Estes Park & Grandy, Colorado


YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park
Located near the town of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, is an ideal vacation, reunion, wedding and conference destination. Come visit and be inspired by our surroundings!

Snow Mountain Ranch, Grandy
Located near Winter Park, Rocky Mountain National Park & Grand Lake, Snow Mountain Ranch offers a wholesome environment where friends, families & groups enjoy a tranquil setting, more activities than anywhere else & quality time together.

The Internships

Guest Services/ Front Desk, Guest Services/ Conference, Food Service Operations, Human Resources/ Resident Assistant, Human Resources/ Office Assistant, Recreation and Programs Operations, Information Technology

$12.32 per hour

Training Period

All internships are for 12 months starting June 1st, 2021. 


Staff shirts are provided, participants need to arrive with black pants and black shoes.

Housing & Meals

Housing is dormitory style.

You can choose a room and meal plan if you wish. If you choose this option, your pay rate will be $4.00 less per hour for meals. This amount will account for the cost of all meals, 3 meals a day/7 days a week. (ie. Minimum wage=$12.32/hour, your hourly rate with meals = $8.32/hour). In addition, you will have $80 per pay period deducted from each paycheck for lodging. This amount will not be prorated if you move in/out of the room in the middle of the pay period. If you opt to live on grounds, with completion of your full work agreement, you will be refunded $80. This will be paid in conjunction with the appreciation fund.


5 minutes walking distance.


Free/discounted access to most YMCA facilities (skiing, snowshoeing, climbing, hiking, biking and horseback riding). A share of the Appreciation Fund (tips) given by our guests at the end of the program. Monthly cultural activities.