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Spend your summer welcoming guests at our campground in the Colorado mountains near Grand Lake!

Seasonal

Help welcome guests to the beautiful 5,000 acre property of Snow Mountain Ranch in Colorado!

Seasonal

Food Service Staff

YMCA of the Rockies

Estes Park, Colorado and Granby, Colorado

Nothing compares to summer and fall in the Rocky Mountains; join our team for a season of adventure!

Seasonal

Housekeeping

YMCA of the Rockies

Estes Park, Colorado and Granby, Colorado

Spend a season (or two) experiencing our amazing Rocky Mountain Living Package as a seasonal worker!

Seasonal

A semester long program for young adults ages 18 - 24. Outdoor adventure, employment, & networking!

Seasonal

Our Jobs

PLEASE APPLY NOW WITH YOUR AVAILABLE DATES!

We typically have positions available at both locations in the following departments:

  • Guest Services
  • Hospitality 
  • Human Resources
  • Chaplain/Ministry
  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Conference Services 
  • Office/Administrative
  • Volunteers
  • Internships
  • Programs
    • Outdoor education, family programs, ropes course, archery, adventure activities, lifeguards, day camp, and general recreation. 
  • Lifeguard

    Recreation
    Estes Park Center and The Ranch
    $14.11 / hour

    Dates Available: Please apply with available dates
    Application Link: Lifeguard Application

    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.

  • Food Service - Staff

    Food Service
    Estes Park Center and The Ranch
    $14.11 / hour

    ​​​​​Please apply online: Food Service - Staff
    The Food Service Worker is responsible for providing guests with a positive dining experience.  Employees rotate daily through a variety of specific duties such as maintaining sanitary work and dining areas, which exceed state health standards, cleaning dining tables, washing dishes, and more. 

     

  • Front Desk - Staff

    Customer Service
    The Ranch
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Front Desk - Staff Application

    Position Summary: Ensure the satisfaction of all potential and actual guests over the telephone and in person. Account for all income during assigned shift. Room & board options available, plus tons of employee perks. Work and live in the mountains!

  • Wedding & Special Events Associate

    Conference
    Estes Park Center and The Ranch
    $14.11 / hour

    Apply Online: Wedding & Special Events AssistantWedding & Special Events Associate

    Wedding & Special Events Associate (Snow Mountain Ranch): Are you interested in working in the wedding industry? This is an excellent entry-level position that will provide significant on-the-job training for the right candidate. Our last three Weddings & Special Events Associates have all secured full-time benefited positions in the wedding and special events industry after their time with us ended! The Weddings & Special Events Associate works closely with the Weddings Coordinator and the Guest Services team to coordinate all weddings and special events during the Snow Mountain Ranch wedding season. Associate will communicate available services to prospective clients, lean on-site tours, coordinate booking and delivery of services, assist with selling, scheduling and delivering catering, and administer day-of-services to wedding and special events clients.

  • Staff Experience Activity Facilitator

    Human Resources
    Estes Park Center
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Staff Experience Activity Facilitator
    Dates Needed: Immediate Hire

    Position Summary: The Staff Experience Activity Facilitator will work as part of a team to provide and enhance the seasonal staff and volunteer experience by ensuring a welcoming, supportive, and staff-centric environment from before their arrival until their departure. This includes creating and leading a wide variety of activities both on and off-site for all ages, building supportive relationships, assisting with staff and volunteer communications, and being a helpful and reliable resource to all staff and volunteers.

  • Craft Shop Instructor

    Programs
    The Ranch and Estes Park Center
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Craft Shop Instructor

    Position Summary: Under the direction of the Associate Program Director at Snow Mountain Ranch, Craft Shop Instructors will develop, implement, and oversee craft programs. This role will provide excellent customer service and engage with guests of all ages. Rocky Mountain Living Package available. Come work and live in the mountains while teaching others about art and creativity!

  • Intern - Guest Registration

    Customer Service
    Estes Park Center
    $13.61 / hour

    Application Link: Intern - Guest Registration
    Dates Needed: Please apply with your available dates.

    Position Summary: Guest Registration forms the first and final impressions at the Estes Park Center YMCA. We set the tone of our guests stays beginning before check-in and continuing after checkout. It is the central hub for information in which staff can grant guidance to guests on activities in the area, how to navigate Estes Park, and the current events on property. The satisfaction of our guests is our top priority, and we make every effort to exceed their expectations. This is a unique opportunity for an undergraduate student to gain business management skills and experience a fast-paced hotel environment. We are willing to work with your educators in order to create a complete experience that suits your needs.  

