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.

Meet our current team.

Staff Positions

Director of Finance

Combine your superior business skills with your passion for nature by joining Save the Sound as the Director of Finance. We are seeking a highly-organized individual with broad experience and knowledge of accounting, financial, and business principles to drive financial strategy and planning and assist with other aspects of finance. The Director of Finance will report directly to our Chief Finance and Administration Officer. See the full position description.

Clean Water Advocate

Save the Sound is seeking a Clean Water Advocate to join our dynamic, Westchester County-based Water Quality Team. Their advocacy will focus on communities with longstanding water pollution problems, with priority given to environmental justice communities, and on advancing legislative priorities that protect and restore Long Island Sound. In this role they’ll work with a variety of partners, from students and local advocates, to government and business representatives. See the full position description.

Elena Colon leads youth from the Mount Vernon Boys and Girls Club on a streamwalk in Oct 2020


Seasonal Water Quality Intern

Save the Sound is looking for two Seasonal Water Quality Interns to join our water quality sampling team June – August 2021. The Water Quality Intern will work with staff and volunteers who are trained in water quality collection protocol from shoreline/riverbank locations. The Intern will also work closely with monitoring groups participating in a study focused on the impacts of nutrient on Long Island Sound embayments. See the full posting description.

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.


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

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July 23 - August 1
Paddle for the Sound 2021 - Participate in a friendly virtual competition to see who can cover the most distance and raise awareness to protect our regional environment. Register in one of three categories: paddle/kayak; sailboat; land lover.

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