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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Friends of Trees Staff! We are proud to have been selected as one of the ‘100 Best Non-Profits to Work For’ and ‘100 Best Green Workplaces’ by the Oregon Business Journal.

It’s hiring season at Friends of Trees! We are currently searching for our next Executive Director and a Development Specialist.

Executive Director

Our next Executive Director brings experience with nonprofit management, volunteer management, fundraising and business development and a passion for authentic community engagement together with a belief in planting trees as a way to build community, address socio-economic differences, and improve our environment.

The Executive Director works with a staff of 27 in Portland and Eugene including 4 direct reports. They report to an active board of directors and engage with the community on a daily basis.

The Friends of Trees team is seeking an Executive Director to help build a stronger equity lens and develop a revenue sustainability model that allows Friends of Trees to continue its efforts greening neighborhoods and restoring natural areas through community tree planting events.

A complete job description and an application portal is here, this position closes on October 9.


Development Specialist

Our Development Specialist is a key member of the three-person Development & Communications Program, providing administrative support to the program, including data entry and reporting; gift acknowledgement; donor communications; some community outreach and donor relations; and other duties as assigned. This person will occasionally work outside of normal working hours and may work a flexible schedule for special events. A full job description and application instructions are here; this position is open until filled, interviews will begin on September 30.


Friends of Trees inspires people to improve the world around them through a simple solution: Planting trees. Together. Join Us!

Friends of Trees is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Friends of Trees is committed to equal opportunity for all persons including staff, volunteers, and clients served without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, family relationship, sexual orientation, gender identity, association with any other person in a protected class, veteran status, expunged juvenile record, source of income or any other classification protected by law.