  • Building Maintenance Technician (Year-Round, Housing)

    Buildings & Grounds
    Estes Park Center
    $18.75 - $22.28 / hour

    Please Apply Online: Building Maintenance Technician (Year-Round)

    Position Summary: This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, Snow Mountain Ranch, which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center and residential summer camp, serving more than 50,000 for SMR annually. The Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for the upkeep and repair of facilities associated with the operations at Snow Mountain Ranch.  Responds to guest and staff needs by performing a variety of tasks related to all aspects of repair and maintenance to existing facilities.

    Compensation: Full benefits including housing, medical, vision, participation in YMCA Retirement plan, and more perks. View All Benefits & Work Perks Here.

  • Housekeeping - Part-Time or Seasonal Full-Time

    Housekeeping
    Estes Park Center
    $14.10 / hour

    Apply Online: Housekeeping Staff - Part-Time (Off-Grounds), Seasonal Full-Time (On-Grounds)

    Position Summary: YMCA of the Rockies is seeking immediate help in our Housekeeping Department. As a member of the Housekeeping team, you will help clean assigned cabins and lodge rooms by check-in time. Our guests are families, groups, first-responders, healthcare heroes, GRACE families (a family that has been affected by childhood critical illness) and they each come with a story. With your help, we are able to help families and friends reconnect while enjoying the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Help us, help families achieve a greater well-being and leave with memories of a lifetime.

  • Intern - Food Service, Culinary

    Food Service
    The Ranch
    $14.10 / hour

    Apply HereIntern - Food Service, Culinary

    Position Summary: This internship is geared towards undergraduate students that are eager to learn about food & beverage operations, menu strategy, health & safety protocols, and cooking skills. Culinary Interns will be working side-by-side our experienced chefs, as well as peers from all over the world, learning the skills to position themselves for a career in the food & beverage industry. The mentoring opportunities and scenic atmosphere make YMCA of the Rockies the best place for those with a culinary passion and thirst for adventure. This internship is also open to those taking gap years or those in the workforce.

    Compensation: This is a paid internship with Rocky Mountain Living Package.

  • Guest Registration Desk Attendant

    Guest Services
    Estes Park Center
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Here: Guest Registration Desk Attendant

    Position Summary: Guest Registration is where our guests first and last impressions are made of the Estes Park Center YMCA of the Rockies, since its where they check in and check out as well as call or stop by for directions and information on our campus and things to do and places to go in Estes Park. The satisfaction of our guests is our top priority, and we make every effort to exceed their expectations.

    Compensation: This position pays $13.61/hour with once in a lifetime employee perks including free ski passes, gear rentals for outdoor adventures, the opportunity to live next to Rocky Mountain National Park, and so much more. 

  • Housekeeping Crew Leader (Year Round)

    Housekeeping
    Estes Park Center and The Ranch
    $18.00 / hour

    Apply Here: Housekeeping Crew Leader (Year-Round)

    Position Summary: This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center, serving more than 225,000 annually. The Housekeeping Crew Leader is primarily responsible for successfully leading a housekeeping crew while cleaning cabins and lodges, with an emphasis on quality, accountability, efficiency and timeliness in preparing guest accommodations according to association housekeeping standards.

    Compensation: This position pays $18.00/ hour with full benefits including health, dental, and life insurance, participation in YMCA Retirement Fund (additional 12% contribution after 2 years), and endless employee perks.

  • Food Service Inventory Manager (Year-Round)

    Food Service
    Estes Park Center
    $16.62 - $18.40 / hour

    Apply Online: Food Service Inventory Manager (Year-Round)

    Position Summary: This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center, serving more than 225,000 annually. The Inventory manager is responsible for ordering the food and Supplies for the Food Service Dept. This includes receiving & stocking the dry storage, produce coolers, dairy coolers and freezers in the EPC main kitchen, and food service operation. 

    Compensation Package & Employee Perks: This is a full-time, year-round position paying $16.62 - $18.40/hour with full benefits including health, dental, and life insurance, participation in YMCA Retirement Plan (an additional 12% contribution by YMCA), family membership, discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges for friends and family, ski passes, free or discounted gear rentals for outdoor adventures, and so much more. Come work and live in the mountains!

  • Kitchen Staff

    Overnight Camp
    Camp Chief Ouray

    POSITION SUMMARY:  Kitchen Staff are responsible for assisting in preparation of meals, assisting with dishes, and ensuring the dining hall and kitchen are clean. They will be responsible for knowing and following Colorado Department of Health guidelines for a safe kitchen and ensure compliance of camp staff while in or around the kitchen area.  

