St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School is currently the largest provider of employment in Thoreau, an area with staggering unemployment and consistently high poverty.

The Mission is committed to developing the local workforce and providing living wage jobs for Navajo people. Seventy-five percent of the Mission staff are Dine, providing essential support to the School and Mission offices in a variety of occupations including:

    Preschool director and teachers
    Teacher assistants
    Art teacher
    Navajo Culture instructor
    Good Services staff
    Administrative staff
    Fundraising staff
    Security staff
    Outreach staff
    Maintenance staff




St. Bonaventure Indian School is a private, Catholic school located at the southeastern edge of the Navajo Nation in Thoreau, NM. The school is one of the ministries of St. Bonaventure Indian Mission which serves the Diné of the area.

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St. Bonaventure Indian Mission & School is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization registered in the U.S. under 85-0326009.

25 Navarre Blvd W , Thoreau, NM 87323