Nature Forward, with a mission to inspire residents of the DC Metro region to appreciate, understand, and protect nature, is seeking an outgoing nature-lover to join its office management team as a full-time Administrative Assistant. This entry-level position serves as the onsite receptionist for the organization’s headquarters at the beautiful, 40-acre Woodend Nature Sanctuary in Chevy Chase, MD. Responsibilities include welcoming visitors, answering questions, and assisting the Office Manager in supporting the staff and running the office. The Nature Forward work environment is friendly, forward-thinking, and filled with people passionate about nature.

Nature Forward is committed to building a diverse team that draws on the strengths of people with a variety of identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If this role sounds interesting to you, we encourage you to review the complete job description at and send your cover letter and resume by August 20 to

Position Summary

The Administrative Assistant works with both the Deputy Director of Administration and the Office Manager on tasks associated with ensuring the smooth functioning of the office. This position is required to be onsite from 9 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday with a ½ hour break for lunch. Infrequent but occasional evening hours are required. Salary range: $35,000 – $40,000 plus full benefits including health care, life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching contributions, paid holidays including a one-week winter break, and generous paid sick and vacation leave accrual.