Job Description

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Library Assistant - Volunteer
Estes Park Center - Estes Park, CO US (Primary)
Career Level
Administrative / Clerical
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Position Available: October 5th, 2020-01/08/2021

POSITION SUMMARY: The library is the source of books, games and puzzles for guests and staff to borrow or use while staying at YMCA of the Rockies. The Library Volunteer assists library users while they are in the library and with the process of borrowing materials, as well as promotes the YMCA of the Rockies mission through friendly conversation with library users. The Library Assistant works independently in the library.


Knowledge of current adult and children’s book trends.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and basic computer/email
Be able to lift 20 lbs.


Greet and assist guests in finding books, magazines and other forms of media.
Open and close the Library
Arrange, manage and set-up for programs held in the library.
Use checkout/in system, topical book categories and the shelving system.
Plan and leads story time and other family activities.
Maintain a clean and well-organized facility
Misc. duties including but not limited to dusting, vacuuming, trash collecting, bathroom cleaning and maintenance duties, watering plants and window cleaning and light shoveling.
All other duties as assigned.
Volunteers 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
Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards
SCHEDULE: Your days off for the week will be on a rotating schedule. Regardless of the time of year please expect to work most weekends and holidays, this includes working, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, etc.


As a volunteer there is no compensation. Volunteer perks include:

Room (furnished room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills!)
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 café, 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)


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.


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. - a professional reference cannot be a coworker) 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.

The Estes Park Center is the largest YMCA conference center in the world. At nearly 900 acres in size and serving over 200,000 guests each year, a dedicated team of individuals work to provide guests with a world-renowned experience.

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!

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