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Thorne Nature Experience Volunteer and Intern

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ORGANIZATION: Thorne Nature Experience

  • 13 people are interested

Thorne Nature Experience is a non-profit organization that is committed to building Earth stewardship by connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences. Founded in Boulder, CO in 1954, Thorne has a rich history and has reached more than 300,000 children and adults through its programs. We are looking for help getting youth outside and connecting to the wild landscapes of Colorado!

All Volunteers and Interns work closely with Thorne staff with the goal of connecting youth to nature.

We are seeking:

Field Trip Teaching Volunteers: A four-hour commitment each week facilitating 2 nd grade field trips in Boulder and Longmont.

After School Teaching Volunteers: Spend 2 hours each week co-teach after school programs. We have program locations at nine schools in Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, and Broomfield.

Nature Preschool Teaching Volunteers: Start your mornings off right with 4 & 5 years old, facilitating deep place-based, nature connection.

Summer Camp Teaching Assistant Volunteers: Spend 2 weeks of the summer supporting Instructors and school age children explore the natural areas around them.

Administrative and Marketing Volunteers: Support our Administrative and Marketing teams complete fundamental organizational projects.

Full position descriptions are on Thorne's website. Please complete our online Volunteer and Intern Application to get started at Thorne! Applicants must apply through Thorne’s website only.

http://www.thornenature.org/get-involved/volunteer-intern/

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 303.499.3647 or volunteer@thornenature.org.

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About Thorne Nature Experience

Location:

1466 N. 63rd Street P.O. Box 19107, Boulder, CO 80308, US

Mission Statement

Thorne Nature Experience builds Earth stewardship by connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences.

Description

Thorne Nature Experience, formerly Thorne Ecological Institute, was founded in Boulder, Colorado in 1954 by Dr. Oakleigh Thorne, II and is currently celebrating 60 years of connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences. During the past six decades, Thorne has connected more than 300,000 children, teens, and adults to nature and become a nationally recognized leader in the field of environmental education. Today, Thorne’s Summer Camp, In-School Program, and Field Trips reach more than 12,000 Boulder County and Front Range youth each year.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Environment
Children & Youth, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1466 63rd StreetBoulder, CO 80303

(40.0118,-105.20245)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Science
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Start Date: Depending on time of year: January 3th – May 31st May 31st-August 17th Expiration Date: Open until filled
  • A love of Environmental Studies, Biology, Geology, Education, or related field preferred An interest or strong desire to work with children Some knowledge of Colorado ecology, natural science, or natural resources Desired Skill: Bilingual

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