Craft and Design Center Instructors

Calling all creative minds to join our team of Craft and Design instructors! Live and work right next to Rocky Mountain National Park!

Sponsoring YMCA

Estes Park Center YMCA


Estes Park, CO 80511-9500

Camp Information

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center
2515 Tunnel Road
Estes Park, CO 80511

Camp Description

YMCA of the Rockies operates two family resorts and conference centers located on both sides of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, as well as a residential camp for kids. Each center offers a unique experience and a variety of employment opportunities throughout the year.

Job Description

Dates Needed:September 23, 2019 - May 31, 2020

The essential functions of this position include teaching arts and crafts to guests of all ages, genders, races, religions, sexual orientations, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities. The employee will instruct our guests on how to create one or more of the following crafts; glazed ceramics, painted ceramics, woodcrafts to paint, wood burn or mosaic, leather stamping, tie dye, sand pouring, jewelry construction, silk paining, basket weaving, bleach t-shirts, glass fusing as well as cashiering. Staff will not only instruct guests, but will also clean up after guests, problem solve with guests and support guests through the creative process. There will be general custodial tasks on a daily basis.


  • Friendly and customer-service oriented, desire to work with a diverse group of people leading various arts & crafts activities
  • Be able to lift up to 25 pounds to waist level and carry up to 10 feet
  • Be able to walk up and down stairs frequently
  • Be able to lift chairs onto tables and move furniture up to 25 pounds
  • Be able to stand and move around for your entire shift
  • Training will be provided for the area you will be working in. This position requires excellent customer service skills while multi-tasking in a very active environment
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of the Craft & Design center

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

  • 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 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
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, depending on the position
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards

Room and board provided


How to Apply

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