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Spring is coming, and we are looking for 12 mentors in the Holland area!

You do not need to be an excellent golfer – just to be able to have a good time and care for young people.  Follow these simple steps to become a volunteer coach in Holland:

Step 1:

  • Take a look at the schedule below.
    • Each row represents a six-class session (12-hour volunteer commitment) that needs coaches.
    • Sessions are color-coded for need:
      • Red = 3+ volunteer coaches needed, Yellow = 2 volunteer coaches needed, Green = 1 volunteer coach needed, White = Currently no need for volunteer coaches
  • Find a six-class session whose times align with your schedule
    • As a coach, we ask that you commit to a six-class session
    • Committing to six classes helps you build rapport with your class.

Step 2:

  • Email taylor@thefirstteewestmichigan.org in order to take an online background screening serviced by NCSI.
    • Background screening checks local and national databases.
    • Screening costs $30 to the volunteer
    • The First Tee of West Michigan receives a ‘green light’ or ‘red-light’ based on background screening.

Step 3: 

  • Go through our 15-minute online volunteer orientation, which can be sent by Program Director Taylor Haudek (taylor@thefirsttteewestmichigan.org)

Step 4: 

  • Arrive 15 minutes before class on the first day to get the scoop for your lesson!

We hope to see you this spring in Holland!


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