YMCA of the Rockies

Bible Point hike on property

Free certification available! Work by the pool while exploring the mountains in your free time!

Located in the gateway towns of Rocky Mountain National Park. Our property's are 860 - 5,000 acres!

Estes Park, Colorado and Granby, Colorado
$13.07 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

Position Summary:
This is a great job for someone who is interested in becoming a lifeguard, or who is looking for a change of scenery from their normal Park District or Country Club lifeguard job. YMCA of the Rockies Lifeguards will explain safety rules to patrons, warn them about unsafe situations, and enforce policies. Lifeguards ensure the safety of patrons in the facility by preventing and responding to emergencies and play an instrumental role in maintaining facility cleanliness by inspecting swimming pool areas, locker rooms and restrooms. If interested in working at the Snow Mountain Ranch facility, additional essential functions include overseeing the reservoir on property and canoeing activities during the summer months.

YMCA of the Rockies Experience:
When you work at YMCA of the Rockies, you become part of something bigger than yourself.  You become a key player in helping cultivate an environment of healthy living, youth development, and community impact. As an employee, you will meet people representing all dimensions of diversity, and will live each day with a greater sense of purpose. You’ll learn to lead with heart and measure success by the impactful moments you’re able to create for guests, community members, and fellow staff. This is a place where nature inspires and quality time happens naturally. Our serene surroundings of Rocky Mountain National Park provide moments of tranquility throughout our days and remind us how lucky we are to grow our careers in such a beautiful and supportive workplace.

General YMCA of the Rockies Requirements:

  • Upload YMCA of the Rockies commitment to being an anti-racist organization and work to ensure our programs, facilities, staff, and guests are welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and equitable for all. 
  • Promote a cooperate, positive, and flexible atmosphere.
  • Support the YMCA of the Rockies safety program; promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff.

What we offer:
This is a seasonal position with a base pay rate of $13.07/hour (based on 40 hours/week). This position includes:

  • Room & Board Options Available
    • Room (room in our staff dormitory with wifi, pay laundry facilities)
    • Board (3 meals per day, 7 days per week)
    • This is a great way to meet and connect with your fellow coworkers and make friends.
  • Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, hiking/biking/skiing trails, climbing wall, library, and craft shop.
  • Free Grand Passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf.
  • Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities.
  • Opportunity to live next to and explore Rocky Mountain National Park.

Staff Safety Plan:

  • YMCA of the Rockies staff are following social distancing requirements, wearing face coverings and gloves as mandated, telecommuting whenever possible, practicing appropriate personal hygiene, and having staff remain home if sick.
  • All public areas of YMCA of the Rockies buildings are deeply sanitized on a regular basis using hospital-grade EPA approved agents and virus eliminating chemicals. High-touch areas are sanitized multiple times per day with CDC-recommended cleaning materials.

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