Position Dates: March 27 – June 3, 2023.
*Applicants must be able to stay until at least May 19, 2023.

Under the direction of the Environmental Education Director, Environmental Education Instructors will teach environmental education classes, lead team-building activities, perform organization and cleaning tasks, communicate with schools and school leaders, and assist in any projects or tasks that better the Outdoor Education Program.

Essential Job Functions:
– Participate in Environmental Education training.
– Obtain Wilderness First Aid (in Environmental Education Training)
– Facilitate a 3-hour Environmental course for 6th-12th grade, following state and national standards.
– Predict, prevent, identify and respond to safety issues.
– Assist in program development and advancement.
– Participate in cleaning and setting up dorms for students between 4-8 hrs. a week

Employee Perks & Benefits: Instructors receive three paid-for certifications: Wilderness First Aid (WFA), Project Learning Tree (PLT), and Better Environmental Education Learning Teaching Expertise Sharing (BEETLES). Along with two weeks of staff development training on natural history, team building, adventure, lesson planning, EDI, working with students with disabilities, and so much more!

All staff at the YMCA of the Rockies get to participate in staff engagement outings such as hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, and visiting landmarks around Colorado.

Tagged as: Teaching/Education


- Possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Education, Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, or a similar area of study.
- Experience working with Children is required.
- Must be at least 21 years old
- Must be fluent in speaking English
- Must possess current First Aid and CPR certification

About YMCA of the Rockies

YMCA of the Rockies is a camp, conference, and retreat center located next to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Application Instructions

Apply using the direct application link below. You can also visit www.workintherockies.org, click Jobs, and apply under Activities & Recreation Opportunities.