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Volunteer Coordinator/Lead Coach

The First Tee of Denver
Denver, CO
Temporarily remote
$45,000 - $55,000 a year - Full-time


Denver, CO

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Volunteer Coordinator/Lead Coach

First Tee Denver is seeking a motivated individual with strong organizational and communication skills to lead their volunteer program and assist with on-course and in-school golf instruction programs. First Tee Denver is a non-profit, youth development program. Their mission is to impact and inspire youth academically, socially, and physically through the game of golf. They create and deliver innovative programs that reinforce life skills and academics during fun, interactive golf lessons.
Job Duties
This position will have two main responsibilities, managing the volunteer program for the organization and assisting with in-school and on-course programs as an instructor. Prior experience coaching golf is not as necessary as experience working with children. In addition to these main duties, as an employee of a non-profit, everyone is expected to help with other administrative and operational tasks including but not limited to: fundraising, event planning, donor stewardship, data management, and customer service.

Volunteer Management

  • Consistently communicate with volunteers, build relationships with volunteers, and act as the main liaison between the organization and volunteers
  • Present available opportunities to volunteers and manage schedule
  • Recruit, train, and on-board volunteers and conduct monthly volunteer orientations
  • Recognize volunteers for their service by planning appreciation events and distributing gifts based on volunteer hours

Coaching Golf Programs

  • Build relationships with participants during programs, model expected behavior and life skills, serve as strong role model for kids and a positive representative of First Tee Denver
  • Create and maintain a safe environment that is welcoming and inclusive to all participants
  • Learn and deliver lesson plans with emphasis on each day’s life skill and golf objective in an activity-based setting
  • Work as a team with other instructors to ensure consistency of programs

Required Skills and Qualifications
Previous Experience

Ideal areas of previous experience:

  • Experience working with youth especially in a coaching environment
  • Experience managing schedules
  • Experience organizing groups of people and assigning tasks
  • Experience planning events
  • Experience conducting trainings

Education Qualifications

High-school diploma or equivalent required, bachelor’s degree preferred. Relevant experience will be taken into account in lieu of education.


This position requires the following computer skills:

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and similar productivity software
  • Ability to accurately enter and track data in various databases
  • Ability to set up and conduct virtual meetings using Zoom and Microsoft Teams
  • Ability to communicate clearly through email
  • Ability to conduct online searches and use basic online platforms and browsers

Ideal Personal Traits:

  • Must be consistently organized and capable of managing multiple tasks at once
  • Must be able to work independently to complete tasks
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and form relationships with co-workers, volunteers, participants, and other program constituents
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to take on tasks without being assigned

Compensation and Benefits
Compensation: Starting salary range: $45,000-$55,000 annually


  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Golf benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19