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 staff, Thorne offers generous pay and benefits packages comparative to other environmental education nonprofits. Employment opportunities are listed below.

OPPORTUNITIES

Summer Camp – 2023 Seasonal Positions

Thorne Nature Experience is seeking fun, collaborative summer camp instructors who… 

  • LOVE to play outside
  • Thrive in a role as a mentor
  • Enjoy engaging with children through outdoor exploration
  • Are highly relational and effective communicators
  • Care about equity and diversity

 

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

 

Please click on each job title for a full position description.

How to Apply: If YOU are interested in being a part of the Thorne 2023 summer team, please email a statement of interest with an attached resume to natalie@nullthornenature.org. Resume must include three professional references and their contact information.


Thorne Nature Preschool- Assistant Preschool Teacher

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. Assistant 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.

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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- Assistant Teacher” 


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” 


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.

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