EMPLOYMENT

Thorne’s programs are designed and implemented by a small but dedicated team of full-time employees and seasonal instructors. In order to attract the best environmental educators, Thorne offers generous pay and benefits packages comparative to other environmental education nonprofits. Employment opportunities are listed below.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

INCLUSIVENESS ASSISTANT & NKJN COMMUNITY LIAISON

Thorne Nature Experience is seeking a bilingual Inclusiveness Assistant/NKJN Community Liaison who will run our Latino Family Engagement program and assist with removing barriers to participation in Nature Kids/Jóvenes de la Naturaleza for underserved Lafayette youth and their families. Our ideal candidate is conversant in Spanish, detail oriented, and highly relational. You can balance the ability to navigate partnerships for family events and outreach efforts; lead family programs in Spanish; plan and coordinate and implement a marketing strategy; and be adept at cultural competency practices and building authentic relationships with families. As a Thorne staff member, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals, develop leadership skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. As the NKJN Community Liaison, you will deeply integrate into the Latino and low-income community in Lafayette.

This job is for you if you:

  • Are inspired by our mission
  • Love connecting with families
  • Thrive in a dynamic job with multiple roles
  • Are conversant or fluent in Spanish
  • Are a highly relational and effective communicator
  • Are able to multi-task and manage a variety of details, events, and partnerships
  • Have a positive attitude and are able to roll with a dynamic and creative organization
  • Care about equity and diversity
  • Enjoy working in a progressive, relational, nature loving team of dedicated and talented individuals

 

CLICK HERE to view the complete job description in English. Applications due by July 30, 2018. 

How to apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to Angela Myers, Program Manager: Curriculum and Inclusiveness angela@nullthornenature.org


Asistente de Inclusividad y Elance Comunitario de NKJN

Thorne Nature Experience está buscando un Asistente de Inclusión / Enlace Comunitario de NKJN bilingüe que dirigirá nuestro programa de participación familiar Latina y ayudará a eliminar las barreras a la participación en Nature Kids / Jóvenes de la Naturaleza para los jóvenes de Lafayette de bajo recursos y sus familias. Nuestro/a candidato/a ideal es versado en español, detallista y altamente relacional. Puedes equilibrar la capacidad de navegar asociaciones para eventos familiares y esfuerzos de divulgación; dirigir programas familiares en español; planificar, coordinar e implementar una estrategia de mercadotecnia; y ser experto/a en prácticas de competencia cultural y construir relaciones auténticas con las familias. Como miembro del personal de Thorne, formarás parte de un equipo de profesionales orientados a la naturaleza, desarrollarás habilidades de liderazgo y disfrutarás de una comunidad de compañeros que valoran una profunda conexión con la naturaleza en nuestras vidas. Como enlace comunitario de NKJN, se integrará profundamente en la comunidad Latina y de bajos recursos de Lafayette.

Este trabajo es para ti si tú:

  • Estas inspirado/a por nuestra misión
  • Tienes pasión de desarrollar vínculos con las familias
  • Prosperas en un trabajo dinámico y con múltiples roles
  • Eres versado/a o dominas el español
  • Eres un/a comunicador/a altamente relacional y efectivo
  • Puedes realizar múltiples tareas y administrar una variedad de detalles, eventos y asociaciones
  • Tienes una actitud positiva y ser capaz de avanzar con una organización dinámica y creativa
  • Te importa la equidad y la diversidad
  • Disfrutas trabajando en un equipo progresivo, relacional y amante de la naturaleza de personas dedicadas y talentosas

 

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para ver la descripción completa del trabajo

Cómo aplicar:

Enviar por correo electrónico una carta de presentación y currículum a Angela Myers, Gerente del Programa: Currículo e Inclusividad angela@nullthornenature.org

Las solicitudes deben presentarse antes del 30 de julio de 2018. La fecha de inicio específica es entre el 15 de julio y el 1 de agosto de 2018. Posición abierta hasta que se complete.


SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTOR

As a Thorne Summer Camp Instructor, you have the amazing responsibility of fostering a deep nature connection with children in our community.  Instructors mentor a different group of up to 12 campers from 5-15 years old every week and guide them through engaging activities outdoors, following a specific nature theme for the week. You will be responsible for inspiring campers’ curiosity, building confidence and comfort in nature, facilitating teamwork, teaching knowledge and skills, and having an incredible amount of fun! 

