Volunteer

Be a Positive Role Model - Be a Volunteer Coach!

Why Volunteer

  • Make a positive difference by providing participants tools to build character.
  • Meet like-minded people and be part of a supportive community.
  • Learn and develop new skills including coaching, communication & leadership.

How to Get Started

Watch our Volunteer Onboarding video here

Phase 1 – Getting Started

  • Fill out Volunteer Form
  • Do Telephone Interview
  • Send Volunteer Application
  • Do In-Person/Zoom Interview

Phase 2 – Contingency

  • Return Contingent Offer Letter
  • Complete Background Check

Phase 3 – DocuSign

  • Review & Sign Handbook, Waiver & Policies Documents

Phase 4 – Training

  • Complete Safesport Training
  • Watch our Safety Video

What to Know

Requirements

  • Assist in delivering our golf and life skill curriculum through golf games.
  • Demonstrate positive behavior and First Tee life lessons.
  • Help provide a safe, positive and nurturing experience for our participants.
  • Commit 2.5 hours a day, once a week for an 8-lesson season.
  • Choose from several class options by season, location, day of week, and time.
  • Help at least 2 of 4 seasons and at least 6 of 8 lessons each season.
  • Attend a 2-hour golf and life skill mentor training prior to each season.
  • Juniors must be in 9th grade and above AND be, or have been a program participant.
  • Juniors are only able to teach our PLAYer or Par level.
  • No golf experience necessary!
  • See our informational volunteer tri-fold.

Details

Classes

  • Grades- 2nd-12th grade
  • Meet once per week for 1.5-hours over an 8-lesson class season (8-10 weeks).
  • In each class, students experience a life skill and golf skill through golf games.

Seasons

  • Spring — March-May
  • Summer — June-August
  • Fall — September-November
  • Winter — December-February

Locations & Days

Rancho del Pueblo (San Jose)
Tuesdays to Saturdays
1649 Hermocilla Way
San Jose, CA 95116

Baylands Golf Links (Palo Alto)
Tuesdays to Fridays
1875 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Gavilan College (Gilroy)
Fridays & Saturdays
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020