Activities Facilitator

Activity Facilitators lead the charge on FUN! We are hiring for summer and fall 2024.
Job Description

Activity Facilitators are responsible for leading family-oriented and group programs for members and guests of all ages. This includes sports, archery, outdoor nature activities, mini-golf clubhouse, roller rink, science experiments, climbing wall, games and other family programs. Additionally, Activity Facilitators will assist guests at the program registration desk.

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be fluent in speaking English
  • Must possess current Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED certifications 

General YMCA requirements:

  • 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 excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional
  • Support the Association's safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff
  • Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse environment
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards
  • All other duties as assigned 

Work environment and physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. 

Essential Functions
  • Responsible for independently executing programming activities
  • Promote and assist in special event weekends and seasonal programming
  • Maintain and repair recreation equipment
  • Predict, prevent, identify and respond to safety issues
  • Communicate with all guests in a mature, responsible fashion
  • Use computer system to assist guests in signing up for activities, check out equipment, and check participant rosters
  • Make change and balance cash boxes
  • Participate in daily cleaning of program buildings as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned, including working in other departments 

Snow Mountain Ranch specific requirements:

  • Lead guided hikes or snowshoe hikes dependent on season
  • Operate and maintain safety at the ice skating rink and winter tubing hill in winter
  • Operate and maintain safety at the summer tubing hill
  • Assist at the Nordic Center in winter as needed
  • Assist with the dog sledding program as needed  

Compensation Package & Employee Perks:

This is a seasonal position paying $14.42/hour with the opportunity for incredible seasonal perks like:

  • Opportunity to opt-in to the Rocky Mountain Living Package (housing, meals, YMCA membership, staff activities, gear rentals)
  • Rocky Mountain National Park as your backyard
  • YMCA of the Rockies Membership - access to all facilities, discounted lodge room nights for friends & family, free or discounted gear rentals, and so much more.
  • Cultural events hosted by YMCA of the Rockies
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Daily wildlife viewing
  • Free public transit from the town of Estes Park to the YMCA and through, "The Lift" in Granby, Fraser, and Winter Park at Snow Mountain Ranch. (Months vary on transit operation hours)
  • Opportunity for growth into year-round employment or fellowship
  • Hiring for summer, fall, and beyond. Seasonal work agreements are available for up to 8 months - enjoy a season or three! 
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