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

Administrative Director

The Administrative Director is the glue that holds the Thorne Nature Experience Team together by providing excellent organizational management and customer service.

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To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Sandra@nullthornenature.org and include “Administrative Director – Your Name” in the subject line.  All applicants will receive an email acknowledgement that their information has been received.


Summer Camp Instructor

Thorne Summer Camp Instructors plan and lead fun, hands-on, two-weeklong outdoor day camps that inspire and cultivate nature connection in our campers. This is the job for you if you love to play outside, enjoy engaging with children through outdoor exploration, and thrive in a role as a mentor! What makes an excellent Summer Camp Instructor?

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Please no phone inquiries. Questions regarding the position can be directed to paul@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Bilingual Summer Camp Instructor

Thorne Bilingual Summer Camp Instructors plan and lead fun, hands-on, two-weeklong outdoor day camps that inspire and cultivate nature connection in our campers. This is the job for you if you love to play outside, enjoy engaging with children through outdoor exploration, thrive in a role as a mentor, and have experience relating to and communicating with diverse audiences! What makes an excellent Summer Camp Instructor?

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Please no phone inquiries. Questions regarding the position can be directed to paul@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Senior Individual Giving Manager

The Senior Individual Giving Manager will lead Thorne’s individual giving programs including membership, a portfolio of donors with significant giving potential and fundraising events. This role identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards individual and major donor prospects and donors with an emphasis on new donor development and advancement of current donors to higher giving levels. This role provides excellent relationship management and customer service to current and prospective donors, including regular written communications, individual outreach, and timely responsiveness to requests and inquiries. They are responsible for planning and making strategic calls, visits, and other engagements, resulting in opportunities for continued and increased giving. This person will work closely with the Development Director to increase annual revenue from individuals in support of the organization’s annual fundraising plan. The benefit of this position will be the satisfaction of helping donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to Thorne.

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Please no phone inquiries. Questions regarding the position can be directed to caitie@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to caitie@nullthornenature.org.


Development Manager – Updated!

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 assist 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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Please no phone inquiries. Questions regarding the position can be directed to caitie@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to caitie@nullthornenature.org.


Environmental Educator

Thorne Environmental Educators work year-round to foster deep nature connection through joyful, place-based, hands-on experiences. Educators teach and support Thorne’s In-School, After School, Field Trip, Summer Camp, and Community Programs. With cultural competence, educators also provide opportunities and access to nature for all, especially the low-income Latinx youth in Boulder County. Programs currently run in-person but do incorporate elements of virtual modalities.

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Please no phone inquiries. Questions regarding the position can be directed to maggie@nullthornenature.org. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to 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.


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