The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) is committed to fostering a workplace of excellence to achieve our mission to protect and enhance national parks. Our Core Values of Commitment, Inclusion, Integrity and Respect promote a diverse, ethical and innovative culture and make NPCA an effective organization and a great place to work.

Commitment We are passionate about NPCA and dedicated to our work and mission. We seek to do our jobs effectively by taking opportunities for professional and personal development and encouraging reasonable risk-taking and innovation.

Inclusion We value diversity of thought, background, experience and opinion. We create a culture of empowerment by welcoming and encouraging meaningful participation from all people and by promoting an environment that embraces different perspectives.

Integrity We hold ourselves accountable to each other, our members and partners, and our mission. We evaluate the impact of our work and strive for honesty and transparency across the organization. We operate ethically in the organization’s best interests.

Respect We collaborate in results-oriented teams based on trust and consideration for each other. We promote harmony between our work and our personal lives. We foster a healthy and positive workplace culture and work collaboratively with external partners.

In addition to promoting these core values among its staff, NPCA is dedicated to improving our organizational practices to minimize environmental harm, promote energy efficiency and advance sustainable practices. An internal team of staff across all levels of the organization works to review the organization’s environmental and social responsibility, ensuring our actions align with the very values and resources we advocate for. Through its commitment, NPCA’s Green Team has reduced the organization’s carbon footprint and improved staff policies for purchasing and event management.

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