Adventure & Outdoor Ministries Facilitator – Granby, CO

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YMCA of the Rockies
Job Overview

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Position Summary: To support the office of the Chaplain by coordinating and facilitating adventure and outdoor faith-based experiences as well as providing leadership for other religious and spiritual life activities at Snow Mountain Ranch

Essential Functions / Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years’ higher education or equivalent experience in ministry, recreation, education or outdoor leadership (Bachelor’s Degree preferred).
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification is required.  (Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder certification preferred).
  • A minimum of one season of experience facilitating adventure and/or outdoor based programs.
  • Ability to develop and lead spirituality focused adventure and outdoor programming for Snow Mountain Ranch Staff, Volunteers and Guests of all ages.
  • Ability to work and move in a variety of environments, including outdoors in cold and snowy weather and possibly over rough terrain.  Excellent physical condition is required.
  • Provide leadership for TREK Gap Year program through coordinating weekly learning experiences (Fall, Winter, Spring).
  • Serve as leader in the Snow Mountain Ranch Dogsled Program.
  • Maintain Snow Mountain Ranch gear, equipment and facilities.
  • Operate computer with Microsoft.
  • Demonstrate ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Support the Association safety program.  Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members and staff.
  • Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies and programs.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills: friendly, personable, helpful, patient and professional.
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.


This is a seasonal, hourly (based on 40 hours/week) position, paying $250/week, with employee perks including:

  • Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills!)
  • Board (3 buffet-style meals per day, 7 days per week)
  • Other employee perks and discounts, including:
    • Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, hiking/biking/skiing trails, climbing wall, library, and craft shop
    • Free Grand Passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and resort – limited number available, first come first served basis)
    • Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities
    • Employee programming, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Human Resources Office
    • Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges (with some date restrictions based on season/occupancy)