As a Summer Camp Instructor, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our Camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. The ideal candidates have significant experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action.

An updated job description for the 2019 season and link to the 2019 online application will be available in December.


BILINGUAL SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTOR

As a Thorne Summer Camp Bilingual Instructor, you have the amazing responsibility of fostering a deep nature connection with children in our community.  Instructors mentor a different group of up to 12 campers from 5-15 years old every week and guide them through engaging activities outdoors, following a specific nature theme for the week. You will be responsible for inspiring campers’ curiosity, building confidence and comfort in nature, facilitating teamwork, teaching knowledge and skills, and having an incredible amount of fun! 

As a Summer Camp Instructor, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our Camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. The ideal candidates have significant experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action. Thorne offers camps in English with a Bilingual Instructor, so that bilingual families can opt into these camps.  Thorne also serves many Latin@ campers through scholarship school groups and I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County, where being bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred.

An updated job description for the 2019 season and link to the 2019 online application will be available in December.


SUMMER CAMP EXTENDED CARE LEAD INSTRUCTOR

As an Extended Care Lead Instructor, you have the amazing responsibility of fostering a deep nature connection with children in our community. Extended Care Lead Instructors coordinate our Extended Care program, which runs from 2:30-5:30 PM after the standard camp day. Extended Care Lead Instructors mentor different groups of campers from 5-15 years old every week and guide them through engaging activities outdoors and indoors after the camp day. You will be responsible for inspiring campers’ curiosity, building confidence and comfort in nature, facilitating teamwork, teaching knowledge and skills, and having an incredible amount of fun! 

Extended Care programs are site based and have a ratio of 15 campers per instructor. As an Extended Care Lead Instructor, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our Camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. The ideal candidates have significant experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action.

An updated job description for the 2019 season and link to the 2019 online application will be available in December.


SUMMER CAMP FIELD COORDINATOR

Through the Thorne Summer Camp Field Coordinator position, you have the amazing opportunity to foster a deep nature connection with children in our community. The Field Coordinator provides general program support of camp by overseeing the camp at a specific site, supporting instructors, and contributing to our mission of connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences. The field coordinator will spend the majority of their time in the field and will act as the go-to person whenever support is needed. Field Coordinators also act as a substitute Instructor if needed.

As a Field Coordinator, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. The ideal candidates have experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action.

An updated job description for the 2019 season and link to the 2019 online application will be available in December.


SUMMER CAMP FIELD ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP

Through the Thorne Summer Camp Field Assistant Internship, you have the amazing opportunity to foster a deep nature connection with children in our community.  Field Assistant Interns provide general program support of camp by assisting in the oversight of camp, supporting Instructors, and contributing to our mission of connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences. As a Field Assistant Intern, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our Camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives.

The ideal candidates have experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action. This is a great opportunity for a person new to the environmental education field, who values nature connection in children, but may not have the necessary experience to be an Instructor.

An updated job description for the 2019 season and link to the 2019 online application will be available in December.


SUMMER CAMP ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

Assistant Instructors support a Lead Instructor in camps that require two Instructors for safety and/or learning reasons. These Biking and Fishing “Camp Experiences” meet at various locations in Boulder County or Littleton, providing campers with an opportunity to learn fishing and biking skills through joyful, hands-on, place-based ecology. This is a great opportunity for a person new to the environmental education field, who values nature connection in children, but may not have the necessary experience to be a Lead Instructor.

An updated job description for the 2019 season and link to the 2019 online application will be available in December.


SUMMER CAMP EXTENDED CARE ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

As an Extended Care Assistant Instructor, you have the amazing responsibility of fostering a deep nature connection with children in our community. Extended Care Assistant Instructors support the Extended Care Lead Instructor in running the Extended Care program, which runs from 2:30-5:30 PM after the standard camp day. Extended Care Assistant Instructors mentor different groups of campers from 5-15 years old every week and assist in guiding them through engaging activities outdoors and indoors after the camp day. You will be responsible for inspiring campers’ curiosity, building confidence and comfort in nature, facilitating teamwork, teaching knowledge and skills, and having an incredible amount of fun! Extended Care programs are site based and have a ratio of 15 campers per instructor. This is a great opportunity for a person new to the environmental education field, who values nature connection in children, but may not have the necessary experience to be a Lead Instructor.

