Assistant First Tee Coach

Organization Details
Organization Name: First Tee - Prairies
Address: Winnipeg MB
Organizational Description: First Tee - Prairies is a youth development program offered by Golf Canada that introduces the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after school and in school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf.

Our mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, promote life-enhancing values and healthy choices through the game of golf.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5182
Description of Duties:

The Assistant Golf Coach will serve in a volunteer capacity, working with the lead coach at a program location (golf course) to assist with the delivery of First Tee Programming. They will work to ensure that locations, participants, and participant parents/guardians have all the tools they need to grow and flourish.

They will work with the Lead Coach at the Program Location to:

  • Assist in the delivery of First Tee at the Program Location (golf facility);

  • Assist with the set-up and clean up of equipment

  • Advocate and promote the benefits of First Tee to participants and parents.

  • Empower kids and teens to engage in volunteer and fundraising activities.

  • Provide overall guidance and mentorship to participants.

Skills Required:

-Must be friendly and approachable
-Must be sensitive to cultural differences and the impact of previous experiences on children
-Experience working with children an asset, but not required
-Must complete required First Tee Assistant Coach Training
-Must complete a satisfactory criminal record check and child abuse registry check

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

- The opportunity to learn more about golf

- Safe Sport & Respect in Sport Certification

- Leadership, Mentorship, Coach Experience, Teaching Experience

Related Careers: Sport Coach, Sport Administration, Teaching

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Flexible Hours

- Program sessions are held in evenings and weekends throughout the golf season (May-September) - Specific dates TBD

- A typical shift would be two 1-hour sessions delivered in succession to different age groups.

- There will be opportunity to attend and assist with special events such as the Aces for First Tee tournament, Try- Golf Days, and Community Celebration Events.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Uses a mobility device
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: May 30, 2024
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