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-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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Questions regarding the position can be directed to paul@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Summer Camp – Bilingual 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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Questions regarding the position can be directed to paul@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Summer Camp – Extended Care Lead Instructor

Extended Care Lead Instructors coordinate youth activities in our summer after-care program. From 2:15-5:30 pm daily,  you will provide hand-on youth programs both indoors and outdoors. Perfect for anyone with childcare experience who seeks a fun and active part-time position.

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Questions regarding the position can be directed to paul@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Summer Camp – Extended Care Assistant Instructor

Extended Care Assistant Instructors support youth activities in our summer after-care program. From 2:15-5:30 pm daily, you will provide hand-on youth programs both indoors and outdoors. Perfect for anyone seeking childcare experience through a fun and active part-time position.

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Questions regarding the position can be directed to paul@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Thorne Nature Preschool- Lead Teacher

The Thorne Nature Preschool Lead Teacher ensures the well-being of the children in the year round nature preschool program. This position focuses on nurturing whole child development through supporting children in discovery and engaging with the emergent curriculum that arises from children’s play in nature. This is the job for you if you love to play outside, enjoy engaging with young children through outdoor exploration, and are interested in promoting positive child development.

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Questions regarding the position can be directed to lorene@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Thorne Nature Preschool- Assistant Teacher

The Assistant Preschool Teacher supports the well-being of the children in the year round  nature preschool program through working collaboratively with the preschool teaching team to engage young children in safe play and exploration in nature. This is the job for you if you love to play outside, enjoy engaging with young children through outdoor exploration, and are interested in promoting positive child development.

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Questions regarding the position can be directed to lorene@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Thorne Nature Preschool- AmeriCorps Assistant Teacher

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 Preschool, the eeCorps member will collaborate with teachers 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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Questions regarding the position can be directed to lorene@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


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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Questions regarding the position can be directed to maggie@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


Environmental Educator

Thorne Environmental Educators work year-round to foster deep nature connection through joyful, place-based, hands-on experiences. Educators teach and support elementary aged students in Thorne’s In-School, After School, Field Trip, Summer Camp, and Community Programs. Educators provide opportunities and access to nature for all, especially the low-income Latinx youth in Boulder County. This job is for you if you love teaching kids, have a passion for nature and the outdoors, and a strong desire to make the outdoor space more inclusive.

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Questions regarding the position can be directed to maggie@nullthornenature.org and will be responded to within 3 business days. 


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