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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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    Current Employee - Membership Manager in Ashburn, VA
    Current Employee - Membership Manager in Ashburn, VA
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    I have been working at National Recreation and Park Association full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This association truly believes in "Work/Life Balance." Wonderful benefits, including pet insurance, AFLAC, retirement plan with match, health, dental, eye, life, etc. A pet friendly office! Staff is close knit and treated wonderfully. A great working environment! A lovely office set on parkland. Great place to take a walk a lunch!
    So many wonderful things to say about this place! I could go on forever!

    Cons

    None that I have experienced.

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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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    Manager, Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ashburn, VA
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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

    Negotiation

    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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