Come Grow With Us!


At the American Horticultural Society (AHS) at River Farm, our staff includes specialists in non-profit/garden leadership, horticulture and horticultural communications, development, membership, nature education, and facility rentals.

Join our team and help educate Americans about the importance of plants and sustainable gardening!

Working Here


We offer a collegial and flexible mission-oriented work environment designed to support employees and their families. Full-time employees are eligible for a range of valuable benefits. The AHS is an equal opportunity employer with a policy of inclusiveness and nondiscrimination, and is committed to providing a workplace that is free of discrimination of all types, and that is free from abusive, offensive or harassing behavior. The AHS maintains a drug-free workplace. ADA/EOE.

Competitive Salary

Retirement Plan

403(b) retirement savings plan using pre-tax employee contributions.

Comprehensive Insurance

Insurance coverage includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, short-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment.

Time Off

Paid time off including holidays, vacation, and sick days.

Access to Nature

Our River Farm headquarters features gardens and meadows overlooking the Potomac River, with easy access to walking and cycling trails.

Visit Us

The American Horticultural Society is located at River Farm, a 25-acre garden four miles south of Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia.

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