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National Recreation and Park Association Overview

Ashburn, VA
51 to 200 employees
1965
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
YMCA
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading advocacy organization for the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Our work draws national focus to the far-reaching impact of successes generated at the local level. Leveraging their role in ... Read more

Mission: Our Mission

To advance parks, recreation and environmental conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all people.

Our Vision

Everyone will have easy access to park and recreation opportunities in ... Read more

National Recreation and Park Association Reviews

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    Pros

    This is the best company I've ever worked for. Departments work well with each other and managers are good about checking in with you on the status of projects. There's lots of collaboration and feedback, which is much appreciated since you always know where you stand in terms of performance. Being surrounded by so many great coworkers is motivational and inspires you to do your best. One of the most important things to know is that this company is just full of good people! Another great benefit is that the office is in Ashburn allowing most of us to enjoy a short commute.

    Cons

    Not really much negative to say!

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

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National Recreation and Park Association Photos

National Recreation and Park Association photo of: Brambleton Fields Site on the grounds of the National Recreation and Parks Association headquarters (Photo thanks to Flickr user Argonaut15 All rights reserved.)
National Recreation and Park Association photo of: Krav Maga training for Health and Wellness Week
National Recreation and Park Association photo of: 2017 Staff Olympics Grape Eating challenge
National Recreation and Park Association photo of: 2017 Staff Olympics Baggo tournament
National Recreation and Park Association photo of: installing bluebird boxes for Earth Week
National Recreation and Park Association photo of: Tree planting at HQ
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National Recreation and Park Association Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at National Recreation and Park Association (Ashburn, VA) in June 2009.

    Interview

    The job posting was accurate and invited candidates to submit resumes. After HR reviewed I got to meet the Department VP. The process was quick and honest from start to finish. I was asked for my views and goals for employment.

    Interview Questions

    • Why would you give up a job in downtown D.C. The answer was obvious.   Answer Question

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    Open and honest.

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National Recreation and Park Association Awards & Accolades

  • 2015 Washington Post Top Workplaces, The Washington Post, 2015
  • 2014 Washington Post Topworkplaces, The Washington Post, 2014
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