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Recruiting Organization: Thorne Nature Experience

If you have a passion for the environment, nature, or science, then come volunteer with Thorne Nature Experience! Try out a career path, learn more about our community and natural work, and inspire the next generation. We are looking for volunteers and interns for programs that get 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 volunteers for the following programs:

2nd Grade Field Trip: Gain skills in teaching and outreach through leading a station focused on scientifically determining if the area is a good habitat. The field trip is a four-hour commitment each week facilitating 2 nd grade field trips in Boulder and Longmont.

Nature Preschool: Start your mornings off right with 4 & 5 years old, facilitating deep place-based, nature connection. You may walk away with your own nature connection to the special spots that you explore with these students!

After School: Connect to your community and neighborhood outdoor spaces through spending 2 hours each week co-teaching an after school programs. We have program locations at nine schools in Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, and Broomfield.

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

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.

Full position descriptions are on Thorne's website. Please complete our online Volunteer and Intern Application to get started at Thorne! http://www.thornenature.org/get-involved/volunteer-intern/

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

Additional Info for Volunteer Postings ______________________________________________________________________


• Must be 16 or older

• A love of Environmental Education, 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 skills: Bilingual Spanish/English

Category: Education, Teaching, Environment, Natural Resources

Start Date: Depending on time of year:

· January 3 th - May 31 st

· August 17 th -December 16 th

Expiration Date: Open until filled

Contact: Sarah Grove 303.499.3647 ext. 118 Sarah@thornenature.org

Physical Address: 1466 N. 63rd St., Boulder, CO 80303

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


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1466 63rd St.Boulder, CO 80303




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