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Estes Park Center or Snow Mountain Ranch - , CO
$13.65 - $14.65 Hourly

YMCA of the Rockies
1 Mission - 2 Locations

Snow Mountain Ranch: Winter Park, CO
5000+ to play, make new and life-long friendships

Estes Park Center: Estes Park, CO
Bordered on 3 sides by Rocky Mountain National Park


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.


  • 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 and demonstrates excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional.
  • Support the YMCA of the Rockies safety program. Promote safe work environment for guests, members, and staff.
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.

Internship Opportunities


Fall 2023 Internship Opportunities

Food & Beverage Management Intern (Estes Park Center, Now - December 15th) Our Food & Beverage Management internship is a learning experience that involves working closely with the Dining Rooms Managers to learn service excellence and team management, as well as work with the Food Service Office Manager to understand administrative function, organizations and relationships with bookings and the conference department. This role will also be responsible for overall day to day operations in all Front of the House Food Service common areas, banquet dining halls and dining rooms including customer service, training and supervising all staff.


Kitchen & Culinary Intern (Estes Park Center, Now - December 15th) Our Kitchen and Culinary internship involves working closely with the Executive Chef and Sous Chef to learn culinary techniques, menu building and team management, as well as work with the Inventory Manager to understand stocking, product turnover, pricing and ordering within the Food & Beverage industry. This role will also be responsible for shift management of all kitchen & back of the house food service operations.


Staff Events Intern (Estes Park, October 2nd - May 10th) Our Staff Events Intern will ensure a welcoming, supportive, inclusive, and fun environment for all YMCA of the Rockies' staff through planning, organizing, promoting, and leading events and activities for a diverse group of staff and volunteers. The events and activities range from International & cultural events, volunteer opportunities, hikes, intramural sports leagues, etc. Our Staff Events Interns will also support in communicating events to our staff through various platforms.


Winter 2023/Spring 2024 Internship Opportunities

Housekeeping Logistics Intern (Estes Park Center, December 4th, 2023 - May 10th, 2024) Our Housekeeping Logistics internship provides experience to those interested in the behind-the-scenes coordination of a large group conference and retreat center. This position will be responsible for timeliness in preparing and updating status of lodge rooms and cabins for guest occupancy and communicate issues promptly with Housekeeping leadership.


Human Resources Intern (Snow Mountain Ranch, December 11th - May 10th, 2024) Our Human Resources internship will involve learning and supporting in all aspects of human resource operations for a large camps and conference center. This role will support with hiring processes, onboarding and off boarding processes, disciplinary action procedures and various other day to day functions of a human resources office.