Careers at YMCA of the Rockies

Changing Lives Starts with You.

We are leaders, event planners, cooks, groundskeepers and more—inspired by transforming our communities and ourselves through the YMCA of the Rockies. At the heart of everything we do is our unrelenting drive to make a lasting difference in the lives of our members and guests. It’s the reason we love rolling up our sleeves and getting down to work—and it’s why we’re so successful. Our history is rich, our passion is contagious and our people are dedicated. Sound like fun? Join our team.

 
The work that you do here matters.

Together we can do so much more.

No matter the role, your contributions change lives every day at the YMCA of the Rockies. Our employees, volunteers, members and donors create experiences like no other for more than 220,000 people each year.

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Who We Hire

Seasonal Employment

Seasonal employment is a great option if you’re between jobs, want to take time off from school, looking to gain job experience, or would like to work in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
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I enjoy the challenge of being stretched to grow here and to help others grow as well. - Rod, Food Services.

The Y meets us where we are and invests a lot into our personal and professional growth. It feels like home. - Andrew, Support Worker

Year-Round Employment

Year-round employment includes a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, dental, vision, and a retirement plan.
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International Program

Foreign nationals with a degree from an accredited institution are welcome to join our training program. Grow personally and professionally with our 12-18 month program.
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I love the feeling of belonging here and that everyone matters. - Kamar, Conference Services

 

“I love that we are living by the core values and carrying out the mission statement of the Y here. It’s cool to see how all of the staff work together - it’s like a family. - Shannon, Events Intern

Internships

What better place to spend a semester? A paid internship where you can build your skills and grow professionally, as well as receive college credit, room & board, and enjoy all the perks our mountain setting has to offer!
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Gap Programs

We offer three unique gap programs for young adults ages 18-24. These programs provide full-time, paid work experience, room & board, as well as opportunities for personal, professional and spiritual development in either of our two beautiful mountain settings.
Trek Program Explore Program Elevate Program

Be prepared to have your life changed! The Y leads with heart. I feel appreciated here, the work is rewarding, and it feels like you are with family. - Lori, Conference Services

There is so much to do here! The employee perks are amazing. And the dorm-style living is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and make friendships that last a lifetime. - Mary Jane, Recruiting Assistant

Volunteering

Work less, explore more! Make a difference and discover the adventures that await you at YMCA of the Rockies.
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YMCA of the Rockies Locations

YMCA of the Rockies has three physical locations in the Colorado Rocky Mountains for you to work at, each offering a different experience.
Estes Park
Estes Park

Estes Park

Estes Park Center is situated approximately 75 miles northwest of Denver, Colorado and is near the town of Estes and the Rocky Mountain National Park. Offering a more small-town feel, Estes Park is open year-round.

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Snow mountain
Snow Mountain

Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch is located approximately 12 miles north of Winter Park in Grand County, Colorado. Snow Mountain is more remote than Estes Park Center and is open year-round.

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Camp

Camp Chief Ouray

Camp Chief Ouray is tucked away in a secluded and scenic section of Snow Mountain Ranch’s property. Camp runs from June to August.

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Join Us

We invite you to join us in this amazing work—to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and to discover a career that is so much more than a job.