MD, or VA area.  The American Hiking Society headquarters is located in Silver Spring, MD.  Applications Due September 12, 2017 

To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials should be received by 9/12/17; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Full Position Description and Application Instructions


 AMERICAN HIKING SOCIETY INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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