COSA Thorne Nature Experience – Hiring Environmental Educator


Thorne Nature Experience is hiring! Thorne Environmental Educators work year-round to foster deep nature connection through joyful, place-based, hands-on experiences. Educators teach and support Thorne’s In-School, After School, Field Trip, Summer Camp, and Community Programs. Educators also provide opportunities and access to nature for all. Programs currently run in-person but do incorporate elements of virtual modalities.

Thorne Nature Experience is a non-profit organization committed to building Earth stewardship by connecting youth to nature. Founded in 1954, Thorne has a rich history and has reached more than 300,000 children and adults through its programs in Boulder County.   

This job is for you if you:

· Have passion for nature and the outdoors

· Are an experienced Instructor, especially in an informal and outdoor setting

· Have strong communication skills with adults and children

· Have a good knowledge of Colorado ecology and natural science

· Have an understanding of Social Emotional Learning techniques

· Have good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and roles, patiently and professionally

· Are proficient with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Google Drive

· Are conversational/proficient in Spanish

Full position descriptions are on Thorne’s website, 

If you have any questions, please contact Maggie Vest Engelman at maggie.

Maggie Vest Engelman
School Programs Manager


Thorne Nature Experience
1466 N. 63rd Street
Boulder, CO 80303
303.499.3647 ext. 103