How do I apply to be a volunteer?
Search our current opportunities and complete our online application.
Please have your information, skills
and work experience (if you upload a resume, some information will auto-fill). Additionally, if you
not worked or volunteered with YMCA of the Rockies within the past three years, you will need to
the name, phone number and email address of three references - one reference from a family member
the other two from individuals who know you professionally (former supervisors, professors, pastors,
What housing is provided?
As part of your employment package, you’ll be provided with on-site complimentary lodging.
for staff members and volunteers ages 18 years and older.
At Estes Park Center, staff members and volunteers will be housed in staff dormitories or at
Circle (female only). Married couples and/or domestic partners be housed together upon receipt
proof of marriage or domestic partnership (both persons must be employed or volunteering to live
in staff housing). The staff housing includes shared TV lounges with wifi available.
At Snow Mountain Ranch, volunteers are provided with accommodations in Pinewood Lodge, a smaller
facility for staff members ages 40+, primarily serving our volunteer community. Rooms are
and can accommodate a couple. Each room has a full bathroom. There are TV lounges with a
and microwave in our staff dormitories. All rooms have a private telephone and internet access.
Also at Snow Mountain Ranch, we offer volunteers the option to stay at Geronimo Campground. All
have electric hook ups (ranging from 15-50 Amps). while others have additional water and/or
Geronimo Campground is open from mid-May to mid-September.
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
Who do I contact if I have questions about volunteering?
For Estes Park Center, please contact Karen Welcome at
970-586-3341 ext. 1084.
For Snow Mountain Ranch, please contact Mary Willems at
970-586-3341 ext. 1084.
Are drugs/alcohol permitted on property?
We have a zero-tolerance policy for drugs on-property, including marijuana, during your employment
with us whether on or off duty. Staff over the age of 21 and older may consume alcoholic beverages
only in private rooms within staff housing sleeping accommodations.