Work with ForestEthics


Founded in 2000, ForestEthics is a nonprofit environmental coalition operating in Canada and the United States. Our mission is to protect Endangered Forests and wild places, wildlife, and human wellbeing. We catalyze environmental leadership among industry, governments and communities by running hard-hitting and highly effective campaigns that leverage public dialogue and pressure to achieve our goals. Over the past decade, we have transformed the environmental practices of Fortune 500 companies including Dell, Staples, Office Depot, Victoria's Secret, Williams-Sonoma, and many others; and by leveraging these companies' influence with their suppliers and governments, we have helped secure commitments to protect more than 65 million acres of endangered forest around the world.

Job Opportunities


Administrative Assistant

The Position

Reporting to the Development Associate in the Bellingham office and working closely with the Operations and Human Resources Associate, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative and logistical support for operational, development and campaign activities and initiatives in our Bellingham, Washington office. This is a part-time position, 15 hours per week.


  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail, post mail as necessary

  • Stock office with office supplies

  • Answer general telephone line and collect and distribute messages

  • Monitor office needs and liaise with building manager and cleaning company

  • Partner with the Operations and Human Resources Associate on vendor relationships including:  telephone, information technology, cleaning

  • Maintain office calendar

  • Assist with logistics for retreats and offsite sessions as needed

  • Partner with Operations and Human Resources Associate on budget and expenditures

  • Partner with Accountant to scan and mail receipts and other financial documents as needed

  • Manage inventory and help transport materials to and from storage unit

  • Assist Development Associate with supporter outreach and mailings

  • Organize office social functions

  • Water and care for the office plants

  • Provide administrative support to office as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Effective time management and administrative skills

  • Experience in a team-driven culture that produces transformative outcomes

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft office suite and Google products)

  • Ability to share knowledge, communicate ideas and collaborate with diverse teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Non-profit experience helpful

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Be sure to include your name in the subject line and on all attachments. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

We are always looking to work with talented individuals. Change happens with powerful creativity and passion. While we don't have any job openings at this time you can still make change by becoming a Treehouse Activist.