Sandy Hook Promise is led by several family members whose loved ones were lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School and a talented staff of seasoned professionals.

Help make school safer for children

Sandy Hook Promise is a national leader in the movement to reduce gun violence and make schools safer for our children. 

With a staff of more than 80 people working across America, our dedicated staff and volunteers have enabled more than 14 million people to participate in our life-saving “Know the Signs” programs. School shooting plots have been averted, along with teen suicides and countless other acts of violence.

The mission of Sandy Hook Promise is to end school shootings and create a culture change that prevents violence and other harmful acts that hurt children. We provide careers in the gun reform movement and not-for-profit jobs of all kinds.

Sandy Hook Promise offers a competitive salary based on experience, benefits, paid holidays and vacation. You’ll also enjoy working with an engaged group of professionals who are committed to work-life balance and wellness. See our open positions at PayCom.

Our Values

Our collective impact is a reflection of the authentic relationships we hold, as demonstrated by our values: 

Committing to excellence, integrity, and professionalism. 

We treat everyone we encounter, internally and externally, in our mission-driven work with respect, honesty, and transparency.

Nurturing the development of our organization and people.

We hold one another accountable for high-quality work, proven impact, and the on-going improvement of our programs, organization, and people.

Fostering an environment of creativity and smart risk-taking. 

We empower our team to ideate, innovate, take risks, learn, change, grow and continually think outside of the box. 

Cultivating an inclusive and integrated workplace and national network.

We attract, engage, embrace, and celebrate diversity in race, gender, age, culture, and political affiliations in our staff, volunteers, vendors, and grassroots supporter base. Learn more about our commitment to the values of race, equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI).

Internship Opportunities

Sandy Hook Promise offers internship opportunities for High School and College students, to join the in our mission to protect children, while gaining professional skills and experience. Please contact us online and select the subject “I’m interested in job or internship opportunities” from the dropdown menu.

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Professional Volunteers

Volunteers, who we call Promise Leaders, are at the heart of our organization, with more than 7,000 active participants nationwide. If you’re interested in general volunteering, sign up here. We also have opportunities for retirees, recent grads and others who would like to volunteer their skills on an ongoing or project basis. Please contact us online and select the subject “I’m a volunteer or interested in volunteering” from the dropdown menu.

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We're an equal opportunity employer

Sandy Hook Promise provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Sandy Hook Promise complies with all applicable laws.

Due to volume, we are unable to contact each interested job seeker.  If you are selected for consideration, a member of our team will contact you.