An updated job description for the 2019 season and link to the 2019 online application will be available in December.


NATURE KIDS/JOVENES DE LA NATURALEZA LAFAYETTE OPPORTUNITIES

 

INCLUSIVENESS ASSISTANT & NKJN COMMUNITY LIAISON

Thorne Nature Experience is seeking a bilingual Inclusiveness Assistant/NKJN Community Liaison who will run our Latino Family Engagement program and assist with removing barriers to participation in Nature Kids/Jóvenes de la Naturaleza for underserved Lafayette youth and their families. Our ideal candidate is conversant in Spanish, detail oriented, and highly relational. You can balance the ability to navigate partnerships for family events and outreach efforts; lead family programs in Spanish; plan and coordinate and implement a marketing strategy; and be adept at cultural competency practices and building authentic relationships with families. As a Thorne staff member, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals, develop leadership skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. As the NKJN Community Liaison, you will deeply integrate into the Latino and low-income community in Lafayette.

This job is for you if you:

  • Are inspired by our mission
  • Love connecting with families
  • Thrive in a dynamic job with multiple roles
  • Are conversant or fluent in Spanish
  • Are a highly relational and effective communicator
  • Are able to multi-task and manage a variety of details, events, and partnerships
  • Have a positive attitude and are able to roll with a dynamic and creative organization
  • Care about equity and diversity
  • Enjoy working in a progressive, relational, nature loving team of dedicated and talented individuals

 

CLICK HERE to view the complete job description in English and directions to apply. 

How to apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to Angela Myers, Program Manager: Curriculum and Inclusiveness angela@nullthornenature.org

Applications due by June 30, 2018. Targeted start date is between July 15th and August 1st, 2018. Position open until filled.


Asistente de Inclusividad y Elance Comunitario de NKJN

Thorne Nature Experience está buscando un Asistente de Inclusión / Enlace Comunitario de NKJN bilingüe que dirigirá nuestro programa de participación familiar Latina y ayudará a eliminar las barreras a la participación en Nature Kids / Jóvenes de la Naturaleza para los jóvenes de Lafayette de bajo recursos y sus familias. Nuestro/a candidato/a ideal es versado en español, detallista y altamente relacional. Puedes equilibrar la capacidad de navegar asociaciones para eventos familiares y esfuerzos de divulgación; dirigir programas familiares en español; planificar, coordinar e implementar una estrategia de mercadotecnia; y ser experto/a en prácticas de competencia cultural y construir relaciones auténticas con las familias. Como miembro del personal de Thorne, formarás parte de un equipo de profesionales orientados a la naturaleza, desarrollarás habilidades de liderazgo y disfrutarás de una comunidad de compañeros que valoran una profunda conexión con la naturaleza en nuestras vidas. Como enlace comunitario de NKJN, se integrará profundamente en la comunidad Latina y de bajos recursos de Lafayette.

Este trabajo es para ti si tú:

  • Estas inspirado/a por nuestra misión
  • Tienes pasión de desarrollar vínculos con las familias
  • Prosperas en un trabajo dinámico y con múltiples roles
  • Eres versado/a o dominas el español
  • Eres un/a comunicador/a altamente relacional y efectivo
  • Puedes realizar múltiples tareas y administrar una variedad de detalles, eventos y asociaciones
  • Tienes una actitud positiva y ser capaz de avanzar con una organización dinámica y creativa
  • Te importa la equidad y la diversidad
  • Disfrutas trabajando en un equipo progresivo, relacional y amante de la naturaleza de personas dedicadas y talentosas

 

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para ver la descripción completa del trabajo

Cómo aplicar:

Enviar por correo electrónico una carta de presentación y currículum a Angela Myers, Gerente del Programa: Currículo e Inclusividad angela@nullthornenature.org

Las solicitudes deben presentarse antes del 30 de junio de 2018. La fecha de inicio específica es entre el 15 de julio y el 1 de agosto de 2018. Posición abierta hasta que se complete.


 

Environmental Education Youth Corps
CLICK HERE to view the complete job description. Please check back for 2018 application.

 

CU Summer Research Internship
CLICK HERE for the job description. Please check back for 2018 application.

 


To see volunteer and internship opportunities available at Thorne, click HERE to go to our Volunteer & Internship Opportunities page.