Careers at American Forests
If you’re talented, ambitious and passionate about environmental conservation, you should be working for American Forests, the oldest national conservation organization in the U.S. We offer a vibrant and friendly workplace, where your talents and interests can help move our mission forward. And our generous benefits package is a sign of our commitment to your longevity with us.
An American Forests staff member will contact you without delay if we determine that there is a match with our needs and your background. All candidate resumes are given due consideration and are kept on file for one year, but we cannot always respond personally due to the high volume of inquiries. American Forests is an equal opportunity provider.
American Forests staff members receive a variety of benefits:
- A choice of HMO, POS and PPO health care, dental and vision plans
- A 401(k) retirement plan that offers vesting after two years of service and a company contribution for eligible employees
- Paid vacation and sick leave
- Paid leave for federal holidays
- Basic and voluntary life insurance
- Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Short-term disability insurance
- A pre-tax commuting benefit
- Health and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Summer hours
- A business-casual atmosphere
Below are current open positions at American Forests.
American Forests often makes opportunities available for interns on a semester basis (fall, spring, summer). We invest our time and expertise in creating meaningful educational experiences for interns who qualify for and receive college credit for their time with us. Interns are not paid by American Forests.
The following is a list of internships currently available at American Forests:
by Human Resources
American Forests' Policy team develops the organization's positions on forest conservation issues, directs the advocacy engagement activities and manages the government relations of the organization. Responsibilities: Monitor federal legislation, regulations and policy information on strategic conservation issues relating to American Forests’ policy platform and priorities. Help prepare communication materials related to such issues in... (Read More)
by Human Resources
The Office of Individual Giving is responsible for finding private funds to support American Forests' programs, research and conservation efforts throughout the United States and abroad. The office works locally and nationally to support American Forests' mission and vision and towards the fulfillment of the objectives outlined in the Strategic Plan. The Office of Individual Giving is constantly expanding its donor base of individuals, and throug... (Read More)