Job Opening: Seasonal Educator



Save The Bay seeks environmental educators to carry out our educational mission.  Our nationally recognized program inspires future stewards of Narragansett Bay by providing participants with high quality, hands-on environmental education through our marine science curriculum. Seasonal educators will implement our spring school programming and our summer camps. Teaching assignments are held in a variety of settings, including classrooms, field/coastal locations, aboard coast guard certified education vessels and our Bay Center in Providence and Exploration Center and Aquarium in Newport. Student/participants range from K-12 students to adults. Position begins in March and continues through August. Depending on funding, opportunities can continue into the fall. Time commitment varies, depending on the time of year. This is a great position for college students.


  • Passionate and motivated about marine science and/or environmental education
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching marine related topics in informal settings
  • Proven skills working with children and adults
  • Experience working outdoors, in the field and/or aboard education or research vessels
  • Must work well in a team as well as independently
  • Strong culture of safety, environmental stewardship and customer service
  • Must be outgoing and have a positive personality
  • A national criminal background check is required
  • Must have own transportation and be willing to drive to several locations around the state
  • First Aid/CPR or lifeguard certification preferred.  Will train the right candidates.


Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Bridget Kubis Prescott/Director of Education at or Save The Bay, 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence, RI 02905.

Save The Bay is an equal opportunity employer.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.


March 25, 2020

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members, 

Save The Bay’s facilities in Providence, Newport and Westerly will remain closed through April 10, 2020 in response to COVID-19. All volunteer, internship and public programs will remain suspended during this time.

Our staff remains dedicated to working on our mission to protect and improve Narragansett Bay from home. As always, we are accessible via email (listed on our website), or on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.

Students of all ages are invited to tune in to our Breakfast by the Bay live stream on Save The Bay’s Facebook page every weekday at 10 a.m. Join us to learn about Bay species, habitats and more!

Unable to watch the video live? Catch the video later in the day on our Youtube page