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American Hiking Society provides an exciting, creative, and professional yet relaxed nonprofit atmosphere with a strong outdoor and conservation ethic. Interested in joining our team? Any jobs or internships that may be available are described below.


Finance and Office Manager 

The Finance and Office Manager (FOM) at American Hiking Society (AHS) is responsible for the administration of all financial and human resources systems and data and oversees general office management.   The position will be based at American Hiking headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  This is a full-time position and reports directly to the President. MORE DETAILS


Development & Social Media Intern

Do you have a passion for hiking and other outdoor adventures?  American Hiking Society’s social media presence and membership is growing! The Development Department is seeking a bright, motivated intern to assist with social media, communications, and membership activities, 15 hours a week. This is a great opportunity for someone who is social media savvy, is inspired by the outdoors and the environment, and likes to hike! The ideal candidate is a self-motivated college student or recent graduate who is seeking an unpaid internship that will provide excellent non-profit work experience in a friendly environment.  MORE DETAILS


Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Special Assistant to the Executive Director/CEO

The Special Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship, and to assume responsibility for projects delegated to her/him. The Special Assistant serves as the primary point of internal and external contact for the Executive Director. The Special Assistant also serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management teams; assists with executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects He/she will work closely with the Director of Conservation and the ATC regional staff, and will help implement the new ATC Strategic Plan scheduled to be approved by the Board in August.

The deadline to apply is June 20, 2014. To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to  All resumes should be titled as “Last Name_First Name.”  Please include the position title and your name in the email subject line.  An example subject line will read, “Special Assistant: Joan Smith.”  MORE DETAILS