Working with the Director of Risk Management, the Risk Management Coordinator is responsible for coordinating organizational risk management priorities associated with the organization’s diverse operations including lodging and visitor center facilities, trail stewardship activities as well as the approximately 6000 staff and volunteer-led outdoor activities annually. The Risk Management Coordinator will support an ongoing transition to systems-based approach to organizational risk management via the implementation of policies and practices intended to prioritize guest, volunteer and staff safety while limiting losses and supporting appropriate organizational alignment.

What you’ll do:

Support the staff of the Risk Management Team and assist with the continued development and implementation of risk management standards throughout the organization’s professionally run outdoor programs, including participating in Annual Program Safety Reviews. Manage certificates of insurance including the review of requests, the issuance of related documents, automatic renewals and management of requests for additional insured status. Work with Director of Risk Management and AMC’s Medical Advisor to assist with medical screening based on disclosed pre-existing medical conditions on higher risk programs using AMC’s Confidential Medical Form . Assist managers and impacted staff in managing open worker’s compensation claims and related OSHA 300 reporting requirements. Support AMC’s evidence-based approach to risk management via management of a Risk Management Information System (RMIS).
Produce quarterly risk management updates for program and facility staff highlighting incident trends, lessons learned, and safety related content. Manage regular updates to AMC’s Risk Management Standards Manual and organization wide emergency action plan. Support AMC Finance and Administration staff via reviewing and escalating contracts associated with AMC’s diverse operations. Assist with management of ongoing COVID-19 mitigation protocols, polices and associated follow-up related to AMC’s antigen testing program. Provide on call support and emergency response services associated with AMC’s diverse operations. Implement emergency action plan and crisis communication protocols as needed. Provide administrative support of AMC’s Adventure Travel program, including management of trip approval letters, database and associated management of trip records pre-trip paperwork and associated follow-up. Advance risk management standards in AMC’s volunteer-run programs, through supporting the Chapters Committee, Volunteer Managed Facilities and other relevant volunteer and staff managed committees and operations. Provide support and appropriate alignment of AMC’s existing Joint Loss Committees at AMC’s larger OPCs. Meet quarterly, conduct annual inspections leveraging facility specific safety check lists, review understand and limit general liability, property and workers comp loss.

Tagged as: Full Time, Support Staff


Bachelor's degree with course work or experience in fields such as occupational safety and health, risk management, outdoor recreation, experiential education and outdoor leadership.
Wilderness medical training required (WFR or WEMT preferred) but can be provided by AMC at hire
Prior trip wilderness trip leading experience.
Ability to travel extensively throughout region including evening and weekend work.
*Please visit our website for a complete list of required qualifications.

Required Skills:

Effective public speaking experience.
Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to listen, facilitate, and communicate in a diplomatic, and solution-oriented manner.
Enthusiasm for supporting a culture of safety in a complex and decentralized organization.
*Please visit our website for a complete list of required skills.

Preferred Skills:

*Please visit our website for a complete list of preferred skills.

About Appalachian Mountain Club

Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club is America's oldest nonprofit conservation and recreation organization. We promote the protection, enjoyment and wise use of the mountains, rivers and trails of the Appalachian region. We believe that the mountains and rivers have an intrinsic worth and also provide recreational opportunity, spiritual renewal and ecological and economic health for the region. We encourage people to enjoy and appreciate the natural world because we believe that successful conservation depends on this experience.

Application Instructions

Please visit our website to apply directly. https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=0069e8e9-aaba-4b74-ac6a-a6ccadb65927&ccId=1127230443_4216&type=MP&lang=en_US