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.

OPPORTUNITIES

Summer Camp Manager

The Summer Camp Manager is the leader of the Thorne Nature Experience Summer Camp Program and is responsible for ensuring the program is joyful, safe, inclusive, and meaningful. This is a great role for individuals who love working with kids’ camps, have a passion for environmental education, and have great leadership and enthusiasm.

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How to Apply: Submit your cover letter and resume to Sandra@nullthornenature.org and include “Summer Camp Manager – Your Name” in the subject line.   


Community Connections Manager

The Community Connections Manager leads a team of staff and volunteers to remove barriers to participation in Thorne and Nature Kids/Jóvenes de la Naturaleza (NKJN) programs for youth and their families who have historically experienced disparities in access to the outdoors and outdoor programming (more information about Thorne and NKJN provided below and available at www.thornenature.org and www.naturekidslafayette.org).  This is a Bilingual (Spanish/English) required position. 

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How to Apply: Submit interest and information about yourself to the Director of Nature for All, Carina Ruiz, at carina@nullthornenature.org with the subject line “Community Connections Manager.”  This could come in the form of a resume an/or cover letter, but feel free to use whatever format is accessible to you.  


Community Collaborations Manager 

The Community Collaborations Manager advances a collective impact program model approach to equity-centered, whole child environmental education and outdoor programming for Boulder County youth along a continuum from pre-k to high school. They strategically cultivate, support, and maintain high-level partnerships with nonprofit, for-profit, and governmental organizations working to advance culturally relevant and equitable access to environmental education and outdoor programming through the Nature Kids/Jovenes de la Naturaleza (NKJN) and E-Movement collective impact projects.  

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How to Apply: Submit interest and information about yourself to the Director of Nature for All, Carina Ruiz, at carina@nullthornenature.org with the subject line “Community Collaborations Manager.”  This could come in the form of a resume an/or cover letter, but feel free to use whatever format is accessible to you.  


AmeriCorps Environmental Educator

Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado that focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan. At Thorne Nature Experience, eeCorps member will serve collaboratively with Thorne staff to implement and develop in-school, after school, field trip, and summer camp programs with elementary aged students to promote nature connection in area youth.

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How to Apply: Submit resume and a short cover letter outlining your interest in the program to Erin Dreps, eeCorps Program Coordinator, at americorps@nullcaee.org with the subject line “AmeriCorps Thorne Nature Experience (School Age) Application.” Please also attach a list of three references and a diversity and inclusion statement that is no longer than one page in length.


Thorne Nature Preschool- Substitute Teacher

Looking for flexible part-time work? Thorne Nature Preschool is seeking people who have a genuine love for young children, enjoy being in nature, and want to be part of a collaborative team where they can share and develop their skills as a teacher. Substitute teachers assist the teaching team to support the growth and well-being of the children in a year-round nature preschool program through daily mentorship and program support. Days and hours vary based on the needs of the program and your availability.

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How to Apply: Send resume and statement of interest, and/or questions regarding the position to Preschool Director,
Lorene Wapotich, at lorene@nullthornenature.org with the subject line “Thorne Nature Preschool- Substitute Teacher” 


Summer Camp – Various Positions in 2023

We’ve completed our hiring for the 2022 camp season, but are already looking forward to 2023. For future consideration, please submit your resume to info@nullthornenature.org.

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