Job Description

Shift Type
Job Title
Rocks and Ropes Facilitator - Seasonal
Education
Career Level
Category
Recreation
Date Needed By
Location
Estes Park Center or Snow Mountain Ranch - US (Primary)
Job Type
Seasonal
Travel
Job Description

Job Title: Rocks and Ropes Facilitator                                                           Status: Non-Exempt
Employee Classification: Seasonal                                                                    Revision Date: 12/2020
Reports to: Outdoor and Adventure Education Director    
       
POSITION SUMMARY:
Rocks and Ropes Facilitators are responsible for facilitating adventure programming for members and guests of all ages.  This includes indoor and outdoor climbing wall, low ropes course, and mountain bikes. Rocks and Ropes Facilitators also help register guests for activities, hand out rentals, and provide general customer service. 

Position Available at Snow Mountain Ranch. Required Dates: May 24, 2021-August 27, 2021

OUR CULTURE:  
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 count on our staff to provide extraordinary experiences for our guests and for each other and we expect constant demonstration of our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
*     Responsible for implementing safe and engaging sessions on indoor and outdoor climbing walls.
*     Work with groups and family reunions to create team building experiences on the low ropes course.
*     Predict, prevent, identify and respond to safety issues.
*     Communicate with all guests in a mature, responsible fashion
*     Use computer system to assist guests in signing up for activities, check out equipment, and check participant rosters.
*     Participate in daily cleaning of program buildings as assigned.
*     Work in other departments or program areas as assigned.

ESTES PARK CENTER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
*     Run Mountain Center front desk. Use computer system to assist guests in signing up for activities, check out equipment, check participant rosters, and provide general program information.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
*     Must be at least 18 years old
*     Must be fluent in speaking English
*     Must possess current First Aid and CPR certification

GENERAL YMCA OF THE ROCKIES REQUIREMENTS:
*     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
*     Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards
*     All other duties as assigned

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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.  
*     Must be able to lift 40 pounds
*     Must be able to walk up to two (2) miles on uneven terrain

What we offer:
This is a seasonal position with a base pay rate of $12.32/hour (based on 40 hours/week). This position includes:
Room & Board Options Available
*     Room (room in our staff dormitory with wifi, pay laundry facilities)
*     Board (3 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

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.
 

Exemption Type
Non-Exempt
Job Requirements

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