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 Instructor

Thorne Summer Camp Instructors plan and lead fun, hands-on, two-week long outdoor day camps that inspire and cultivate nature connection in our campers. Instructors mentor a different group of up to 12 campers from 3-15 years old every session and guide them through engaging activities outdoors, following a specific nature theme. Camp themes include wild nature play, survival skills, nature art, and more! You will be responsible for leading and planning programs that inspire campers’ curiosity, build confidence and comfort in nature, facilitate teamwork, and provide knowledge and skills. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Carrie at 303.499.3647 x110 or carrie@nullthornenature.org. Accepting applications through 7/1/2021.

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Summer Camp Bilingual Instructor

Bilingual Summer Camp Instructors plan and lead fun, hands-on, two-week long outdoor day camps that inspire and cultivate nature connection in our campers. Bilingual Summer Camp Instructors typically provide additional support for Thorne’s scholarship campers that are a part the Nature Kids program. Instructors mentor a different group of up to 12 campers from 3-15 years old every session and guide them through engaging activities outdoors, following a specific nature theme. Camp themes include wild nature play, survival skills, and more! You will be responsible for leading and planning programs that inspire campers’ curiosity, build confidence and comfort in nature, facilitate teamwork, and provide knowledge and skills. Camps are led primarily in English, but Spanish may be used when communicating with some campers and families. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Carrie at 303.499.3647 x110 or carrie@nullthornenature.org. Accepting applications through 7/1/2021.

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Instructor Bilingüe del Campamento de Verano

Los instructores bilingües de campamentos de verano planifican y dirigen campamentos de día al aire libre divertidos y prácticos de dos semanas de duración, que inspiran y cultivan la conexión con la naturaleza en nuestros campistas. Los instructores bilingües del campamento de verano generalmente brindan apoyo adicional para los campistas becados de Thorne que son parte del programa Jóvenes de la Naturaleza. Los instructores guían a un grupo diferente de hasta 12 campistas de 3 a 15 años en cada sesión y los guían a través de actividades interesantes al aire libre, siguiendo un tema específico de la naturaleza. ¡Los temas del campamento incluyen juegos de naturaleza salvaje, habilidades de supervivencia y más! Usted será responsable de dirigir y planificar programas que inspiren la curiosidad de los campistas, generen confianza y comodidad en la naturaleza, faciliten el trabajo en equipo y proporcionen conocimientos y habilidades. Los campamentos se llevan a cabo principalmente en inglés, pero se puede usar el español al comunicarse con algunos campistas y familias. Si tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, comuníquese con Carrie al 303.499.3647 x110 o carrie@nullthornenature.org. ACEPTANDO hasta el 7/1/2021

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Development Director

The Development Director is a leadership position focused on the strategic direction, growth, and overall management of the development department. This includes development and implementation of the annual fundraising plan, donor relations, individual giving, business partnerships (gifts and in-kind contributions), foundation philanthropy, grant writing, special events, reporting, and community outreach to meet revenue goals and promote the organizational mission. Our ideal candidate is an autonomous worker, detail and goal oriented, with demonstrated skill in relationship building, project support, information management, and verbal and written communication. They will work in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board to increase annual revenue in support of expanded programming and mission impact as called for within Thorne’s new and ambitious strategic plan. The ultimate goal of this position is to help donors fulfill their passions and interest in providing joyful, hands on nature experiences to build the next generation of Earth stewards through their giving to Thorne.

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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 Executive Director and manage other members of the development team (contractors and staff) 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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To see volunteer and internship opportunities available at Thorne, click HERE to go to our Volunteer & Internship Opportunities page.