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YMCA of the Rockies

Granby, Colorado

Free certifications! Work by the pool and ski, snowshoe, or hike during your breaks. Great perks!


Event Staff

YMCA of the Rockies

Estes Park, Colorado

Make Great Friends and Enjoy Endless Adventures in the Rocky Mountains as an Event Staff Team Member


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


Our Jobs


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. 
  • 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.

  • Group Sales Representative (Year-Round)

    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.

  • Housekeeping Crew Leader (Year Round)

    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain 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.

  • 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.  

  • Intern - Food Service, Culinary

    Food Service
    Snow Mountain 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.

  • 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.

  • Activities & Recreation Opportunities

    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.56 - $13.61 / hour

    Apply Here: Activities & Recreation Positions

    The Family Program Teams lead the charge on FUN! They guide guests in a variety of activities and sports; they teach archery, outdoor nature activities and science experiments; they staff the mini-golf clubhouses, the roller rinks, and the Program desks. The teams share information about our Programs, our Association, Rocky Mountain National Park, and surrounding areas.

    Craft Shop Instructors excel at creativity. They teach a variety of crafts to guests and staff, including ceramics, leather crafts, glass fusion, wood burning, tie-dye, jewelry, and more.

    Adventure Activity Facilitators are an experienced and trained group of staff who facilitate a low ropes course, instruct on a zip line (Snow Mountain Ranch), work on mountain bikes, and teach rock climbing.

    Hikemasters are some of the most knowledgeable and experienced hires of the area. They have travelled miles of trails learning the terrain, the flora, the fauna, and the history of the Rocky Mountains to provide our guests with an unforgettable hiking experience.

    Museum Guides keep the history of YMCA of the Rockies alive through tours of our museum and historic spots. Knowledgeable in the foundation of YMCA of the Rockies, they are a resource to guests and staff wanting to connect to our past.

    Lifeguards - what vacation is complete without a pool! Lifeguards are our safeguards. They keep guests and staff safe by monitoring the pool and swimmers at all times, keeping the area safe from slips, trips, and falls, and keeping locker rooms clean and tidy. Head lifeguard positions also available.

    Day Camp Counselors (Estes Park Center - summer) provide character building and life-enriching experiences for today's youth through traditional camp activities. Serving children ages 5-17, counselors lead games, hikes, exploration and much more. Director, Inclusion, Specialty, and Nurse positions also available.

    The Environmental Education Team (Estes Park Center) teaches Experiential Science-Based Programs to 5th-12th grade students from around the US. Instructors get the opportunity to build relationships with their group of students over their 3-day program, in which instructors teach four three-hour science classes, two recreational activities, and two evening programs. Come make a difference and teach our youth about how to care for our environment. Lead instructor positions also available.

    The Outdoor Education Team (Snow Mountain Ranch - spring & fall) connects school children to the wonders of the outdoors. Teaching water ecology, forest ecology, pioneer life, orienteering, team building, climbing wall, challenge courses, day hikes and more, instructors are the link to our future generations appreciating and protecting our outdoors.

    Nordic Staff (Snow Mountain Ranch - winter months) LOVE the snow! They rent and sell ski equipment, issue trail passes, ensure a clean and safe Nordic center facility, assist with race days, and answer questions about our award winning 100 kilometers of groomed ski trails. Nordic Groomers keep our ski trails open and in pristine condition. They operate chain saws, snowmobiles and other Nordic grooming equipment.

  • Buildings & Grounds Opportunities

    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.56 - $13.61 / hour

    Apply Here: Building & Grounds Positions

    With over 860 acres at the Estes Park Center and over 5000 acres at Snow Mountain Ranch, along with and hundreds of buildings, the Buildings and Grounds Staff at both centers are responsible for the maintenance, repair and replacement of all cabins, lodges, support facilities, equipment, utilities, landscaping and roads.

    The Building Maintenance Department is responsible for the upkeep of all YMCA of the Rockies buildings Staff repair minor problems on grounds in public areas and private cabin and lodge accommodations, including changing light bulbs, installing screens, and unclogging toilets. They climb ladders, scaffolding and work on roofs; shovel snow from walks, porches, stairs and roofs (primarily October to April); operate a variety of hand and power tools; assist year-round employees, learning from them on projects; pick up trash on assigned route and dispose of properly.

    The Grounds Maintenance Department cares for the upkeep, beautification and improvement of the YMCA grounds. They operate and maintain underground sprinkler systems, plant and care for flowers, trees, shrubs and grass, and assist in daily trash pick up and removal.

  • Conferences, Special Events, and Weddings

    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.56 - $13.61 / hour

    Apply Here: Conference, Groups, Special Events Positions

    From Family Reunions and Conference Groups, to Faith Based Groups and Government Groups, our Conference Departments at Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch help create unique and memorable events for all participants. Office Staff assist group leaders with coordination of conferences, special events, weddings, family reunions, and banquets. Event Staff provide all the physical pieces needed for the group by setting up event spaces and audio/visual equipment, delivering refreshments and other requested equipment and supplies. Event staff also maintain public restrooms and lobbies. The Wedding Assistant helps couples with pre-wedding planning, manages weddings according to contracts, and attends to post-wedding evaluations.

  • Front Desk and Guest Registration Opportunities

    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.56 - $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Front Desk & Hospitality Positions 

    Serving over 200,000 guests a year at Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch, the Front Desk/Guest Registration Staff often provide the first face-to-face impression of YMCA of the Rockies to our guests and ensure they are given accurate and in-depth information about their accommodations and activities.

  • Human Resources/ People Operations Opportunities

    Human Resources
    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.56 - $13.61 / hour

    Apply Online: Human Resources Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities

    Hiring over 2000 seasonal staff and volunteers a year for Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch, the Human Resources Department ensures YMCA of the Rockies' policies and systems function as intended and they take care of the needs of the staff throughout the employee's life cycle with the YMCA. The Hiring Team screens applicants, conducts interviews, assists in hiring seasonal staff by initiating reference checks, background checks, and onboarding materials. The Staff Housing and Experience Teams ensure a welcoming, supportive, and staff-centric environment by providing clean and safe housing for staff; planning and leading staff activities; and being a helpful and reliable resource to all staff.

  • Gap Programs

    Programs & HR
    Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch
    $12.56 - $13.61 / hour

    Elevate Gap Program: Learn more and apply here.
    Dates: January 30 - June 2, 2023, May 22 - August 11, 2023, and August 7 - December 15, 2023.
    Discover Gap Program: Learn more and apply here.
    Dates: February 6 - July 24, 2023 & August 6, 2023 - January 31, 2024.

    YMCA of the Rockies offers a quality gap program option for individuals looking to take time after high school before college, or looking for a break from college to gain work and life experience before jumping into academics or a career. We aim to develop the person to grow individually, explore their faith and establish their own values and beliefs.

  • Marketing Manager

    Snow Mountain Ranch
    $48,000.00 - $56,000.00 / year

    The Marketing Manager - Snow Mountain Ranch is primarily responsible for marketing support for projects that promote the growth of the Association; works as a team member to support the Snow Mountain Ranch brand; is responsible for meeting YMCA of the Rockies’ Marketing & Communications goals and for the design and execution of all Snow Mountain Ranch marketing materials. The Marketing Manager - Snow Mountain Ranch also functions as part of the Association Crisis Communications team.

    Application Link: Marketing Manager - Snow Mountain Ranch