Overview

Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado that focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan.

At Thorne Nature Experience, eeCorps member will serve collaboratively with Thorne staff to implement and develop in-school, after school, field trip, and summer camp programs with elementary aged students to promote nature connection in area youth.

At Thorne Nature Preschool, the eeCorps member will collaborate with teachers to support the growth and well-being of the children in a year-round nature preschool program through daily mentorship and program support.

Tagged as: Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

● Experience working with school age children in an informal and outdoor setting
● Strong communication skills with adults and children
● Some knowledge of Colorado ecology and natural science; desire to learn more
● Ethic of national and community service and a strong desire to create positive change
● Ability to communicate effectively; computer literate
● High School Diploma or GED required

About Thorne Nature Experience

To build Earth stewardship by providing youth with joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences that foster an emotional connection to nature.

Application Instructions

Full position descriptions are on Thorne’s website, http://www.thornenature.org/get-involved/employment/