Sightline is Cascadia’s sustainability think tank. We aim to set the region’s long-term agenda by defining the region’s largest sustainability challenges and describing the most effective solutions for meeting them. We believe true sustainability exists at the intersection of environmental health and social justice.

Sightline appreciates a broad array of experiences and backgrounds and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We continually work to ensure that our audiences, staff, and board reflect the geographic, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and other demographic diversity of Cascadia.

Development and Administrative Assistant

Sightline Institute seeks a part-time development and administrative assistant to support our day-to-day operations in nonprofit fundraising and administration. The successful candidate will join Sightline’s development team, helping to raise our annual budget and ensure we maintain top-notch stewardship of and communications with our individual donors. Key functions include gift processing, production of tax receipts, and database maintenance, as well as extensive general office support.

For more information, including application instructions, see the full job announcement.


We occasionally retain part-time interns (usually unpaid) as well as freelance researchers and writers, graphic designers, GIS analysts, and copy editors (paid, via contract agreement). While we do not have specific positions available at this time, you are welcome to email your resume and a sample of your work, and we will keep it on file.

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