Seasonal Employment with YMCA of the Rockies

Do work that matters.

Are you between jobs, want to take time off from school, looking to gain job experience, or would like to work in one of the most beautiful places on earth? Seasonal employment at the YMCA of the Rockies is one of the best experiences you can give to yourself, all while serving the mission of the YMCA. Our seasonal staff work, live, and play in the Colorado Rockies!

Meet some of our team members.

Prior to working at the Y, I never took care of myself. Work was my life. The Y facilitates an environment where self-care is encouraged.

Rod, Food Service

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Andrew, Grounds

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Michaela, Programs

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Learn in the Rocky Mountains! Build your work experience and make friendships that last a lifetime. On-site lodging and meals are included for internships; internships pay $220/week (based on 40 hour work weeks), and last from 11 weeks to 8 months. We offer paid internships only. If you are seeking college credit in conjunction with this role, please contact prior to applying to make sure that we can meet your school’s requirements. See what’s possible with an Internship at the YMCA of the Rockies.

Ready to start the application process?

That’s great! Here’s what you need to know in order to prepare for your employment with us.

What are standard seasonal wages?
In addition to receiving a base weekly wage of $220, seasonal staff receive lodging, three meals a day and free or discounted access to most YMCA facilities and area attractions (skiing, snowshoeing in winter and, climbing, hiking, biking and horseback riding in the summer). No more worrying about finding a place to stay and eat - just come and enjoy all that Colorado has to offer.
What housing is provided?
As part of your employment package, you’ll be provided with on-site complimentary lodging. Our facilities are dorm-style, which means that you’ll be sharing your room with one to three other people. This is a great opportunity to build long-lasting relationships with your colleagues! You’ll also have a short commute to work.
Private dorm rooms are available for staff members 30 & up and married couples.
How do I apply for a job?
Search our current opportunities and complete our online application (please include your resume if you have one). While applying, you’ll need to provide contact information for three references in order to complete your application. Check out our reference section for more information. If you need assistance or have questions with the application process, please contact us at
What is the 2017 Fall Incentive Pay Rate?
From August 19th to October 27th, 2017, all on-grounds seasonal staff will get paid $10 per hour for all hours worked in Food Service, Housekeeping, Conference Set-up & Services or Center Services. The overtime rate is $15.00 per hour. All off-grounds seasonal staff will get paid $15/hour for all hours worked in Food Service, Housekeeping, Conference Set-up & Services or Center Services. The overtime rate is $22.50.
Do I get time off?
Absolutely! We want you to explore the beautiful surroundings and take advantage of the Y’s amenities and staff discounts at various local attractions. We believe in building healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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We invite you to join us in this amazing work—to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and to discover a career that is so much more than a job.