Food Service - Staff

The mountains are calling! Enjoy a great work-life balance next to Rocky Mountain National Park! On-site room and board available.


Estes Park Center YMCA


Estes Park, CO 80511-9500

Job Description

When you work at YMCA of the Rockies, you become part of something bigger than yourself. You become a key player in helping cultivate an environment of healthy living, youth development, and community impact. As an employee at YMCA of the Rockies, you will meet all walks of life and live each day with a greater sense of purpose. You’ll learn to lead with heart and measure success by the impactful moments you’re able to create for guests, community members, and fellow staff. This is a place where nature inspires and quality time happens naturally. Our serene surroundings of Rocky Mountain National Park provide moments of tranquility throughout our days and remind us how lucky we are to grow our careers in such a beautiful and supportive workplace.

The Food Service Worker is responsible for providing guests with a positive dining experience. Employees rotate daily through a variety of specific duties like assisting with meal preparation, operating commercial foodservice equipment, keeping service lines clean, cleaning dining tables, washing dishes, and more.

Between now and September 30, 2020, our room & board fees will be half-price! Because your safety is important to us, we are offering single rooms to those living on-grounds. Cleaning materials for dormitories will be provided by the Human Resources office and masks will be required inside all public places. In addition, we have increased our minimum wage to those living off-grounds from $12 to $15 for the fall season. Join us and earn the fall rewards or extend into the winter season and experience the priceless perks of working in the Rockies!


  • 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
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards

Essential Functions

  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude toward guests and staff
  • Maintain sanitary work and dining areas, which exceed state health standards
  • Operate commercial food service equipment (i.e. dishwasher, slicer, and mixer)
  • Assist with meal preparation.
  • Keep service lines clean and fully stocked with food and supplies (plates, cups, etc.)
  • Clean dining tables
  • Wash dishes
  • Vacuum carpets, sweep and mop floors
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Able to stand for eight hours on concrete floors
  • Lift 35 pounds up to 36" off the ground
  • Able to understand instructions in English



How to Apply

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