Job Description

Job Details
Estes Park Center or Snow Mountain Ranch - , CO
$13.06 - $14.11 Hourly

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Adventure Activities Director, the Rocks and Rope Facilitator will assist with facilitating climbing wall sessions, running the Adventure Activities info desk, lead on grounds guided hikes and assist the Bike Technician with bike rentals, repairs and guided bike rides.

Our Mission and 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 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.

What We Offer


  • Answering guest questions regarding Adventure Activities and programs ran through the Boone Family Mountain Center
  • Setting up and tearing down indoor and outdoor climbing walls
  • Belaying and facilitating both the indoor and outdoor climbing walls
  • Assist in program development and advancement
  • Leading short on grounds guided hikes
  • Lead short guided bike rides
  • Facilitating low ropes course
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Know and adhere to policies and procedures set forth by YMCA of the Rockies
  • Use a computer to assist guests in enrolling for Adventure Activities and enter data prior to and after activities
  • Handle cash/credit cards and use a cash register to record deposits for borrowed hiking equipment and merchandise sales
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Must have up-to-date certifications in Wilderness First Aid and CPR (Can be obtained during training)
  • Must have knowledge of RMNP and surrounding areas
  • Must have a high degree of skill working with people of all ages
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards
  • Must be able to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Preferred facilitation experience


  • 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


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 hike up to 7 miles per day
  • Must be able to carry up to 50 pounds of gear
  • Must be able to converse with people of all backgrounds for up to 5 hours at a time
  • Must be able to squat, stoop, bend and stand for long periods of time

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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