Program Committee This group of volunteers generally meets six times a year to discuss and advise full-time program staff members on the strategic direction of the program area including the lessons on the golf course as well as in-school programs and outreach work.
Equipment Donation Management These volunteers assist with evaluating donated clubs for our purposes, sale or further donation. They help with the sale of valuable clubs and the purchase of appropriate junior clubs as needed. They are also involved with garnering funding for purchasing junior clubs annually.
Parent Committee This group of participant parents assist with planning year-end celebrations for the participants and other gatherings that encourage the family atmosphere important in the participant mentorship and development. The array of events under consideration includes alumni events, adult/child scramble, off-season socials.
Development Committee This group of volunteers assists The First Tee with annual projects such as fundraiser events, major gift solicitation, planned giving opportunities and other development efforts. Members usually work on at least one of the development projects. The development committee usually meets only twice per year to allow time for each of the development project committees to meet.
Data Entry Support The First Tee uses Salesforce as a database for the participants and coaches. Properly recording information is essential to assist parents through registration and encourage participants to improve and progress in the program. It is helpful if these volunteers have some database experience even is it is not Salesforce. Although it is not necessary to complete this work in the main office, it is helpful to be "on property".
Bookkeeping Volunteers can help The First Tee with the general accounting work, especially if they have general bookkeeping experience or are familiar with Quickbooks. These volunteers would need to be able to work on property.
Operations Committee These volunteers contribute subject matter expertise and advice on operational matters. The committee meets three times a year, with additional meetings based on need. The committee oversees the budget process, financial reporting, insurance coverage, human resources and contractual agreements.
Marketing Advertising sourcing, determining the highest value expenditures, and assisting with in-kind efforts. Assistance with professional marketing work to coordinate a brand and message. Including: Ad campaign development. Graphic design for appeals, ads, newsletters, and collateral. Writing and photography for newsletter, etc. Friend raising activities and publicity events are good ways to introduce The First Tee to the community. Assisting with sourcing these opportunities and/or volunteering at such events is always needed.
Communications Committee This group advises and contributes volunteer work toward publicizing The First Tee through a variety of channels. Subject matter experts assist with the full communications plan to ensure the brand of The First Tee is recognized and intact. The committee also participates with implementation as needed.