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

Development Manager

The Development Manager fills a critical role of strategically managing Thorne’s individual donor campaigns (membership and annual fund) and aiding with the planning and execution of all fundraising events. They will also assists with other development activities to help the organization meet its revenue goals and access the resources necessary to fulfill its mission.

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To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to caitie@nullthornenature.org by July 2, 2021. Early applications preferred! Questions regarding the position can be directed to caitie@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. No phone inquiries please. 


Assistant Preschool Teacher – AmeriCorps

Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado to focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan. This position will be based at Thorne Nature Experience and will collaborate with teachers to support the growth and well-being of the children in the preschool program through daily mentorship and program support.

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For questions about the position or application process, contact Maggie@nullthornenature.org.


Environmental Education & Community Liaison – AmeriCorps

Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado to focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan. This position will be based at Thorne Nature Experience and will work collaboratively with Thorne staff to implement and develop in-school, after school, field trip, and virtual programs to promote nature connection in area youth. The eeCorps member will also design and promote family programs in the predominantly low-income and Latinx community of Lafayette, CO and Boulder, CO through the Nature Kids/Jóvenes de la Naturaleza program.

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For questions about the position or application process, contact Maggie@nullthornenature.org.


Preschool Manager

Thorne Nature Experience is seeking a Preschool Manager who oversees Thorne Nature Preschool’s daily operations, supports goals, manages enrollment and family engagement, and manages and supports staff and volunteers. Our ideal candidate has a genuine love for young children, has a deep personal connection to nature, and has a commitment to high quality early childhood care and learning. Thorne is looking for someone with demonstrated experience in management, who is goal and detail oriented, who is highly relational, and is someone who would enjoy taking a lead role in fostering the continued success of this school. They can balance the ability to effectively run the daily operations of the preschool and be a creative and inspirational mentor to staff, families, and children. Thorne Nature Preschool Staff must be willing to spend time outdoors, in all weather, with their students. 

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Position open until filled, initial review of applicants on June 15, 2021, early application appreciated. Send resume and cover letter to Erin Saunders, Education Program Director at erin@nullthornenature.org. Please, no phone inquiries. Questions can be directed to Erin Saunders by e-mail and will be responded to within three business days.


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