The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation’s mission is to develop an inclusive golf community that enables kids to thrive on and beyond the course. Through its programs, SCGA Junior Golf Foundation works to fulfill its mission by creating affordable access to golf for all youth, teaching smart decision-making skills, on and off the course, and developing a culture of healthy lifestyles. Founded in 1983, SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Southern California Golf Association. SCGA Junior Golf Foundation’s programs emphasize both player and youth development by providing a fun, safe, and engaging community for players, parents, and coaches.
The Youth Golf Coach is a part-time, non-exempt position responsible for supporting golf practices and programs throughout the winter, spring, summer, and fall sessions. The Youth Golf Coach works with children and youth groups and is responsible for creating a positive learning environment where children learn sportsmanship, fundamental skills, teamwork, responsibility, and other positive character traits. Coaches are instrumental staff responsible to uphold the standards of the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation, while making positive impressions and making a great experience for all.
This position requires a flexible schedule, with commitment to work multiple shifts within each session period and must be able to work evenings and weekends. Positions are assigned by geographic areas and may require being scheduled and working at various sites within the assigned area. We are actively looking to hire within the Orange County, San Fernando Valley, Southeast Los Angeles, Southwest Los Angeles, and Riverside communities. The rate of pay for this position is $18.00/hour - $23.00/hour.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Minimum requirement of 18 years of age.
- Be a positive ambassador for the sport of golf and the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation.
- Meet with Program Manager and other members of the management team as necessary for training, lesson plan development, etc,.
- Serve as a positive role model and influence to assigned youth players.
- Set a standard for development by using positive reinforcement when coaching in an organized and safe manner.
- Manage inventory of equipment for assigned sessions, to include practice setup and breakdown.
- Be present and interact with all participants, making it a fun and engaging experience.
- Follow a pre-set practice schedule of drills and exercises to teach fundamental skills.
- Must be able to successfully complete training(s) and certification designations as necessary and required within a designated time frame.
- Other duties and tasks as necessary and relevant.
Minimum Skills and Qualifications:
- Prior experience as a Coach, Instructor, Tutor, and/or Mentor is preferred.
- Familiar with the game of golf; must be able to use a golf club and demonstrate golf skills while effectively teaching lessons.
- Eagerness to work within the community with youth groups and children of all ages.
- Willingness to learn and follow a pre-set practice curriculum.
- Customer service approach with excellent communication and interpersonal skills; outgoing and comfortable with public speaking in small groups.
- Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, to include bending/stooping.
- Able to lift and move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 lbs with minimal assistance.
- Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends; able to work outdoors for extended periods of time in various elements of weather.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The SCGA and SCGA Junior Golf Foundation strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.