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Food Service - Staff

YMCA of the Rockies
Estes Park, Colorado
Granby, Colorado

Live the mountain dream! Free gear rentals, single room, and all food expenses covered!

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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. 
  • Food Service Staff

    Customer Service
    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.00 / hour

    Earliest start date: Late winter and spring 2021
    Seasons available: We hire on an ongoing basis. Please apply with your available dates. 

    Please apply online: Food Service - Staff Application
    Position Summary: The Food Service Worker is responsible for providing guests with a positive dining experience. Employees rotate daily through a variety of specific duties as described below:

    • Assist with sack lunch preparation
    • Help with trash/cardboard removal
    • Help in perishable rotation
    • Provide assistance with inventory storage
    • Provide additional delivery setup
  • Lifeguard

    Recreation
    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.00 / hour

    Dates Available: Late fall and winter 2020/2021
    Position Summary: Ensures the safety of guests in the pool facility and assists in cleaning of pool facility. 

    Application Links: Lifeguard (Snow Mountain Ranch) Application, or Lifeguard (Snow Mountain Ranch Off-Grounds) Application.

  • Head Nordic Trail Groomer

    Recreation
    Snow Mountain Ranch
    $17.25 / hour

    Dates Available: October 6, 2020 - April 2021
    Position Summary: The Head Nordic Groomer is responsible for laying down a high-quality snow/trail product. This will be accomplished by operating and maintaining a Nordic grooming equipment fleet including snowmobiles, with pull-behind implements such as track setters and rollers, and when properly trained, the Head Nordic groomer will operate the cat groomer. The Head Groomer will also supervisor other groomers.  Groomers are also responsible for on-going trail maintenance during the winter season, which requires the ability to safely operate chainsaws and other trail maintenance equipment. Room & board packages available. 

    Application Link: Head Nordic Trail Groomer Application

  • Grounds Maintenance Worker

    Buildings & Grounds
    Estes Park Center
    $12.00 / hour

    Must apply online: Grounds Maintenance - Worker
    Start Date: ASAP!

    Position Summary: The Grounds Maintenance Worker assists with the Grounds upkeep, beautification, and improvement of the Estes Park Center grounds. 

    What we offer:
    This is a seasonal position with a pay rate of $12.00/hour (based on 40 hours/week) position including:

    • Room & Board Agreements 
    • Room (room in our staff dormitory with wifi, pay laundry facilities)
    • Board (3 meals per day, 7 days per week)
    • Other employee perks and discounts, including:
    • 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 (dependent on season and resort - limited number available, first come first served basis)
    • Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities
  • Housekeeping Staff

    Customer Service
    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.00 / hour

    Earliest start date: Late winter and spring 2021
    Seasons available: We hire on an ongoing basis. Please apply with your available dates. 

    Please apply online here: Housekeeping Staff - Seasonal
    Position summary: 
    The Housekeeper is responsible for having assigned cabins and lodge rooms cleaned by check-in time and to meet the expectations of the supervisors and guests. Includes room & board packages, hourly pay, and tons of employee perks! 

  • Human Resources Volunteer

    Human Resources
    Estes Park Center

    Earliest start date available: ASAP

    Please apply online: Human Resources - Volunteer Application
    Human Resources Volunteer Essential Functions / Requirements:

    • Maintain strict confidentiality
    • Able to perform administrative skills including filing, data entry, generating reports, etc.
    • Possess organizational skills and detailed-oriented
    • Work with computers, copy machine, fax machine, and telephone
    • Must be fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English to communicate clearly with guests and staff
    • Answers phone calls, and walk-ins enquirers
    • Enforcing EPC policies with all age groups
    • Maintaining communication with staff and all departments
    • Be able to work well with frequent interruptions and unexpected situations in a busy office environment
    • Assisting with HR Department’s division as needed in department activities.
    • Carry up to 40 lbs. up and down stairs as well as walk or run over uneven terrain, climb stairs frequently, and walk around staff housing regularly
  • Nordic Trail Groomer

    Recreation
    Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.00 / hour

    Dates Available: November 1, 2020 - April 15, 2021
    Position Summary: The Nordic Groomer is responsible for laying down a high-quality snow/trail product. This will be accomplished by operating and maintaining a Nordic grooming equipment fleet including snowmobiles, with pull-behind implements such as track setters and rollers, and when properly trained, the Nordic groomer will operate the cat groomer. Groomers are also responsible for on-going trail maintenance during the winter season, which requires the ability to safely operate chainsaws and other trail maintenance equipment. Room & board packages available. 

    Application Link: Nordic Trail Groomer Application

  • Nordic Center Worker

    Recreation
    Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.00 / hour

    Dates Available: November 15, 2020 - April 15, 2021
    Position Summary: The Nordic Center Worker works at the Nordic Center on the Snow Mountain Ranch Property. This is an ideal position for those who know how to teach, wax skis, and work in a ski shop. Must be First-Aid and CPR certified. Room & board packages available. 

