YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch

Gap Program Participants Nordic Skiing on Property
Nordic Trail Groomer
Buildings and Grounds Wood shop
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Gap Program Participants Nordic Skiing on Property

Live & work next to Rocky Mountain National Park and Winter Park Resort! Hiring for fall and winter 2020.

Don't be deceived by our name! YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch operates two family resorts, residential camps for kids, and conference centers located on both sides of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Snow Mountain Ranch is located on the western side of Rocky Mountain National Park, in a more remote area of Colorado known as the Fraser Valley. We are a 2-hour drive from Denver. The nearby towns are Granby, Winter Park, and Grand Lake. Living in Grand County offers unparalleled access to world class hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, mountaineering, events, and more!

About YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch

we are currently hiring for positions in food service and housekeeping with a start date of june 2020 or august 10, 2020.

Please apply here: Service Floater - Seasonal (Food Service and Housekeeping Rotational Position)

Calling adventurous souls who want to experience the Colorado Rocky Mountains! We are looking for active and adventurous souls who would like to contribute to the YMCA of the Rockies mission of building healthy spirits, minds and bodies in our guests, members and staff. We have positions available in over 16 different departments. 

The Employee Experience

Spend a season in the High Rockies on our 5,000+ acres, which offer countless opportunities for fun and adventure. When not on the job, take advantage of our activities for guests & staff which include: skiing, hiking, horseback riding, dog-sledding, archery, rock climbing, arts & crafts, swimming, biking, and many other recreational activities and adventures!

We employ people of all different ages & backgrounds, from all around the world. Our staff have the incredible opportunity to make life-long friendships in an absolutely beautiful environment. 

Room and Board

We offer room and board to those who are interested in living on-grounds during their employment with us. This option costs $34/day and includes onsite lodging, three meals a day, all utilities, uniforms, laundry facilities, internet, and an abundance of employee perks. Room and board charges are taken as a payroll deduction every other Friday. Seasonal staff live in dormitory style housing with 1-3 roommates. Some employee perks include corporate ski passes, access to all YMCA of the Rockies facilities, free and discounted gear rentals, and the opportunity to live right next to Rocky Mountain National Park.

If seasonal staff elect to live off-grounds, they will be in charge of finding their own housing.

We have a strict policy for alcohol or drugs on property; in addition, no drug use is tolerated (including marijuana) during your employment with us whether on- or off-duty. 

Employee Perks

  • Corporate ski passes to Winter Park Resort, Steamboat Springs, Copper Mountain, and Ski Granby Ranch. (View all benefits of the Grand Pass here)
  • Free gear rentals and access to all our Nordic trails - over 5,000 acres!
  • Appreciation Fund for employees who complete their work agreement
  • Discounted nights in our lodges
  • YMCA of the Rockies family membership access while you’re employed
  • Proximity to Grand Lake, Lake Granby, Winter Park, and Rocky Mountain National Park 
  • Access to all YMCA of the Rockies facilities which includes:
    • An indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, tennis courts, mini-golf, hiking/biking/skiing trails, library, art center, climbing wall, reservoir for canoeing and fishing, bonfire rings, ping pong tables, baseball field, and zip-line. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

Snow Mountain Ranch is located 2 hours from Denver, CO, in beautiful Grand County.  We are only 30 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park, for world-class hiking in the summer, and Grand Lake, the largest natural lake in Colorado. We are also only 20 minutes from Winter Park Ski Resort for skiing in the winter!

Flying into Denver International Airport (DIA) is the best option for those traveling by air. Shuttles are available, as well as the Amtrak from Denver Union Station to Fraser - Winter Park. 


How to Apply

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