Craft & Design Center Instructor (Room & Board Included!)
YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center

Do you love arts & crafts and enjoy working with kids? Join our team in the amazing Rocky Mountains!

On the stunning eastern edge of Rocky Mountain National Park


Craft & Design Center Instructor (Room & Board Included!)

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center
Estes Park Center, Colorado
$220.00 / week
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts immediately! (Jul 16, 2018)

Teach arts and crafts to guests of all ages, genders, races, religions, sexual orientations, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities. You will instruct our guests on how to create one or more of the following crafts; glazed ceramics, painted ceramics, woodcrafts to paint, wood burn or mosaic, leather stamping, tie dye, sand pouring, jewelry construction, silk paining, basket weaving, bleach t-shirts, glass fusing. 


  • Friendly and customer-service oriented, desire to work with a diverse group of people leading various arts & crafts activities.
  • Be able to lift up to 25 pounds to waist level and carry up to 10 feet.
  • Be able to walk up and down stairs frequently.
  • Be able to lift chairs onto tables and move furniture up to 25 pounds.
  • Be able to stand and move around for your entire shift.


  • Training will be provided for the area you will be working in.
  • This position requires excellent customer service skills while multi-tasking in a very active environment.
  • Some cashier work and cleaning required
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of the Craft & Design center.


This is a seasonal, hourly (based on 40 hours/week) position, paying $220/week, with employee perks including:

  • Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills! Furniture & linens provided.)
  • Board (3 buffet-style meals per day, 7 days per week) with an option to sign up for boxed lunches.)
  • Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, tennis courts, mini-golf, trails, roller rink, library, and an art center
  • Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities
  • Employee programming, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Resident Office
  • Other employee perks and discounts, including:
    • Free passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and resort)
    • 20% Discount at our General Store, Rustic caf, and Jackson Stable horseback rides
    • Discounts at local merchants
  • Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges (with some date restrictions based on season/occupancy)

How to Apply

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