Do I get paid to participate in the International program?
Yes! International trainees, interns and summer work employees will receive housing (dormitory style)
and meals plus a weekly stipend (currently $220 per week). The 40- hour work week includes some morning,
evening and weekend shifts. Trainees receive their share of the Appreciation Fund (tips) given by
our guests at the end of the program.
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.
Do I have to pay for meals?
As a YMCA of the Rockies employee, you’ll receive 3 free meals per day, 7 days per week as part of the
Who do I contact for more information or with questions?
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if you have any questions.
How long before my J1 program starts can I arrive in the YMCA of the Rockies?
You can arrive up to 3 days prior to the start date of your work agreement.
Do I need a sponsor for the Summer Work program?
Yes. The State Department designates U.S. government, academic and private sector entities to conduct
educational and cultural exchange programs. To participate in the Exchange Visitor Program,foreign
nationals must be sponsored by one of the State Department-designated sponsors. The program sponsors
are responsible for screening and selecting eligible foreign nationals for participation in their
designated exchange visitor program, as well as supporting and monitoring exchange visitors during
their stay in the United States.