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR KITCHEN STAFF:  

    • Participate in all pre-camp trainings. 

    • Assist in safe food preparation following instruction from the Head Cook and/or Assistant Kitchen Manager. 

    • Ability to follow protocols and safe practices when working with different food allergies and/or preferences with safety being the priority.  

    • Assist in keeping a clean work space and helping with dishes. 

    • Ability to work independently and problem solve on assigned tasks. 

    • Ability to follow health standards set forth by the Colorado Department of Public Health. 

    REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Ability to prioritize tasks and efficiently manage time. 

    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. 

    • Must have current certification in CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain certification. 

    Apply at https://campchiefouray.org/about-camp/work-at-camp/

  • Cabin Counselor (Male Identifying)

    Overnight Camp
    Camp Chief Ouray

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Cabin Counselor provides leadership for, lives with, and cares for a cabin group of 8-10 campers. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselor to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the camper’s experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. The Cabin Counselor is responsible for organizing, planning and safely running one or more activity classes each week.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR CABIN COUNSELOR:  

    • Participate in staff training prior to working with campers 

    • Be concerned with the needs of camper development and growth, guiding the individual camper in participations in group, unit and all-camp activities.  

    • Be qualified to, or willingness to obtain skills to, set up, teach, and maintain one or more camp activities. Develop lesson plans for, and teach in, one or more camp activity programs.  

    • Assume weekend camp responsibilities for one weekend of the summer.  

    REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Must be at least 18 years of age 

    • Preferably has experience working with youth in a summer camp setting 

    • Ability to prioritize tasks and efficiently manage time 

    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required  

    • Must have current certification in CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain certification 

    • All other duties as assigned

    Apply at https://campchiefouray.org/about-camp/work-at-camp/

  • Staff Experience Housing Facilitator

    Human Resources
    Estes Park Center
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Staff Experience Housing Facilitator

    Job Description: The Staff Experience Housing Facilitator will work as part of a team to provide and enhance the seasonal staff and volunteer experience by ensuring a welcoming and enjoyable housing experience from arrival to departure. This includes creating relationships with staff and volunteers while providing welcoming, clean, and safe housing and focusing on delivering the desired result whenever feasibly possible. Staff housing facilitators will have a private room and will work based out of staff housing providing presence, and the opportunity for relationship building at all times.

  • Event Staff

    Conference Services
    Estes Park Center and The Ranch
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Event Staff
    Job Description: The Event Staff position is responsible for all conference set-ups (chairs, tables, audio visual equipment, refreshment orders, etc.) and implements all requests from the Center Services Manager, Audio/Video & Quality Control Specialist, and Conference Coordinators for any special or additional requirements needed by the group leaders. The Event Staff is responsible for maintaining the general cleanliness of all meeting rooms, public spaces, and restrooms including but not limited to the Administration Building, the Guest Services Office, and the Chapel. This position is also responsible for snow removal from entrances to all meeting rooms, lodges and other areas as necessary.

  • Grounds Maintenance - Staff

    Building and Grounds
    Estes Park Center
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Grounds Maintenance Staff
    Job Description: This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Center which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center serving more than 150,000 guests annually. The Grounds Maintenance Worker assists in the upkeep, beautification and improvement of the Estes Park Center grounds.

  • Intern - Human Resources

    Human Resources
    Estes Park Center
    $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Intern - Human Resources
    Job Description: This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center and a residential camp, serving more 225,000 people annually. The Human Resources Hiring Office Assistant will screen applicants, conduct interviews, hire staff, initiate/review references, background checks, and onboarding paperwork.

  • Internship Coordinator (Year-Round)

    Human Resources
    Estes Park Center
    $20.44 - $23.00 / hour

    Apply Online: Internship Coordinator (Year-Round)
    Job Description: This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center and residential camp for SMR/CCO positions), serving more than 225,000 guests annually. The Internship Coordinator is primarily responsible for developing, managing, and supporting a seasonal internship program across the Association. The Internship Coordinator offers practical, administrative, and procedural support for managers and interns.

  • Group Sales Representative (Year-Round)

    Sales
    Estes Park Center
    $15.40 - $18.27 / hour

    Apply Online: Group Sales Representative (Year-Round)
    Job Description: The Group Sales Representative is responsible for generating significant and measurable revenues from day groups and weddings at Estes Park Center (EPC) and Snow Mountain Ranch (SMR) using YMCA of the Rockies established sales systems and practices.