Become Part of the Team

Save The Bay’s mission is to protect and restore the Bay for people and wildlife. We are the only regional organization that integrates political advocacy, wetland restoration, and education to shape a healthy and resilient region. We are a team of passionate people, and at the core, we are collaborative, supportive, dedicated, and bold. The organization has begun a process to create a workplace that genuinely values diversity and is equitable, inclusive, and accessible to all. We are committed to this eternal work and approach it with humility and intentionality. Learn more about our history and impact.

Our work is performed in a hybrid setting (remote, in office, and in the field) and includes periodic in-person staff and team meetings. View our Covid Safety Protocols.

Staff Positions

No Staff Positions Currently Available

Fellow Positions

Save The Bay’s Fellowship Program is a highly regarded professional program delivering critical support to staff to ensure a thriving and healthy San Francisco Bay. Fellows actively contribute to the organization and receive hands-on experience and individual mentorship as team members of Save The Bay’s talented and passionate staff. This program is an excellent opportunity for professional development and offers insight into a non-profit sector career.

This is a part-time, non-exempt, 20 hours per week position. The hourly range for this position is $16.00 per hour, based on experience. We offer the following benefits to fellows: limited sick leave; 403(b) retirement plan; stipend for working remotely.

No Fellow Positions Currently Available

Board Member Position

Save The Bay is seeking committed board candidates looking to join a dynamic and diverse group of individuals as part of the organization's governing body. Board members guide Save The Bay’s pursuit of its crucial mission and continue to build its impact and sustainability for the future.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate and looking to make a lasting impact. Save The Bay’s Board of Directors is composed of people of diverse backgrounds, including environmental scientists, legal experts, policy makers, teachers, financial consultants, sustainability specialists, business leaders and software engineers.

The Board oversees the Executive Director who leads the staff, program and operations.

Leadership, Oversight and Governance

  • Hire, supervise, evaluate and advise the Executive Director in managing the organization and implementing Save The Bay’s strategic plan.
  • Approve annual budgets, audit finances, and approve other business, fiduciary and legal decisions
  • Attend and participate in board meetings; review agenda and supporting materials prior to each meeting
  • Represent Save The Bay as an active and enthusiastic ambassador, promoting the importance of our work for the Bay and Bay Area communities
  • Assist in recruiting prospective board members and new constituents
  • Take on additional assignments as needed to support the organization


  • Consider making Save The Bay one of your philanthropic priorities
  • Give or raise at least $10,000 per year to support the organizations work
  • Identify potential new donors within your personal networks
  • Help donors understand the impact of their donations by connecting gifts to goals or the greater mission of Save The Bay
  • Support a more personal cultivation and stewardship experience with phone calls, letters or emails.

Board Terms & Participation

  • Serve a three-year term with eligibility for re-appointments
  • Attend Save The Bay events, both public and private.


  • A commitment to our mission to protect and restore San Francisco Bay for people and wildlife
  • Ability to work effectively across cultures and demonstrate a commitment to learning, communicating, and working respectfully with people who are different from yourself.
  • Strong sense of connection to the Bay
  • Willingness to embrace the responsibilities that come with being a part of Save The Bay’s Board of Directors

To express interest, please email