Job Opportunities

Job Description
November 2017

Location: Bellingham, WA
Position Type: 30 hours per week, $13.00 per hour
Review of Applications will begin November 5th, and continue until position is filled.

Overview: Whatcom Land Trust (WLT) is an accredited, community-based nonprofit organization that works with local landowners and other partners to protect the natural values and resources important to the Whatcom County community. Since 1984, WLT has conserved over 20,000 acres of land.
Position Summary: We are looking for a friendly, detail oriented receptionist to help out with light office duties. If you have worked for a non-profit or a conservation organization in the past that would be helpful, but not necessary. Must be willing to work occasional weekends.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Answering phones, directing phone calls and taking detailed messages.
• Taking deposits to the bank.
• Setting up appointments.
• Picking up mail at the post office and distributing it to the departments as necessary.
• Keeping the office stocked with supplies.
• Setting up for meetings.
• Preparing snacks for board meetings.
• Compiling monthly board reports (will train).
• Some data entry in our donor database (will train).
• Other light duties as needed.
• Help out with events as needed.

Required Qualifications and Attributes:
Must be able to type at least 40wpm.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
It would be helpful if you have worked in other Content Management Systems.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

No telephone inquiries please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.