About National Recreation and Park Association

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to 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 by community parks and recreation. Leveraging their role in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity to improve their communities NRPA’s members of park and recreation professionals and citizen advocates are 50,000 strong and represent public spaces in urban communities, rural settings and everything in between.

What employees say

“NRPA strives to give their employees a place to learn and grow professionally, but also to just enjoy coming to every day. ”
“I feel appreciated because everyone here respects your thoughts, experiences, and opinions.”
“We do important work. We are appreciated. We are encouraged to have work/life balance.”
“I feel like I am able to do my job and have the opportunity to learn new things.”
“They are always willing to listen to new ideas. They are really laid back and people-friendly. They like food!”
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