Jobs & RFPs

Jobs and Opportunities

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Save the Sound would welcome you to our team!

Addresses and deadlines for each position are noted in the detailed job descriptions. No phone calls, please.

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit individual cover letters and résumés for each position, and note in the cover letters all the positions you have applied for.

Save the Sound is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. We encourage applications from demographics underrepresented in the environmental and nonprofit sectors.

Please note: Save the Sound requires all employees, as well as volunteers and interns working in the office or with the public, to be vaccinated for the protection of our team and the communities in which we work.

Meet our current team.

Staff Positions

Regional Director, Water Protection (Larchmont, NY)

We are searching for a results-oriented leader who will spearhead our Sound-wide healthy waters initiative and serve as our New York network-builder and office director. The Regional Director manages the efforts of the water quality team to restore rivers, lakes, and harbors across the Long Island Sound watershed, guiding our bi-state, science-based watchdog, pollution testing, and solutions program; translating science into advocacy and results; and developing public-friendly communications that exemplify our data-to-action philosophy. They serve as Save the Sound’s New York spokesperson, political liaison, and community engagement lead. This position reports to the Vice President of Programs and leads a team of 6-8 staff. See the full position description.

Clean Water Communications Specialist (Larchmont, NY)

Save the Sound’s water quality team is seeking an experienced, highly collaborative communications professional to join talented and committed professionals from a variety of backgrounds—science, community-organizing, law, communications—working in a collaborative and nimble team to address challenges facing Long Island Sound and the communities that surround it. The ideal candidate is a natural storyteller with a proven ability to write persuasively across digital, social, and print. They have a knack for turning the facts and numbers of environmental work into engaging stories that captivate the public and raise awareness. They will have proficiency with design and video editing software. They will be a tech-savvy self-starter who works well with a variety of people and who is comfortable both behind a computer and in the field. See the full position description.

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Internships

General Internships

General Internships are available throughout the year for college students to work with Save the Sound’s program staff on research, event support, and project administration on a variety of programs that protect the air, land, and water of Connecticut and the Long Island Sound region. Check back for updates.

Volunteering

We’re grateful for the hard work of volunteers who get trash off their favorite beaches, plant native species, document pollution in their neighborhoods, and push for stronger environmental protections!

To volunteer with Save the Sound, please fill out our registration form and we’ll reach out when there are opportunities near you.

If you’d like to make an impact from home, join our email action network and we’ll alert you when it’s time to reach out to your elected officials about important legislation.

Requests for Proposals

None at this time.


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