Recreational Equipment, Inc., which began as a group of 23 mountain climbing buddies, is now the nation's largest consumer cooperative. It operates 143 retail stores in 36 states.
Each year, REI donates millions of dollars to support conservation efforts nationwide and sends dedicated teams of volunteers—members, customers and REI employees—to build trails, clean up beaches, restore local habitats and more....
By staying true to their roots, they've earned a place on FORTUNE magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" every year since the rankings began in 1998
Reasons to work for REI:
Culture for Wellness
Incentives for Performance
A retirement plan that doesn't require individual contributions.
Health-care benefits, including part-time employees who work 20 or more hours.
Camaraderie, open communication and opportunity for advancement.
Rewards for working at REI
Gear discounts and free gear rentals.
Employee Yay Days!
Outdoor-focused culture that encourages outdoor activity as an extension of our business.
Gear grants to take on personal outdoor challenges.
Community involvement and support for outdoor-focused clubs and non-profit organizations.