Job Description


This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, Snow Mountain Ranch, which operates a family and group conference and retreat center and residential summer camp, serving more than 50,000 guest annually.  The Gap Year Program Supervisor is responsible for developing, instructing and delivering DISCOVER and EMPOWER programs curriculum and activities, helping to resolve conflict within programs as well as any other gap year programs that are developed, interviewing gap year program participants, managing housing issues for gap year program participants and assisting in daily HR operations. This position also has oversight of the Staff Housing facilities and assures the routine maintenance and cleanliness of these areas.

We firmly believe in our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We are committed to being welcoming to all people and to making a difference in the lives of our members, guests and staff. We count on our staff to provide extraordinary mission-based experiences for our guests and for each other.



  • Continue to grow and deliver the EXPLORE and EMPOWER curriculum and schedule of activities.
  • Seek out, facilitate and maintain mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Develop and deliver gap program curriculum for current and additional gap programs as needed.
  • Be the liaison between the gap-year program participants and their assigned working managers as well as the HR department.
  • Effectively manage any staff housing conflict or incidents that might arise within the gap year participants.
  • Initiate and conduct gap-year program interviews. Assist the Chaplin and Chaplin’s Assistant in the Trek interview process.
  • Provide constructive feedback and opinion in Trek participant placement.
  • Coordinate the planning of and logistics for EXPLORE and EMPOWER program activities and excursions including driving and participating in gap year program trips.
  • Assist in administering needed disciplinary action, support and follow up to gap-year program participants.
  • Assure a high level of cleanliness in staff housing and common areas.
  • Oversee and coordinate a bi-annual housing inventory.
  • Assist HR Director with needed housing instigations, i.e.-reviewing housing camera footage.
  • Evaluate and monitor the Staff Life Coordinator ITP and RA positions.
  • Oversight of cleaning inspections, room checks and incurred fines.
  • Assist in day-to-day HR office duties.
  • Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions.
  • Promote a cooperative, positive and problem-solving atmosphere at all times.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a diverse environment.


  • College degree and one year supervisory experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years office experience or formal HR training required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills coupled with outstanding telephone etiquette. 
  •  Promote a cooperative, positive and problem-solving atmosphere at all times.
  • Ability to operate office equipment: computer, telephone, copier, scanner, fax machine, etc.
  • Process and follow-up on safety related reports, e.g. Quarterly Safety Audits, Incident Reports, Motor Vehicle Reports, OSHA, etc.
  • 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.
  • Excellent keyboard, data entry and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to comfortably speak in front of groups of up to 150 people.
  • Ability to train supervisory staff in Human Resource related matters.


  • 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 and demonstrate 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 community
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually fairly high.
  • Ability to climb stairs and frequently get up and down from desk.


Note: 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 the job.

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