Camp Chief Ouray Overview of Positions 2024
About CCO Camp Chief Ouray (CCO), established in 1908, has grown to be a premiere overnight and day camp option for youth from all over the United States and the World. We are committed to developing five core values in everything we do: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith. CCO is a part of the YMCA of the Rockies, located at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO (elevation of 8,750 feet).
Our Mission YMCA of the Rockies puts Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Our Goal is to offer challenging experiences to build leaders through life-long skill development in a safe, imaginative, natural setting. We instill confidence through independence and interpersonal skills. We challenge our campers and staff to discover their true selves.
Our Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Innovation Statement The YMCA of the Rockies will reach out to and welcome all people and organizations of good will and ensure that the rich gifts of diversity are reflected and respected at all levels.
Our Commitment to All People We will serve a diverse population, inclusive of all people of good will. Reflecting our Christian Mission, we will be inclusive and welcoming of all people of good will. Our activities and facilities will be inclusive, accessible, and available to the diverse worldwide community we serve.
Essential Functions for All CCO Staff Camp Chief Ouray staff are expected to create a safe space for all campers, families, and staff while allowing development and growth for all. They should possess the mental, social and emotional skills necessary to build rapport and positive relationships, putting camper needs first. Responding to camper and customer requests for service, troubleshooting problems and developing solutions in a patient and respectful manner is an important aspect of our work. All staff should contribute to a cooperative and positive camp community, take responsibility for the upkeep of the camp facility and cleanliness of camp. Assist with other departments as needed.
Benefits for All CCO Staff Room and board, laundry on site, practice 21st century skills, CPR/First Aid and/or Wilderness First Aid certification, diverse and global experiences, welcoming and inclusive team environment, free and/or discounted program rentals, close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park and additional outdoor recreation areas, discount on summer camp registration for immediate family members, and pro deal discounts to outdoor retail companies.
Application Process We value your time and appreciate your interest in working at Camp Chief Ouray. All interviews are conducted via video call.
- We aim to reach out with an invitation for an interview or to decline your application within one to two weeks of your application being submitted.
- Returning Staff: There is typically only one interview for returning staff.
- We will do our best to make a hiring decision within two-three weeks of the date of your interview.
- After your interview(s), we meet as a full-time team at CCO to discuss each applicant. We aim to have an answer to you within one week of your interview.