Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its program Save the Sound are entering an exciting period of growth and expansion. As a result, we are currently seeking candidates for multiple positions. Please check back often over the next few months to see additional openings.
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. Deadlines for each position are noted in the detailed job descriptions.
Please email your résumé, cover letter, and any supporting materials to Valerie Wormely-Radford at firstname.lastname@example.org, unless otherwise noted in the job description. No phone calls, please.
Director, Advocates and Special Gifts, CFE/Save the Sound
The Director of the Advocates and Special Gifts Program is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors who support CFE and Save the Sound. S/he will work with other team members to develop organizational goals for major donor income, act as the primary relationship manager for donors and prospects of over $10,000 per year, develop cultivation plans for major donors and new prospects, and establish personal benchmarks for and report regularly on donor contact.
Director, Western Long Island Sound Program, Save the Sound
We are seeking qualified and experienced candidates for a newly-created senior position leading Save the Sound's new office in Mamaroneck, New York. Save the Sound, a program of New Haven-based Connecticut Fund for the Environment, is the largest advocacy organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of Long Island Sound. We have decided to establish a program focused on the western Sound and based in New York to tackle the serious problems faced by this region of the Sound. This is a rare opportunity for a motivated and talented leader to help grow a program focused on restoring one of the great natural resources of the northeastern United States.
Legal Intern, CFE/Save the Sound (Summer)
Summer internships are available for law students to work with CFE/Save the Sound's staff attorneys on legal and policy research, drafting, and accompanying staff attorneys to legal proceedings.
Environmental Internships, CFE/Save the Sound
Internships are available throughout the year for college students to work with CFE/Save the Sound’s program staff on research, event support, and project administration on a variety of programs that protect the water, air, and land of the Long Island Sound region.�� Some programs include Coastal Cleanup, Island and Coastal Lands, Energy and Climate Change, Healthy and Safe Waters, and Transportation.