Job Description


Position Summary: To effectively communicate and negotiate Snow Mountain Ranch services to meet a group’s needs for their event in accordance with the Mission of the YMCA of the Rockies.

Essential Functions / Requirements:
1. Ability to perform basic mathematics and algebra.
2. Possess excellent diplomatic organizational, interpersonal and phone communication skills.
3. Must possess a valid, USA state issued driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles.
4. Ability to multitask and coordinate logistical details.
5. Negotiate contract and billing with group leaders.
6. Ability to access all facilities to market Snow Mountain Ranch through site tours and presentations.
7. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate weekend, holiday and evening shifts.
8. Ability to work within an office environment and operate office and audiovisual equipment, including, but not limited to: computers, printers, computerized PBX systems and audiovisual equipment.

Other Functions / Requirements:
1. Assist group leaders with pre-conference planning, managing groups according to contracts, and post-conference evaluating.
2. Collect and process conference related information, including such things as contractual and lodging questions and special needs requests.
3. Meet both immediate and planned needs of groups throughout their stay.
4. Act as a tactful liaison between group leaders, Conference staff, and other departments.
5. Coordinate and present group orientations.
6. Process group changes and cancellations.
7. Review group evaluations, conduct follow-ups and rebook after group stay.
8. Work with Front Office to check groups in and out.
9. Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions.
10. Promote a cooperative, positive and problem-solving atmosphere at all times.
11. All other duties as assigned.

Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

NOTE: Based on business needs, you may be required to work in other Departments and/or our other Center.


  • Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
  • Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs
  • Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional
  • Support the Association safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff
  • Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse environment
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, depending on the position
  • Meet acceptable criminal background check standards


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

  • Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills!)
  • Board (3 buffet-style 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
    • Employee programming, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Human Resources Office
    • Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges (with some date restrictions based on season/occupancy)


We have a zero tolerance 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.


In addition to the grooming standards outlined in the Seasonal Staff Handbook, the following applies to Adventure Education Instructors while on duty:

A staff vest or three shirts with the YMCA of the Rockies logo will be issued to each seasonal employee from May to August and December to April. You will be required to wear this uniform while on duty. A neat and clean appearance is required at all times. Must wear nametag and staff shirt. No open toed shoes.


You must submit three references with your application, including their name, phone number and email address.

Two references must be someone who know you professionally (former or current manager, supervisor, teacher, professor, coach, pastor, etc.) and one reference must be a family member.

If you are a rehire and have worked at YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center, Snow Mountain Ranch, or Camp Chief Ouray at any time during the past three years, references are not required.


The YMCA of the Rockies operates two year-round family resorts and conference centers on each side of Rocky Mountain National Park: Estes Park Center located in Estes Park, CO; Snow Mountain Ranch located in Winter Park, CO; and Camp Chief Ouray, a summer resident camp for kids located on the Snow Mountain Ranch property.

Snow Mountain Ranch (SMR) is located on the western side of the Rocky Mountain National Park, in a more remote area of Colorado known as the Fraser Valley, near Granby and Winter Park. In the winter, SMR is home to one of the largest Nordic ski areas in the country, with over 100 km of trails on the 5000-acre property. Winters at SMR can last up to eight months, but for winter enthusiasts, there is no place like it, with days and days of powder. In the summertime, SMR is surrounded by back-country forests and trails, with opportunities to get your boots or wheels in the dirt for many hours of fun.

We employ people of all ages, from across the country and the world, who want to experience the mountains and support our healthy spirit, mind, and body mission. Join us!

Please call our HR office at 970-887-2152 ext. 4219, or email


Position Requirements


Conference Associate - Seasonal, May 14 - September 7 - (Room & Board Included!) 


Snow Mountain Ranch 

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