The First Tee of South Puget Sound offers year round golf activities for youth ages 7-17 at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course. Program participants are taught life skills through the game of golf including The First Tee’s nine core values: Honesty, Integrity, Sportsmanship, Respect, Confidence, Responsibility, Perseverance, Courtesy, and Judgement.
The Tumwater Valley Golf Course is located at 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE in Tumwater.
The First Tee program volunteers assist lead coaches with a number of tasks during youth golf classes. Tasks may include;
- Supporting the Lead Coach by helping teach designated skills to youth ages 7-17
- Managing check-in and check-out
- Setting up and taking down equipment
Volunteers are asked to commit to attending at least one class, about 2 hours each week, for a full program session. Sessions range from 3-8 weeks based on the season.
- Must pass a background check
- Must complete the First Tee of South Puget Sound volunteer training and orientation
- Some knowledge of golf
- Enjoy spending time with youth
- Great experience working with youth
- Be a positive role model for participants
- Have a fun and rewarding experience while making a difference in your community