Jobs & RFPs

Jobs and Opportunities

A large group of staff in casual summer wear pose on Sherwood Island beachConnecticut Fund for the Environment/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.

CFE/Save the Sound is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from demographics underrepresented in the environmental and nonprofit sectors.

Meet our current team.


Communications Specialist

Do you have terrific communications and organizational skills? We’re looking for a part-time Communications Specialist to support core functions of the Communications Department and help tell compelling stories about our ambitious land conservation and legal projects to our supporters, state decision-makers, and the media. The ideal candidate will be a conscientious, detail-oriented, and independent worker; have strong writing skills for formal and casual voices; and be as comfortable collaborating on strategic projects as they are compiling reports on deadlines.

The Communications Specialist will work 20 hours/week in CFE/Save the Sound’s New Haven office. This is a limited-term position with extension dependent on funding. Job description and application details.

Long Island Sound Program Assistant

Put your organizational and administrative skills to work on behalf of the environment. We are seeking a highly organized, energetic, personable individual to serve as Long Island Sound Program Assistant in our New York office.

This full time, non-exempt administrative position will report to and support the Director of Save the Sound in our fast-paced, mission-driven organization. This person will interface with fellow staffers, partner organizations, and supporters on behalf of the New York office which houses our water quality monitoring program, the Long Island Soundkeeper, and our clean water initiatives in Westchester, NYC, Long Island, and coastal Connecticut.

The Long Island Sound Program Assistant will work 40 hours/week in CFE/Save the Sound’s Westchester County, NY office. Job description and application details.


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Environmental Law Intern

This position is ideal for students seeking experience in public interest environmental law and advocacy. The internship will involve legal writing and advocacy for cases pending before state and federal courts and agencies as well as policy research. The candidate should have an outstanding academic record, strong communications skills, and demonstrated writing ability. This is a summer internship in our New Haven office. Full job description and how to apply here.

General internships

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 air, land, and water of Connecticut and the Long Island Sound region. Check back for updates.

Requests for Proposals

There are no open RFPs at this time.

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