Employment Opportunities

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. A full list of current employment opportunities are listed below.

Current Opportunities

Summer Camp Instructor
As a Thorne Summer Camp Instructor, you have the amazing responsibility of fostering a deep nature connection with children in our community.  Instructors mentor a different group of up to 12 campers from 5-15 years old every week and guide them through engaging activities outdoors, following a specific nature theme for the week. You will be responsible for inspiring campers’ curiosity, building confidence and comfort in nature, facilitating teamwork, teaching knowledge and skills, and having an incredible amount of fun!  As a Summer Camp Instructor, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our Camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. The ideal candidates have significant experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action. Please read the full job description, and if interested please apply by submitting a completed application, including a cover letter and resume by clicking the link below.
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Bi-lingual Summer Camp Instructor
As a Thorne Summer Camp Bi-lingual Instructor, you have the amazing responsibility of fostering a deep nature connection with children in our community.  Instructors mentor a different group of up to 12 campers from 5-15 years old every week and guide them through engaging activities outdoors, following a specific nature theme for the week. You will be responsible for inspiring campers’ curiosity, building confidence and comfort in nature, facilitating teamwork, teaching knowledge and skills, and having an incredible amount of fun!  As a Summer Camp Instructor, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our Camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. The ideal candidates have significant experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action. Please read the full job description, and if interested please apply by submitting a completed application, including a cover letter and resume by clicking the link below.
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Assistant Instructor
Assistant Instructors support a Lead Instructor in camps that require two Instructors for safety or learning reasons.  These Biking and Fishing “Camp Experiences” meet at various locations in Boulder County, providing campers with an opportunity to learn fishing and biking skills through joyful, hands-on, place-based ecology. This is a great opportunity for a person new to the environmental education field, who values nature connection in children, but may not have the necessary experience to be a Lead Instructor. Please read the full job description, and if interested please apply by submitting a completed application, including a cover letter and resume by clicking the link below.
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Summer Camp Field Assistant Internship
Through the Thorne Summer Camp Field Assistant Internship, you have the amazing opportunity to foster a deep nature connection with children in our community.  Field Assistant Interns provide general program support of camp by assisting in the oversight of camp, supporting Instructors, and contributing to our mission of connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences. As a Field Assistant Intern, you will become part of a team of nature-oriented professionals who receive support from our Camp leaders, develop environmental education skills, and enjoy a community of peers who value a profound connection to nature in our lives. The ideal candidates have experience with children, are enthusiastic, responsible, highly organized, and ready for action. This is a great opportunity for a person new to the environmental education field, who values nature connection in children, but may not have the necessary experience to be an Instructor. Please read the full job description, and if interested please apply by submitting a completed application, including a cover letter and resume by clicking the link below.
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