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TREK - Gap Program

TREK is an eight-month program with an emphasis on personal and spiritual growth, outdoor adventure, and job experience in the hospitality industry. Participants will work a full-time seasonal job at Snow Mountain Ranch while regularly meeting with other TREK participants developing bonds of friendship and fellowship. Participants will experience faith and character development while gaining greater self-awareness and understanding. Guided by the Chaplains there will be weekly group meetings and small group meetings that encourage accountability, safe relationships, Bible study, thoughtful reflection, honest conversation and prayer. Retreats and special activities are also a part of this experience.

This program is designed for participants age 18-22 years old.

Program Date: August 10, 2020 - May 4, 2021


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Applications are open between November 15, 2019 - June 30, 2020. TREK is only accepting 26 participants this year, so make sure to turn in your application as soon as possible! Interviews begin January 15, 2020.

Please be aware, even if you're working in another department, most of our staff may work up to a few days each week in food service or housekeeping during September/October.


TREK PARTICIPANT COMPENSATION:
This is a seasonal, hourly (based on 40 hours/week) position, paying $240/week with employee perks including:

-Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free Wi-Fi and no bills)
-Board (3 buffet-style meals per day, 7 days a week)
-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 at Winter Park Resort, Steamboat Springs, Copper Mountain, and Ski Granby Ranch, and for mountain biking, rock climbing, and golf during the summer.
-Discounted gear rentals for sports and outdoor recreation.
-Employee programming including free or discounted staff trips.
-Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges

PROGRAM COST
Total Program Cost: $1250.00

$1,000 Program tuition due on 8/1/2020 OR $250 initial tuition payment due 8/10/2020 with $750 deducted from payroll throughout the program.


HOW TO APPLY:
Visit our website to learn more and to apply!
https://jobs.ymcarockies.org/trek-program

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Development

 

 

Updated: 2/6/2020 6:38:14 PM

Job Contact:
Kate Allison
(970) 586-3341

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Why work at Snow Mountain Ranch:

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 will learn to lead with heart and measure success by the impactful moments you are 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.

1101 County Road 53
    Granby, CO 80446

(970) 586-3341

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