Thorne Nature Experience Volunteers and Interns


Thorne Nature Experience


Boulder, CO


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, Colorado 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 2nd 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!  Qualifications/Requirements for the teaching volunteer positions:  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  To apply for all volunteer or intern positions:   If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 303.499.3647 or  Applicants must apply through Thorne’s website only.