    Application LinkNordic Center Worker Application

  • Buildings and Grounds - Volunteer

    Buildings and Grounds
    Snow Mountain Ranch

    Apply Here: Buildings and Grounds - Volunteer Application Link

    Position Summary: A Building and Maintenance Volunteer responds to issues in guest and staff lodges and cabins and completes basic plumbing, heating, electrical and carpentry repairs. He/she also performs preventative maintenance and completes and submits Work Requests. A Volunteer may also help with trash removal, recycling, litter pick-up, yard work and snow removal. Working outside is required in varied weather conditions. Work hours are scheduled between 7.30 am and 10.00 pm.

    Time Commitment:

    • Please plan to serve a minimum of 6 weeks for first time volunteer in this position
    • To receive room & board as a Volunteer, there is a minimum service of at least 24 - 28 hours per week depending on the seasonPeak Times - 28 Hours per Week - Saturday before Memorial Day through Saturday after Labor Day; Two Saturdays before Christmas through 1st weekend of April. Off-Peak Times - 24 Hours per Week - 1st weekend of April through Saturday before Memorial Day; Saturday after Labor Day through 2 Saturdays before Christmas
    • Already have room & board? Please plan to serve a minimum of 8 hours per week to enjoy other YMCA of the Rockies perks.
  • Human Resources Intern

    Human Resources
    Estes Park Center
    $12.00 / hour

    Apply Here: Human Resources Intern Application Link

    Position Summary: The Human Resources intern will work with each full time employee in the office to learn the recruiting, hiring, onboarding, off boarding, disciplinary actions, smart plans and any other functions of the human resources office. 

    Essential Functions / Requirements:

    • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Demonstrate the ability to fluently read, write and speak English.  
    • Basic knowledge of computers for maintaining employee records and providing general correspondence.  Knowledge of Microsoft software (i.e. Word, Excel, and Outlook).
    • Ability to operate office equipment: e.g. phones, copier, keyboard, and fax machine.
    • Ability to work independently and be self-directed.  
    • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule as hours will vary and will include weekends, evenings and holidays.
    • Perform basic office functions such as answering telephones, recording invoices, typing correspondence, data entry, operating a computer, making copies, filing, and assembling employee files.
    • Most work will be in an office setting, however, climbing stairs will be necessary.
    • Ability to access and move throughout all YMCA facilities. 
    • Responsibly handle confidential information.
  • Chaplain's Assistant - Volunteer

    Ministry
    Snow Mountain Ranch

    Apply Here: Chaplain's Assistant - Volunteer Application
    Dates Available: December 14, 2020 - April 16, 2021

    Position Summary: Provides administrative, telephone and office support to the Chaplain's Department and assists and supports the Chaplain and Associate Chaplain with worship services. In summer volunteers lead the Campground Worship and may also help with children's programs. Visits with guests and staff and encourages participation in worship, other programs and activities sponsored by the Chaplain's Department. Monitors staff computing equipment in the Religious Activities Center (RAC) and alerts SMR's IT staff to any technical problems. Ensures computer supplies are available. Maintains an attractive and clean appearance in Whispering Pines Chapel and the RAC. Assists the Chaplain and Associate Chaplain in other areas as needed.

  • Family Program Facilitator

    Programs
    Estes Park Center
    $12.00 / hour

    Apply Here: Family Program Facilitator - Application Link

    Position Summary: Family Program Facilitators are responsible for leading family-oriented programs for members and guests of all ages.  This includes sports, archery, outdoor nature activities, science experiments, escape rooms, games and other family programs. Family Program Facilitators lead private activities for groups and assist guests at the Sweet Memorial Desk.

  • Summer Camp Director - Year-Round

    Camp Chief Ouray
    Snow Mountain Ranch
    $37,000.00 / year

    Apply Here: Summer Camp Director - Application Link

    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, retreat center, and residential camp, serving more than 50,000 guests annually. The Summer Camp Director is primarily responsible for successful implementation of camp programs for the Traditional Camp programs (7-14 year olds); budgeting, hiring and training staff, scheduling, and hitting goals set forth by the YMCA of the Rockies.

  • Outdoor Education and Adventure Director - Year-Round

    Programs
    Estes Park Center

    Application Deadline: November 2, 2020
    Anticipated Start Date: December 7, 2020
    Application Link: Outdoor Education and Adventure Director Application

    The Outdoor Education and Adventure Director is responsible for managing the booking and facilitating of Outdoor Education groups, and hires, trains, and supervises staff in both Outdoor Education and Adventure Activities. This position requires a high degree of human relation skills in working with staff, volunteers, parents, youth, co-workers, students, teachers, administrators, and guests. Involvement in local, state, and/or national Outdoor Education networks is preferred, as well as documented ropes course, climbing wall, and biking experience. The Outdoor Education and Adventure Director must always promote a cooperative, positive, and problem-solving atmosphere at all times, as well as possess extreme organizational skills. This position is full-time, year-round, and comes with full benefits, participation in the YMCA Retirement Fund, and tons of employee perks.